Vacancy for Agent’s Assistant/Rights Assistant

David Higham Associates is looking for a capable, enthusiastic and well-organised individual to assist one of our senior Book Agents and our Children’s Rights Manager.  Some previous experience in a publisher or an agency will be an advantage and an eye for detail is essential. Duties will include:

  • general assistance and admin for Book Agent
  • handling rights enquiries
  • tracking payments due
  • book fair organisation and scheduling

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for someone wanting to learn more about both agenting and selling international rights in a dynamic and successful agency.

Please send your CV and covering letter to Allison Cole ( The closing date for applications is Friday 31st May 2019. Salary details on application. Start date as soon as possible.