Editorial Assistant, Custom Publications

    • Job ID: 512989-619960
    • Location: New York, NY
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Years of Experience: Any
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Job Description:

W. W. Norton & Company is seeking an Editorial Assistant to work in the Custom Publications division. This dynamic position will involve working with books from all academic disciplines.


Essential Job Responsibilities Include:


  • Managing ISBNs.
  • Proofreading project materials.
  • Performing library research.
  • Maintaining the division’s print-on-demand branch.
  • Corresponding with customers.
  • Managing inventory and reprints.
  • Drafting contracts and requesting checks.
  • Creating and maintaining up-to-date spreadsheets and databases to support projects.
  • Collaborating with the editorial, production, and permissions teams to meet deadlines.


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 in our New York City headquarters.
  • Must be independent, self-motivated, and adaptable.
  • Must be able to manage time effectively, stay organized, and balance multiple tasks at any given time.
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented.
  • Must be able to interact with colleagues and customers in a professional manner through e-mail, over the phone, and in person.


Technical Skills:


  • Proficiency in Word, Outlook, Excel, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and Google Docs.
  • Copyediting and proofreading test will be given.