Conventions Coordinator

New York
Mar 26, 2014
Apr 25, 2014
Ms. Hiring Manager
Marketing, Publishing
Full Time
W. W. Norton & Company is seeking a Conventions Coordinator to join the college advertising department. Responsibilities range from event planning and logistics, to reserving and submitting program ads.

Essential Job Responsibilities Include:
• Maintaining the annual academic conference exhibits schedule and budget, and coordinating regional book fairs

• Handling all conference requests and logistics, both to and from the exhibits

• Organizing editorial and author receptions, from location scouting, to arranging catering and entertainment

• Coordinating marketing focus groups at academic conferences

• Project managing conference and journal program ads from reservation to submission

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree

• Employment eligibility to work with W. W. Norton & Company in the US is required

• Must be able to work full business hours

• Must be comfortable wearing multiple hats, able to set priorities and juggle multiple simultaneous projects

• Excellent organizational, verbal and written communications skills

• Must be deadline-oriented, able to take direction well and work quickly and independently in an office environment

• 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 be detail-oriented, making sure that all aspects of their daily activities are handled with accuracy and minimal mistakes.

Technical Skills:
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Professional.

Qualified candidates should apply by sending a copy of their resume and cover letter to: PLEASE INDICATE WHICH POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR IN YOUR COVER LETTER.

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