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Editorial Assistant, College Textbooks  
  posted: Nov. 3, 2017
 Offered by: 
W.W. Norton
 Duration: 
Full Time
 Location: 
New York, NY
 Requirements: 
W.W. Norton & Company is seeking a print Editorial Assistant to support the Editors for college textbooks in communication & media studies, literature, philosophy, and psychology.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

• Management of manuscripts in all stages of production - Sending manuscript to be reviewed by college instructors. Preparing manuscript for copyediting and production. Checking art manuscript and creating photo logs for manuscript.
• Project Management - Maintain schedules and deadlines as set by editorial managers. Creating and editing Excel and Word documents to support projects and/or office responsibilities. Maintaining records to editorial standards.
• Professional customer and author relationship management - Professionally interacting with authors, college faculty, marketing, and sales staff to relay messages, follow-up on requests/information and in general, anticipating when to proactively act on messages (including relaying messages with a sense of urgency).
• Document management - Emailing, scanning, faxing, copying, and printing. Organizing and maintaining files.
• Data Management - Extracting data from internal web based information portals. Aggregating data from various sources. Information gathering and following up.

Please note: this job description is not designed to cover all activities required of the employee.

Required Job Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree.
• Employment eligibility to work with W.W. Norton & Company in the US is required.
• Must be able to work full business hours from our New York City office.
• Excellent organizational, verbal and written communications skills.
• Must be able to anticipate needs and deliver timely, relevant solutions and actions.
• Must be able to develop rapport and relationships with all levels of employees. Must be seen as knowledgeable and capable of handling sensitive, critical information.
• Must be proactive, flexible, and adaptive in a rapidly changing environment and adjust with a "can-do" attitude.
• Must be self-directed and independent.
• Must have excellent time management skills, be organized, and be capable of multi-tasking across departments, activities, and projects.
• Must be very detail-oriented, making sure that all aspects of their daily activities are handled with accuracy and minimal mistakes.
• A passion for publishing and the ambition to succeed in the field is strongly preferred.
• Mastery of email and calendar management tools, specifically Outlook.
• Strength with MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel is a must.
 About Our  
Company: 
W. W. Norton is the oldest and largest publishing house owned wholly by its employees. W. W. Norton & Company strives to carry out the imperative of its founder to “publish books not for a single season, but for the years.” In college publishing, that imperative applies not only to books, but also to an ever-growing list of essential print and digital products that support teaching and learning. For more information about the Company, visit us online at: http://www.wwnorton.com.

W. W. Norton is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.
 Contact: 
Hiring Manager
 Address: 
500 Fifth Ave
 Special  
Instructions: 
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Job #  19720
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