W. W. Norton & Company is seeking an Editorial Assistant to
support the Media Editor for Economics and Astronomy in the
development of digital resources for college courses.
Essential Job Responsibilities Include:
of media content in all stages of production. This
can include sending content to be reviewed by college instructors
and students, setting and adhering to schedules, and preparing
content for copyediting and production. Media content can include,
but is not limited to, online homework questions in the Smartwork
system, videos/animations, interactives, ebooks, and PowerPoints.
Communication management. The Editorial Assistant
will professionally interact with authors, college faculty, vendors,
software developers, and marketing & sales staff, and should
anticipate when to proactively act on messages.
Project management. The Editorial Assistant will
collaborate with and provide support to the media editorial team to
move various multi-step projects forward in order to meet publishing deadlines.
Document management. This can include creating and
editing Excel, Word, and Smartsheet documents to support projects
and carry out office responsibilities; establishing and maintaining
complex tracking documents; organizing contracts and payments;
compiling art logs and manuscripts; tracking and submitting reprint
corrections; and creating file management systems.
Data management. This can include extracting data
from internal web-based information portals, aggregating data from
various sources, and gathering information.
Market research. The Editorial Assistant will
assist with research on market trends in online learning.
Please note - this job description is not designed to cover all
activities required of the employee.