Experience and Skills:
- 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.
- Prior experience in college publishing, ideally at least one and a half years in an editorial role.
- Subject matter knowledge of chemistry is not required, but applicants must have a demonstrated interest in the challenges and opportunities of electronic media as it applies to teaching and learning in the sciences.
- Must be highly disciplined and self-motivated.
- Must be comfortable managing complex schedules with multiple authors, dependencies, deadlines.
- Must be a proactive problem solver, able to seek out answers, propose solutions, and develop and improve processes.
- Must have a keen understanding of the teaching and learning needs of college professors and students.
- Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communications skills.
- Must have a "can-do" attitude and be proactive and flexible in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.
- Must be detail-oriented, making sure that all aspects of their daily activities are handled with accuracy and minimal mistakes.
- Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Proficiency with Photoshop and InDesign a plus.
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 supplements 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 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.