W.W. Norton & Company is seeking an Editorial Assistant to
support the Media Editor for Political Science in the development of
digital resources for college courses.
Essential Job Responsibilities Include:
Management 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, InQuizitive, Testmaker,
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.