Posted On: August 25, 2014
Media Organization: Atria Books/Simon & Schuster, Idee Fixe Ltd.
Idee Fixe Ltd. is the corporate "front" for a New York Times best-selling author and magazine writer and editor.
New York Times bestselling non-fiction author and magazine writer/editor seeks part time research assistant for fall 2014 semester--and possibly beyond. Office is located in Midtown East. Candidates should be interested in "social" history. Knowledge of or interest in fashion, photography and/or real estate will also be useful but is not required. You will be assisting on a long-term book project for a major trade publisher and infrequent magazine stories. Position requires familiarity with on-site library, book and internet research (including but not limited to ProQuest, Wilson Web and Nexis-Lexis), active intelligence and initiative. There may also be some organizational work, but there is no Devil Wears Prada-style fetching coffee or running errands. Work will be unsupervised, so you need to be self-motivated. Time requirements are flexible, but you should have 3-5 hours a week and meet sporadic deadlines. Pay will start at $10 hourly but can rise for the right person.
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