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Title: Editorial Assistant, Psychology
Description: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. is seeking an Editorial Assistant to join its College Editorial Department to assist our Psychology titles. This is a full-time, entry level position based out of Norton’s headquarters in NYC.

Essential Job Responsibilities Include:
• Management of manuscripts in all stages of production; preparing manuscripts for copyediting and production and preparing art logs and art manuscripts for permissions and production.
• Professionally interacting with authors, production, marketing, and sales staff to relay messages, follow-up on requests/information and in general, anticipating when to proactively act on messages.
• Administrative management: organizing and maintaining files; routing contract requests and content agreements; tracking manuscripts.
• Managing review programs: researching and recruiting instructors to serve as editorial reviewers for texts; sending review materials to reviewers; communicating professionally with reviewers via email.
• Coordinating meetings with authors: scheduling meetings, sending reminders about meetings; circulating detailed summaries of decisions made to attendees after the meetings.
• Tracking and processing payments for authors and reviewers.
• Creating and editing Excel and Word documents to support projects and/or office responsibilities.

Please note that this job description is not designed to cover all activities required of the employee.
Requirements: • 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 Norton’s New York City Headquarters. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are temporarily providing employees the option to work remotely.
• 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 good time management skills, be organized, and be capable of multi-tasking across departments, activities, and projects.
• Must be detail-oriented, making sure that all aspects of their daily activities are handled with accuracy, with minimal mistakes.
• Mastery of email and calendar management tools required, specifically Outlook.
• Proficiency in Word and Excel.

About Norton:
W. W. Norton & Company 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 resources that support teaching and learning. For more information about the Company, visit us online at: http://www.wwnorton.com.

W. W. Norton & Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment with W. W. Norton is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, veteran status, national origin, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the human resource manager.
Company: W. W. NORTON & COMPANY
Location: New York, NY. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are temporarily providing employees the option to work remotely.
How To Apply For This Job: Ready to apply? Please click here: http://atsod.com/j/s.cfm/ZGI
Date Posted: 7/14/2021


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