Now Hiring: Executive Assistant for LA-based Book Publisher (Part Time)
Are you a smart, values-driven individual with a can-do attitude and a passion for nonfiction books that make the world a better place? Do efficient processes and well-organized spreadsheets make you swoon? Is your superpower supporting a team to thrive and excel?If you answered yes to the above and you’re yearning to put down roots in a small yet growing company that cares as much about humanity as you do, come join our team! Wonderwell is seeking a detail-oriented EXECUTIVE / PUBLISHING ASSISTANT with exceptional verbal and written communication skills to support the publisher and editorial department, initially on a part-time basis.
Duties will range from administrative tasks such as contract preparation, light bookkeeping / data entry, book P&L and sales report preparation, to personal / executive assistant tasks such as email and calendar management, minutes-taking, digital and hard-copy filing, travel booking, errands (shipping, mail pickup, etc.), and vendor / supplier research and relationship management.
This is an hourly W2 position starting at 15 hours per week, with the potential to grow into a full-time role. You will work largely from home for now, with a limited number of in-person meetings and errands each month (mainly in downtown LA and Hollywood).
Essential skills and competencies: Microsoft Word + Excel, G-Suite, Asana, Dropbox, QuickBooks, Mailchimp, Calendly, Zoom, Adobe Acrobat. Bonus points for experience with CoreSource / iPage / IQ, EOS, Vimeo, and WordPress. Experience working in an operational / administrative role in trade book publishing strongly preferred. Must be a resident of California legally entitled to work in the United States.
About us: Wonderwell is a boutique hybrid publishing company that develops and publishes nonfiction books that help, heal, and inspire. Founded in Vancouver, Canada in 2013 (then known as LifeTree Media) we recently relocated to Los Angeles and relaunched as Wonderwell in 2020. We are a woman-owned organization and an equal-opportunity employer. Our mission is to make life more rewarding for authors and readers. Visit us at wonderwell.press.
Apply to join our team by emailing your resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 20 with the subject line: “EA applicant.” We look forward to meeting you!