Full Time Job

Assistant, Literary Foreign Rights


New York, NY 07-01-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Who We Are:

WME is a leading entertainment agency representing the world's greatest artists, content creators and talent across books, digital media, fashion, film, food, music, sports, television and theater. Named one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies, WME is a subsidiary of Endeavor, a global sports and entertainment company.

This position provides general administrative and editorial support to the agent by managing the agent's calendar, email, phones, sending submissions, evaluative queries and manuscripts, and handling a variety of client oriented business.

Related Work Experience:
• Ideal candidates will have one year of publishing-related work experience or internship in a literary or entertainment and sports environment, or related field.
• Must be detail oriented and able to handle complex instructions with care, follow-through, and follow up.
• Must be an excellent multi-tasker and have proven problem-solving abilities.
• Must be passionate about the business of publishing.
• Must demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness in execution of assigned tasks.
• Friendly and open demeanor with ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
• Ability to adapt to changes and work in a fast paced, demanding environment.
• Dependable and proactive.
• Relentlessly curious.
• Able to prioritize the workload and use time efficiently.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Assist agent in all professional administrative matters.
• Ensure clients are handled appropriately.
• Answer the telephone and make calls in a professional manner.
• Analyze content and related material.
• Schedule meetings and maintain calendar.

Core Competencies:
• All applicants should possess excellent verbal and written skills. Must be self-confident and diligent. Must be highly organized.

Technical Skills:
• Basic computer skills are mandatory.

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world's diverse voices.  

Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

Per local requirements and in the interest of transparency, the hourly rate shown below reflects the prevalent current hiring range for this position. Hiring pay rates are based on a number of factors, including location and may vary depending on job-related qualifications, knowledge, skills and experience. Endeavor strives to provide locally competitive rewards packages, which include base rate along with, as applicable, short- and long-term incentives, growth and developmental opportunities, and robust benefits, such as health care, retirement, vacation and other paid time off, and additional offerings.

Hiring Rate Minimum:
$21.00 hourly

Hiring Rate Maximum:
$21.00 hourly

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkxn40-44-200-194-255-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $21.00 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile

Endeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency William Morris Endeavor (WME); sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation; marketing and licensing; content development, distribution and sales; event management; and a number of direct-to-consumer offerings.