Subsidiary Rights Manager

    • Job ID: 512989-648766
    • Location: New York, NY
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
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Job Description:

W.W. Norton is seeking a Manager for its small, friendly and busy Subsidiary Rights department.

This is a selling position, and will offer independent responsibilities in various markets (from submission through deal-making to contract and beyond), and in seasonal workflow management (notably for bookfairs and rights guides), across the full range of our imprints: Norton Trade, Liveright, Norton Professional Books, Countryman, Norton Young Readers, and College. Domestic rights responsibilities may include serial, audio, book club, film/TV, and reprint rights. Translation rights responsibilities will include management of multiple territories, some via subagents and some direct, as well as book fair attendance.

Please note - this job description is not designed to cover all activities required of the employee.

Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum three years’ experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Employment eligibility to work with W. W. Norton & Company in the US.
  • Must be able to work full business hours from our NYC office location.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Must be a quick learner, practical, focused, flexible, efficient, and organized.
  • A personable team-player with excellent communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail is absolutely essential.
  • Must possess strong computer skills particularly in MS Excel including the ability to build spreadsheets.