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Posted: Sunday, July 2, 2017 12:04 AM



The Frankfurt Book Fair New York Inc. (FBFNY) is seeking an assistant. This full-time position, based in New York City, offers the opportunity to learn about North American and German publishing and to network with the literary translation community.

Role & Responsibilities:
- Support in all matters of the business including but not limited to:
- Communication with German and American publishing professionals
- Copyediting English texts for both grammar and style
- Assisting in coordination of various Frankfurt Book Fair and Publishing Perspectives events
- Coordinating cultural projects and events with local partner organizations, including the annual Festival Neue Literatur, the New Books in German jury meeting, and the annual FBFNY Editors’ Trip
- Monthly accounting
- Conducting research projects
- General office administration

Requirements & Skills:

- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
- Excellent English speaking and writing skills
- Proficient German speaking and writing skills
- Prior office experience, preferably in publishing, digital media, or at a literary agency
- Excellent organizational skills; the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and online research methods
- Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Wordpress preferred
- Willingness to learn about publishing and to perform basic office tasks, including maintaining databases and basic bookkeeping

Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit for the job to Riky Stock (

• Location: Manhattan, New York, NY

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