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Advertising and Promotion Assistant—Putnam Riverhead (New York, New York)
Assistant Art Director—NAL (New York, New York)
Assistant Manager, Trade Paperback Sales (New York, New York)
Associate Managing Editor (New York, New York)
Associate Publicist—DK (New York, New York)
Book Country Assistant/Coordinator (New York, New York)
Business Manager (New York, New York)
Design Coordinator—Young Readers (New York, New York)
Designer—Penguin Press/Riverhead (New York, New York)
Designer—Viking Penguin Adult Art (New York, New York)
Director of Field & Wholesaler Sales —Adult Hardcover (New York, New York)
Human Resources Assistant (New York, New York)
International Sales Assistant—Temporary (New York, New York)
Maintenance Clerk (New York, New York)
Managing Editorial Assistant—Viking (New York, New York)
Part Time Academic Marketing Assistant (New York, New York)
Production Coordinator—DK (New York, New York)
Production Editor —Berkley (New York, New York)
Publicity Assistant—Portfolio/Sentinel/Current (New York, New York)
Sales Assistant—Young Readers (New York, New York)
Sales Assistant/Coordinator—Paperback (New York, New York)
Senior Designer—Putnam Riverhead Ad/Promo (New York, New York)
(Senior) Print Shop Operator (New York, New York)
Senior Publicist—Young Readers (New York, New York)



Advertising and Promotion Assistant—Putnam Riverhead

(New York, New York)

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, creative Advertising and Promotion Assistant to join our energetic, dynamic Ad/Promo department, 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. This person will support the Associate Director in maintaining an organized and productive environment. This position is also responsible for designing various promotional materials.

Specifically, the Advertising and Promotions Assistant will:

  1. Work closely with the Ad/Promo Associate Director and design team to maintain organized and productive workflow.
  2. Work with manager and paperback team to coordinate, layout, and submit designed back ads for production.
  3. Design posters and blowups and coordinate printing, meeting all deadlines.
  4. Design print and online advertisements and promotional materials, including static and animated ads, printed postcards, bookmarks, and brochures
  5. Routes catalog copy during catalog season
  6. Design images for social media
  7. Update department status report, including keeping track of all requests from publicity, sales, marketing and working with manager and designers to deliver on time.
  8. Organize presentation run-throughs, booking rooms and contacting attendees for scheduling.
  9. Maintain the advertising archive, filing ads and promotional items.
  10. Set up promo item ISBNs in Firebrand.
  11. Create visual presentations using InDesign and PowerPoint.
  12. Provide administrative support when needed.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Four year college degree in graphic design or communications design or equivalent work experience
  • Highly proficient in Photoshop and InDesign
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, strong attention to detail; able to turn projects around quickly and multitask
  • Strong interest in book publishing and promotional design

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Knowledge of Illustrator
  • Strong interest in advertising and promotions

Salary for this position is $35,250. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter.

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Assistant Art Director—NAL

(New York, New York)

We are seeking a highly creative Assistant Art Director to design mass market, trade paperback, and hardcover print and eBook covers for the NAL & Celebra imprints. This position will work on books through all design phases from conception through mechanical routing and prepares mechanical pdfs to be sent out to the printer.

The Assistant Art Director will also be responsible for art directing freelance book cover designers and will commission art from freelance illustrators.

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of book cover design experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple projects
  • Highly creative with the ability to work within a team environment
  • Digital prepress knowledge (i.e. preparing mechanicals in PDF format for printer)
  • Proficiency with Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Ability to provide a portfolio highlighting past design projects

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

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Assistant Manager, Trade Paperback Sales

(New York, New York)

Penguin’s Paperback Sales team is seeking an Assistant Manager to manage and analyze sales data. The Assistant Manager will reconcile actual sales orders with original estimates, ensure that numbers are accurate and up-to-date, and will work closely with the Operations department to share information regarding revisions.

Some other responsibilities include:

  1. Providing accurate reporting to the Director of Trade Sales (i.e. sales, budgetary, and new title analysis)
  2. Attending all trade Sales & Marketing meetings and proves sales information for upcoming trade releases.
  3. Attending all trade reprint meetings to help suggest price increases and providing sales information to determine reprint quantities.
  4. Conducting backlist research for titles.
  5. Providing sales estimates for the Field Direct & Jobber for all upcoming trade releases.
  6. Working with Operations to help determine first-print quantities and communicating trade display needs.

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

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years prior publishing experience; sales experience preferred
  • Prior experience working with numbers, spreadsheets, and statistical analysis
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Preferred knowledge of backlist history
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a deadline driven and fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with Silvon and/or Business Objects is a plus

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

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Associate Managing Editor

(New York, New York)

Join our Managing Editorial team as an Associate Managing Editor working on titles for Viking, The Penguin Press, Portfolio, Sentinel, Current, and Viking Studio. This position works with the Executive Managing Editor on projects related to book scheduling, information management, and systems management.

On a daily basis, the Associate Managing Editor:

  1. Interacts with various internal departments to plan and coordinate the materials for bound galley orders.
  2. Enters and maintains titles in Firebrand.
  3. Works with supervisor on directly contacting departments to keep books on schedule.
  4. Reviews jacket routings and helps keep them on track.
  5. Assists Executive Managing Editor in maintaining publication schedules.

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of two years of prior related experience
  • Working knowledge of book and jacket production
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize, problem solve, and work on multiple projects at one time
  • Excellent organizational and follow-up skills
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of SAP is a plus

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

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Associate Publicist—DK

(New York, New York)

The DK publicity department is seeking an Associate Publicist to execute publicity campaigns for approximately 5-7 books each season (alongside a senior member of the team). Do you have at least one year of book publicity experience? Do you enjoy working with fun and varied book titles and formats particularly in nonfiction? If so, this may be the job for you!

DK Publishing is the bestselling and award-winning publisher known for informing, entertaining, and educating global audiences through beautifully designed content. DK also publishes the Eyewitness series for children and Eyewitness Travel Guides, BradyGames, Alpha Books, and Rough Guides are also available from DK, a division of Penguin Random House.

Specifically, the Associate Publicist:

  1. Executes publicity campaigns for approximately 5-7 books each season alongside a senior PR staff member.
  2. Researches media outlets, writes press materials, makes travel arrangements for authors, attends weekly publicity and sales & marketing meetings, and writes weekly “Publicity Report” emails.
  3. Pitches books to media in a timely manner and secures press coverage for assigned titles as well as key backlist categories.
  4. Attends local bookstore and press events when necessary, and attends conferences and trade shows on occasion.
  5. Provides support in writing quarterly corporate communications documents.
  6. Handles all awards submissions for DK titles.
  7. Processes invoices and tracks departmental expenses against set budgets.
  8. Maintains publicity updates in Biblio3.
  9. Maintains departmental calendar of events.
  10. Assists senior members of the department on their projects.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 1 year prior book publicity experience required
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills; pleasant phone manner is essential.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Strong word processing skills; Publicity Assistant and Google Drive a plus
  • Able to travel up to 5% of the year via car, plane or train

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

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Book Country Assistant/Coordinator

(New York, New York)

Book Country is an online writing and publishing community designed to be the most supportive place for writers on the web. We’re looking for a Book Country Assistant/Coordinator to help support our current efforts and help us tackle new goals and challenges.

You’re the type of person who lives online. You love that the publishing industry is evolving and you want to be on the forefront of the action at a start-up inside one of the most respected publishers in the world.

Specifically, the Book Country Assistant/Coordinator will:

  1. Assist with metrics and reporting by pulling reports for various sources including social media, email newsletters, and website analytics.
  2. Update Book Country website to feature new titles and writers.
  3. Create assets for website, social, and email campaigns.
  4. Coordinate support tickets and works with IT to track and test bugs.
  5. Maintain social media calendar.
  6. Work with the Community & Engagement Manager to produce original content and blog posts related to writing and the publishing industry.
  7. Coordinate the administration of contests.
  8. Provide campaign assistance to market and promote Book Country.
  9. Read and critique work-in-progress manuscripts from site members.
  10. Provide project and administrative support.

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of one year prior related experience to be considered at the Coordinator level
  • Experience and comfort with using a content management system and/or other online tools
  • Ability to create digital assets using programs such as Photoshop, PicMonkey, and/or Pixlr
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize multiple responsibilities
  • Superb organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail
  • Highly creative and proactive with the ability to problem solve
  • Ability to think analytically
  • Proficiency with social media platforms
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Familiarity with basic/intermediate HTML

Preferred qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Ektron, ExactTarget, Google Analytics, Kissmetrics and/or WordPress highly preferred
  • Experience participating in online communities
  • Understanding of the self-publishing industry

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

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Business Manager

(New York, New York)

Dorling Kindersley (DK) is seeking a Business Manager to oversee the financial strategy, planning and forecasting for their US business unit. This position will provide comprehensive analysis of DK US financial results and report these to key stakeholders.

The Business Manager:

  1. Manages planning and forecasting process for DK US
  2. Oversees month-end process for DK US, including posting and reviewing key journal entries, general ledger account analysis, and balance sheet reconciliations
  3. Work closely with sales team and management to improves sales reporting and analytical tools and support for decision making
  4. Liaise with Penguin Random House corporate project team on integration related work, both short and long term, including system related mapping and reporting, trading terms alignment, and any other related initiatives with a financial or commercial impact on DK US
  5. Manages day-to-day relationship with IBM Bangalore based accounting staff (our third-party service provider)
  6. Provides ongoing and ad-hoc support to US and UK senior management, including Global CEO and Finance Director
  7. Act as a liaison between DK US Finance, DK UK Finance, and Penguin Random House Finance

Requirements:

  • 4 year college degree in accounting, finance, or related field; CPA or MBA a plus
  • Minimum five years’ experience in forecasting and planning, preferably within book publishing or similar industry.
  • Excellent financial, analytical, and presentation skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong PC skills with expert level Excel skills.
  • Knowledge of SAP and/or Business Objects a plus.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

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Design Coordinator—Young Readers

(New York, New York)

The Young Readers Design department is looking for a Design Coordinator to act as a point person for communication with various departments both in-house and out-of-house. Are you a strong communicator who has a love for multitasking? Do you have a strong interest to work with a great design team? If so, please continue reading.

Specifically, the Design Coordinator:

  1. Acts as liaison between design department and Young Readers Group managing editors, sales, marketing, subrights, and freelancers. Coordinates and updates publishing schedules for design group.
  2. Maintains a wide range of information for all incoming and outgoing materials for both in-house and out-of-house freelance designers, artists and photographers. Attends imprint production meetings and assimilates information from each group by updating status reports as well as emailing communication to all groups.
  3. Assists Executive Art Director and design department in day to day duties such as coordinating schedules and meetings, processing invoices and contracts, tracking budgets, shipping packages, ordering supplies and organizing other general department tasks.

Please apply if you meeting the following minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum of one year publishing, media, or advertising experience
  • Proficiency with Mac OS and InDesign with working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Photoshop, Illustrator and Filemaker Pro
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and analytical skills
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to gather and assimilate information from different sources

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

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Designer—Penguin Press/Riverhead

(New York, New York)

Our Penguin Press and Riverhead imprints are looking for a dynamic, talented designer. This position is responsible for designing hardcover and paperback book covers from concept to print.

Specifically, the Designer:

  1. Works together with art directors, editors, and publishers from concept stage to print
  2. Designs approximately 6 front covers a list
  3. Designs/oversees full mechanicals from first route to print
  4. Works with image researchers, re-touchers, freelance illustrators, and freelance designers
  5. Attends press checks to assure quality of printing and match color proofing
  6. Organizes and oversees photo shoots

Please apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • 4 year college degree in graphic design/illustration
  • 2 years’ work experience in design
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Broad knowledge of typography, production, printing, pre-press file/art management
  • Highly creative
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects while adhering to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Preferred qualification includes:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Experience in photography and illustration

To apply, please send your portfolio, resume, and cover letter with salary requirements.

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Designer—Viking Penguin Adult Art

(New York, New York)

The Viking Penguin Adult Art department is looking for a dynamic designer who will be responsible for all phases in designing hardcover and paperback book covers.

Specifically, the Designer:

  1. Oversees/designs book jackets and covers.
  2. Selects art research and/or directs artists to create art for jacket/covers.
  3. Works with creative director, editors, publishers, art directors, and production department from concept stage to finished, printed product.
  4. Designs or distributes verso mechanicals to appropriate person and ensures they are routed in a timely manner.
  5. Attends weekly Penguin status meeting to update covers’ progress with production department.
  6. Attends weekly Viking status meeting to update covers’ progress with production department.
  7. Performs color correction.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • BA degree or college-level training in graphic arts and design
  • 1-2 years prior design experience
  • Highly creative
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong typographic and page layout skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects while adhering to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Adobe Acrobat

Preferred qualification includes:

  • Knowledge of print processes, effects, and production

To apply, please send your portfolio, resume, and cover letter with salary requirements.

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Director of Field & Wholesaler Sales—Adult Hardcover

(New York, New York)

We are seeking a Director of Field & Wholesaler Sales to join our Adult Hardcover division. This position will be responsible for supervising the National Field Sales Manager, Field Sales Rep team, as well as Wholesale Managers and their support staff.

The Director will also oversee the work and sales activities of the administrative and support staff located in the New York City office.

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  1. 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  2. Minimum of 5 years of publishing sales management experience
  3. Ability to manage multiple sales teams
  4. Ability to prioritize sales initiatives within a fast-moving and fast-changing environment
  5. Ability to travel up to 15% of the year via car, train, and/or plane
  6. Field sales experience is a plus
  7. Experience working at a large trade publisher preferred

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

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Human Resources Assistant

(New York, New York)

Our Human Resources department is currently looking for a detail-orientated person to support two supervisors. While balancing several administrative responsibilities, this Human Resources Assistant will assist with payroll, coordinate our internship program, and plan Wellness at Work initiatives.

The HR Assistant will have a wide range of responsibilities from responding to employee inquiries on a daily basis to welcoming all new hires. This is a great opportunity to learn about Human Resources in the exciting industry of publishing!

Some of the responsibilities of the role include:

  1. Assisting with recruitment (posting job ads and checking references)
  2. Generating Payroll Action Forms for all new hires and terminations
  3. Scheduling new hire orientation
  4. Assisting with the coordination of on-site student visits
  5. Recruiting for internships as needed (reviewing resumes, conducting phone screens, and interviewing)

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

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Prior office experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Interest in Human Resources
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel; Access a plus

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

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International Sales Assistant—Temporary

(New York, New York)

Our International Sales department is looking for a full-time, temporary assistant. This position Assistant supports the International Sales team with daily tasks as well as customer accounts in (builds and strengthens relationships with customers, explores new sales opportunities, coordinates fulfillment of orders, and creates targeted sales materials for sales trips). This position will also collaborate with global sales representatives to execute company objectives. There will be heavy interaction with associated in-house departments, sales representatives, and accounts.

The International Sales Assistant:

  1. Provides daily support to the Senior Director of International Sales.
  2. Develops and maintains relationships with customers via daily contact.
  3. Assists accounts and reps to place and track orders and continue to educate them about the tools available to them (PubEasy, OASIS, RightNow, BookSeller, Edelweiss etc.).
  4. Liaises with customer service to solve customer issues and process claims, new account applications, and account information updates.
  5. Provides accounts with information and pricing in a timely manner.
  6. Responds to inquiries from new and existing accounts, sales reps, freight forwarders, order processing, customer services, and returns and credit departments.
  7. Runs and reviews sales reports using Business Objects.
  8. Prepares sales materials for meetings, presentations, and book fairs.
  9. Maintains files and account grids.
  10. Responsible for general office administration while supervisor is traveling.

Please apply if you meet these minimum requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-up skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities
  • Ability to work under pressure, solve problems, and meet deadlines
  • Self motivated with the ability to work effectively with all levels internally and externally
  • PC proficiency (Word, Outlook, Excel; SAP and Business Objects a plus)

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Interest in learning about account management
  • Mandarin speaking (reading & writing)

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

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Maintenance Clerk

(New York, New York)

We are currently seeking a Maintenance Clerk who will be responsible for servicing and maintaining office equipment and space for Penguin’s 375 and 345 Hudson Street locations.

Responsibilities include restocking kitchen supplies and replenishing paper in copy areas; wiping down floor equipment such as vending machines, water coolers, copies, and scanners; inspecting ceiling and display cabinet lights and installing replacements as necessary; inspecting, cleaning, and resetting layout of conference rooms; checking the functionality of audio/visual equipment in conference rooms; setting up workstations and offices for new employees; collecting trash, as well as flattening and binding empty boxes on floors; inspecting rooms for cleanliness; hanging items on walls (i.e. coat hooks, bulletin boards, pictures, wall shelving, etc.); assisting with workstation and office relocations; performing minor furniture and equipment repair; and moving furniture and/or equipment. The Maintenance Clerk will also be responsible for assisting or filling in for Maintenance Clerks at our 345 and 375 Hudson Street locations and for working on special assignments when necessary.

Requirements:

  1. Prior experience in an office environment
  2. Strong analytical and organizational skills
  3. Excellent communication and customer service skills
  4. Excellent ability to prioritize and multitask
  5. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  6. Ability to effective communicate to employees and management
  7. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs independently and 100 lbs assisted
  8. Ability to climb a ladder and stairs
  9. Ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time
  10. Ability to communicate through a walkie-talkie
  11. Ability to use hand-held tools
  12. Ability to work nights and weekends as needed

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

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Managing Editorial Assistant—Viking

(New York, New York)

We are seeking an Assistant to support the Executive Managing Editor with all aspects of managing editorial responsibilities for titles across the Viking, Penguin Press, Portfolio, Sentinel, Current, and Viking Studio imprints.

Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Assisting supervisor in maintaining publication schedules and key informational grids.
  2. Reviewing, routing, and tracking jackets and bound galley copy.
  3. Managing materials that come into the Executive Managing Editor’s physical inbox.
  4. Providing general administrative support (i.e. filing, photocopying, keeping track of project deadlines, etc).
  5. Liaising with various in-house departments in order to help keep books on schedule and to meet objectives.
  6. Creating and maintaining title information in Firebrand.
  7. Attends weekly production meeting.

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively in a deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent organizational skills with the proven ability to multitask
  • Ability to successfully prioritize multiple projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Publishing knowledge through prior internships and/or publishing course is a plus

Salary for this position is $35,250. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter.

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Part Time Academic Marketing Assistant

(New York, New York)

We are currently seeking a part-time Marketing Assistant to provide support to our Academic Marketing department for 19 hours per week. This person will respond to the incoming desk copy requests from academic, educational, and library customers via email, fax, and phone; assist with social networking and promotional activity, including working with cover images in Photoshop; handle occasional mailings of promotional material and books.

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

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of social media platforms (Tumblr and Facebook)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Photoshop
  • Proficiency with MAC programs a plus

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

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Production Coordinator—DK

(New York, New York)

Dorling Kindersley (DK) is looking for a Production Coordinator to serve as the liaison between the Special Markets department and UK Production. This person will implement bulk orders for book clubs, proprietary, and custom publishing.

Specifically, the Production Coordinator:

  1. Works with UK editorial and production teams to obtain costs and schedules for potential and confirmed custom and proprietary projects.
  2. Assists sales reps with running P&L’s and calculating customer quotes.
  3. Traffics print purchase orders through internal order processing system, monitors project status and tracks shipments through invoicing.
  4. Reviews and routes editorial changes, shipping instructions, and carton labels from UK to end customer for approval.
  5. Obtains appropriate shipping documents from the UK for billing.
  6. Maintains monthly forecast and billing grids for printer direct shipments.
  7. Participates in weekly UK WIP production meetings.
  8. Creates custom mock-ups when necessary.
  9. Participates in customer meetings when appropriate.
  10. Maintains Special Sales mock-up and sample library.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 1 year production experience
  • Ability to work well independently and under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Excellent organizational skills and a critical eye for detail
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Knowledge of SAP

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

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Production Editor —Berkley

(New York, New York)

Our Berkley Managing Editorial department is currently seeking a Production Editor to review text, covers, and backlist reprints throughout the various production stages as well as copyedit and proofread, book covers and jackets. In addition, the Production Editor will hire and oversee the work of freelancers, coordinate schedules between freelancers, editors, and production, and perform quality control review of eBooks and digital-only titles.

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least 2 years of production/managing editorial experience; prior supervisory experience
  • Excellent copyediting and proofreading skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking 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 send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

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Publicity Assistant—Portfolio/Sentinel/Current

(New York, New York)

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 two publicists 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 send your resume and cover letter.

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Sales Assistant—Young Readers

(New York, New York)

Our Penguin Young Readers division is looking for an energetic Sales Assistant to provide administrative support to the Vice President, Director of Field Sales and Business Development as well as sales support to 11 field reps and 2 regional sales managers.

Specifically, the Sales Assistant:

  1. Primary contact for Field Sales Force in New York office.
  2. Responsible for ordering and distributing sales materials weekly and seasonally.
  3. Manages all aspects of 9 regional trade shows and coordinates materials for BEA.
  4. Prepares sales materials for seasonal sales conference.
  5. Creates PowerPoint presentations for various meetings/conferences.
  6. Coordinates, collects and distributes bi-weekly feedback from field sales representatives.
  7. Manages T&E tracking.

Please apply if you meet the following qualifications:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple assignments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong follow-up skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate with team members and provide support as necessary
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to lift/move packages weighing up to 20 lbs

Salary for this position is $35,250. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter.

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Sales Assistant/Coordinator—Paperback

(New York, New York)

Our Paperback Sales team is seeking a Sales Assistant/Coordinator to provide support and serve as a liaison to field reps in charge of key accounts including Books-A-Million, Baker & Taylor, Hastings, and Ingram. This includes generating spreadsheets for accounts, gathering estimates, sending publicity updates, and creating sales reports and PowerPoint presentations. The Assistant/Coordinator will also provide in-house assistance to the Director of Field Sales and Assistant Sales Manager by running sales reports, attaining information from key account reps, checking inventory and demand, preparing for meetings, setting up discounts, and ordering samples.

This position provides a hands-on opportunity to learn about the exciting and dynamic publishing sales field!

Other responsibilities include:

  1. Maintaining database and schedule of upcoming releases/drop-in schedule for all paperback titles.
  2. Assisting with updating and maintaining title and estimate information in CDE/Silvon.
  3. Coordinating with Operations and Managing Editorial to set up and update Strict on Sale titles.
  4. Working with Marketing to ensure that sell sheets are created for drop-in and tie-in titles and updated.
  5. Screening and fulfilling NetGalley requests.
  6. Providing assistance with in-house author signings.
  7. Assisting with coordinating mailing to sales reps or accounts.

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Prior office experience
  • Minimum of 6 months to one year of prior publishing experience to be considered at Coordinator level
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive with strong follow up skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

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Senior Designer—Putnam Riverhead Ad/Promo

(New York, New York)

The Senior 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 Senior 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 4 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 send your resume, portfolio, and cover letter with salary requirements.

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(Senior) Print Shop Operator

(New York, New York)

We are currently seeking a full-time (Senior) Print Shop Operator who is customer service oriented, career-minded, and able to work in a fast-paced environment to join our team! Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and a 401(k) plan.

The (Senior) Print Shop Operator:

  1. Performs digital and some analog copy (off the glass) print jobs.
  2. Intakes copy jobs, assists clients in completing requisition forms, punches forms in, logs jobs into intake logbook and determines job prioritization
  3. Communicates with client regarding job completion or deadline issues.
  4. Performs basic binding, collating and stapling.
  5. Performs quality checks of each job to ensure conformity to departmental standards.
  6. Answers phone inquiries from employees regarding job status, etc.
  7. Delivers urgent jobs.
  8. Works on various projects as needed.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 1 year experience with high-speed duplication copiers and digital printing
  • Superb customer service skills
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong follow-up skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word
  • Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat & Reader

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

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Senior Publicist—Young Readers

(New York, New York)

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 send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

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