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Acquisitions Editor – Alpha (Indianapolis, Indiana)
Assistant Production Editor- Berkley (New York, New York)
Associate Manager, Advertising and Consumer Marketing (New York, New York)
Associate Sales Manager – Special Markets (New York, New York)
Brand Manager (New York, New York)
Children’s Paperback Publishing Manager (New York, New York)
Contracts Associate – DK (New York, New York)
Designer – Grosset & Dunlap (New York, New York)
Designer – Putnam Riverhead Ad/Promo (New York, New York)
Digital Sales Manager – Adult Sales (New York, New York)
Divisional Sales Manager – Random House Children’s Books (New York, New York)
Digital Sales Planner – Fodor’s Travel (New York, New York)
Editorial Assistant/ Assistant Editor – Putnam (New York, New York)
Editorial Coordinator-Puffin (New York, New York)
Email Marketing Manager – Consumer Marketing (New York, New York)
Field Sales Representative–Penguin Young Readers Group (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Financial Analyst (New York, New York)
Font and Digital Workflow Associate (New York, New York)
Human Resources Administrative Assistant (New York, New York)
Human Resources Assistant (New York, New York)
Marketing Assistant – Consumer Marketing Development (New York, New York)
Marketing Coordinator- Viking Penguin (New York, New York)
National Accounts Manager, Random House Online Sales (New York, New York)
Photo Researcher – Fodor’s Travel (New York, New York)
Prepress Coordinator (New York, New York)
Production Editor – NAL (New York, New York)
Publicist – Plume & Hudson Street (New York, New York)
Publicity Assistant – Gotham & Avery (New York, New York)
Publicity Assistant – Portfolio, Sentinel, and Current (New York, New York)
Publicity Assistant – Riverhead (New York, New York)
Sales Assistant/Coordinator-Paperback Sales (New York, New York)
Sales Manager (East Asia)
Senior Publicist – Young Readers (New York, New York)
Special Sales Assistant – DK (New York, New York)



Acquisitions Editor – Alpha, Indianapolis, Indiana

Alpha Books is currently looking for an Acquisitions Editor to conceptualize 10 new book ideas per year, secure and cultivate outside resources necessary to transform those ideas into finished books, and manage those books from inception to publication.  This person will also secure suitable writers, photographers, illustrators, and other necessary resources for each book, as well as ensure that the writers are delivering high quality material in a timely manner.

Alpha Books publishes the popular Idiot’s Guides series for beginning learners in nearly all non-fiction categories as well as other original non-fiction highly visual how-to titles for adults who seek to learn new skills or enrich their lives. Be a part of the continued growth and success of Alpha’s line of books.

Additional responsibilities include:

  1. Collaborating with internal editors and designers to develop the vision for each book
  2. Leading all planning sessions whereby editors, designers, and writers collaborate to map out the detailed visual/editorial plan for each book
  3. Establishing and maintaining the schedule for each project
  4. Attending photo shoots as necessary to ensure the vision of the book is being executed
  5. Writing and/or editing cover copy, sales sheets, and other related materials

Please apply to join us if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 1 year prior trade acquisition experience or related experience
  • Established author/agent contacts
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Excellent project management and time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with contracts
  • Proficiency with Google docs, Microsoft Office,  and Adobe Acrobat
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team

Please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirement to jobs@us.penguingroup.com indicating the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Assistant Production Editor- Berkley, New York, NY

Our Berkley Managing Editorial department is currently seeking an Assistant Production Editor to copyedit, proofread, circulate, and track book covers for nonfiction and fiction trade and hardcover titles.  This person will also assist the Senior Managing Editor with all phases of text production for both new and reprint titles.

Among other duties, the person in this position:

  1. Keeps meticulous track of all cover, reprint, castoff, and CIP information and materials—including due dates
  2. Assists with all phases of text work throughout the production process (from requesting materials for castoff to preparing the copyedited manuscript for typesetting to reviewing proofread pages and final text blues)
  3. Assists with coordinating schedules and deadlines for freelancers and in-house departments
  4. Maintains the backlist reprint corrections file for text and covers, and other projects, as needed
  5. Attends all reprint and cover-related meetings
  6. Assists with record keeping and title maintenance, which includes making photocopies, and keeping filing system organized and up-to-date
  7. Provides administrative support (i.e. photocopying, filing, creating memos and trafficking materials, etc.)

Please apply to join us if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least 1 year of related editorial experience
  • Exceptional copyediting and proofreading skills; knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a deadline-driven environment
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple assignments
  • Experience using track changes in Microsoft Word
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

To apply, please email resume, cover letter and salary requirement to jobs@us.penguingroup.com.  Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line.

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Associate Manager, Advertising and Consumer Marketing, New York, NY

An exciting opportunity has opened up in our Young Readers Marketing department.  We are looking for an Associate Manager of Advertising and Consumer Marketing will oversee the booking, creation, and execution of select consumer advertising campaigns and outlets as well as provide support to the Associate Director.  This role is responsible for preparing weekly ad materials and routing creative content through the marketing department as well as assisting in the development, strategy and execution of consumer advertising from the PYRG team.

Specifically, the Associate Manager:

  1. Writes effective copy for both trade and select consumer advertising campaigns.
  2. Assists Associate Director with creative briefs for marketing agency requests including trailers, assets, and overall creative strategy.
  3. Point-person of all Goodreads advertising and giveaways including assets, booking and execution of campaigns.
  4. Responsible for delivery of consumer facing advertising for select outlets such as Poptropica, Funbrain, Romantic Times, and blog advertising.
  5. Manages trade advertising including placement, budget, copy, routing, and submissions.
  6. Trains on analytics tools to inform outlets and competition prior to media planning.
  7. Explores new consumer outlets and maintains updated media kits for current outlets.
  8. Aids in building of freelance team including designers, copywriters, and copyeditors.
  9. Prepares weekly ad meeting materials for team review.
  10. Collects art assets for all advertising campaigns and make available for use by agency/freelancers.
  11. Books and sends all materials for regional holiday catalogs.
  12. Maintains grid of all advertising by title including outlets, budget, and status of creative.
  13. Coordinates with freelance designers and copywriters for delivery of assets and scheduling.
  14. Acts as a liaison between the marketing teams and agency or media contacts.
  15. Assists in budgeting and forecasting for advertising budget.
  16. Performs analysis on select campaigns and presents to marketing teams.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements: 

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in trade book publishing; marketing experience strongly preferredExcellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask and work under tight deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and familiar with Macs
  • Children’s book publishing or licensor experience preferred

To apply, please email resume, cover letter and salary requirement to jobs@us.penguingroup.com.  Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line.

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Associate Sales Manager – Special Markets, New York, NY

The Special Markets department is looking for an Associate Sales Manager to join their team.  This person will be responsible for growing business within specific categories from current customers as well as calling on prospective customers to generate new sales for all imprints, including client publishers.

Specifically, the Associate Sales Manager:

  1. Targets specific categories for maximum saturation across all imprints.
  2. Handles wholesalers and retailers in the direct-to-consumer channels.
  3. Contacts established and prospective customers for the purpose of developing interest and selling books.
  4. Secures and renews orders.
  5. Maintains sales program within an assigned territory.
  6. Informs customers of supply and price trends and assists in inventory control.
  7. Keeps abreast of new titles and other general information for customers.
  8. Keeps records and makes reports on all phases of sales activity to director.
  9. Attends trade shows appropriately.
  10. Prepares and circulates weekly market trends report.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • 4 year college degree
  • Minimum of 3 years sales experience
  • Minimum of 1 year publishing experience
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Must be a self-starter and self-motivator
  • Must be able to work in a close collaborative environment
  • Some travel required

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Brand Manager, New York, NY

The Random House Children’s Sales Team is looking for a Brand Manager who will act as the key relationship manager between licensors and Random House publishing and sales groups for the internal and external brands.

Specifically, the Brand Manager: 

  1. Works with sales and marketing teams to develop retailer-specific programs and promotions
  2. Makes recommendations to publishing, sales & licensors with the goal of maximizing exposure opportunities for licenses while generating an acceptable level of profitability for the division.
  3. Reviews individual publisher’s publishing plans as they are formed and makes recommendations based on review of account/channel trends, prior title’s performance, etc.
  4. Reviews marketing/publicity plans and analyzes and presents results of all licensed promotions to publishing and sales groups
  5. Helps publishing group establish aggressive, realistic sales goals for individual titles and works with sales and marketing groups to ensure that appropriate marketing support is available for achievement of these goals
  6. Provides monthly feedback to licensors and publishing group on key customer groups including sales trends, promotion opportunities and individual title/format performance.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3-5 years of sales and/or analytical experience, preferably within publishing and consumer packaged goods
  • Exceptionally consumer-focused, team oriented, and strong analytical and strategic skills
  • Excellent selling and interpersonal skills
  • Strong interest in children’s book publishing
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

To apply, please email resume, cover letter and salary requirement to jobs@us.penguingroup.com.  Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line.

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Children’s Paperback Publishing Manager, New York, NY

The Paperback Publishing Manager will oversee the Random House Children’s Books young adult and middle grade paperback imprints and be responsible for creating and managing the paperback publishing lists each season. This position reports to the Associate Publisher.

Specifically, the Children’s Paperback Publishing Manager:

  1. Works with associate publisher and publishing directors to develop a frontlist and backlist paperback list each season; as well as the overall strategy for the program.
  2. Acts as editorial lead for select titles each season.
  3. Generates support and acts as advocate for paperbacks within the company
  4. Collaborates with art, design, editorial and production departments to create new packaging and cover treatments for frontlist titles when appropriate.
  5. Interfaces with Sales, Marketing and publicity to develop appropriate strategies.
  6. Presents books at list launch and sales meetings and disseminating pertinent information.
  7. Identifies backlist opportunities and develops strategies for lifting sales.
  8. Approves cover copy and taglines for all paperbacks.
  9. Writes cover copy and taglines as well as copy for web and Title Information sheets, for select books each season.
  10. Keeps current with competition and marketplace trends.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Four year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years of experience in book publishing with sales, marketing, or editorial experience
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Prior experience working with children’s books a plus

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Contracts Associate – DK, New York, NY

Our DK division is looking for a Contracts Associate to join their team.  This person will support DK’s Director of Contracts as a member of a two-person team working on a wide variety of agreements for four DK imprints.

This is a great opportunity to hone your writing skills and expand your experience of publishing in new media and formats.

Specifically, the Contracts Associate will:

  1. Be primarily responsible for handling Alpha contracts; and, working with publishers/editors/authors, prepare drafts and administer all stages of Alpha contract development, execution, and compliance.
  2. Draft agreements for Alpha and DK Games division, including app and strategy guide work-for hires; update and maintain boilerplates and templates.
  3. Manage permissions for all DK imprints: research rights, respond to requests, draft agreements, administer and follow up on execution and payment.
  4. Oversee reversions for DK imprints: research in-print status, conduct company-wide due diligence, send formal reversion letters and mailings.
  5. Register DK US titles with the Library of Congress: communicate and comply with Library of Congress queries and current standards and specification.
  6. Administer contracts and permissions: in-put and maintain rights data in SAP/RMS; create and update contract files, spreadsheets, and logs.
  7. Research titles and agreements and provide in-house departments with contract terms, rights, and royalty information. Update and maintain online and hard copy department files and archives.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4 year college degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in publishing, preferably contracts, legal, or business administration
  • Excellent organizational skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Designer – Grosset & Dunlap, New York, NY

The Penguin Young Readers group is looking for a Designer who will be responsible for designing and managing 30-35 children’s books per year for the Grosset & Dunlap, Price Stern Sloan, Penguin Young Readers, and Frederick Warne & Co. imprints.

The imprints have a strong trade, mass market, and school presence. They publish fun and smart books for children, 0-12 years of age. In addition to popular chapter book series, they expand in-house brands like, The Little Engine That CouldThe World of Eric Carle, and Llama Llama; they continue the legacy of Beatrix Potter; they publish Grosset Vintage—a series of children’s books with mid-century origins—they lead the non-fiction market with their Who Was and Smithsonian programs; and they work with Cartoon Network and other licensors on their media tie-in publishing.

Specifically, the Designer:

  1. Designs and manages all stages of book production – for both covers and interiors – for 30-35 children’s book titles a year. Responsibilities herein include hiring and directing illustrators, working with freelance designers, trafficking material for approval, maintaining schedules, and preparing files for output.
  2. Works collaboratively with all members of the team from concept to finish.
  3. Effectively communicates with artists and agents.
  4. Maintains and strictly adheres to production schedules.
  5. Remains current on art, design and publishing trends.
  6. Takes a creative lead by bringing new ideas and new methods of workflow to the design team.
  7. Works with other in-house departments to ensure materials requests are met in a timely and effective manner.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • A BFA degree in graphic arts (Illustration, Graphic Design, Communication Design)
  • Minimum of 3 years book design experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask multiple projects while adhering to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe’s Creative Suite programs, including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Interest for video games and children’s animation genres a plus

To apply, please email resume, portfolio, cover letter and salary requirement to jobs@us.penguingroup.com.  Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line.

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Designer – Putnam Riverhead Ad/Promo, New York, NY

The Designer is responsible for creating advertising and promotional designs for a group with more New York Times bestsellers than any other imprint in publishing and an award-winning literary imprint.

Specifically, the Designer:

  1. Designs print and online advertisements and promotional materials, including static and animated ads, printed postcards, bookmarks, point-of-purchase displays, and e-cards).
  2. Works on seasonal catalogs three times per year.
  3. Creates presentations used at seasonal sales conferences, as well as custom presentations for corporate Penguin Group (USA) events, and author and agent meetings.
  4. Prepares book cover mechanicals for galleys and advanced reader copies.
  5. Participates in the creation of videos.
  6. Writes ad copy, manages freelancers, and liaises with vendors.
  7. Designs and builds mobile landing pages and websites.

Please apply if you meet these minimum qualifications:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years prior design, advertising and/or promotions experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, strong attention to detail; able to turn around projects quickly
  • Ability to perform color correction and pre-press for print ads and promotional items
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities in a deadline driven environment
  • Enthusiastic with appreciation for books and promotional design
  • Must be able and willing to amend designs in order to fit the needs of Marketing
  • Knowledge of Adobe Flash and Final Cut Pro a plus
  • Knowledge of Adobe Dreamweaver and html coding a plus

To apply, please email resume, portfolio, cover letter and salary requirement to jobs@us.penguingroup.com.  Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line.

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Digital Sales Manager – Adult Sales, New York, NY

The Penguin Adult Sales team is looking for a savvy Digital Sales Manager to join their team. This person will be primarily responsible for selling, marketing, and servicing a number of Penguin’s key digital customers.

Specifically, the Digital Sales Manager:

  1. Manage daily business with online eBook accounts
  2. Ensure accounts have the complete Penguin digital catalog available including simultaneous day and date release for frontlist print releases
  3. Ensure accounts have complete and correct metadata for entire Penguin catalog
  4. Manage merchandising promotions for Penguin titles at accounts, both new releases and backlist, to increase revenue and unit sales
  5. Prepare eBook promotion grids and communicate placement to publishers
  6. Compile, analyze, and report on ebook sales reporting from accounts (daily, weekly, monthly)
  7. Compile, analyze, and report on app sales reporting from accounts (weekly)
  8. Monitor pricing at accounts
  9. Liaise with Digital Production, Digital publishers, and physical sales teams
  10. Prepare materials for semi-annual business reviews and seasonal list presentations with accounts
  11. Manage marketing content creation and distribution in coordination with other department members
  12. Track and report on market trends, competition and e-commerce developments

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of sales experience in publishing
  • Must be a self-starter with strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Builds productive internal/external working relationships
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and be flexible in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), web analytics, and reporting tools
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Knowledge of book and publishing industry with an emphasis on the eBook market
  • Knowledge of e-commerce and online marketing

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Divisional Sales Manager – Random House Children’s Books, New York, NY

Random House Children’s Books is currently seeking a Divisional Sales Manager.  The Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management of nine sales representatives who sell, market, and merchandise books across all 50 states.  Interacting with a wide range of key accounts across all Random House Children’s Book imprints, this position plays an important role in identifying and guiding the sales team toward specific goals and initiatives.

This position will work in the 1745 Broadway offices.

Other responsibilities include:

  1. Attending and participating in all sales meetings including, but not limited to, launch, pre-sales, and sales conference.
  2. Serving as a liaison between sales and publishing.
  3. Visiting accounts and attending trade shows, as needed,

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 10 years prior experience in children’s book sales; children’s book sales strongly preferred
  • Prior supervisory experience; sales management experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve and thrive under pressure
  • Awareness of and interest in children’s publishing landscape
  • Ability to prioritize sales initiatives within a fast-moving and fast-changing environment
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the year via car, train, and/or plane

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Digital Sales Planner – Fodor’s Travel, New York, NY

Responsibilities:

Fodor’s Travel, a division of Penguin Random House, seeks a Digital Sales Planner. The position will focus on sales support and digital ad campaign management. The Digital Sales Planner is a key member of the sales team managing campaigns from RFP to the end of the campaign. The right candidate has excellent written, verbal, organizational and time management skills; can work independently and with a team. Digital Media industry experience is preferred.

  1. Team with Sales Executive to understand client goals and objectives and brainstorm solutions
  2. Create media plans and sales decks to meet client goals and objectives
  3. Liaison with Ad Operations to manage campaigns from implementation àdeliveryàrecap
  4. Collaborate and strategize with internal teams for revenue growth opportunities
  5. Qualify inbound advertising inquiries
  6. Participate in weekly sales meetings
  7. Monitor accounts receivable activities to ensure compliance with payment terms 

Desired:

  • 1-2 years digital sales planning experience with a publisher or advertising agency
  • Knowledge of ad serving software and order management tools such as DSM or Operative
  • Awareness of the competitive landscape, market pricing and strategy
  • Strong quantitative and analytical abilities
  • Client service oriented
  • Must be professional and organized team player
  • Proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, & PowerPoint
  • Bachelor’s degree required

About Fodor’s Travel:

Fodor’s Travel, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC., is one of the world’s leading providers of travel information. Covering over 7,500 worldwide destinations, Fodor’s guidebooks and website, Fodors.com, have provided the most up-to-date, accurate information for travelers since 1936. Written by a vast team of global correspondents, Fodor’s provides travelers with engagingly written, locally reported, and absolutely indispensable travel guidance.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Editorial Assistant/ Assistant Editor – Putnam, New York, NY

The Putnam imprint is hiring an Editorial Assistant/Assistant Editor to work with a Vice President, Executive Editor and an Executive Editor. Learn about the overall editorial process, including how to evaluate manuscripts, writing copy, monitoring production schedules, processing contracts and payments, tracking and researching sales information, and maintaining relationships with authors and agents. The Editorial Assistant/Assistant Editor will also provide administrative support including answers phones, helps with editor’s schedule, keeps track of projects’ due dates, and liaise internally with departments including marketing, publicity, sales, and managing editorial.

Putnam is home to best-selling authors Tom Clancy, Robin Cook, Catherine Coulter, Robert Crais, Clive Cussler, Frederick Forsyth, Sue Grafton, W.E.B. Griffin, Robert B. Parker, Jan Karon, Ridley Pearson, Amanda Quick, J.D. Robb, Nora Roberts, John Sandford, and Stuart Woods. Its roster of nonfiction authors includes Maureen Dowd, Goldie Hawn, Morrissey, Betty White, and many more!

Requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 2 years trade editorial experience for the Assistant Editor level
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Interest in fiction and nonfiction
  • Interest in commercial fiction (especially thrillers, mysteries, suspense) a plus
  • Ability to learn and adapt new systems a plus

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Editorial Coordinator-Puffin, New York, NY

The Puffin Editorial department, in our Young Readers division, is currently seeking an Editorial Coordinator to support the Puffin team, assume editorial responsibilities for reprint titles, provide sales and data analysis, and mine the backlist for new publishing opportunities.

Puffin Books was founded on a strong literary tradition and a commitment to publishing a successful mix of classic children’s fiction and the best new literature. Over the years, Puffin has transformed from a small, yet distinguished paperback house, into one of the largest, most diverse, and successful children’s publishers in business, publishing everything from picture books to ground-breaking middle grade and teen fiction and nonfiction.

Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Handling a portion of the fiction and non-fiction list each season (writing copy, writing title information sheets, managing metadata, reviewing interior and cover layouts, and communicating with authors, agents, and hardcover editors)
  2. Manage departmental process of updating/maintaining metadata for key authors and brands.
  3. Coordinating schedules and liaising with the Art and Managing Editorial departments
  4. Contributing to the development of the non-fiction publishing program
  5. Assisting the senior editorial team members with original manuscripts by providing editorial feedback and issuing check and contract requests
  6. Researching, analyzing, and tracking sales data as needed
  7. Developing PowerPoint presentations for launch and meetings as needed

Please apply to join us if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least 2 years of prior publishing experience
  • Proven ability to handle multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Interest in middle grade and young adult fiction and non-fiction 

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Email Marketing Manager – Consumer Marketing, New York, NY

The Penguin Random House Consumer Marketing Development and Operations group is looking for an Email Marketing Manager to join their team. The ideal candidate will be able to create targeted, attractive, and compelling consumer-focused newsletters about Penguin Random House books, authors, and content. The candidate should be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and deal with ambiguous situations, taking responsibility for finding solutions.

This is a great opportunity to work on high-priority, high-impact, and creative new email programs for readers.

Specifically, the Email Marketing Manager:

  1. Developing email marketing campaigns including planning, producing, segmenting, A/B testing, deployment, reporting and optimizing;
  2. Assist in the creation of new email programs including welcome and life-cycle campaigns
  3. Test newsletters across platforms and for mobile use, and correct issues to ensure good usability for subscribers
  4. Use consumer database to identify and target consumer segments for specialized newsletters
  5. Assist on acquisition initiatives to grow the consumer database
  6. Interpret analytical reports about the results of newsletter activities and optimize mailings based on data
  7. Ensure that Penguin Random House newsletters meet legal requirements for consumer email communications
  8. Monitor industry trends, and introduce new tools and ideas to increase performance and engagement
  9. Provide training, technical support, and best practices information to divisional marketers in using the email system
  10. Coordinate with web and social marketing teams to foster effective cross-channel marketing efforts

Please apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in digital marketing with a focus on email marketing
  • Hands-on knowledge of newsletter production
  • Experience with working with various email service providers
  • HTML and CSS skills, particularly as related to email newsletters
  • Knowledge of design and deliverability issues across ISPs
  • Experience working with CRM systems and databases; SQL experience a plus
  • Experience with web analytics tools (Omniture SiteCatalyst, Google Analytics)
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects under tight deadlines
  • Strong project management, Excel, and communication skills
  • Excellent written English, including spelling and grammar. Strong proofreading skills and high quality standards
  • Enthusiasm about books and meeting the needs of readers

To apply, please email resume, cover letter and salary requirement to jobs@us.penguingroup.com.  Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line.

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Field Sales Representative–Penguin Young Readers Group, Minneapolis, MN

Penguin Young Readers is currently seeking a Field Sales Representative to oversee the sales, marketing, and merchandising of all Penguin Young Readers and DK Children’s titles.  This position will sell approximately 50 accounts including bookstores, toy stores, mass merchandise retailers, distributors, trade wholesalers, and school/library wholesalers.

The Field Sales Representative will be expected to maintain current knowledge of Penguin Young Readers frontlist & backlist titles and authors, as well as staying up-to-date on industry and competitor trends to allow for the maximization of sales and accurate forecasting.  S/he will also be responsible for being knowledgeable about field and Inside Sales accounts and buyers in order to manage, grow, and maximize business.

This position will be based in Minnesota and the designated territory will cover Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska.

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years prior experience within the book industry; retail or publishing book sales experience is strongly preferred
  • Awareness and knowledge of children’s publishing industry, including titles and authors
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain business relationships specific to book sales
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize multiple projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to travel via car daily and via plane 2-3 times per selling season
  • Ability to work some evenings and/or weekends
  • Prior experience working with children’s books is a plus

To apply, please email resume, cover letter and salary requirement to jobs@us.penguingroup.com.  Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line.

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Financial Analyst, New York, NY

The Berkley/NAL division of Penguin Random House is seeking a Financial Analyst to assist in the timely and accurate compilation and distribution of the profit & loss annual budget, quarterly reforecasts and monthly reporting.  This position will coordinate requests for information from business units from various sources and provide analysis about overall business goals. 

The Financial Analyst:

  1. Provides support and backup for the Business Manager in the forecasting and planning for all imprints in their division, including setup and updating of imprint budget/forecast files.
  2. Responsible for upload and final verification of budget and forecast data.
  3. Assists in reviewing imprint P&L’s prior to consolidation of these imprints into the company rollup.
  4. Assists in creating bridge schedules from forecast to forecast on various key areas, including; Unknowns Reporting, Advance Write-down Analysis, Royalty Accrual Analysis, Joint Venture Analysis, Key Titles, Direct Advert Analysis, Plant & PP&B Analysis.
  5. Assists in month end and year end processes with Business Manager for all imprints within their division.
  6. Assists with Weekly and Month End Sales review and analysis as well as month end profit analysis (provides variance explanations / commentary for the imprints that fall under their review).
  7. Provides ad hoc data and analysis for imprint (s) within their division upon request.
  8. Presents and effectively communicates data to Business Managers in a timely and accurate manner for any projects assigned to them.

Requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 5 years prior relevant work experience; within publishing or media a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Hyperion and Excel data manipulation, powerpivot a must.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Proficiency with SAP and Business Objects a plus.

Please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirement to jobs@us.penguingroup.com indicating the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Font and Digital Workflow Associate, New York, NY

Our Content Operations department is looking for a Font and Digital Workflow Associate to join their team.  The Font and Digital Workflow Associate will manage the font procurement process for Penguin (USA) and Canada.  This person will assist in definition and rollout of an overall font management program for Penguin Random House in North America. Additionally, the Font and Digital Workflow Associate assists the Digital Workflow Manager and Assistant Manager in training and support of our current systems and procedures.

Specifically, the Font and Digital Workflow Associate:

  1. Primary administrator of Font Explorer application. This includes account management, server structure and storage, backups, font uploads, user access assignments, reporting, documentation, and training.
  2. Oversees the procurement of all font requests.  Manages all incoming requests by logging, processing, acquiring estimates, and approving purchases of fonts. Interacts directly with many font foundries to secure font purchases.
  3. Interacts with our contracts department to ensure that proposed agreements with font foundries are in compliance with our requirements. Ensures compliance with corporate font policies.
  4. Supports the development of future font management programs for all of Penguin Random House in North America.
  5. Helps support and maintains Penguin CORE and other editorial and design workflow tools.
  6. Performs various other tasks as required to maintain the efficient operation of the department.
  7. Works on special projects as assigned.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements: 

  • Four-year college degree or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • At least two years of experience in a publishing environment
  • Experience with and clear understanding of font software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage frequent change, readily accommodating new projects, assignments, and technologies
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office programs and Adobe Creative Suite

Preferred qualifications include: 

  • Experience delivering training
  • Experience with HTML, eBook production, or javascript or other scripting

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Human Resources Administrative Assistant, New York, NY

Penguin Random House’s Human Resources Department is seeking a Human Resources Administrative Assistant to join our team.

The Assistant will primarily support the Vice President of Human Resources, and perform other HR duties and projects.  This is a great opportunity to learn about Human Resources in the exciting industry of publishing!

Specifically, the Human Resources Administrative Assistant:

  1. Provides administrative support (answers phones, takes messages, photocopies, files).
  2. Provides support on various HR projects and events.
  3. Manages expatriate employee matters, which includes liaising with employees and outside immigration counsel regarding the processing of work visas, ensuring all work visas are current to insure INS compliance and liaising with third-party tax advisor to resolve tax and payroll issues.
  4. Responds to employee inquiries.
  5. Codes and processes department invoices.
  6. Performs employee orientation as needed.
  7. Administers various ticket and discount programs.
  8. Completes employment verification requests and letters.
  9. Administers Saatchi & Saatchi Gym program.
  10. Administers Adoption Assistance Program.
  11. Provides general administrative department admin support as needed.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Four year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Prior office experience
  • Very strong oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint) with ability and interest to learn new programs

The salary for this position is $35,250. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package.  To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@us.penguingroup.com.  Please indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Human Resources Assistant, New York, NY

Join the Penguin Random House Human Resources Department!  We are seeking a Human Resources Assistant to support two Managers with the administration of a variety of day-to-day Human Resources operations.  This position will have the opportunity to interact with employees across various levels of the company and will provide a valuable look into various functions of the Human Resources department!

Some of the specific responsibilities include:

  1. Providing general administrative support (answering phones, filing, faxing, maintaining databases, etc.).
  2. Assisting with recruitment by posting job descriptions, checking references, routing requisitions, screening candidates, etc.
  3. Administering the introductory period evaluation process for new hires.
  4. Responding to employee inquiries.
  5. Assisting with termination process.
  6. Performing new hire orientation.
  7. Creating and running HR related reports in UltiPro.
  8. Posting updates and information on Company’s intranet site.

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Prior office experience
  • Strong interest in Human Resources; previous internship in HR is a plus
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize multiple projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Adaptable with the ability to problem solve
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

The salary for this position is $35,250. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package.  To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@us.penguingroup.com.  Please indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

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Marketing Assistant – Consumer Marketing Development, New York, NY

The marketing operations team at Penguin Random House is looking for an assistant who is passionate about digital marketing and analytics. Our group handles advertising, email marketing, subscriber acquisition, and analytics for Penguin Random House’s cross-divisional marketing initiatives, such as Tastebook, First to Read, and Biographile.com.  We also work to promote marketing innovation and effectiveness by running tests, researching new tools, and supporting and training divisional marketers. This position reports to the Vice President of Marketing Operations.

This is a great opportunity to get a strategic and big-picture view of publishing and marketing, and to learn and grow.

Specifically, the Marketing Assistant: 

  1. Assists the Vice President of marketing and other team members in a range of projects
  2. Researches marketing trends, best practices, potential partners; communicates findings
  3. Performs analyses, such as how our readers interact with our online properties
  4. Creates and manages reporting on topics such as social media, marketing effectiveness, marketing spend, and subscriber acquisition
  5. Supports and trains divisional marketers on marketing tools and best practices
  6. Assists in developing custom marketing tools and/or rolling out third-party tools to divisional marketers
  7. Runs marketing campaigns in Google AdWords, Facebook, and elsewhere
  8. Manages small to medium-sized projects
  9. Provides administrative support, such as, setting up meetings, taking notes, copying, assisting with site audits, etc.

Please reply if you meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Four year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in online marketing, marketing analytics, or publishing
  • Project management experience or training
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Detail orientation and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to learn new systems, such as Radian6, comScore, and Tableau

The salary for this position is $35,250. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package.  To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@us.penguingroup.com.  Please indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Marketing Coordinator- Viking Penguin, New York, NY

We have an exciting Marketing Coordinator opportunity available in one of our Advertising & Promotions department!  This person will coordinate and traffic ad/promo projects for the Viking, Penguin, and Penguin Press imprints.

Additional responsibilities include:

  1. Routing materials to marketing, publicity, editorial, and sales departments
  2. Helping with copywriting for promotional materials (sell sheets, postcards, etc.)
  3. Providing support to the department (making copies, filing, assisting with catalog copy, routing jobs, etc.)
  4. Entering ad/promo copy into a database for Eloquence and Edelweiss

Please apply to join us if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least 1 year of related experience; publishing experience preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong follow up skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a deadline driven environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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National Accounts Manager, Random House Online Sales, New York, NY

Join the Random House Online Sales Division as National Accounts Manager!  We are seeking a National Accounts Manager to maximize sales growth for the Crown Publishing Group, including the Crown, Broadway, Clarkson Potter, Crown Archetype, Crown Business, Crown Forum, Harmony, Hogarth, Ten Speed Press, Waterbrook Multnomah, and Watson Guptill imprints.  This fast-paced position will be responsible for selling to and enhancing relationships with key online accounts, including Amazon.com.

This position will work in the 1745 Broadway offices.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Creating and assisting in the development of marketing, advertising, promotional and publicity programs.
  2. Communicating all pertinent account specific information as it relates to appropriate imprints.
  3. Attending and participating at meetings with internal departments (i.e. editorial, production, design).
  4. Running and analyzing daily, weekly, monthly, etc. sales reports.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years prior related publishing and/or sales experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent product knowledge and understanding of publishing functions
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Must be a self-starter and self-motivated
  • Awareness of and interest in digital publishing landscape

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Photo Researcher – Fodor’s Travel, New York, NY

Fodor’s Travel, one of the world’s leading travel publishers, seeks an outstanding Photo Researcher to join our team. We’re looking for a sophisticated visual editor with strong digital experience to curate, produce, and research inspirational travel photos across all of our award-winning products–guidebooks, Fodors.com, apps, e-Books—and social media.  Our ideal candidate is passionate about travel photography and thrives in a fast-paced environment with daily deadlines and expanding image library needs. This job is based in our New York offices and reports to the Senior Photo Editor.

Primary responsibilities:

  1. Collaborate with digital, print, and social media teams to curate stunning slideshows, site sections, guidebooks, blog posts, apps, and more, with a mix of daily and long-lead deadlines
  2. Maintain DAM best practices and suggest enhancements to our existing system when applicable
  3. Create, review, and maintain essential metadata entries for accurate image tracking
  4. Contribute ideas to and curate photos for blog stories, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
  5. Uphold the cohesive visual aesthetic of Fodor’s photos across all channels
  6. Manage interns as needed

Desired Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Four year college degree in photography, multimedia, or film
  • Minimum 2+ years of experience as a photo researcher at a fast-paced lifestyle website or magazine
  • Strong communication and organization skills with a passion for the details
  • Strong knowledge of usage rights, permissions, and copyright
  • Experience navigating DAM systems, including ingesting images
  • Uploading images via CMS tools
  • Well versed in all methods of sourcing images: working with PR agencies, stock photo libraries, creative commons and public domain images
  • Expert eye for images that convey a sense of place and inspire wanderlust
  • Keeps abreast of photo industry trends and working photographers
  • Strong Bridge and Photoshop expertise with cropping, color correcting, resizing, and IPTC core metadata

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Prepress Coordinator, New York, NY

We are currently seeking a Prepress Coordinator to process mechanical changes to existing digital materials for reprints, and provide creative technical services to all cover design and production teams and to support efforts relating to an electronic workflow. The ideal candidate is organized, self-motivated and can work with minimal supervision. This is not a design position.

Specifically, the Prepress Coordinator:

  1. Maintains a listing of requested changes and their dates due to press
  2. Prioritizes the workflow to meet deadlines
  3. Implements requested changes to design materials
  4. Archives revised materials
  5. Disseminates information on topics related to electronic workflow
  6. Provides support and services related to cover and interior design

Requirements:

  • Minimum 1 year prior experience in a pre-press environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experienced in Adobe Creative Suite, CS6, specifically InDesign, Acrobat X Pro, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Basic understanding of Macintosh office applications (Word, Excel)
  • Familiarity with electronic publishing formats and tools a plus
  • Ability to travel up to 5% via airplane, train and/or car required; some overnight and/or international travel may be required
  • Familiarity with digital delivery methods such as FTP
  • Understanding of digital asset management and networking a plus

To apply, please email resume, cover letter and salary requirement to jobs@us.penguingroup.com.  Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line.

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Production Editor – NAL, New York, NY

Our New American Library Managing Editorial department is currently seeking a Production Editor to review texts throughout the various production stages for 6 to 8 books a month as well as copyedit, proofread, and traffic book covers and jackets. In addition, the Production Editor will work with freelancers and help with reprint texts and cover corrections when necessary and bound galley work.

New American Library publishes successful authors including J. R. Ward, Jim Butcher, Ken Follett, Harlan Coben, Jen Lancaster, and Stuart Woods.

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • 1–2 years’ publishing experience necessary, including experience working on original and reprint texts without direct supervision
  • Strong copyediting and proofreading skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Experience using track changes in Microsoft Word a must

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Publicist – Plume & Hudson Street, New York, NY

The Plume and Hudson Street imprints focusing on books ranging for diet, health, narrative nonfiction to original fiction are seeking a Publicist to plan and execute independent publicity campaigns for the non-fiction hardcovers, original paperbacks, and reprints.

The Publicist:

  1. Effectively secures national and regional media in major tour markets.
  2. Develops and maintains relationships with producers, editors, and book reviewers.
  3. Discovers new media outlets to build on media contacts.
  4. Creates press materials (i.e. press releases, pitch letters, author Q&As, etc.).
  5. Coordinates and implements all aspects of national and regional author tours.
  6. Develops and maintains relationships with authors, event staff, and booksellers.

Requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years prior publicity experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Publicity Assistant, and Cision
  • Familiarity with digital media and social networking sites

To apply, please email resume, cover letter and salary requirement to jobs@us.penguingroup.com.  Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line.

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Publicity Assistant – Gotham & Avery, New York, NY

Our Gotham & Avery publicity team is currently seeking a Publicity Assistant to support the Assistant Director of Publicity.  This person will assist with publicity campaigns for hardcover and trade paperback books for nonfiction titles. 

The publicity department implements carefully orchestrated campaigns that include securing author interviews and book reviews in national, local and online media, coordinating bookstore signings and readings, and setting up author appearances at special events and publishing trade-shows.

Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Providing administrative support (i.e. answering phones, tracking press coverage, filing, mailings, coordinating schedules, coding invoices, etc.)
  2. Assisting with publicity campaigns for hardcover and trade paperback books (drafting press releases and pitch letters, performing online research, confirming author events/interviews, and booking author travel and media escorts for tour cities)
  3. Maintaining publicity database (adding contacts, deleting outdated contacts, and creating media lists)
  4. Assisting with writing copy for weekly internal newsletters and company-wide online newsletters and reports

Please apply to join this collaborative team if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 6 months prior office experience preferredExcellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities in deadline driven environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel; knowledge of PowerPoint a plus
  • Strong interest in publicity and book publishing

The salary for this position is $35,250. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package.  To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@us.penguingroup.com.  Please indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Publicity Assistant – Portfolio, Sentinel, and Current, New York, NY

Be a part of the continued growth and success of our niche imprints—Portfolio, Sentinel, and Current.

We are currently seeking a Publicity Assistant to assist a Senior Publicist and an Associate Publicist within the publicity and marketing department of a ten-person team.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the process of publicizing and marketing of books for three varied, non-fiction imprints.

Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Providing administrative support (answering phones, processing bills, arranging meeting copying, filing, etc.)
  2. Writing press materials, sending media mailings, reaching out to media contacts, and fulfilling review copy requests
  3. Seeking publicity for assigned titles
  4. Assisting with the coordination of author events and scheduling travel arrangements
  5. Participating in social media efforts for the imprint

Please apply to join this collaborative department if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Strong interest in in book publishing, especially non-fiction publicity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities in a deadline driven environment
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn) a plus

Salary for this position is $35,250. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Publicity Assistant – Riverhead, New York, NY

Our Riverhead Publicity department is currently seeking a Publicity Assistant!  This person will support an Associate Publicity Director and Publicist on publicity campaigns for hardcover books and paperback reprints.  Be a part of the imprint that publishes New York Times bestselling authors like Chang-rae Lee, Khaled Hosseini, Meg Wolitzer, Junot Díaz and many more!

Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Provides administrative support (i.e. mailings, photocopies, clippings of press).
  2. Assists in publicizing hardcover and paperback books (write press releases, perform research online, liaise with authors, book store events, pitch media, handle media requests, organize and confirm tour schedules)
  3. Maintains publicity database (records of contacts, detailed and organized logs of publicity projects)
  4. Helps with departmental duties (daily news updates, billing)
  1. Liaises with related publishing departments including marketing, editorial and production
  2. Works on other departmental and individual projects as needed
  3. Attends events and parties hosted by Riverhead as needed
  4. Assists with Riverhead’s multiple social media platforms as needed

Please apply to join this collaborative department if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Interest in publishing & publicity, preferably in literary fiction
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and knowledge of social media

Salary for this position is $35,250. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Sales Assistant/Coordinator-Paperback Sales, New York, NY

We are currently seeking a Sales Assistant/Coordinator to support the Director of Trade Sales.  This person will prepare and distribute sales reports for weekly sales and marketing meetings as well as maintain and update sales database systems seasonally with comp titles and targeted goals. This is a great opportunity to learn about account management.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Providing administrative support (managing calendars, answering phones, taking messages, faxing, filing, and photocopying)
  • Sending weekly email blasts to field reps about focus titles with sales potential
  • Assisting with scheduling launch meetings
  • Providing sales support for distribution clients
  • Supporting the Assistant Manager with weekly, monthly, and seasonal sales reporting and data entry

Please apply for this position if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Prior office experience; at least one year of related experience for the Coordinator level
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; SAP and Business Objects a plus

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line

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Sales Manager, East Asia

We are seeking a Sales Manager working to sell titles to and within a wide range of accounts in our East Asian territories, including Hong Kong, South Korea, and Taiwan.  This exciting position works to sell and promote titles across all adult and children’s Random House imprints and will interact daily customers and with various departments across the company.

This position will be based in Hong Kong.

Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Communicating daily between internal departments and customers regarding sales and marketing initiatives.
  2. Coordinating with New York City headquarters and distribution clients regarding sales and market trends.
  3. Analyzing sales statistics to determine business growth potential and strategies.
  4. Developing and maintain relationships with key customers and accounts.
  5. Managing territory performance goals and monitoring key account and title performance.
  6. Researching and identifying new customers and sales opportunities.
  7. Maintaining close communication with Penguin Random House UK counterparts.
  8. Attending international trade shows.

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years prior international book publishing sales and/or retail local experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentations
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Awareness of and ability to professionally interact with other cultures
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the year via car, train, and/or plane
  • Knowledge of international publishing landscape is strongly preferred

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Senior Publicist – Young Readers, New York, NY

Penguin Young Readers has an exciting opportunity available for someone looking to move into a creative and dynamic Senior Publicist role. The Senior Publicist is responsible for creating and executing major publicity campaigns across all imprints of the Young Readers group.

Penguin publishes such leading and award-winning authors as: John Grisham, John Green, Sarah Dessen, Ally Condie, Richelle Mead, Laurie Halse Anderson, Rick Yancey, Eric Carle, Rosemary Wells, Tomie dePaola, Jan Brett, Anna Dewdney, Anthony Horowitz, and Mike Lupica.

Specifically, the Senior Publicist: 

  1. Pitches to national and regional TV, print, radio and online media.
  2. Fosters strong relationships with key media.
  3. Works closely with publishers/editors, sales and marketing.
  4. Writes press releases, targeted pitch letters, author bios, and other publicity material.
  5. Arranges and attends author appearances and book tours.
  6. Creates targeted mailing lists.
  7.  Cultivates and maintains author relationships.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications: 

  • Minimum 3-4 years book publicity experience
  • Strong pitching technique and proven ability to generate creative hook ideas
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to work within fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to focus on details a must
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, Publicity Assistant, Cision
  • Ability to travel less than 5% of the year via airplane, train or automobile required

Preferred qualifications include: 

  • An interest in children’s publishing is a plus

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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Special Sales Assistant – DK, New York, NY

DK Publishing has an opportunity for an assistant to support the day-to-day functions of its Special Sales department.  Special Sales sells and creates books for non-traditional book accounts including premium, catalog, gift, and specialty retail sales.  Working in this assistant position is a great way to get exposed to many areas of sales including custom and digital.

The Special Sales Assistant:

  1. Completes and oversees an extensive amount of paperwork for order preparation and processing.
  2. Assists in preparing for account presentations.
  3. Answers incoming calls for new accounts or general account inquiries, and oversees the customer set-up and the credit approval process.
  4. Works closely with the warehouse and several in-house departments.
  5. Provides extensive customer service support to accounts including follow-up and order tracking.
  6. Generates weekly and monthly sales reports.
  7. Coordinates sample and catalog mailings.

Please apply to join us if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent experience
  • Able to multi-task and work independently
  • Able to adapt to change
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Able to lift boxes weighing up to 40 lbs.
  • Prior experience in book publishing and an interest in book selling are pluses

Salary for this position is $35,250. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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