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Office Assistant

  • Ref: 283553
  • Type: Temporary
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Industry: Publishing
  • Job Level: Entry Level
  • Pay: $14.00 - $15.00/hr.

Opportunity Description

Our client is currently in need of an Office Assistant to support the rights coordinator with their corporate legal department.

Company Information

Our client is a leading publisher headquartered in New York City. Their company consists of a diverse group of individuals who are passionate about the publishing industry and who want to align themselves with an organization that is at the forefront of innovation and technological advancement.

Job Duties

  • Work closely with the Rights Coordinator and Contracts Manager to clear internal rights for use in electronic book formats
  • Review files for third-party owned materials 
  • Correspond with authors and agents, as necessary, to obtain requisite information 
  • Work with Editorial and Archives to retrieve files 
  • Interact and communicate with eBook Production - Maintain and update files and records 

Experience & Skills Required

  • Must have a college degree
  • College-level understanding and use of the English language
  • Ability to multitask and set priorities under pressure
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented, well-organized
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel 
  • Experience in publishing is strongly preferred.