Job opening detail :
College Business Manager
posted: July 3, 2019
Offered by:
W.W. Norton
Health; Dental; 401K; Profit-sharing
Full Time
New York, NY
The College Department at W.W. Norton seeks a proactive, detail-oriented Business Manager to join the team. This position reports to the Director of College Analysis and Finance and manages both the day-to-day and big-picture business and operations needs of the group. The ideal candidate has strong analytical and quantitative skills, communicates well verbally and over email, likes to solve problems, and thrives in a fast-paced, evolving environment collaborating with a wide range of people. The College Business Manager presents financial analysis directly to Norton’s top leadership.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
• Provide sales analysis by book family, school and channel
• Offer financial analysis to inform publishing decisions.
• Help manage department-wide operations needs like working with distribution partners and implementing new business arrangements
• Oversee, execute and assess bonus program for 75 sales representatives
• Learn, understand and identify College Department’s business, reporting and analysis needs and work to address those needs
• Work with IT department and other teams to strengthen business and information systems and workflows
• Oversee inventory management for lifecycle of textbook editions, from initial print decisions to inventory write-downs and destructions
• Manage a business associate
• Aid in royalty analysis and calculations
• Assist in creating semi-annual sales forecasts and analyze variances

Required Qualifications:
• 5+ years of comparable experience, publishing experience a plus
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
• Ability to multi-task and manage multiple deadlines
• Bachelor’s degree.
• Employment eligibility to work for W.W. Norton & Company in the US is required
• Ability to work regular business hours in our New York City office
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W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. is the oldest and largest publishing house owned wholly by its employees. W.W. Norton strives to carry out the imperative of its founder to “publish books not for a single season, but for the years in the areas of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry”. For more information about the Company, please visit us online at:

W. W. Norton & Company 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.
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