College Metadata and Operations Assistant

    • Job ID: 512989-680689
    • Location: New York, NY
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
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Job Description:

The College Department at W.W. Norton is seeking a proactive, detail-oriented Metadata and Business Operations Assistant to join the Team. This position collaborates closely with the College Business Manager and Director of Sales Operations and will work on a wide range of metadata, operations, and administrative tasks. The ideal candidate is organized and analytical, has strong communication skills, is comfortable with information systems, and thrives in a fast-paced, evolving environment working with a wide range of people.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Create, manage, and maintain all college metadata for ONIX partners and Norton website
  • Serve as a resource for college metadata issues and questions for publishing teams, external vendors, IT and the Help Desk
  • Create, maintain, and organize College ISBNs through entire book cycle
  • Collaboratively manage the comprehensive annual tracking table for upcoming College publishing program
  • Estimate lifetime print quantities for permissions clearance
  • Track Amex charges and approve bills
  • Approve all invoices on a weekly basis
  • Provide reports for monthly sales and ad hoc requests
  • Maintain and update records of general College Sales team policies, information and communication
  • Enter tracking data for competing product prices
  • Create and provide annual updates to 5-year forecasts for all college disciplines
  • Assist with various operational projects

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple deadlines
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
  • Employment eligibility to work with W. W. Norton & Company in the US is required
  • Must be able to work full business hours out of our New York City office