|Salary or training bursary:|
1 Months Opportunity of extension to 3 months |
|Company:||Peters Fraser & Dunlop|
|Eligibility:||Open to all|
|Apply by:||01/10/2020 - 23:00|
Books Department Intern
Calling all book enthusiasts! Are you looking for experience working for a literary agency? Do you have great administrative skills? Look no further than this great opportunity...
Peters Fraser and Dunlop is a talent and literary agency based in London created in 1989. One of the oldest agencies in Britain, and a co-founder of the Association of Authors' Agents, it is home to a distinguished and varied client list. They work with and represent writers, journalists, broadcasters, speakers and estates from around the world across all platforms from their offices in New Oxford Street.
PFD is looking for new talent to join them as a Books Department Intern. They're looking to offer bright and energetic first-timers an opportunity to discover what agencies are all about. All applicants must be a British citizen or have a valid work permit, which they are not able to organise on your behalf. Office hours are 9:30am - 5:30pm with an hour break for lunch.
What you will learn
- You will work with the various primary agents at PFD, along with assisting their Foreign Rights, Broadcast, Film & TV, and Agora Books publishing department as needed.
- Wide ranging, hands-on experience of aspects of working in a literary agency, as well as a general sense of the different parts of the publishing industry
Knowledge, skills, experience
- Good administrative skills
- Great attention to detail
- The ability to juggle and prioritise multiple tasks at the same time
- Excellent time management
- A hard working and enthusiastic attitude
- No prior experience in the publishing industry is needed
We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.
Please note that the company reserves the right to withdraw this listing prior to the official closing date, therefore we recommend getting your applications in early.