Digital Media Specialist, Northeastern US

    • Job ID: 512989-790828
    • Location: Northeastern US, Open
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
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Job Description:

W. W. Norton & Company is seeking a Digital Media Specialist to join its college department. The primary duties of the Digital Media Specialist will be to assist Norton’s college sales representatives in winning adoptions where digital media is an important consideration and to train faculty on the implementation and use of Norton’s digital media products. The Digital Media Specialist will also have the opportunity to spearhead initiatives that he/she determines are vital to the college department’s success. Please note this position is remote throughout the Northeastern United States.

Essential Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Making campus calls with sales reps on campus.
  • Participating in presentations to faculty.
  • Training college sales reps on digital media in person, at sales conferences, and via webinars.
  • Implementing Inclusive Access strategies across all assigned territories.
  • Working closely with campus Learning Management System Administrators within assigned territories.
  • Participating in sales conference presentations.
  • Conducting sales and training webinars for faculty.
  • Conducting implementation workshops, including early- and late-summer workshops.
  • Collaborating with the digital media, marketing, and sales groups to develop on-the-ground digital strategy for existing and forthcoming digital media.
  • Attending a semi-annual meeting with Norton’s digital media group in New York.

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

Experience and Skills:

  • College textbook sales experience for a minimum of two (2) academic years.
  • A strong sales performance, including experience with and success in selling to committees.
  • Evidence of initiative-taking.
  • Evidence of general proficiency with and passion for technology.
  • Interest in instructional technology and the digital needs of both students and instructors.
  • Strong writing, analytical, and presentation skills.
  • The position will require up to 40% overnight travel during the academic year in addition to academic meetings and Norton conferences.
  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Employment eligibility to work with W.W. Norton & Company in the US is required.
  • W.W. Norton & Company ("Norton") strives to maintain a COVID-free workplace. To that end, being fully vaccinated is a condition of employment for all new Norton hires. Norton makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants with disabilities, sincerely held religious beliefs, or other conditions protected by applicable law.

About Norton:

W. W. Norton & Company is the oldest and largest publishing house owned wholly by its employees. W. W. Norton & Company strives to carry out the imperative of its founder to 'publish books not for a single season, but for the years.' In college publishing, that imperative applies not only to books, but also to an ever-growing list of essential print and digital resources that support teaching and learning. For more information about the Company, visit us online at: http://www.wwnorton.com.