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Assistant Content Coordinator (New York, New York)
Assistant Marketing Manager – DK (New York, New York)
Associate Marketing Director – Blue Rider Press & Plume (New York, New York)
Associate Manager, Account Marketing (New York, New York)
Associate Manager, Digital & Social Media Marketing – Penguin Young Readers (New York, New York)
Associate Production Editor – Crown (New York, New York)
Business Analyst, (New York, New York)
Content Licensing Account Manager (New York, New York)
Designer, Marketing Design and Operations – Random House Children’s Books (New York, New York)
Designer – Young Readers (New York, New York)
Digital Marketing Assistant (New York, New York)
Digital Products Assistant (New York, New York)
Editor/Senior Editor (New York, New York)
Editor/Senior Editor – Perigee, (New York, New York)
Editorial Assistant – Penguin Press (New York, New York)
Junior Designer/Designer – Penguin Press (New York, New York)
Marketing Analytics Manager – Consumer Marketing Development (New York, New York)
Marketing Assistant (New York, New York)
Marketing Assistant – Viking & Riverhead (New York, New York)
Marketing Director – Berkley/New American Library (New York, New York)
Marketing Manager (New York, New York)
Marketing Manager – Young Readers (New York, New York)
National Account Manager-Penguin Young Readers Group (New York, New York)
Online & Digital Business Development Coordinator (New York, New York)
Permissions Assistant (New York, New York)
Production Editor – NAL (New York, New York)
Publicity Assistant – Berkley (New York, New York)
Sales Assistant – Adult Sales (New York, New York)
Sales Assistant/Coordinator (New York, New York)
Sales Coordinator – Adult Sales (New York, New York)
Sales Manager (Middle East)
Sales Manager (Tokyo)
Sales Manager – Library Market (New York, New York)
Sales Manager – Random House Children’s Books (Southeast)
Senior Copy Editor – Random House Children’s Books (New York, New York)
Senior Designer – Grosset & Dunlap (New York, New York)
Senior Financial Analyst (New York, New York)
Title Manager – Random House Publishing Group, (New York, New York)
Title Manager, Penguin Young Readers Group, (New York, New York)
Web Developer – Online Marketing, (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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Assistant Marketing Manager – DK, New York, NY

DK, the award-winning publisher of nonfiction illustrated reference books, seeks an Assistant Marketing Manager to join the US team. This person will be a critical pillar working on the licensing and children’s lists executing strategic marketing plans, managing educational outreach to consumers, and collaborating with licensors and other departments.

The Assistant Marketing Manager:

  1. Assists Marketing Manager with execution and management of strategic marketing plans for DK children’s and licensing titles
  2. Liaise with licensors and freelancers about marketing projects and approvals
  3. Research and facilitate consumer and educational outreach, keeping on top of consumer and market trends
  4. Work with UK office and sales team to ensure reps have accurate and ample sales materials for meetings
  5. Write descriptive marketing copy for online retailers and sales catalogs
  6. Create marketing materials for internal and external use such as sell sheets, presentations, teacher’s guides, and activity kits
  7. Participate in and organize trade show and special event materials
  8. Point person for the creation of eNewsletters and website assets throughout each season

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in marketing; publishing experience preferred
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently, exercise good judgment, and balance multiple priorities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Apps
  • Experience with educational and/or licensed titles 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. No phone calls/agencies.

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Associate Marketing Director – Blue Rider Press & Plume, New York, NY

Blue Rider Press and Plume are seeking an Associate Marketing Director to develop and execute marketing campaigns for each of these unique imprints. Blue Rider publishes a wide-range of books covering fiction, humor, nonfiction, biographies, political science, and pop culture while Plume publishes a wide-variety of original paperback fiction.

The Associate Marketing Director: 

  1. Develops marketing campaigns for all frontlist and backlist titles.
  2. Maintains marketing budget and accruals for finance.
  3. Manages the social media presence of both Plume and BRP on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.
  4. Assists authors with the development of their online/social media platforms.
  5. Oversees the marketing assistant in scheduling marketing meetings, routing back ads, preparing materials and sales history for marketing meetings and sales conference.
  6. Works with the sales department to ensure they have the necessary materials needed for selling in titles.
  7. Creates sales conference PowerPoint presentations.
  8. Reads proposals and attends meetings with potential authors.
  9. Works with freelance writers and designers, in-house print production, and outside vendors.

Requirements: 

  • 4-year college degree or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum four years prior experience in book marketing
  • Ability to work with people at all levels
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and keep track of deadlines
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Proficiency with InDesign, and Photoshop 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. No phone calls/agencies.

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Associate Manager, Account Marketing, New York, NY

Do you love books? Do you enjoy author events? Do you like working behind-the-scenes to help authors connect with readers?

We are seeking a creative and detail-oriented individual who works well under pressure to join our team. This position will be responsible for managing book sales for Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau author events. Working closely with each event venue, the Associate Manager will help maximize book sales, and ensure that events run smoothly. The PRH Speakers Bureau represents a stellar roster of authors, and works with a wide variety of partners, including campuses, conferences, booksellers, community organizations, corporations, and more.

If you enjoy working in collaborative environments, this unique job may be the perfect opportunity for you!

The Associate Manager will also:

  1. Track and analyze sales for Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau authors’ titles.
  2. Act as a liaison between sales departments and Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau staff to identify growth opportunities.
  3. Develop, maintain, and strengthen relationships with off-site venues and collaborate with sales reps.
  4. Attend select events to understand event logistics.
  5. Pitch in on team projects as needed.

Please apply if you meet the following qualifications:

  • Four year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2.5 years of experience in trade-publishing sales, book publicity or marketing, or bookselling
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent organizational and follow-up skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively problem solve
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

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 Manager, Digital & Social Media Marketing – Penguin Young Readers, New York, NY

We have an exciting opening in our Penguin Young Readers Marketing department for an Associate Manager, Digital & Social Media Marketing. This person works within the Digital & Social Media marketing team and is responsible for the creation, curation, strategy and measurement of digital and social marketing initiatives for our Penguin Teen business. This includes management of our social communities as well as strategic development with our retail, advertising, publicity and school & library team to create integrated content and campaigns online.

If you love social media and children’s books, this could be the position for you!

Specifically, the Associate Manager:

  1. Works with Senior Manager in management of social communities including content strategy, community management and analysis.
  2. Planning, strategy, set up and measurement of social advertising campaigns (Facebook and Twitter) for specific Penguin channels relating to marketing plans for books.
  3. Responsible for tracking and communicating all statistics and analysis regarding specific campaigns, Facebook, websites, tumblr, and Twitter, etc on an on-going basis. This includes using third party tools (Radian 6, Omniture, Exact Target, etc).
  4. Works with integrated marketing team to develop strategic plans for PYRG titles, representing best practices of digital and social marketing.
  5. Works with team to help guide strategy and messaging for online content including author and book websites, author videos, trailers, content for Penguin Young Readers social channels including YouTube, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram etc.
  6. Maintain knowledge of competition and trends and advances in digital, apps, websites, mobile, advertising, teen, pop culture, etc.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working in digital marketing
  • Strong interest in and proven knowledge of digital platforms such as Facebook, Twitter,Pinterest, Tumblr, Instagram, and YouTube
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, manage, and meet project deadlines

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Experience working with youth-related brands
  • Experience with Community Management
  • Experience with content development
  • Knowledge of digital analytics, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, and HTML

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate “Associate Manager – Digital & Social Media” in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies please.
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Associate Production Editor – Crown, New York, NY

The Crown Publishing Group seeks an Associate Production Editor to join its team. This individual will be primarily working on hardcover-to-paperback conversions, as well as handling original titles from manuscript to bound book.

Specific responsibilities will include copyediting, proofreading, and type coding with Word styles; creating and maintaining book schedules; hiring freelance copy editors, proofreaders, and indexers and reviewing their work; performing quality assurance on ebooks; and working closely with the editorial, design, and production groups. Additionally this individual will share in departmental responsibilities: backing up colleagues; reviewing marketing materials; and contributing to special projects as needed. Qualified candidates must have a minimum of two years production editorial experience.

The ideal candidate is a team player who is flexible, has strong analytical and organizational skills, and is able to set and meet deadlines. A facility with Microsoft Word and electronic copyediting is a plus.

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

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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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Content Licensing Account Manager, New York, NY

Fodor’s Travel, a division of Penguin Random House, seeks a Content Licensing 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. Creates target lists of potential clients based on industry/vertical trends/demands
  2. Sources potential transactions for the Fodor’s within the digital content vertical
  3. Prepares quotes and proposals for new, expansion and renewal business
  4. Presents and reviews available repository of content and global coverage with potential clients
  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. Collaborates and strategizes with editorial to meet client requests and align content expansion with core edit strategy
  8. Collaborates closely with technology to ensure optimal, up-to-date API features for partner content feeds
  9. Monitors accounts payable activities to ensure compliance with terms
  10. Collaborates with finance in the reconciliation of accounts payable line-items

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4 year college degree
  • 3 years of experience with account management; publishing or media experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with content licensing and merchandising strategies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized and manages time well
  • Highly motivated/eager to learn and succeed self-starter
  • Thrives in a collaborative environment
  • Responds well to strategic direction
  • Preferred familiarity with content delivery formats – RSS, XML, API

Applicants can apply by submitting their resumes and cover letters, along with their salary requirements, to jobs@us.penguingroup.com, indicating “Content Licensing Manager – Fodor’s” in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies please.

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Designer, Marketing Design and Operations – Random House Children’s Books, New York, NY

Our Marketing Design and Operations team in Random House Children’s Books is looking for a talented designer to promote Children’s Books for infants through young adults. The Designer must possess the ability to create strong visual solutions and handle all phases of design from concept to production. Projects will include print and online advertising/promotions, point-of-sale materials as well as retailer, consumer and educational collateral.

Specifically, the Designer:

  1. Creates a wide variety of work for trade and licensed titles aimed at specific target audiences that will attract customer interest and increase brand awareness.
  2. Interfaces with Marketing, Production and Book Design departments as well as with designated outside designers, illustrators, stock agencies, vendors and publications.
  3. Keeps abreast of print and digital advancements and trends.
  4. Works on pre-press preparation, digital imaging, and approving production proofs as well as develops presentation materials.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • MS/BS/BA in Graphic Design, Visual Communication or Communication Design
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in design
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and track multiple projects while adhering to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
  • Self-motivated, team player and problem solver with strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in the following software in a Mac based environment: Adobe Microsoft Office Professional, Adobe CS6 including Flash (Adobe After Effects and Dreamweaver a plus)
  • Knowledge of scanning, color correcting and retouching
  • Solid knowledge of the publishing Industry
  • Knowledge of children’s industry, children’s picture books and/or children’s licensed brands a plus

To apply, please submit your portfolio, resume, and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Indicate “Designer – RHCB” in the subject line. Submissions without portfolios will not be considered. No phone calls/agencies please.

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Designer – Young Readers, New York, NY

The Designer is responsible to create original book packaging for a wide range of Young Readers middle grade and young adult fiction. This includes both cover and interior design for hardcover and paperback imprints. The Designer will work closely with all departments, specifically Design, Editorial, Managing Ed, and Production.

Specifically, the Designer:

  1. Designs book cover packaging for middle grade and young adult hardcover and paperback imprints.
  2. Works directly with photographers, illustrators, and outside freelancers.
  3. Meets with the editorial and marketing groups with supervision.
  4. Maintains working knowledge of the middle grade and young adult market.
  5. Handles cover and interior design from manuscript to bound book.
  6. Coordinates photo shoots and helps with research and style.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4 year college degree in design or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of prior publishing design experience
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Strong typography skills
  • Pre-press experience
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

To apply, please submit your portfolio, resume, and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com.

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Digital Marketing Assistant , New York, NY

The Random House marketing department is seeking a Digital Marketing Assistant to join the team and work on our digital-exclusive imprints: Loveswept, Alibi, Hydra, & Flirt. While performing a variety of tasks, this position offers the opportunity to learn about the entire process of marketing to the e-original market including assisting with blog tours, social media, advertising, and website management.

The Digital Marketing Assistant:

  1. Assists with creating marketing and social media plans for titles on our digital-exclusive imprints list
  2. Coordinates blog tours for our digital-exclusive titles
  3. Helps manage our digital imprint websites and social media accounts
  4. Liaises with editorial, managing editorial, and production to create digital galleys
  5. Works closely with ad/promo to design promotional material for authors
  6. Provides administrative support including scheduling weekly and monthly meetings
  7. Participates in the planning of annual conferences and conventions
  8. Works on special projects as needed

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4 year college degree
  • Prior office experience; experience within book publishing/marketing is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organization skills with the ability to work on multiple projects at once
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team
  • Proactive with strong follow-up skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with various social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, and WordPress a plus

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

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Digital Products Assistant, New York, NY

Penguin Random House is currently seeking a Digital Products Assistant to assist the Digital Products department. This position is also responsible for supporting digital products such as enhanced eBooks, apps, non-standard eBooks, and unique digital initiatives for the Penguin adult imprints. This entry-level position provides a great opportunity to learn about digital publishing!

Specifically, the Digital Products Assistant:

  1. Manages multiple department schedules
  2. Basic administrative tasks (schedules meetings, filing, note-taking, etc.)
  3. Researches digital marketplaces and products
  4. Creates visual presentations of sales data and product information
  5. Assists in digital product management
  6. Proofs digital products
  7. Liaises with editorial, marketing, online, production, publicity, and other departments throughout Penguin Random House

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

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to effectively prioritize tasks
  • Familiarity with e-reader and tablet operating systems
  • Ability to meet deadlines in fast paced environment
  • Detailed eye for proofreading text and analyzing user interface design
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop 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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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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Editorial Assistant – Penguin Press, New York, NY

Penguin Press editorial department is currently seeking an Editorial Assistant to support a Senior Editor and Executive Editor. This position will assist with the progress of book projects from acquisition to publication by coordinating schedules with internal departments.

Penguin Press is dedicated to publishing conversation-defining serious non-fiction and literary fiction; a list of Penguin Press authors can be found on its website, http://thepenguinpress.com.

The Editorial Assistant:

  1. Provides administrative support (answers phones, takes messages, photocopies, files, helps with scheduling, keeps track of projects due dates, etc.)
  2. Evaluates fiction and non-fiction manuscripts in whole or in part, writes readers’ reports, and writes and sends rejection letters
  3. Oversees the entire production process from finished manuscript to bound book by working with authors and managing editorial
  4. Fields questions from authors and agents
  5. Writes first draft of copy and works on line editing as needed

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

  • 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Prior office experience; publishing experience a plus
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple responsibilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong follow up skills
  • 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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Junior Designer/Designer – Penguin Press, New York, NY

Penguin Press is looking for a Junior Designer/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, this person will commission and direct illustrators and photographers and select art research. On an as needed basis, the Junior Designer/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
  • A minimum of 6 months prior design experience for Junior Designer level; Minimum of 2 years prior book cover design experience for the Designer level
  • 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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Marketing Analytics Manager – Consumer Marketing Development, New York, NY 

The Consumer Marketing Development group is seeking a Marketing Analytics 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 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 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 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 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  Manager – Consumer Marketing Development ” in the email subject line. No agencies/phone calls please.

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Marketing Assistant, New York, NY 

We have an exciting Marketing Assistant opportunity available! The Marketing Assistant will provide marketing and administrative support for the Berkley, NAL, Celebra, DAW, and InterMix imprints. This is a great opportunity to learn about marketing and the publishing process!

The Marketing Assistant:

  1. Provides general administrative support (schedules meetings, takes meeting notes, files, coordinates mailings etc.).
  2. Coordinates marketing materials for presentations, sales conference, acquisition meetings, and agent/author use.
  3. Produces and distributes materials for conferences, including digital material binders (quotes and reviews, excerpts, etc.) and title information sheet binders.
  4. Assists with the development of marketing campaigns (writes up meeting notes, inputs data into marketing systems, maintains budget and accruals, pulls sales data).
  5. Assists with tie-in and partnership marketing with companies such as HBO and Lifetime.
  6. Assists with creating galley covers, postcards, bookmarks, and other promotional materials.

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

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Prior office experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Knowledge of social media platforms
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, and InCopy 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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Marketing Assistant – Viking & Riverhead (New York, NY)

Our Viking and Riverhead imprints are seeking a Marketing Assistant to support the marketing efforts on their fiction and nonfiction titles. Viking has a rich history of both fiction and non-fiction and is home to incredible authors including Sue Monk Kidd, Lev Grossman, and Nathaniel Philbrick, while Riverhead boasts a strong and diverse list of authors including Junot Díaz, Meg Wolitzer, Khaled Hosseini and many more.

The Marketing Assistant: 

  1. Provides administrative support (answers phones, maintains and schedules calendar appointments, expenses, internal record keeping).
  2. Coordinates meeting agendas, scheduling and materials for department meetings.
  3. Assists in the development and implementation of marketing plans for assigned titles on Viking and Riverhead lists. This includes creation of campaigns, timelines, content, visuals, and giveaway opportunities.
  4. Contributes to posting on Viking and Riverhead social media accounts (Facebook,Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Tumblr) and coordinates social media advertising.
  5. Maintains record keeping for assigned titles and sales reports.
  6. Schedules and fulfills ARC/galley giveaways.

Requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Previous office experience required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite programs, online marketing tools and digital analytics 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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Marketing Director – Berkley/New American Library, New York, NY

Berkley and NAL are seeking a Marketing Director to strategize and execute marketing campaigns for the list of titles. Working in conjunction with the SVP, Publisher of NAL, and a marketing team, this person will create innovative and effective campaigns.

Responsibilities:

  1. Strategizes and executes marketing campaigns for all titles and sets and manages the corresponding budgets
  2. Works closely with publisher and editors to create successful marketing campaigns and consults with editorial on which books/authors to acquire. Provides prospective marketing plans for proposals as needed
  3. Supervises and mentors the marketing department
  4. Maintains marketing budget and accruals for finance
  5. Oversees overall social media strategy and vision for imprints on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram
  6. Monitors and analyzes social media campaigns/trends and their impact; creates synergies where able
  7. Manages and executes digital and print advertising strategies; analyzes and tracks effectiveness of ad campaigns
  8. Identifies and develops new advertising avenues and creative marketing partnerships/sponsorships to meet brand goals
  9. Oversees the design and production all marketing materials and promotional items.
  10. Oversees the creation and production of author videos and book trailers; ensures they align with publisher and editor goals
  11. Works with the sales department to ensure they have the necessary materials needed for selling in titles

Requirements:

  • Minimum seven years prior experience in book marketing
  • Ability to work with people at all levels
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and keep track of deadlines
  • Online advertising experience a must, including Facebook, Twitter, Google
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite programs, online marketing tools and digital analytics 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. No phone calls/agencies.

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Marketing Manager, New York, NY 

Reporting to the Directors of Marketing for Potter and Harmony, this position is responsible for bringing Clarkson Potter and Harmony publications to the largest possible readership through innovative consumer-facing marketing campaigns.

Specifically, the Marketing Manager: 

  1. Works with Marketing Director to create and communicate shared goal for each title, as well as where that title fits into imprint’s strategic objectives
  2. Focus on category marketing efforts for health, wellness, cooking and other lifestyle categories
  3. Works closely with editorial, publicity and community development on social media outreach for categories
  4. Creates title-specific marketing campaigns for upcoming publications as well as titles currently in the marketplace
  5. Manages marketing strategies, plans and budgets in order to maximize revenue and profitability
  6. Collaborates with authors to maximize campaign effectiveness (increasing digital profile, working closely to build author brand)

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 3-5 years minimum book publishing background
  • Fluency in key marketing concepts and tools including email, social media marketing, search, as well as traditional book marketing
  • Strategic and creative thinking
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

 

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

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Marketing Manager – Young Readers, New York, NY

Penguin Young Readers Group is seeking a Marketing Manager, reporting to the Director of Marketing for Young Adult and Middle Grade. This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative and collaborative team to strategize and execute integrated marketing campaigns across a variety of Young Adult and Middle Grade titles.

Specifically, the Marketing Manager:

  1. Leads and participates in brainstorming sessions
  2. Manages integrated marketing campaigns and coordinates with teams within and outside of the marketing department including creative services, editorial, and sales
  3. Generates compelling marketing and advertising copy
  4. Traffics marketing projects in a timely fashion
  5. Interfaces with sales team to meet needs to achieve sales goals
  6. Communicates key campaign updates and milestones to internal and external groups
  7. Supervises one direct report

Please submit your application if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in marketing and publishing, preferably focused on Middle Grade and Young Adult titles
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills
  • Highly-organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Voracious appetite for Middle Grade and Young Adult literature
  • Thorough understanding of Microsoft Office Suite; Photoshop experience a plus

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

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National Account Manager-Penguin Young Readers Group, New York, NY 

The Penguin Young Readers Group is seeking a National Account Manager who will be responsible for working with and overseeing the day-to-day account relationship with Amazon to optimize sales of physical and digital titles. This person is also responsible for analyzing performance data, managing account specific inventory and demand, generating trend analyses, driving category growth, and securing key merchandising exposure in partnership with the larger Penguin Random House Amazon sales team.

Specifically, the National Account Manager:

  1. Develops, nurtures, maintains and supports a positive, productive, and efficient relationship with Amazon on behalf of the PYRG publishing program inclusive but not limited to the following functions:
  2. Prepares and presents seasonal list presentation – championing frontlist authors, illustrator and programs and identifies backlist growth opportunities
  3. Develops and implements strategic, creative innovative ways to achieve revenue growth by category; monitors actual sales versus projections/targets
  4. Generates key category analysis and performance metrics to inform frontlist and backlist growth strategy – including the creation of daily, weekly, and monthly sales tracking and reporting, trend analysis
  5. Prepares quarterly business reviews and presents findings
  6. In conjunction with larger PRH Amazon sales team, implements partnership agreement by driving PYRG participation in Amazon’s marketing & merchandising initiatives
  7. Monitors stock to ensure that Amazon has sufficient inventory by keeping track of hourly, daily, and weekly sales based on current and upcoming publicity and provides detailed stock recommendations to Amazon’s inventory team
  8. Acts as a liaison with larger Penguin team – including but limited to Operations, Production, Digital, Managing Ed to troubleshoot issues such as investigating shipping issues and logistics, ordering issues, digital feed and product page issues
  9. Answers account specific questions from publishers, editors, marketing and publicity directors, authors and agents regarding how Amazon.com functions, sells, and markets PYRG books

Please apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5-7 years of publishing sales experience – preferably with strong digital experience
  • Knowledgeable about the online sales channel, evolving e-commerce trends and overall book market – including familiarity with industry supply chain, category analysis and author/title/genre trends;
  • Experience and/or interest in children’s books preferred
  • Exceptional analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal positioning/presentation and written communication skills
  • Ability to interface directly with all levels of management

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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Online & Digital Business Development Coordinator, New York, NY 

Our Sales department is currently seeking an Online & Digital Business Development Coordinator! This position will coordinate all facets of online and digital business development for internal staff and outside partners.

Specific responsibilities include: 

  1. Coordinating agendas, schedules, and notes for meetings with outside partners and other internal departments.
  2. Coordinating the onboarding process for new accounts.
  3. Trafficking contracts, platform testing reports, and other key documents related to the process of opening new online and digital sales accounts.
  4. Maintaining status logs and notes of ongoing account development activities.
  5. Assisting with creating presentations.
  6. Running sales reports as needed.

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

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent experience
  • At least 1 year of publishing experience; sales and/or digital experience preferred
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Outlook; Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

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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Permissions Assistant, New York, NY 

The Corporate Division of Penguin Random House is seeking a full-time Assistant for the Permissions Department.

Responsibilities:

  • Reading and correctly interpreting author/publisher contracts and entering contract terms into corporate data systems.
  • Processing permissions requests for use of Penguin Publishing Group and Penguin Young Readers Group material and issuing permissions contracts.
  • General office duties including processing/distributing department mail, processing checks, filing and general correspondence.

Core computer skills required, including speed and accuracy. Candidates should have a basic familiarity with MS Outlook, Word and Excel.

Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and a high level of reading comprehension. Individuals must be self-starters, detail-oriented, with the ability to organize and prioritize assignments. There is high volume of requests and queries which must be responded to in a courteous, efficient and timely manner.

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

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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 – Berkley, New York, NY

Do you enjoy reading genre fiction, specifically romance? If yes, keep reading!

Our Berkley/NAL Publicity department is currently seeking an Assistant to publicize assigned books, perform general office tasks, and provide support to the Associate Director and other publicists in the department.

The Publicity Assistant:

  1. Provides administrative support (assists with high profile author tours, creates promotional materials, answers phones, copies, files, etc.)
  2. Assists with call-backs, performs mailings, assembles publicity materials, fulfills review copy requests, and maintains office supplies
  3. Seeks publicity across print, TV, radio, and online media for assigned trade paperback and mass market books
  4. Develops and maintains strong working relationships with relevant romance media contacts, including reviewers and bloggers
  5. Works closely with publicists on organizing Berkley/NAL’s presence at major romance conventions and conferences, such as Romance Writers of America
  6. Handles departmental tasks (sorts author mail, sorts and files clips, etc.)

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

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Strong follow-up skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines in a deadline-driven environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Knowledge of social media platforms a plus
  • Strong interest in romance fiction 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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Sales Assistant – Adult Sales, New York, NY

The Penguin Adult Sales team is currently seeking a Sales Assistant to support the VP, Director of Wholesale and Key Accounts. This position will also support the National Account Reps for Books-A-Million, Baker & Taylor, Ingram, and Hastings.

Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Providing administrative support (managing calendars, answering phones, taking messages, faxing, filing, booking travel arrangements, tracking expenses, etc.)
  2. Providing support for and materials to sales representatives (book samples, sales reports, etc.)
  3. Running monthly account reviews for account managers and supervisor.
  4. Analyzing sales and trend reports for key accounts.
  5. Preparing presentations and sell-in materials for sales calls.
  6. Developing, maintaining, and distributing materials for sales conferences and trade shows.
  7. Running weekly point of sale reports

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

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Prior office experience; publishing experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; 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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Sales Assistant/Coordinator, New York, NY

We are currently seeking a Sales Assistant/Coordinator to support the VP, Sales Director for the client publisher division. This person will process and track orders, respond to customer inquiries, and provide support to the department.

Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Providing administrative support (managing calendars, answering phones, taking messages, faxing, filing, and photocopying)
  2. Running daily, weekly, and monthly sales reports
  3. Acting as a liaison between accounts, account managers, and the client publishers
  4. Gathering title information and preparing presentations for sales calls
  5. Mailing books to customers and updating mailing lists
  6. Assisting with other projects as needed

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

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Prior office experience; at least one year of related experience for the Coordinator level
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities in a deadline driven environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; strong knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint

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 Coordinator – Adult Sales, New York, NY

Our Sales department is currently seeking a Sales Coordinator to support the Penguin Adult Sales Management team! This is a great opportunity to learn about paperback and hardcover sales.

Specifically, the Sales Coordinator:

  1. Coordinates and schedules strategy and planning meetings (arranges meetings, sends invitations, reserves conference rooms, coordinates materials, etc.)
  2. Analyzes trend and sales reports and looks for opportunities with backlist titles
  3. Assists with process changes and suggests potential improvements
  4. Supports the sales team by distributing materials to reps and management
  5. Provides administrative support to department as needed
  6. Works on other projects as needed

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

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent experience
  • At least 1 year of publishing sales experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

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, 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, Tokyo

We are seeking a Sales Manager working to sell titles to and within a wide range of accounts in Japan.  This exciting position works to sell and promote titles across all adult and children’s Random House and Penguin imprints and will interact daily customers and with various departments across the company.

This position will be based in Tokyo, Japan.

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.

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
  • Fluency in English
  • Knowledge of international publishing landscape is strongly 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 – Library Market New York, NY

The Random House Library Sales department is seeking a West Coast based Sales Manager to promote titles across all Random House adult and children’s imprints and distribution clients, including responsibility for direct sales of physical audiobooks and digital language programs. This position will cover a sales territory which includes California, Washington, Oregon, and Nevada.

The Sales Manager functions as a sales and marketing liaison among authors, librarians, and several in-house departments. While building and maintaining relationships with libraries in the assigned territory, the Sales Manager will be responsible for presenting front- and backlist titles to selectors and selection committees as well as to library patron groups.

Some other responsibilities include:

  1. Promoting marketing opportunities in libraries, including author events.
  2. Attending regional and national conferences.
  3. Creating and distributing bi-monthly newsletters to librarians.

Please apply if you meet the following qualifications:

  • Four year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years sales or marketing experience
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience within publishing industry
  • Proven ability to work within an evolving marketplace
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentations to large groups
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and ability to learn new programs quickly
  • Ability to travel domestically by car, train, and/or plane up to 30%

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 – Random House Children’s Books Southeast

We are currently seeking a Sales Manager to sell all Random House Children’s imprints and distribution clients in the Southeast territory. In addition to selling a wide range of new titles, the Sales Manager will be responsible for managing and maximizing sales growth and marketing initiatives within the territorial boundaries for all assigned accounts.   The position will be based in the Southeast.

The Sales Manager will also:

  1. Sell frontlist titles into accounts on a seasonal basis and actively solicit reorders
  2. Update accounts on title and author specific publicity on a weekly basis and/or as needed
  3. Develop and implement territory strategies and sales plans for backlist and frontlist titles
  4. Collaborate with accounts on marketing plans and promotions
  5. Communicate with management regarding account activities (i.e. reorders, account strategy)
  6. Provide outreach through accounts including staff, book group, educator, and consumer facing presentations
  7. Travel to visit accounts as needed and to attend annual sales conferences

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least 3-4 years prior publishing sales experience
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work and thrive under pressure
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to travel up to 25% 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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Senior Copy Editor – Random House Children’s Books New York, NY

Our Random House Children’s copyediting team is looking for a dynamic Senior Copy Editor to join their group. The Senior Copy Editor acts as production editor for a discrete list of books and hires and manages freelance copy editors as needed. This person will copy edit and proofread materials during all stages of production for style and accuracy. Materials include book text, covers and jackets, advertising and promotional materials, website copy, corporate communications, and catalog information in support of the trade book list.

Specifically, the Senior Copy Editor:

  1. Ensures consistency of style and accuracy of spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  2. Proofreads all stages of cover copy as needed
  3. Hires and manages freelance copy editors and proofreaders as needed, reviewing their corrections and queries.
  4. Verifies accuracy of all book information.
  5. Acts as a consultant regarding editorial-related questions.
  6. Maintains “internal logic” of projects and resolves problems through discussions with managing editors, editors, design, and production.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4-year college degree in English/liberal arts or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience in book copyediting/proofreading/production editing
  • Excellent copyediting and proofreading skills
  • Ability to work independently and quickly on multiple projects unflustered by frequent interruption
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload to accommodate schedules and meet deadlines
  • Highly detail-oriented, with thorough command of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and usage
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong computer skills, especially editing in Microsoft Word and proofreading in Adobe Acrobat
  • Strong fact-checking skills

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Spanish language skills (or other fluency) helpful
  • Experience with editing marketing/sales material helpful

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

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Senior Designer – Grosset & Dunlap New York, NY

The Penguin Young Readers group is looking for a Senior Designer for the Grosset & Dunlap, Price Stern Sloan, Penguin Young Readers, Frederick Warne, and Cartoon Network Books imprints. The Senior Designer is responsible for designing and managing approximately 30 children’s books per year. This person will report into the Senior Art Director.

The five imprints have a strong trade, mass market, and school & library presence. They publish fun and smart books for children, 0-13 years of age. In addition to best-selling chapter book series, they expand in-house brands like, The Little Engine That Could, The World of Eric Carle, and Llama Llama; they continue the legacy of Beatrix Potter; they are the publishers of Mad Libs; they recently launched Grosset Vintage—a series of children’s books with mid-century origins; they lead the non-fiction market with their Who Was and Smithsonian programs; and they work with Cartoon Network and other licensors on media tie-in books.

Specifically, the Senior Designer:

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

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements: 

  • A BFA degree in the graphic arts (Illustration, Graphic Design, Communication Design)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a design capacity, preferably with children’s books
  • Interest in children’s publishing
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities while adhering to deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe’s Creative Suite programs, including InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Enthusiasm for video game, comic books, and children’s animation genres

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

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Senior Financial Analyst 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 Director of Business Management in assisting 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, ebooks and cost of sales for their imprints.
  4. Review and approve acquisition p&ls and contract requests for their imprints.
  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 rollup.
  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 division upon request.

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

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

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Title Manager – Random House Publishing Group, New York, NY

Random House Publishing Group is seeking a detail-oriented person to join their team as a Title Manager. Working closely with the Group Sales Director and Imprint Sales Director, this highly visible and fast-paced role is responsible for the day-to-day positioning and tracking of RHG titles.

The Title Manager interacts and communicates with employees across various levels and functions within the company and maintains information for both digital and physical hardcover, trade paperback, and mass market paperback titles across all fiction and non-fiction genres.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  1. Ensuring that Publishers, Inventory, Production & Sales have accurate data regarding print quantities based on new release estimates and order tracking.
  2. Managing daily and weekly tracking grids.
  3. Administering seasonal and drop-in pub goals with the Imprint Sales Director.
  4. Communicating and following up with sales reps regarding missing orders for print order and final bind deadlines.
  5. Preparing reports for supervisors for weekly and monthly meetings.
  6. Managing, tracking, and communicating reprint and reorder information for the Group Sales Director, Imprint Sales Director, Publishers, Sales Reps, Inventory Control, and other staff as needed.
  7. Sales analysis as needed.

Please apply if you meet the following qualifications:

  • Four year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years prior publishing experience; experience within sales or marketing is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to effective interact with employees across all levels within a company
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects while working within a fast-paced environment
  • Proactive and able to work well under pressure
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Ability to learn new programs and work well within a changing marketplace

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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Title Manager, Penguin Young Readers Group, New York, NY

Do you love children’s books?

Penguin Young Readers Group is seeking a Title Manager to join their team. Working closely with the Director of Sales Analysis & Planning, this highly visible and fast-paced role is responsible for the day-to-day positioning and tracking of Penguin’s Young Readers’ titles.

The Title Manager interacts and communicates with employees across various levels and functions within the company and maintains information for all titles published by the Penguin Young Readers’ imprints.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Ensuring that Publishers, Inventory, Production & Sales have accurate data regarding print quantities based on new release estimates and order tracking.
  2. Managing Hot Title account orders and inventory allocations.
  3. Managing seasonal and drop-in titles.
  4. Communicating and following up with sales reps regarding missing orders for print meeting and account order deadlines.
  5. Preparing reports for supervisors for weekly meetings, launches, pre-sales and sales conference.
  6. Managing, tracking, and communicating reprint and reorder information for Sales Management, Publishers, Sales Reps, Inventory Control, and other staff as needed.
  7. Sales analysis as needed.

Please apply if you meet the following qualifications:

  • Four year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years prior publishing experience; experience within sales or marketing is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to effective interact with employees across all levels within a company
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects while working within a fast-paced environment
  • Proactive and able to work well under pressure
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Ability to learn new programs and work well within a changing marketplace

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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Web Developer – Online Marketing, New York, NY

The Penguin Random House Digital Channel and Online Marketing group is seeking a Web Developer to join their team. The Web Developer will be responsible for supporting consumer-facing digital properties and platforms as well as developing new online and mobile sites and technologies.

The ideal candidate must display excellent written and oral skills with demonstrated interpersonal and organization abilities. An ability and willingness to communicate with and to forge productive partnerships with business owners/stakeholders and non-technical team members is essential.

Specifically, the Web Developer:

  1. Maintains and enhances existing Word Press websites and works with other internal teams (especially IT) to see that systems are properly integrated and that best practices are followed in line with the existing digital infrastructure
  2. Develops websites using RWD and builds in partnership with design in an agile team setting
  3. Designs and implements user-focused templates and interfaces to maximize usability, accessibility, and customer experience
  4. Leverages internal and external APIs, databases, and other data sources
  5. Develops in a Word Press environment (templates, themes, database tables, core files, etc.)

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

General Experience/Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, MIS, or related experience
  • Minimum of 6-8 years of experience in web development/design
  • Proven experience with PL/SQL and relational databases
  • Understanding of the Oracle database environment
  • Expertise in Word Press, PHP, JSON
  • Experience any of the following a plus: Python, ESPs, and CRM integrations

Front End Experience/Education:

  • Familiarity of SEO best practices frontend and backend
  • Understanding and practice of standard UX concepts
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript (JQuery and other JavaScript libraries)
  • Hands-on experience developing web based applications using HTML5/CSS, AJAX, some developing of XML/XSD
  • Experience with Twitter Bootstrap or other responsive libraries a plus

Architecture and Infrastructure Experience/Education:

  • Experience with source control technologies (e.g. git)
  • Experience with Node.js, grunt, LESS/SASS, etc. a plus
  • An understanding of Web-Services including an understanding of ecommerce

Other:

  • Minimum of 6-8 years of experience in web development/design
  • Ability to communicate and guide/support non-technical users
  • Able to promptly answer support related email, phone calls and other electronic communications
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proactively responds to training, technical support, and customer service needs in line with provided guidelines
  • Takes ownership of unit testing and collaboration with QA team to ensure high quality releases
  • Hands on experience in a LAMP stack
  • Familiarity with the publishing industry, a plus

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

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