Job Title: Editorial Assistant, Economics and Sustainability
New York, NY United States
Editorial Assistant, Economics and Sustainability
W.W. Norton & Company is seeking a print Editorial Assistant to support the Editor for college textbooks in Economics and Sustainability.
Essential Job Responsibilities Include:
Management of manuscripts in all stages of production Sending manuscript to be reviewed by college instructors. Preparing manuscript for copyediting and production. Checking art manuscript and creating figure logs for manuscript.
Project Management Maintain schedules and deadlines as set by editorial managers. Creating and editing Excel and Word documents to support projects and/or office responsibilities. Maintaining records to editorial standards.
Professional customer and author relationship management Professionally interacting with authors, college faculty, marketing, and sales staff to relay messages, follow-up on requests/information and in general, anticipating when to proactively act on messages (including relaying messages with a sense of urgency).
Document management Emailing, scanning, copying, and printing. Organizing and maintaining files on cloud storage and FTP sites.
Data Management Extracting data from internal web-based information portals. Aggregating data from various sources. Information gathering and following up.
Please note: this job description is not designed to cover all activities required of the employee.
Qualifications & Requirements
Employment eligibility to work with W.W. Norton & Company in the US is required.
Must be able to work full business hours from Nortons New York City headquarters.
Excellent organizational, verbal and written communications skills. Strength with MS Excel is a must.
Must be able to anticipate needs and deliver timely, relevant solutions and actions.
Must be able to develop rapport and relationships with all levels of employees. Must be seen as knowledgeable and capable of handling sensitive, critical information.
Must be proactive, flexible, and adaptive in a rapidly changing environment and adjust with a can-do attitude.
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 detail-oriented, making sure that all aspects of their daily activities are handled with accuracy and minimal mistakes.
Experience or background in these disciplines is not required. The ambition to succeed in the field is strongly preferred.
Mastery of email and calendar management tools, specifically Outlook.
Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Some experience with Adobe Acrobat is preferred.
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