Overview

<p>W. W. Norton is seeking an experienced Contracts Associate for its Contracts Department. The employee in this position will work closely with the Contracts Director and Contracts Manager and editorial departments. &nbsp;</p>

<p><strong>Essential Job Responsibilities:</strong></p>

<ul>
<li>Draft, negotiate, and track author agreements for trade and college imprints and communicate directly with editorial departments regarding the same</li>
<li>Assist with agreement boilerplate updates, as needed</li>
<li>Train new editorial assistants in the processes and procedures related to contracts</li>
<li>Analyze files and research queries, as needed</li>
<li>Collaborate with department on set-up of content management system</li>
</ul>

<p><strong>Required Qualifications:</strong></p>

<ul>
<li>Bachelor’s Degree</li>
<li>Employment eligibility to work with W. W. Norton &amp; Company in the U.S.</li>
<li>1-2 years of experience drafting and negotiating book publishing agreements</li>
<li>Experience in the book publishing industry</li>
<li>Excellent time management skills</li>
<li>Ability to work independently</li>
<li>Close attention to detail and excellent organization and prioritization skills</li>
<li>Strong verbal and written communication skills</li>
</ul>

<p><strong>Technical Skills</strong></p>

<ul>
<li>Must possess very strong computer skills</li>
</ul>

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<p><em>Please note that this job description is not designed to cover all activities required of the employee.</em></p>


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