Opportunities

 
P.S. Literary Agency embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.


Literary Agent

P.S. Literary Agency (PSLA) seeks a Literary Agent with publishing experience to represent commercial fiction and a broad range of non-fiction.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Reading queries and evaluating manuscripts
• Signing clients
• Corresponding with clients and editors via email, phone and Zoom
• Tracking submissions and managing extensive submission list
• Developing projects in-house
• Composing pitch letters for submission
• Maintaining relationships with editors
• Writing rejection letters
• Editing manuscripts
• Preparing proposals for submission
• Keeping foreign rights manager up to date on the status of projects
• Keeping TV/film co-agents up to date on the status of projects
• Cataloging client and editor correspondence
• Tracking and researching sales information
• Keeping detailed schedules

Qualifications:

• 1+ years of publishing experience (excluding internships)
• Astute business acumen
• Excellent people and communication skills
• Superior organizational skills
• Attention to detail is a must
• Extremely professional and articulate
• Interest in fiction and non-fiction

Other details:

Salary: Commission-based
Benefits: Flexible hours; Work remotely
Duration: Full Time
Location of position: U.S. and/or Canada

Interested candidates can contact careers@psliterary.com with their cover letter and resume with the subject heading: Literary Agent. Your application will be dealt with in strict confidence.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

We look forward to your application!


Digital and Social Media Coordinator

P.S. Literary Agency (PSLA) seeks a Digital and Social Media Coordinator that has a passion for connecting people with books.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Managing agency social media accounts
• Light updating of agency website
• Creating custom graphics and videos
• Corresponding with agency clients and agents
• Researching and tracking of information

Qualifications:

• In-depth knowledge of graphic design programs
• In-depth understanding of Twitter and Instagram
• WordPress and HTML proficient
• Attention to detail is a must
• An interest in books and publishing
• Self-motivated
• Excellent people and communication skills
• Extremely professional and articulate
• Superior organizational skills

Other details:

Compensation: $17 per hour
Benefits: Flexible hours; Work remotely
Duration: Part Time
Location of position: U.S. and/or Canada

Interested candidates can contact careers@psliterary.com with their cover letter and resume with the subject heading: Social Media Application. Please answer the following questions in the body of the email:

• What is your weekly schedule like/what is your availability?
• What are your favorite genres to read?
• Who are your five favorite creators?

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

We look forward to your application!