We are looking for a new agent to join our team

Elina Ahlbäck Literary Agency is a dynamic and independent Helsinki-based literary agency that represents Finnish authors’ translation and film rights. We are looking for a literary agent to join our sales and marketing team.

Ideally, the potential candidate should be:
– passionate about Finnish books and reading
– sales-oriented and set targets high
– savvy with social media and interested in developing our communication channels further
– confident in expressing oneself in foreign languages in writing and orally
– a precise, trustworthy and super nice team player
– if you’re experienced with design and layout programs, do let us know!

We are a mix of different kind of backgrounds, native tongues and educations: a Master’s degree or work experience in a related field is encouraged but not strictly required. The beginning date can be agreed on. Location of our head office is in central Helsinki, but we have had agents working remotely from London, NYC and LA, so if the world is where you’re at, we’re interested in hearing more.

Please send in your application and motivation letter to elina.ahlback@ahlbackagency.com by Monday 18th June. In case of questions, you may call Elina Ahlbäck at +358 400 548 402 between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Wednesday 13th June.

Elina Ahlback Literary Agency is Finland’s first independent and international literary agency, established in June 2009 by Elina Ahlbäck, who has enjoyed a successful career in publishing and bookselling since 1982. Agency’s head office is located in the heart of Helsinki, with offices in Los Angeles and New York City. The Agency sells book, film and TV rights in fiction, children’s books and non-fiction to publishers and producers all around the world, and is a regular participant at the Frankfurt, London, Bologna, Gothenburg book fairs and at international film & TV festivals.

For more information, visit our website: https://www.ahlbackagency.com/