Bright US Is Hiring!

last updated 12 April 2019

We are looking for an Agent Coordinator in our NYC office!

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The Bright Agency, a leader in representing children’s book illustrators and author-illustrators, seeks an agent coordinator to join the company’s New York office.

Responsibilities include:

Marketing and Publicity

-Working with agents to create weekly campaigns of new artwork

-Writing blog posts and social media content for the agency’s channels

-Tracking publication dates and awards for titles, as well as book deal announcements

-Working with publishers to support publicity efforts for key titles

Artwork and Artist Relations

-Processing of artwork for Bright’s internal database and website

-Designing portfolio sheets and other promotional materials

-Assisting artists in planning events and social media promotion

Finance and Contracts

-Coordinating the uploading and sending of contracts to artists and publishers

-Supporting the accounting department as-needed

-Supporting contracts and royalty staff as-needed

Trade Shows and Industry Events

-Representing the agency at various industry events throughout the year

-Coordinating meetings for agents in tandem with events

-Assisting with the planning of agency’s own events

To Apply

Please email your resume to James@thebrightagency.com along with a brief cover letter highlighting why you feel you are the strongest fit for the role. Links to writing samples are helpful. Feel free to mention additional relevant interests and personal pursuits not listed here.

About The Bright Agency:

The agency was founded in 2003 in London and opened in the US in 2014. It has since grown into one of the most forward-thinking talent management agencies for illustrators and author-illustrators around the world. Bright’s core principles remain the same on which the agency was built; respecting creative needs and wishes, retaining and exercising rights, financial recognition, artists’ wellbeing and creative strategy.Visit our website here.

Requirements

The ideal candidate will possess:

-A positive, can-do attitude and personable spirit

-Quick, smart common-sense thinking and proactivity in a busy environment

-The ability to prioritize tasks and work on multiple projects at once

-Clear spoken and written communication across email, social media and blogs

-Immaculate organizational skills

-Basic knowledge of Photoshop or InDesign

-Knowledge of children’s literature, the publishing industry and an interest in illustration

-The agent coordinator will be trained on the agency’s bespoke CMS

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