Advertising and Conventions Coordinator

    • Job ID: 512989-791081
    • Location: New York, NY
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
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Job Description:

W. W. Norton’s College Advertising Department is hiring an Advertising and Conventions Coordinator. Responsibilities range from event planning and logistics, to maintaining the department’s production of assets. There will also be opportunities to do hands-on advertising work on print and web assets. This position will have exposure to marketing, editorial, sales, and outside vendors. Candidates should be highly organized, assertive, and a team player. This position reports directly to the Director of Marketing Research, Advertising, and Strategy and works closely with the Director of Finance and Analytics on conference planning, budgeting, and logistics.

Essential Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborate with the VP and Director of Marketing Research, Advertising, and Strategy to create and manage the budget and job specific tracking for college and high school advertising
  • Collaborate with the Director of Finance and Analytics to develop the annual schedule and budget of approximately 50-60 conferences for the college and high school department
  • Arrange and plan approximately 20 conference affiliated receptions, author events, and focus groups
  • Organize, reserve, and submit digital advertisements through consolidation and incorporation of feedback from designers and book teams
  • Cultivate vendor relationships and manage mailing fulfillment of print quantities for the advertising department with the warehouse
  • Research vendors and advertising options for conferences and company promotional items that are efficient and cost effective
  • Support all conference requests, logistics, and book travel itinerary
  • Log, track, and classify invoices for college and high school conferences and advertising charges
  • Collaborate with the web design and book teams to create virtual landing pages for in-person and virtual conferences
  • Provide demo training and support for book teams on virtual platforms for virtual conferences and events
  • Budget and invoice tracking

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

Experience and Skills:

  • Must be able to work full business hours from Norton’s New York City Headquarters. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are temporarily providing employees the option to work remotely
  • Employment eligibility to work with W. W. Norton & Company in the U.S. 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.
  • Bachelor’ Degree
  • Must enjoy and excel in a collaborative environment
  • Must be self-directed and independent
  • Must have good time management skills, be organized, and be capable of multi-tasking across departments, activities, and projects
  • Must be an effective communicator
  • Must be an expert multitasker, very detailed-oriented, able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must be detail-oriented, making sure that all aspects of their daily activities are handled with accuracy and minimal mistakes

The Perks:

  • Unique company culture. We value our independence and are dedicated to doing things differently than our competitors. We collaborate, innovate, and celebrate with our colleagues, and many of us have called Norton home for our entire career
  • A fun, productive, and close-knit team. We produce the best advertisements for the best books and have fun while doing it

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.