Production Associate, Reprints

    • Job ID: 512989-821301
    • Location: Remote, OPE
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Years of Experience: Any
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Job Description:

W.W. Norton & Company is seeking a Production Associate for its Trade Department. The Production Associate will coordinate one-color and four-color reprints for Norton Trade books across four thriving publishing divisions and provide general department support.

Essential Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Ordering and tracking several hundred reprints annually.
  • Estimating for one-color and four-color reprints.
  • Typesetting, trafficking, and archiving corrections for text and covers.
  • Working with domestic and overseas book manufacturing companies and component vendors to ensure timely printing and shipping of titles.
  • Collaborating with the Editorial and Design departments to usher books through the reprint cycle.
  • Making strategic decisions about paper ordering and usage.
  • Maintaining an accurate database of all book projects in process.

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

 

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Employment eligibility to work with W. W. Norton & Company in the U.S. is required.
  • Must be able to work full business hours.
  • 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.
  • 1-2 years' experience in book production and manufacturing.
  • 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.
  • Must be highly organized, disciplined, and self-motivated.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Must have good time management skills and be capable of multi-tasking across departments, activities, and projects.
  • Must be detail-oriented, making sure that all aspects of daily activities are handled with accuracy.

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, and Excel.
  • Familiarity with SharePoint and Filemaker Pro a plus.

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.

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