Assistant Application

Apply for the part-time assistant role for writer, Amanda Montell!


I’m looking for an enthusiastic, detail-oriented assistant who is interested in writing/publishing and digital media to work closely with me as I gear up for my next year of creative projects (forthcoming newsletter, docuseries, new podcast, book tour, and more).

$22/hr for approx. 10 hours per week

Duties may include: calendar management, research assistance for writing & podcasting projects, building & scheduling newsletter posts, creating newsletter graphics, light social media tasks, misc. administrative tasks (organizing research documents and audio files, booking travel, responding to emails, etc.)


Please apply if you’d describe yourself as organized, meticulous, reliable, creative, social media proficient, and enthusiastic about reading, writing, and digital media.

The ideal candidate will have experience with: content management systems & newsletter platforms like Substack and WordPress; Canva and/or Adobe Photoshop; audio editing platforms like Adobe Audition or Descript are a plus. 

Los Angeles-based applications preferable!


Please email your resume and cover letter to with the subject line “ASSISTANT APPLICATION + Your Name”

Application Deadline: Friday, September 29 at 9pm PDT