Research and Personal Assistant

Posted On: January 20, 2016

Media-Related Job

Media Organization: Author Bruce Feiler

Company Description

Bruce Feiler is one of America's most popular voices on contemporary life. He writes the "This Life" column for the Sunday New York Times and is the author of six consecutive New York Times bestsellers, including WALKING THE BIBLE and THE COUNCIL OF DADS. He is the writer/presenter of the PBS series WALKING THE BIBLE and SACRED JOURNEYS WITH BRUCE FEILER. His latest book, THE SECRETS OF HAPPY FAMILIES, is a bold playbook for families today.

Job Description

New York Times best-selling author/New York Times columnist/TV host looking for part-time professional/personal assistant with strong organizational ability, professional courtesy, and research skills to work out of home office in Brooklyn Heights. Responsibilities include:

– Help with research (assembling background material, arranging interviews, transcribing)

– Managing home office (filing, mailing, arranging travel, negotiating speaking contracts)

– Administering author website (updating marketing materials, writing newsletter

– Running personal errands/help with household management/general handiwork

The ideal candidate would be a four-year college graduate–energetic, with a can-do spirit, excited to learn from a leader in the journalism/publishing/television field. Previous occupants have gone on to successful careers in media and the arts. The year-round job involves 10-12 hours a week, spread out over three days, with occasional access by email or telephone.

10-12 hours a week—spread over three days (flexible times)
$15 - $18/hour—with room for growth
Minimum 18-month commitment please


To Apply

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