College Marketing Editorial Internship, Summer 2018

    • Job ID: 512989-616375
    • Location: New York, NY
    • Job Type: Internship
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Job Description:

The college division at W. W. Norton & Company is seeking an intern from May to August 2018 to assist with print and digital editorial projects in the College Marketing department. The internship will offer insight into the editorial, marketing, and sales aspects of textbook publishing. Tasks will vary, but will include:

  • Populating gradebooks for our online learning tools, InQuizitive and Smartwork5, to design a pool of demonstrative data for potential clients and professors.
  • Aiding marketing managers by researching select titles and universities, collecting a list of contacts, and organizing the data into direct marketing spreadsheets.
  • Conducting social media research for articles and relevant science topics with the intent of posting and maintaining science social media accounts.
  • Collaborating on digital and direct marketing strategies and researching competitors.
  • Compiling ads, distributing them to corner offices, and inputting book lists into QuickView, Norton’s database platform.
  • Some administrative duties such as preparing envelopes for mailing, transcribing audio meetings, and helping with FAQ pages.
  • Close-captioning marketing videos.

Experience and Skills:

Ideal candidates are detail-oriented and organized, able to work independently in an office environment, and interested in learning about college textbook publishing. Those with an interest in marketing are especially encouraged to apply. Strong applicants are expected to have excellent written and oral communication skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, and Google Docs are important. If you are applying to another Norton internship, please indicate as much in your cover letter. Specific hours are flexible, but interns must be available to work 3-4 days for a total of 20 hours per week over a three-month period. College juniors, seniors, and recent graduates preferred.


To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter as email attachments to Aarianna Barnes (abarnes@wwnorton.com) and Alana Graffam (agraffam@wwnorton.com). To be considered for an internship, you must follow these directions and apply directly to the hiring managers.