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Assistant Content Coordinator (New York, New York)
Associate Manager, Advertising and Consumer Marketing (New York, New York)
Associate National Accounts Manager – Adult Sales (2) (New York, New York)
Brand Manager (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)
Editor/Senior Editor (New York, New York)
Editorial Assistant/Assistant Editor – Blue Rider Press (New York, New York)
Field Sales Representative (2)–Random House Adult Sales (California & North Carolina)
Field Sales Representative–Penguin Adult Sales (Boston, MA, Chicago, IL, & New York, NY)
Financial Analyst (New York, New York)
Human Resources Assistant (New York, New York)
Junior Designer – Interiors (New York, New York)
Marketing Manager – Penguin Press (New York, New York)
National Accounts Manager – Adult Sales (2), (New York, New York)
National Accounts Manager, Random House Online Sales (2), (New York, New York)
Production Assistant – Berkley (New York, New York)
Production Editor – NAL (New York, New York)
(Associate) Publicist – Plume & Hudson Street (New York, New York)
Sales Manager (East Asia)
Senior Financial Analyst, Penguin Young Readers (New York, New York)
Special Sales Assistant – DK (New York, New York)



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

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

Specifically, the Associate Manager:

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

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements: 

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

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

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Associate 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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Brand Manager, New York, NY

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

Specifically, the Brand Manager: 

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

Please apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications:

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

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

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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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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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Editorial Assistant/Assistant Editor – Blue Rider Press, New York, NY

Blue Rider Press, an imprint that publishes a wide variety of books covering fiction, humor, nonfiction, biographies, political science, and pop culture is seeking an Editorial Assistant/Assistant Editor.  This position supports the Publisher on a wide variety of editorial and administrative tasks.

Specifically:

  1. Provides administrative support (answers phones, takes messages, files departmental expense reports, schedules business travel, photocopies, files, helps with scheduling, routes author payments, maintains hard copy files and electronic files, keeps track of projects’ due dates, and fields correspondence from authors)
  2. Evaluates manuscripts (reads manuscripts in whole or in part as dictated by supervisor, writes reader’s reports, and writes & sends rejection letters)
  3. Oversees entire production process from finished manuscript to bound book (works with authors and managing editorial departments, creates art logs for illustrations, researches and obtains text and art permissions when necessary)
  4. Generates all imprint paperwork including: contract requests, TI sheets, catalog copy, flap copy, etc.

Requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum two years of editorial experience to be considered at the Assistant Editor level
  • Prior publishing experience a plus
  • Excellent organizational, writing, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, meet all deadlines consistently, and work creatively with others
  • Attentive to detail and strong follow-up skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Independent research skills 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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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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Field Sales Representative–Penguin Adult Sales, Boston, MA, Chicago, IL, & New York, NY

Our Penguin Adult Sales group is looking for three sales representatives to support the Boston, Chicago, and New York City regions.  This person will be responsible for managing sales and marketing of all adult hardcover and paperback lists to independent stores and wholesalers.

If you are an avid reader and enjoy traveling, this may be the opportunity for you!

Specifically, the Sales Representative:

  1. Sells all new titles and backlist for hardcover, paperback, audio, and distribution clients.
  2. Works with each account individually for maximum sell through of all titles while utilizing the Penguin Partnership where applicable.
  3. Works closely with publicity departments as well as store even staff for successful outcomes with each author event.
  4. Becomes knowledgeable with titles in each imprint.
  5. Promotes backlist books.
  6. Escorts authors if necessary.
  7. Visits academics at local colleges for possible large scale title adoptions.
  8. Visits various bookstore chains, non-traditional bookstores to see how books are displayed.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years of selling experience
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Comfortable with use of all social media as well as Edelweiss and Treeline
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office especially Word and Excel
  • Ability to travel

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

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Financial Analyst, New York, NY

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

The Financial Analyst:

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

Requirements:

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

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

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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 Designer – Interiors, New York, NY

Our Interior Design department is currently seeking a Junior Designer to work on book interiors for a wide range of adult fiction, non-fiction, biography, business, how-to, history, current affairs, mysteries, and classic books.  This department is responsible for turning authors’ manuscripts into attractive book interiors.

The Junior Designer will handle interior design assignments with the goal of being able to handle original titles independently.

Some of the daily responsibilities include:

  1. Assisting the Design Director on book projects as well as providing administrative support (answering phones, maintain database, taking meeting notes, etc.)
  2. Working independently on offsets, binding dies, and assigned design projects (primarily black & white book interiors) including original book designs
  3. Supporting the design department administratively (in-house trafficking, arranging meetings, ordering supplies, scanning, answering general inquires, filing, copying, etc.)

Please reply if you meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least 6 months of graphic design experience, preferably in trade book interiors
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities in a deadline driven environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Portfolio must demonstrate fine design and typographical sense

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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Marketing Manager – Penguin Press, New York, NY

The Penguin Press imprint of Penguin Group (USA) is seeking a Marketing Manager to oversee all aspects of marketing for Penguin Press hardcover books, including creating and executing marketing plans, running social networks and imprint website, providing marketing materials to sales, maintaining title budgets, booking and writing copy for ad campaigns, and keeping up with new marketing tools, platforms, and strategies.  Penguin Press publishes elite authors including: Michael Pollan, Thomas E. Ricks, Thomas Pynchon, Zadie Smith, Phil Jackson, Nate Silver, Niall Ferguson, John Berendt, Ron Chernow, Amy Chua, Daniel Yergin, Eric Schlosser, Steve Coll, Alan Greenspan, Leon Panetta, and Mary Oliver among others.

The Marketing Manager:

  1. Plans and implements creative marketing campaigns with Marketing Director
  2. Writes ad copy and works directly with ad/promo or ad contacts to book print, radio and online ad campaigns
  3. Assists Marketing Director in coordinating seasonal sales conference presentations
  4. Maintains all Penguin Press social networks and website
  5. Plays an active role in weekly sales presentations and author meetings
  6. Maintains a working knowledge of all necessary systems and communicates any changes in process or functionality to the imprint
  7. Updates ongoing marketing information on all relevant reports, including weekly marketing report
  8. Works closely with publicity, sales, editorial, and corporate marketing groups to maximize marketing efforts
  9. Works with external companies / partners and third-party marketing vendors to maximize marketing efforts

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum of 3 years prior related experience in book marketing
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail
  • Fluency in online participation, especially social networks, website and blog outreach, daily website maintenance
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficient with Word, Excel, and WordPress
  • Knowledge of FinalCut, iMovie, and Photoshop 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. No phone calls/agencies.

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

Penguin’s Adult Sales team is seeking two National Account Managers to sell all hardcover, paperback, and audio adult titles to key jobber accounts servicing the retail and library markets (Baker & Taylor and Ingram).  In addition to selling a wide range of new titles, the National Accounts Managers will be responsible for managing our extensive backlist, arranging advertisements, and coordinating business reviews.  Based in our 375 Hudson Street, New York City office, the National Accounts Managers will also work on setting goals for titles, managing co-op funds, and will act as a liaison between their accounts and internal departments.

The National Accounts Managers will also:

  1. Attend and participate at internal meetings including, but not limited to, planning, 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 requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 4 years prior sales experience; publishing sales/book retail experience preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to work and thrive under pressure
  • 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 submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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National Accounts Manager, Random House Online Sales (2), New York, NY

Join the Random House Online Sales Division as National Accounts Manager! We are seeking two National Account Managers to maximize sales growth; one each for the Crown Publishing Group (including the Crown, Broadway, Clarkson Potter, Crown Archetype, Crown Business, Crown Forum, Harmony, Hogarth, Ten Speed Press, Waterbrook Multnomah, and Watson Guptill imprints) and Random House Publishing Group (including the Random House, Ballantine, Bantam, Dell, Del Rey, Delacorte, Spiegel and Grau, Modern Library, and Lucas Books imprints).

Both of these fast-paced positions will be responsible for selling to and enhancing relationships with key online accounts, including Amazon.com.

These positions will work in the 1745 Broadway offices.

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

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

Qualifications:

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

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

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Prepress Coordinator, New York, NY

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

Specifically, the Prepress Coordinator:

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

Requirements:

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

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

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Production Assistant – Berkley, New York, NY

Do you have the proven ability to work well independently and take initiative?   Are you able to adhere to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment?

We are currently seeking a Production Assistant to support the Vice President, Director of Production.  This person will assist with special projects that require extensive work in Microsoft Excel.

Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Answers telephone, types memos and procedures, enters data into spreadsheets, schedules meetings, organizes VP’s projects, files and paperwork, keeps VP’s calendar, maintains weekly employee attendance reports for the department, and makes some follow up phone calls/emails for VP.
  2. Provides administrative support to the Vice President and department (i.e. files, invoice and vendor payment follow up, sends out packages, orders supplies, stocks printer and fax paper, keeps package counter clean, etc.)
  3. Works with VP on special projects that require extensive work in Microsoft EXCEL. Candidate should know how to format EXCEL spreadsheets for printing, have knowledge of basic formula writing, the ability to do V-look ups and set up pivot tables.
  4. Reports and logs all vendor quality issues including following up when responses are not on time.
  5. Keeps track of when front-list text files are sent to the archive group and sends photo insert files to the archive group every month.
  6. Enters plant costs into spreadsheets for the trade 1st printing group, tracks down missing invoices and prepares final spreadsheets for forecast and plant cost meeting.
  7. Handles requests for production materials for all internal departments and foreign publishers from the asset repository system, or from the vendors. Reviews invoices that pertain to files ordered from vendors. Creates watermarked PDF s when requested
  8. Completes book specification sheets for production materials from the sub-rights department and retrieves and transfers files as needed.
  9. Traffics, schedules, and maintains scheduling logs for Back Ads.  Serves as liaison between the promotion department, managing editorial, design, and production for the creation and updating of ads.
  10. Creates Insite folders for the trade group on a monthly basis.

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

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Prior office experience
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple assignments
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel & Word.
  • Knowledge of SAP a plus

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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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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(Associate) Publicist – Plume & Hudson Street, New York, NY

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

The (Associate) Publicist:

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

Requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 1 year prior publicity experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Publicity Assistant, and Cision
  • Familiarity with digital media and social networking sites

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

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Sales Manager, East Asia

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

This position will be based in Hong Kong.

Specific responsibilities include:

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

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

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

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

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Senior Financial Analyst, Penguin Young Readers, New York, NY

The Penguin Young Readers division of Penguin Random House is currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst who will work closely with the Business Manager to assist with the annual profit and loss budget, quarterly re-forecasts, month and year-end reporting as well as ad hoc projects.

Specifically, the Senior Financial Analyst will:

  1. Independently manage, track and analyze the sales, costs and profitability of several Penguin Young Readers imprints.
  2. Provide quarterly financial reviews for these imprints to the Business Manager, publishers and editorial teams.
  3. Budget, forecast and analyze new titles, reorders and ebooks for their imprints.
  4. Budget, forecast and monitor divisional sales incentives.
  5. Assist in creating bridge schedules from forecast to forecast as well as other support schedules for budgets / forecasts.
  6. Assist in reviewing imprint profit and loss statements prior to consolidation into the company roll-up.
  7. Assist with month-end commentary and analysis for imprint and divisional profit and loss statements.
  8. Provide ebook analyses for Penguin Young Readers division to identify financial trends and opportunities.
  9. Assist with quarterly review of royalty advances for write-down.
  10. Compile, review and provide post publication profit and loss statements for imprints that fall under their review.
  11. Provide ad hoc data and analysis for Penguin Young Readers imprints upon request.

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

  • 4 year college degree in business, preferably finance or accounting; CPA or MBA a plus
  • Minimum of 5-7 years relevant work experience, preferably within book publishing or a similar industry
  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organization skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Excel (including vlookups and PowerPivot)
  • Strong knowledge of SAP, Business Objects and Hyperion a plus

 

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

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Special Sales Assistant – DK, New York, NY

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

The Special Sales Assistant:

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

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

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

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

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