|Assistant Production Manager, Trade|
Company: W.W. Norton & Company
Location: New York, NY
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/22/2021
Expire Date: 12/22/2021
Job Categories: Publishing
Assistant Production Manager, Trade|
W.W. Norton & Company is seeking an Assistant Production Manager for its Trade Division with 3+ years of experience in Trade print production and manufacturing to coordinate and order advance reading copies, bound galleys, blads, and print-on-demand conversions. Applicants with additional marketing experience preferred.
Essential Job Responsibilities Include:
Coordinate advance reading copies for three Trade divisions, including ordering, tracking, and typesetting promotional copy.
Estimating and trafficking. Communication and project management with outside vendors, and internally across multiple departments within Norton.
Create watermarked pdfs.
Coordinate print-on-demand titles.
Maintain an accurate database tracking all projects.
Provide general department support.
Please note: this job description is not designed to cover all activities required of the employee.
Employment eligibility to work with W. W. Norton & Company in the U.S.
Must be able to work full business hours from Nortons New York City Headquarters. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are temporarily providing employees the option to work remotely.
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.
Candidate must be self-directed and independent, able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Excellent organizational, verbal and written communications skills.
Demonstrated understanding of the print manufacturing industry and its challenges, and the paper market.
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 projects are handled with accuracy and minimal mistakes.
Willingness to embrace new technologies and change.
Company Name: W.W. Norton & Company
About W. W. Norton & Company and The Countryman Press W. W. Norton & Company is the oldest and largest publishing house owned wholly by its employees. Founded by William Warder Norton and Mary Dows Herter Norton in 1923, the firm now publishes app. 450 books annually in its combined divisions and continues to adhere to its original motto, Books That Live, striving to publish works of enduring distinction in the areas of nonfiction, fiction, poetry, textbooks, and digital media. For more information about the company, visit us online at https://wwnorton.com. The Countryman Press began in Woodstock, Vermont in 1974 as a publisher of New England-specific books. Since its acquisition by Norton in 1995, Countryman has expanded its offerings to encompass multiple regions of the country as well as broad national interest. Its books are both practical and exciting, addressing the areas of cooking/food and beverage, health, gardening, parenting, pet care, humor, outdoor activity, sustainable living, and other topics. For more information, please visit https://wwnorton.com/countryman-press. W. W. Norton & Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment with W. W. Norton is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, veteran status, national origin, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the human resource manager.