Contracts Assistant

Health, Dental, 401K, Bonus
Full Time
Location: New York, NY


Kensington Publishing Corp. is seeking a CONTRACTS ASSISTANT to join our contracts/legal department. This person will work directly with the General Counsel/Contracts Director on all phases of the contracts process.

This entry level position is responsible for processing and tracking contracts; entering author advance information into our accounting system; generating author advance payments; preparing forecasts of advance payments coming due; and general support functions.

The ideal candidate will:

Be extremely organized and detail-oriented, and have the ability to multi-task.
Have excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Excel and Word.
Be able to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Be a team player, work well with other departments and communicate effectively with authors and literary agents.
Possess a college degree (BA or equivalent).
A familiarity with Microsoft GP Accounting is a plus.

Please email your resume to Barbara Bennett at

119 West 40th Street
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212.407.1500
Fax: 212.935.0699