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Assistant Content Coordinator (New York, New York)
Assistant Marketing Manager – Viking (New York, New York)
Assistant Production Manager-Berkley (New York, New York)
Associate Editor/Editor – Penguin Books, (New York, New York)
Associate National Accounts Manager – Adult Sales (2) (New York, New York)
Associate Publicist/Publicist – Tarcher & Perigee (New York, New York)
Business Analyst, (New York, New York)
Business Analyst / Senior Business Analyst (New York, NY or Westminster, MD)
Children’s Paperback Publishing Manager (New York, New York)
Consumer Insights Assistant (New York, New York)
Content Licensing Account Manager (New York, New York)
Contracts Associate – DK (New York, New York)
Digital Archivist (New York, New York)
Designer, Grosset & Dunlap – Penguin Young Readers Group (New York, New York)
Designer – Penguin Press (New York, New York)
Director, International Marketing & British Commonwealth Sales (New York, New York)
Editor/Senior Editor (New York, New York)
Editor/Senior Editor – Perigee, (New York, New York)
(Senior) Editor – Portfolio, Sentinel, and Current (New York, New York)
Editorial Assistant – Portfolio/Sentinel/Current (New York, New York)
Field Sales Representative (2)–Random House Adult Sales (California & North Carolina)
Human Resources Assistant (New York, New York)
Junior Web Designer (Digital) – Digital Publishing Group (New York, New York)
Marketing Analytics Senior Manager – Consumer Marketing Development, (New York, NY)
Marketing Manager – DK (New York, NY)
National Accounts Manager – RH Adult Mass Merch (New York, New York)
Online Sales & Marketing Assistant – Penguin Adult Books (New York, New York)
Product Manager – Fodor’s (New York, New York)
Production Editor – NAL (New York, New York)
Publicity Assistant – Riverhead (New York, New York)
Publishing Assistant-Viking, (New York, New York)
Sales Assistant – Penguin Adult Paperback Sales (New York, New York)
Sales Coordinator-Paperback Sales, (New York, New York)
Sales Manager (East Asia)
Sales Manager (Middle East)
Sales Manager (3), (Europe)



Assistant Content Coordinator, New York, NY

Penguin Random House is looking for an Assistant Content Coordinator to work within its Living Language, Reference, and Large Print imprints. This position will report to the Associate Director of Managing Editorial and will be responsible for supporting digital and print products for these imprints.

Specifically, the Assistant Content Coordinator:

  1. Routes and proofreads covers, reviews interiors, and manages reprint corrections for print products.
  2. Hires and reviews the work of freelance reviewers, copy editors, and proofreaders for online and print products.
  3. Assists with entering online course content and uploading audio and image assets into our content management system.
  4. Assists with quality assurance of online courses, apps, and ebooks.
  5. Proofreads marketing materials.
  6. Assists Associate Director with larger projects as needed.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum 1-2 years’ experience, preferably in publishing
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment under tight and often shifting deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to effectively prioritize tasks
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external contacts
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficient in Office Suite

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Copyediting and proofreading experience
  • Experience working with digital content and content management systems
  • Strong interest in book publishing

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate “Assistant Content Coordinator” in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies please.

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Assistant Marketing Manager – Viking, New York, NY

Our Viking imprint is seeking an Assistant Marketing Manager. Viking has a rich history of both fiction and non-fiction, and is home to incredible authors including: Geraldine Brooks, Lynne Chenney, Lev Grossman, Deborah Harkness, Sue Monk Kidd, Terry McMillan, Nathanial Philbrick, and many more.

The Assistant Marketing Manager:

  1. Creates marketing/online/social media plans for assigned titles on the Viking list
  2. Presents these plans at all imprint, sales/marketing, author and agent meetings
  3. Creates presentation plans for authors/agents
  4. Works directly with authors and their designers on author websites
  5. Works directly with authors on their social media platforms, creating campaigns, timelines, content, visuals, giveaway opportunities, etc. for the ramp-up to publication
  6. Liaises with marketing, publicity, editorial, ad/promo, managing editorial and sales on online/social media campaigns, ARCs, galleys, and collateral material needed for the trade and for consumers

Requirements:

  • 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 2 years of prior publishing experience required, marketing experience preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple responsibilities
  • Experience with online/social media campaigns, including SEO
  • Proficiency with various social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign 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. No phone calls/agencies.

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Assistant Production Manager – Berkley, New York, NY

We are currently seeking an Assistant Production Manager who will be responsible for the production costs, quality, and scheduling of approximately 120 trade and hardcover frontlist titles for the Berkley Publishing Group.   This person will also interact with internal departments as well as outside vendors to answer questions, provide estimates, and keep cover & text materials on schedule.

Additional responsibilities include:

  1. Checking composition orders and page proofs to monitor accuracy and quality at each stage of the text production cycle.
  2. Checking cover mechanicals for accurate set-up, mechanics, specs as well as color fidelity of proofs and printed covers.
  3. Generating P&Ls with accurate book estimates for titles at paging & pricing and print order stages.
  4. Issuing book and cover purchase orders in SAP.
  5. Managing and maintaining production logs to ensure that all titles stay on schedule.
  6. Ordering bound galleys for the publicity department.
  7. Reviewing and coding all plant cost invoices.

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

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least 5 years of experience in book production, trade production experience preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a deadline driven environment
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Knowledge of SAP

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. No phone calls/agencies.

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Associate Editor/Editor – Penguin Books, New York, NY

We are currently seeking an Associate Editor/Editor to acquire original titles for the Penguin Books list and assist in the editing process of titles acquired by the Publisher & President.

The Associate Editor/Editor:

  1. Acquires 6-10 original titles per year for Penguin paperback original
  2. Edits manuscripts and promotional copy for titles
  3. Traffics manuscripts through every stage of the planning and production process from rough draft to finished book
  4. Evaluates original and reprint submissions as well as identifies and develops projects outside of agented submissions
  5. Assists in the packaging, strategizing, and positioning of titles
  6. Acts as a liaison between authors and agents and other departments for the publication process from start to finish
  7. Handles all contracts, payments, and permissions for authors/agents

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

  • 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3 years prior related editorial experience for Associate Editor; 4 years prior related editorial experience for Editor
  • Proven ability to cultivate and establish author and agent relationships
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Proficiency with various social media platforms 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. No phone calls/agencies.

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Associate National Accounts Manager – Adult Sales (2), New York, NY

Penguin’s Adult Sales team is seeking two Associate National Accounts Managers to sell select imprints to key jobber accounts servicing the retail and library markets (Baker & Taylor and Ingram).  In addition to selling select titles, the Associate National Accounts Managers will help manage the backlist, arrange advertisements, and coordinate business reviews.  Based in our 375 Hudson Street, New York City office, these positions will also provide administrative support to a National Accounts Manager and Sales Director.

The Associate National Accounts Managers will also:

  1. Attend and participate at internal meetings including, but not limited to, sales and marketing meetings.
  2. Attend customer vendor meetings.
  3. Run and analyze a variety of daily, weekly, monthly, and seasonal sales reports.
  4. Communicate with management regarding account activities (i.e. reorders, account strategy).
  5. Travel to visit accounts as needed and to attend two annual sales conferences.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years prior sales experience; publishing sales/book retail experience preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time via plane, train, and/or car

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 Publicist/Publicist – Tarcher & Perigee, New York, NY

We are looking for an Associate Publicist/Publicist to secure print coverage, radio interviews, author appearances, online media, and book signing tours for non-fiction titles.  This person will brainstorm and execute creative publicity strategies, interact with authors and agents, and write press releases and materials.

Additional responsibilities include:

  1. Meeting with and pitching national and regional media and sending books to media contacts
  2. Maintaining and strengthening media contacts, particularly in the creativity, self-help, parenting, health, fitness, popular culture, and wellness realms
  3. Helping maintain the publicity database
  4. Researching unique projects and contributing to the social media outreach
  5. Representing the imprint at meetings with booksellers, agents, and other departments

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

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 1 year prior publicity experience for the Associate level; At least 2 years of prior publicity experience for the Publicist level
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects at a time
  • Ability to travel up to 5% by airplane, train, and/or car required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), CisionPoint, and Publicity Assistant
  • Book publishing experience preferred, ideally with non-fiction titles
  • Knowledge of WordPress and FinalCut Pro 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. No phone calls/agencies.

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Business Analyst, New York, NY

This business analyst position will support the Random House Corporate Development team, which handles Mergers and Acquisitions as well as Strategy.

Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Provide analytical support to the Corporate Development/M&A department
  2. Manage smaller-scale projects independently (responsible for developing & maintaining project plans, executing analysis, and documenting results).
  3. Potential tasks / areas of focus:
  4. Build financial models, including P&L, Cash Flow, Balance sheet, to forecast and value companies
  5. Help coordinate all aspects of a transaction (data room, different workstreams, due diligence findings)
  6. Internal and external benchmarking studies both on a micro (e.g. title, categories, departments, imprints, divisions, etc.) and macro level (etc. markets, industries, companies, etc.)
  7. Conduct research online and offline (e.g. screen market reports, external studies, etc.)
  8. Analysis of financial data both on a costing as well as sales
  9. Analysis of consumer data

Previous Experience

  • Ideally, candidates will possess 2 years of analytical experience gained either through internships and/or practical work experience.
  • Previous investment banking, auditing, or consulting experience is preferred.
  • Publishing experience is a plus but not required.

Skills/Requirements 

  • Ability to analyze/quantify business activity and identify potential opportunities
  • Logical problem solving skills and data-based decision making skills
  • Ability to think creatively and problem solve, with an eye to the bigger strategic picture
  • Strong ability to prioritize, plan, and execute multiple projects and deadlines
  • Comfortable taking direction from two managers and managing projects effectively
  • Proactive mindset and the ability to work independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interest and/or knowledge of digital media
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly excel and power point
  • Personable.  Must be comfortable communicating and interacting with all levels
  • Willingness to learn new software and reporting tools

Please apply using our online application process. http://careers.randomhouse.com

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Business Analyst / Senior Business Analyst, New York, NY or Westminster, MD

The Sales Strategic Planning group is looking for a Business Analyst / Senior Business Analyst to join the team!  While providing essential analytical support to all sales divisions within Penguin Random House, the Analyst will have opportunity to work with various internal departments to provide a complete financial picture of the business.

This position will be located in our 1745 Broadway, New York City office OR in our Westminster, MD office.

Specific responsibilities include: 

  1. Providing regular (daily and monthly) reporting on billings, targets, customers, divisions and top titles for use by sales, senior management, and publishers
  2. Compiling data elements to support sales forecasts as well as provide details on any variances
  3. Providing analytical support for new business initiatives
  4. Preparing presentations for Key Account Strategy reviews
  5. Auditing & analyzing terms of sale elements and programs
  6. Identifying any gaps in process or financial risks and providing recommendations for minimizing such risks
  7. Acting as a liaison between the business units and the corporate finance areas
  8. Conducting regular review of sales processes and provide on input on how they may be improved or streamlined
  9. Managing various projects and ad-hoc requests to support the business

Please apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of business analytics experience; experience within publishing, media, or at a consulting company is a plus
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel (i.e. vlookups, arrays, macros, etc.)
  • Excellent analytical, quantitative, and problem solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate across all levels within a company
  • Proven ability to analyze and present complex information from multiple data sources concisely
  • Adaptable with the ability to quickly learn new information systems and integrate them into existing processes
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects
  • Able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity with business intelligence systems (i.e. Business Objects, Cognos, etc.) 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. No phone calls/agencies.

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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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Consumer Insights Assistant, New York, NY

Penguin Random House is seeking a Consumer Insights Assistant to coordinate and support our market research initiatives.

This role will require strong organizational and communication skills and is intended for candidates with an interest in data and data analysis. Experience with different data sets, including panel-based survey data (syndicated and custom), social media data, web traffic data, and sales data is preferred but not required. What is required is an interest in quantitative and qualitative market research methods, as well as a passion for connecting consumers to our many books, authors, and brands.

Candidates with a creative approach to telling stories with data, comfortable working with primary and secondary research materials, and who thrive in collaborative work environments are welcome to apply.

Specifically, the Consumer Insights Assistant: 

  1. Supports the team responsible for the creation and delivery of key customer reports to publishers
  2. Monitors research requests
  3. Creates PowerPoint report templates and populates data into PowerPoint reports
  4. Oversees a quality assurance process to guarantee the highest quality research
  5. Communicates with internal stakeholders regarding data/reporting to address their business goals
  6. Recommends changes to existing research processes to improve overall efficiency

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably with some coursework in business, marketing, or the social sciences
  • Interest in both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, working with direct measurement and survey-based data
  • Strong communication/writing skills and the ability to think critically about business needs
  • Excellent organizational skills and problem solving ability
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail
  • Enjoys working with different types of data sets and acquiring new research skills
  • Experience with SPSS-based reporting software not required, but a definite plus
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills

The salary for this position is $35,250. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package.  To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate “Consumer Insights Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies please.

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Content Licensing Account Manager, New York, NY

Fodor’s Travel, a division of Penguin Random House, seeks a Content Licensing Account Manager to join their team.   The position will focus on licensing Fodor’s Travel destination content, point-of-interest reviews, cruise ship reviews and other itinerary and travel-related content to both domestic and international clients.

Specifically, the Content Licensing Account Manager:

  1. Sources potential transactions for the Fodor’s within the digital content vertical
  2. Prepares quotes and proposals for new, expansion and renewal business
  3. Presents and reviews available repository of content and global coverage with potential clients
  4. Negotiates business and legal terms with potential customers and prospects according to Fodor’s guidelines
  5. Reviews and ensures the accuracy of lease/license documents prior to delivery to potential customers or prospects
  6. Reports activities, revenue, and opportunities to the company on a regular basis
  7. Meets content license revenue targets
  8. Collaborates and strategizes with editorial to meet client requests and align content expansion with core edit strategy
  9. Collaborates closely with technology to ensure optimal, up-to-date API features for partner content feeds
  10. Monitors accounts payable activities to ensure compliance with terms
  11. Collaborates with finance in the reconciliation of accounts payable line-items

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3-4 years of experience with account management; publishing or media experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with content licensing and merchandising strategies
  • Awareness of supply and demand trends in the applicable domestic and international market/vertical
  • Awareness of the competitive landscape, market pricing and strategy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized and manages time well
  • Familiarity with content delivery formats – RSS, XML, API

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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Digital Archivist, New York, NY

Our Digital Assets department is currently seeking a Digital Archivist who is responsible for the ingestion, fulfillment, organization, and for all assets of Penguin Group (USA).

Specifically, the Digital Archivist:

  1. Ingests all files into digital asset management system. Quality checks all documents before ingestion, using the Adobe applications and Quark.
  2. Fulfills files to various parts of the business upon request.
  3. Ensures that all files are stored within the correct location in the asset library with the proper metadata attached.
  4. Works closely with the eBook production group in providing files for converting print ready files into eBooks.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent experience; Masters of Library Science, preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to follow-up
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
  • Mac OS experience and literacy required, some PC knowledge required
  • Intermediate knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat, and Quark
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Proven ability to exercise considerable judgment and discretion in preparing, disclosing and handling information of a confidential and/or sensitive nature

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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Designer, Grosset & Dunlap – Penguin Young Readers Group, New York, NY

Penguin Random House seeks 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 informative books for children, 0-12 years of age. In addition to popular chapter book series, they expand in-house brands such as: The Little Engine That Could, The World of Eric Carle, and Llama Llama; they continue the legacy of Beatrix Potter; publish Grosset Vintage — a series of children’s books with mid-century origins, lead the non-fiction market with their Who Was and Smithsonian programs; and work with Cartoon Network and other licensors on media tie-in publishing.

Specifically, the Designer will:

  1. Designing and managing all stages of book production – for both covers and interiors – for 30-35 children’s book titles a year. This entails hiring and directing illustrators, working with freelance designers, trafficking material for approval, maintaining schedules, and preparing files for output.
  2. Working collaboratively with all members of the team, from concept to finish.
  3. Effectively communicating with artists and agents.
  4. Maintaining and strictly adhering to production schedules.
  5. Remaining up-to-date on current art, design and publishing trends.
  6. Taking a creative lead by bringing new ideas and new methods of workflow to the design team.
  7. Working with other in-house departments to ensure materials requests are met in a timely and effective manner.

The ideal candidate possesses:

  • 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 in video games and children’s animation genres

Please apply using our online application process. http://careers.randomhouse.com

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Designer – Penguin Press, New York, NY

Penguin Press is looking for a Designer to join their design team.  While working with editors, publishers, and art directors, this position will be responsible for overseeing and designing 25-30 book jackets and paperback covers per year from concept stage to finished, printed product.

Additionally, the Designer will commission and direct illustrators and photographers and select art research.  On an as needed basis, the Designer will attend photo shoots for book covers.

Penguin Press is dedicated to publishing literary nonfiction and select fiction and has a distinguished roster of authors including, among others, Thomas Pynchon, Michael Pollan, Niall Ferguson, Zadie Smith, Henry Kissinger, and Alan Greenspan.

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

  • 4 year college degree in design/graphic arts or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years prior book cover design experience
  • Broad knowledge of typography, printing, prepress file/art management and production
  • Highly creative
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects while adhering to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

Please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirement and a link to your portfolio to jobs@us.penguingroup.com indicating the position for which you are applying in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies.

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Director, International Marketing & British Commonwealth Sales, New York, NY

Penguin Random House has a unique opportunity available within its International Sales team as a Director responsible for overseeing, developing, and executing the overall marketing plans for Random House titles across all imprints and Penguin Random House Distribution Services publishers.  The Director also supports company title and budget goals for the British Commonwealth by developing and implementing effective sales strategies and tactics.

This exciting position offers the opportunity to coordinate with various departments within the company, including sales, marketing, publicity, contracts, subsidiary rights, and editorial to support the promotion and development of titles in the international English language marketplace.

This position will work in the 1745 Broadway offices.

Some of the specific responsibilities include: 

  1. Serving as the direct liaison for the Random House core adult publishing divisions.
  2. Providing feedback and key information to the international sales and publishing divisions.
  3. Determining international print book on-sale dates, formats, etc.
  4. Organizes international sales conferences.
  5. Oversees the production of advertising and promotional materials used for the international market and all international digital marketing activities, including trade and consumer digital marketing materials.
  6. Directly manages international marketing and British Commonwealth sales personnel.
  7. Coordinates international author interviews and publicity events.
  8. Attends and organizes aspects of key international trade shows including BEA and the Frankfurt Book Fair and London Book Fair.

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • 10 years international sales and marketing trade book publishing experience or equivalent
  • 3 years trade book British Commonwealth territorial sales & marketing experience or equivalent
  • 3 years of experience in managing English-language International editions or equivalent
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve and adapt in a changing environment
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to work effectively across departments and levels within a company
  • Ability to travel internationally for 4 to 6 weeks per year
  • Foreign language skills is 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. No phone calls/agencies.

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Editor/Senior Editor, New York, NY

Crown Publishing Group is seeking an experienced Editor or Senior Editor to solicit, acquire, evaluate and develop a fiction list of around 8-10 titles a year. Categories include upmarket women’s fiction, book club fiction, and historical fiction.

Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  1. Negotiating the purchase of manuscripts with authors
  2. Consulting with authors on market, content, style and format and preparing
  3. Writing cover copy for books, catalogs and title information sheets
  4. Establish and coordinate the editorial, production and publication schedules and track through all stages until completion

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum of 5-7 years prior book editorial experience, preferably in fiction with a demonstrated success in acquiring
  • Knowledge of competition and the publishing market as well as established agent contacts
  • Strong line and conceptual editing skills
  • Strong negotiation skills

Please apply using our online application process. http://careers.randomhouse.com

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Editor/Senior Editor – Perigee, New York, NY

 Our Perigee imprint is currently seeking an Editor/Senior Editor to acquire and edit 12-15 non-fiction books per year focusing on popular reference, self-improvement, creativity, gift and novelty.

Perigee publishes an eclectic range of self-help, how-to, and popular reference books, all with the underlying goal to entertain and inform.  From bestsellers The Smartest Investment Book You’ll Ever Read, The Book of Useless Information, 10 Mindful Minutes, and Chasers of the Light to international phenomena such as Wreck This Journal, 1 Page at a Time, and The Out-of-Sync Child, the books are by turns practical and quirky, whether they show readers how to parent children with special needs, release their creativity, or manage their retirements.

Specifically the Editor/Senior Editor:

  1. Cultivates and maintains relationships with agents, authors, and other content sources (social media, blogs, foreign publishers, packagers, etc.) to acquire and/or develop 12-15 book projects per year
  2. Works with sales, publicity, and marketing to package and position books
  3. Acts as in-house liaison between editorial, production, design, and managing editorial departments

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

  • 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • 4 years prior related editorial experience for Editor; 5 years prior related editorial experience for Senior Editor
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to cultivate and establish author and agent relationships
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Proficiency with various social media platforms

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. No phone calls/agencies.

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(Senior) Editor – Portfolio, Sentinel, and Current, New York, NY

We currently have an opening for a (Senior) Editor working for the Portfolio, Sentinel, and Current imprints.  Acquire new nonfiction projects for a rapidly growing list in the three primary categories of business, and/or politics, and/or science, including subcategories such as marketing, management, business narrative, investing, personal finance, economics, career advice; conservative thought, history, religion, international relations; psychology, biology, technology.  Candidates will not need to contribute to all three imprints, but at least business and one other.

The (Senior) Editor will solicit new projects; meet with agents and authors; negotiate deals; edit manuscripts; supervise the production process; work closely with our marketing department and other internal departments; supervise and mentor a shared assistant.

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

  • Minimum 3 years prior editorial experience in trade or non-trade nonfiction publishing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong sense of teamwork
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook
  • Specialization in business publishing a plus
  • Experience with conservative and/or science publishing 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. No phone calls/agencies.


Editorial Assistant – Portfolio/Sentinel/Current, New York, NY

Our Portfolio/Sentinel/Current editorial department is currently seeking an Editorial Assistant.  This person will support two editors as well as oversee the entire production process from finished manuscript to bound book.  This is a great opportunity to learn about the editorial process!

Specifically, the Editorial Assistant:

  1. Provides administrative support (answers phones, takes messages, photocopies, files, helps with scheduling, keeps track of project due dates, and fields questions from authors and agents)
  2. Assists with various day-to-day tasks such as logging in agented submissions, drafting contract and check requests, providing sales figures to authors, transmitting finished manuscripts to production, and generating sales reports
  3. Evaluates proposals and manuscripts and writes readers reports
  4. Provides editorial back-up on projects by offering editorial feedback, liaising with authors, and writing flap copy, title information sheets, and catalog copy

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

  • 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to think critically
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

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

Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@us.penguingroup.com indicating the position for which you are applying in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies.

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Field Sales Representative (2)–Random House Adult Sales, California & North Carolina

Our Random House Adult Sales group is looking for two sales representatives to support the California and South East regions.  The Field Sales Representatives will be responsible for managing and maximizing sales growth and marketing initiatives within the territorial boundaries for all assigned accounts.  The positions will be based in California (preferably Los Angeles) and North Carolina.

If you are an avid reader who enjoys talking about books and traveling, this may be the opportunity for you!

Specifically, the Sales Representative:

  1. Sells frontlist titles into accounts on a seasonal basis and actively solicits reorders as needed
  2. Updates accounts on title and author specific publicity on a weekly basis and/or as needed
  3. Develops and implements territory strategies and sales plans for backlist and frontlist
  4. Collaborates with accounts on marketing plans and promotions
  5. Calls on chain superstores and libraries within territory to inform and promote key titles and identify regional opportunities through presentations, distribution of ARCs and galleys, providing publicity updates
  6. Provides outreach through accounts including staff, book group, and consumer facing presentations

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum of 3 years experience selling trade books and/or 3-5 years bookstore management experience; buying experience preferred
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Comfortable with use of social media platforms as well as Edelweiss
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office especially Word and Excel
  • Ability to travel 10-25% of the year by car, train, and/or plane

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate “Field Sales Representative – RH Adult Sales” in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies please.

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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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Junior Web Designer (Digital) – Digital Publishing Group, New York, NY

An exciting opportunity for a Junior Web Designer has opened up within the Digital Publishing Group. The Junior Web Designer will be working under a Senior Designer and Art Director to produce online visual design for Fodor’s Travel.

Specifically, the Junior Web Designer’s responsibilities will mainly be to assist with the online visual design through the development of typographic styles, visual concept, logos, icons, and in the production of assets and style guides. The Junior Web Designer must understand and be able to extend the visual language for the project, taking into consideration not only how it looks, but also how it works and will be used.

If you love the travel space, this could be a great opportunity for you!

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 3+ years web experience, ideally in agency environment
  • Formal design training or degree in Graphic Design preferred
  • Strong portfolio with engaging diverse web designs and other interactive platforms
  • Experience with content-based consumer websites and responsive design
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Acrobat, Acrobat Distiller
  • Working knowledge of and/or experience with Flash and HTML code a plus

To apply, please submit your resume, portfolio, and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate “Junior Web Designer” in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies please.

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Marketing Analytics Senior Manager – Consumer Marketing Development, New York, NY 

The Consumer Marketing Development group is seeking a Marketing Analytics Senior Manager to join our innovative team. This corporate team manages consumer outreach programs and facilitates best-in-class consumer marketing across Penguin Random House’s publishing divisions by researching, exploring, and developing new analytics and marketing tools (licensed or built in-house), processes, campaign approaches, ad tech, training, and best practices, and scaling what works across the organization. The Marketing Analytics Senior Manager role is core to our success.

This person will manage our web analytics platform, Adobe Analytics (Omniture SiteCatalyst) for the entire Penguin Random House organization, overseeing everything from code implementation on websites and apps to creating dashboards, reporting, and enabling actionable insights. He or she will also manage a tag management system (Tealium IQ) for configuring and deploying site code.

The Marketing Analytics Senior Manager will support analytics needs for corporate marketing endeavors such as consumer-facing genre websites like WordandFilm.com, email marketing program, and CRM. This person will also support website and marketing campaign tracking for books, authors, programs, and imprints across the company’s publishing divisions, working with marketers and developers across the company to establish analytics requirements and map requirements to analytics code and reporting. He or she will train internal marketers on using Adobe Analytics (Omniture SiteCatalyst) for reporting and analysis, will advise marketers on KPIs, and help develop targeted dashboards and reports for tracking goals.

The Marketing Analytics Senior Manager will liaise with our internal data science group on creating reporting dashboards using visualization software, as well as with IT on bringing marketing data into the central database (Netezza) for integrated reporting.

The Marketing Analytics Senior Manager will also participate in corporate projects related to big data, CRM, marketing attribution, cross-channel reporting, and consumer insights, and will help assess new measurement/analytics tools and vendors to support these areas.

The ideal candidate has a strong mix of technical knowledge and analytical skill, enjoys problem-solving, enjoys working with and supporting internal “clients,” and has an eye toward innovation and process improvement.

The ideal candidate should:

  • Possess a keen understanding of a wide range of digital marketing activities and be very familiar with common industry metrics
  • Have strong analytical, business writing, and presentation skills
  • Have a strong understanding of web analytics collection methods and website code; proficiency in HTML, CSS, PHP, and JavaScript is a plus
  • Have experience using Omniture SiteCatalyst (at least one year). SiteCatalyst Certification a plus
  • Prior experience using a tag manager a plus
  • Have experience with SQL and accessing databases, advanced Excel user
  • Be comfortable with various reporting interfaces and tools
  • Have strong organization skills and project management experience
  • Be able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Have 3+ years of digital marketing or web analytics experience

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

jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate ” Marketing Analytics Senior Manager – Consumer Marketing Development ” in the email subject line. No agencies/phone calls please.

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Marketing Manager – DK, New York, NY

DK, the award-winning publisher of nonfiction illustrated reference books, seeks a Licensing and Children’s Marketing Manager to join the US team. This person will be a critical pillar in executing strategic marketing plans and will oversee the booking, creation, and execution of select consumer and academic marketing campaigns as well as provide support to the Associate Director and the sales teams.  The position will also require management of one direct report, the Assistant Marketing Manager.

Specifically, the Marketing Manager:

  1. Executes and manages the strategic marketing plans for DK licensed and children’s titles.
  2. Point-person for maintaining relationships with licensors and submitting marketing materials for approval.
  3. Point-person for academic marketing including all outreach to schools, libraries, and the homeschool market.
  4. Writes descriptive marketing copy for online retailers, advertisements, and sales catalogs.
  5. Creates marketing materials to support sales reps and work with the design department in the execution of marketing materials.
  6. Participates in and organizes trade show and special event materials when appropriate.
  7. Develops email marketing campaigns.
  8. Manages the budgeting and forecasting for the children’s and licensing marketing budget.
  9. Stays in tune with the competition in the marketplace and conducts research and reports on competition when necessary.
  10. Presents seasonal marketing plans to sales reps and accounts.
  11. Additional responsibilities include participating in select travel to trade shows, sales meetings and sales conferences.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in marketing with management experience; publishing and previous experience with licensors and/or brand management preferred
  • Minimum of one year of supervisory experience
  • Excellent communication, organizational, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to work collaboratively on shared goals as part of a close-knit team
  • Strong knowledge of social and digital media platforms
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Apps

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate “Marketing Manager – DK” in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies please.

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National Accounts Manager – RH Adult Mass Merch, New York, NY

An exciting opportunity has opened up in our Random House Mass Merch Sales Division for a National Accounts Manager! We are currently seeking a National Account Manager to sell all Adult products on the Random House list to Readerlink.

This position will work in the 1745 Broadway office.

Specifically, the National Accounts Manager:

  1. Liaises with marketing, publishing, and publicity regarding all aspects of business relating to key accounts (including but not limited to daily sales reporting, title positioning and merchandising, and seasonal/annual/promotional reviews).
  2. Reviews all customer orders, works with inventory and customer service on all matters related to shipping and delivery for customer base.
  3. Responsible for developing, maintaining, and administering co-op pools.
  4. Communicates all pertinent account specific information as it relates to appropriate imprints.
  5. Attends and participates at meetings with internal departments (i.e. editorial, production, design).
  6. Runs and analyzes daily, weekly, monthly, etc. sales reports.
  7. Estimates orders.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years prior related publishing and/or selling 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
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate “National Accounts Manager, Random House Mass Merch Sales” in the email subject line. No agencies/phone calls please.

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Online Sales & Marketing Assistant – Penguin Adult Books, New York, NY

Our digital sales team is looking for an Online Sales & Marketing Assistant to join their team.  The Online Sales & Marketing Assistant will provide general administrative support to the Director of Online and Digital Sales and the Online and Digital Sales Department.

Specifically, the Online Sales & Marketing Assistant:

  1. Provides administrative support to supervisor and to the department (filing, maintaining calendar, galley mailings, filing, keeping meeting minutes, etc).
  2. Runs sales reports for department and manages distribution of reports as directed.
  3. Tracks and analyzes digital sales.
  4. Creates new departmental reporting and ad-hoc reports, and liaises with relevant outside departments.
  5. Creates and distributes weekly digital sales reports to other divisions.
  6. Organizes sales activities around our digital-first and digital-only imprints.
  7. Prepares and formats marketing/book title data for online booksellers, including managing the collection, creation and distribution of catalog content, cover images, and other essential marketing materials in digital format.
  8. Works directly with Amazon merchandising team on specific Penguin projects as directed.
  9. Checks shipments and fields questions from accounts.
  10. Covers for reps if they are out of the office.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4 year degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of one year of experience to be considered, sales experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, evolving area of the publishing industry

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with imaging and design software

The salary for this position is $35,250. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package. Indicate “Online Sales & Marketing Assistant – Penguin Adult Books” in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies please.

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Product Manager – Fodor’s, New York, NY

Fodors.com, one of the world’s leading travel websites, seeks an outstanding Product Manager to join its digital team. Our ideal candidate will develop, plan, and oversee the implementation of new site features and optimizations that drive consumer engagement, brand value, and revenue. We need a positive self-starter who thrives on creating and communicating product requirements, sees them through to launch, and deep-dives into post-launch analysis and optimization. If you want to help transform Fodors.com into the best online travel site, we want to hear from you!

Specifically, the Product Manager will:

  1. Lead and define solutions to improve the fodors.com customer experience and ensure it aligns with the long-term product roadmap
  2. Conduct cost benefit analysis of proposed projects to determine priority and feasibility
  3. Solicit internal recommendations and build relationships across editors, business leads, designers, and developers to reach consensus on specifications for new website features and functions
  4. Motivate and influence executives, business partners, and productions teams
  5. Drive product development by writing the business requirements, managing the complete design, build, test, and release process
  6. Ensure projects are proceeding according to schedule and meet functional and design specifications
  7. Ability to de-prioritize requirements when needed and justify it
  8. Integrate usability studies, research and market analysis into product requirements to enhance user satisfaction
  9. Continuously research and recommend best practices based on competitive analysis and internal reporting tools

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

  • 5+ years of online product management experience, preferably at a highly trafficked travel, lifestyle, or media website
  • Strong track record of leading and launching successful web products both large and small
  • Customer focused and goal oriented
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and skill in establishing a shared vision around new products and ideas
  • Outstanding project management skills with superior attention to details
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Familiarity and understanding of technical systems
  • Agile development experience preferred, but not required
  • Passion, leadership, and a desire to create the best travel website

Please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirement to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate “Product Manager – Fodor’s” in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies.

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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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Publicity Assistant – Riverhead, New York, NY

Our Riverhead Publicity department is currently seeking a Publicity Assistant! This person will support a Senior 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!

Specifically, the Publicity Assistant: 

  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)
  5. Liaises with related publishing departments including marketing, editorial and production
  6. Works on other departmental and individual projects as needed
  7. Attends events and parties hosted by Riverhead as needed
  8. 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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Publishing Assistant-Viking, New York, NY

We have an opening for a Publishing Assistant to support the President of Viking/Plume/Hudson Street Books. There is significant interaction with agents, authors and Penguin Random House management. This is an opportunity for a highly organized individual with excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills to learn about book publishing.

Specifically, the Publishing Assistant: 

  1. Provides administrative support (answers phones, maintains calendar and phone log, files, faxes, copies, etc.)
  2. Liaises with department heads, editors, authors, agents, and Penguin Random House management
  3. Handles travel arrangements for supervisor
  4. Writes rejection letters and other correspondence as needed
  5. Maintains current New York Times bestseller collection
  6. Works on other projects as needed

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 6 months prior office experience
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Ability to work comfortably with all levels of management
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel 

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

Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@us.penguingroup.com indicating the position for which you are applying in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies.

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Sales Assistant – Penguin Adult Paperback Sales, New York, NY

Our Penguin Adult Paperback Sales team is looking for a dynamic, organized Sales Assistant to join their team.  The Sales Assistant provides support to the three National Account Managers and Executive Director. This person will be responsible for individual sales support and reporting tasks, and will be the main department contact.

Specifically, the Sales Assistant:

  1. Prepares and distributes weekly sales and tracking grids for sales and marketing meetings.
  2. Maintains and updates Barnes & Noble new title database for each selling season.
  3. Prepares monthly sales presentations for Barnes & Noble which are presented to various category buyers.
  4. Interacts with marketing and publicity departments to obtain additional materials and information.
  5. Provides Barnes & Noble with weekly schedule and title changes and corrections.
  6. Uploads covers and author/book videos on barnesandnoble.com.
  7. Compiles monthly new title list for comp orders.
  8. Visits author websites to report on retail affiliations.
  9. Provides administrative support (i.e. manages calendar, answers phones, takes messages, faxes, files & photocopies) for 3 account managers and department supervisor.
  10. Completes Weekly National Best Seller Reports.
  11. Completes Monthly Business Reviews for senior sales staff.
  12. Assists with ad hoc data collection/information gathering (i.e. title specific sales information).
  13. Works with account managers to handle Barnes and Noble Discover Submissions.
  14. Attends weekly  marketing and sales meetings.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Four year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Internet research
  • Proficiency with  Business Objects is a plus

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. Indicate “Sales Assistant – Penguin Adult Paperback Sales” in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies please.

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Sales Coordinator-Paperback Sales, New York, NY

Our Sales department is currently seeking a Sales Coordinator to assist with paperback sales!  This position will coordinate all facets of sales administration to the field, key accounts, and in-house sales staff.

Specifically, the Sales Coordinator: 

  1. Attends all sales meetings and provides information to the field reps and in-house sales team
  2. Works closely with the hardcover counterparts
  3. Helps manage the materials being sent to trade shows and field reps
  4. Organizes sell-in information (galleys, sell-in materials, etc.)
  5. Liaises with marketing, editorial, and publicity departments

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

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent experience
  • At least 2 years of publishing sales experience
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; Experience with Edelweiss
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time via plane, train, and/or car

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. No phone calls/agencies.

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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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Sales Manager, Middle East

Penguin Random House International Sales is seeking a Middle East-based Sales Manager to join the team!  The Sales Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing sales strategies for specific title and budget goals and for the development, management, and improvement of business relationships with key accounts across the Middle East.  Working specifically to sell all Penguin Adult & Young Readers US titles, the Sales Managers also work closely with the New York City office and with distribution clients to provide relevant sales and market information.

This position will be based in the Middle East.

Other responsibilities include:

  1. Analyzing sales statistics to determine business growth potentials and strategies.
  2. Continually managing performance goals and monitoring key account and title performance.
  3. Seeking out and initiating plans to secure new customers and sales opportunities.
  4. Suggesting publication strategies including specialized formats and printings.
  5. Coordinating with Random House Middle East Sales Manager regarding sales and marketing activities.

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of international sales experience; book publishing sales and/or retail local experience required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 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
  • Fluency in English required; fluency in Arabic is preferred

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. No phone calls/agencies.

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Sales Manager (3), Europe

Penguin Random House International Sales is seeking three Europe-based Sales Managers to join the team! The Sales Managers will be responsible for developing and implementing sales strategies for specific title and budget goals within their assigned territory and for the development, management, and improvement of business relationships with select key accounts. Working specifically to sell all Penguin Adult & Young Readers US titles, the Sales Managers also work closely with the New York City office and with distribution clients to provide relevant sales and market information.

Positions available in Germany, Northern Europe, and Southern Europe.

Other responsibilities include:

  1. Analyzing sales statistics to determine business growth potentials and strategies.
  2. Continually managing performance goals and monitoring key account and title performance.
  3. Seeking out and initiating plans to secure new customers and sales opportunities.
  4. Suggesting publication strategies including specialized formats and printings.

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of international sales experience; book publishing sales and/or retail local experience required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Awareness of and ability to professionally interact with other cultures
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the year via car, train, and/or plane
  • Knowledge of international publishing landscape is strongly preferred
  • Fluency in English is required for all positions; fluency in German required for Germany Sales Manager, fluency in any Northern European language required for Northern Europe Sales Manager, and fluency in any Roman language required for Southern Europe Sales Manager

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. No phone calls/agencies.

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