Job Opportunity! Book assistant to Rowan Lawton and Philippa Milnes-Smith

A great opportunity for anyone passionate about books and has knowledge in areas such as Current trends, Pop culture, Current affairs and The arts!

Job Opportunity! Book assistant to Rowan Lawton and Philippa Milnes-Smith

The Soho Agency is a leading literary, theatrical and talent agency based in Soho, London. We represent clients across a range of areas including internationally best-selling authors and illustrators, leading writers, directors and creatives for theatre, film and TV, award-winning on-screen and digital talent, high-profile speakers, and major brands.

They are looking for an enthusiastic and pro-active candidate with strong organisational skills to provide full time administrative and creative support for two of the directors and literary agents, Rowan Lawton and Philippa Milnes-Smith. Rowan and Philippa’s clients include Poorna Bell, Lauren Child, Carmel Harrington Lindsey Kelk, Michelle Ogundehin, Tim Peake and Chris Riddell. 

Working as part of a small and dedicated team within the agency, this is an ideal job for someone with a keen interest in publishing and the media industry, and a passion for exploring ideas across books, film and TV. A demonstrable interest in commercial fiction is essential; an interest in children’s books, adult memoir and female-skewed non-fiction would be ideal; and an enthusiasm for art and illustration would be welcomed. In addition, this role will involve supporting Rowan and Philippa in the management of the agency. Full training will be offered although experience of working in an office environment, particularly within the media industry, is preferred. 

Application deadline: 17th of September 2021

Contract: Full-time, permanent contract

Salary: £23,000 - £25,000+ per annum, commensurate with experience

To apply and for further information please visit:

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