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Acquisitions Editor – Alpha (Indianapolis, Indiana)
Advertising and Promotion Assistant (New York, New York)
Art Department Assistant (New York, New York)
Assistant Production Editor- Berkley (New York, New York)
Assistant Production Editor – Intermix (New York, New York)
Associate Sales Manager – Special Markets (New York, New York)
Brand Manager (New York, New York)
Children’s Paperback Publishing Manager (New York, New York)
Designer – Grosset & Dunlap (New York, New York)
Designer – Putnam Riverhead Ad/Promo (New York, New York)
Digital Sales Manager – Adult Sales (New York, New York)
Editorial Coordinator-Puffin (New York, New York)
Field Sales Representative–Penguin Young Readers Group (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Font and Digital Workflow Associate (New York, New York)
Human Resources Administrative Assistant (New York, New York)
Marketing Manager – Gotham/Avery (New York, New York)
National Accounts Manager, Random House Online Sales (New York, New York)
Photo Researcher – Fodor’s Travel (New York, New York)
Production Editor – NAL (New York, New York)
Publicity Assistant – Gotham & Avery (New York, New York)
Publicity Assistant – Portfolio, Sentinel, and Current (New York, New York)
Publicity Assistant – Riverhead (New York, New York)
Publicity Assistant – Viking & Penguin(New York, New York)
Sales Assistant – National Accounts/E&L(New York, New York)
Sales Assistant – RH Adult Group Sales (New York, New York)
Sales Assistant – Young Readers (New York, New York)
Sales Manager (East Asia)
Senior Data Scientist (New York, New York)
Senior Publicist – Young Readers (New York, New York)
Special Sales Assistant – DK (New York, New York)



Acquisitions Editor – Alpha, Indianapolis, Indiana

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

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

Additional responsibilities include:

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

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

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

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

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Advertising and Promotion Assistant, New York, NY

We’re looking for a creative Advertising and Promotion Assistant to join our dynamic Ad/Promo department, responsible for creating advertising and promotional designs for a group with more New York Times bestsellers than any other imprint in publishing and an award-winning literary imprint. This person will support the Associate Director in maintaining an organized and productive environment. This position is also responsible for designing various promotional materials.

Specifically, the Advertising and Promotions Assistant:

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

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

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

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Knowledge of Illustrator
  • Strong interest in advertising and promotions

The salary for this position is $35,250.  Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter.

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Art Department Assistant, New York, NY

We are looking for an Assistant to support the art department that works on titles for our Viking, Penguin, Penguin Press, Riverhead, Current, Portfolio, Sentinel, Pamela Dorman Books, Plume, Hudson St. Press, and Blue Rider Press imprints.  This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in learning about the inner-workings of a fast-paced art department in a large publishing house!

The Art Department Assistant will:

  1. Provide administrative support to the Art Manager and department as needed.
  2. Create and update master lists and individual title information sheets with cover/jacket statuses, title data, and art/design sources.
  3. Collect and verify art and design sources for each cover/jacket as they are approved.
  4. Field and respond to requests from internal departments for cover/jacket printouts and files.
  5. Assist staff designers with obtaining hi-resolution images.

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least 6 months of prior office experience
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of Mac systems and prior experience with Adobe Creative Suite

The salary for this position is $35,250.  Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter.

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

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Assistant Production Editor- Berkley, New York, NY

copyedit, proofread, circulate, and track book covers for nonfiction and fiction trade and hardcover titles.  This person will also assist the Senior Managing Editor with all phases of text production for both new and reprint titles.

Among other duties, the person in this position:

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

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

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

Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

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

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

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Assistant Production Editor – Intermix, New York, NY

Our Berkley Managing Editorial department is currently seeking an Assistant Production Editor to copyedit, proofread, circulate, and track book covers for fiction and nonfiction mass-market, premium, trade, hardcover, and eBook titles, as well as assist the Intermix Production Editor with all phases of production.

Additional responsibilities include:

  1. Keeping meticulous records for all cover, reprint, castoff, Library of Congress information, and materials
  2. Monitoring and enforcing due dates
  3. Maintaining the backlist reprint corrections for text, covers, and other projects
  4. Attending all reprint and cover-related meetings
  5. Assisting with text reviews
  6. Provides administrative support (i.e. photocopying, filing, creating memos and trafficking materials, etc.)

Qualifications/requirements include:

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

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

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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Associate Sales Manager – Special Markets, New York, NY

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

Specifically, the Associate Sales Manager:

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

Please apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications:

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

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

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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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 send your resume, cover letter, portfolio, and salary requirements.

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

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Children’s Paperback Publishing Manager, New York, NY

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

Specifically, the Children’s Paperback Publishing Manager:

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

Please apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications:

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

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

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

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Designer – Grosset & Dunlap, New York, NY

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

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

Specifically, the Designer:

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

Please apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications:

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

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

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.

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

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

Specifically, the Designer:

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

Please apply if you meet these minimum qualifications:

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

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

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Digital Sales Manager – Adult Sales, New York, NY

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

Specifically, the Digital Sales Manager:

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

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

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

Preferred qualifications include:

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

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

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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Editorial Coordinator-Puffin, New York, NY

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

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

Specific responsibilities include:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

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

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

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Font and Digital Workflow Associate, New York, NY

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

Specifically, the Font and Digital Workflow Associate:

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

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

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

Preferred qualifications include:

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

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

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 Administrative Assistant, New York, NY

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

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

Specifically, the Human Resources Administrative Assistant:

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

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

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

The salary for this position is $35,250. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter.

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

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Marketing Manager – Gotham/Avery, New York, NY

Our Gotham and Avery imprints are seeking a Marketing Manager to work on their non-fiction titles that include high-quality, commercial nonfiction and health, self-help, diet, and fitness.  This position is responsible for executing marketing plans, providing marketing materials to sales, maintaining title budgets, and booking print, radio and online ad campaigns.  The Marketing Manager works closely with the Publicity Director to create the most robust campaigns for the titles.

Gotham and Avery have a history of publishing NYT Bestselling thought leader books, as well beautiful cookbooks, wellness titles and celebrity memoirs. Recent titles include Brené Brown’s Daring Greatly, The Oh She Glows Cookbook by vegan blogger Angela Liddon, Success through Stillness by Russell Simmons, and Stanford Professor Kelly McGonigal’s The Willpower Instinct.

Specifically the Marketing Manager:

  • Plans and implements creative marketing campaigns
  • Coordinates and prepares for launch meetings, planning meetings and sales conference, including the creation of Title Information packets, promotional materials and sell sheets; liaises with editorial, managing editorial and sales
  • Maintains separate budgets for each title and handles invoices
  • Creates and maintains annual budget grids, submits quarterly forecasts, and reviews monthly coop reports
  • Maintains a working knowledge of all necessary systems and communicates any changes in process or functionality to the imprint
  • Attends weekly publicity/marketing meetings and bi-weekly imprint meetings

Requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum 3 years prior related experience in book sales and/or marketing
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficient with Outlook, Word and Excel

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

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

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

This position will work in the 1745 Broadway offices.

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

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

Qualifications:

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

Awareness of and interest in digital publishing landscape

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

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

Primary responsibilities:

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

Desired Skills and Qualifications 

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

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

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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 send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

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Publicity Assistant – Gotham & Avery, New York, NY

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

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

Specific responsibilities include:

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

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

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

The salary for this position is $35,250. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package.

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

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

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

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

Specific responsibilities include:

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

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

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

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

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter.

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Publicity Assistant – Riverhead, New York, NY

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

Specific responsibilities include:

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

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

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

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

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.

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Publicity Assistant – Viking & Penguin, New York, NY

Join Viking and Penguin’s Publicity team! We are seeking a Publicity Assistant to support an Associate Director and Publicity Manager on various projects and campaigns.  Publishing both fiction and non-fiction, Viking and Penguin are home to the classics, best-selling paperbacks, and incredible authors including: Geraldine Brooks, Lynne Chenney, Lev Grossman, Deborah Harkness, Sue Monk Kidd, Terry McMillan, Nathanial Philbrick, and many more.

The Publicity Assistant:

  1. Provides administrative support (processes invoices, distributes mail, files, answers phones)
  2. Fulfills review copy requests
  3. Compiles media lists and mails books to media contacts
  4. Inputs all author events, reviews, and interviews into PubAssist
  5. Circulates title reviews to appropriate contacts
  6. Assists with booking author media
  7. Assists with arranging author events at bookstores and other appearances during tours
  8. Coordinates with travel agents on flight and hotel accommodations for authors
  9. Writes press materials (press releases, pitch letters, galley letters, interview alerts)
  10. Creates detailed schedules for authors and escorts
  11. Confirms author interviews and sets up post-tour radio telephone interviews

Requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Strong interest in publicity and publishing
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multitask
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and work in a deadline driven environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of various social media platforms
  • Knowledge of PubAssist, SAP, and Access a plus

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

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter.

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Sales Assistant – National Accounts/E&L, New York, NY

Our Penguin Young Readers Sales team is looking for a Sales Assistant to support and work with two National Account Mangers; representing four of our largest customers; Baker & Taylor, Books A Million, Follett and Ingram. This position supports the Penguin Young Readers field sales team with their educational and library accounts.

Specifically, the Sales Assistant:

  1. Provides sales administration support for two National Account Managers (schedules meetings, runs reports, assists with customer requests etc.).
  2. Manages all in-house education & library sales promotional mailings.
  3. Assembles PowerPoint presentations on a seasonal basis.
  4. Provides sales analysis for education & library accounts on a regular basis.
  5. Creates, in conjunction with the Penguin Young Readers Group marketing and design departments, all seasonal ads and promotions for educational & library accounts.
  6. Maintains and monitors the E&L account projects grid.
  7. Attends and participates in weekly sales, marketing and divisional meetings.

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

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel & Power Point skills required)

The salary for this position is $35,250. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter.

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Sales Assistant – RH Adult Group Sales, New York, NY

The Sales Assistant will track and analyze data, help prepare for various meetings, and act as a liaison between sales managers and internal departments.  This person will support 3 group directors within the Random House Adult Group Sales team.  This is a great opportunity to learn a lot about the publishing industry!

Specifically, the Sales Assistant:

  1. Tracks and analyzes sales data.
  2. Serves as a liaison between Sales managers and various internal departments.
  3. Works with sales reps to ensure they have materials needed for sell-in and fulfilling other requests.
  4. Responsible for communicating drop-ins, updates, and other sales information.
  5. Prepares for meetings (scheduling, preparing materials, creating presentations, etc.).
  6. Conducts general administrative duties for the department.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4 year college degree
  • Interest in book publishing and sales
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be very comfortable working with numbers
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities and responsibilities
  • Proactive with strong follow up skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills

The salary for this position is $35,250. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package.

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

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Sales Assistant – Young Readers, New York, NY

Penguin Young Readers is looking for a dynamic and highly organized Sales Assistant to provide administrative support to the Senior Vice President/Director of Sales and the Vice President of National Accounts & Digital Sales.

Specifically, the Sales Assistant:

  1. Provides administrative support (files, answers phones, pays invoices, prepares expense reports, books travel arrangements, organizes conference calls, manages calendars, etc.)
  1. Runs sales reports including regular daily and weekly reports (keeps master databases, tracks competitive titles as requested, and assists with sales analysis)
  2. Develops, maintains, and distributes meeting and presentation materials
  3. Attends meetings and takes minutes
  4. Assists in the creation of PowerPoint presentations key senior management
  5. Provides general administrative support to the PYRG sales department

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to interface with all levels of management
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize well and to juggle various account and internal deadlines
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and comfort level with account specific portals and sales data systems
  • Interest in children’s publishing

The salary for this position is $35,250. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package.

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

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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 with salary requirements.

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Senior Data Scientist, New York, NY

Our Corporate Strategy & Analytics group has a unique opening for a Senior Data Scientist. The Strategy & Analytics group is a key component of Penguin Random House publishing operations department and it is comprised of data engineers, industry experts and front-end developers to yield an agile project team capable of tackling any data-oriented problem. As a data scientist on this team, you will have an opportunity to work on a variety of high-profile projects including price elasticity, consumer insights, marketing attribution, and title segmentation as well as ad-hoc analytical problems of strategic value to key decision makers in the company. Your domain of expertise will be equal parts data engineering and statistical analysis.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to influence the future of the publishing industry and to see the immediate impact of your work in practice.

Specifically, the Senior Data Scientist:

  1. Performs analysis of time series, matched case-control and hierarchical data from both natural and randomized experiments.
  2. Uses regularized regression methods, resampling methods, and/or simple summary statistics to answer a problem when appropriate.
  3. Uses clustering methods such as k-means, k-nearest-neighbors, and PCA.
  4. Develops intuitive data visualizations to enhance strategic decision-making across the company.
  5. Designs data structures to capture experimental design and streamline analysis of experiments.
  6. Uses both R and SQL for advanced data manipulation such as data cleaning, text processing, merging and reshaping for analysis, feature engineering and computing summary statistics.
  7. Designs ad-hoc processes for data ingestion (ETL) to an enterprise-grade database.
  8. Defines a project scope based on interaction with a business user.
  9. Identifies and vets data sources potentially relevant for the desired solution.
  10. Designs and executes analysis plans to address ad-hoc queries from business users.
  11. Maintains his or her code in version control (git).
  12. Writes modular code in reusable pieces, complementing and facilitating the team’s work.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of three years of experience applying advanced statistical learning and predictive analysis techniques
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong understanding of R packages such as ggplot2, rCharts, ri, stringr, (d)plyr, data.table, cvTools, (b)lmer, arm, lasso/glmnet, BayesTree and reshape2
  • Strong capability in SQL for tasks such as computing aggregates and inspecting duplicate records
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with stan, winbugs, or other general-purpose modeling tools
  • Experience extracting data from APIs using R or python
  • Experience with large datasets (>1TB)

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

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Senior Publicist – Young Readers, New York, NY

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

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

Specifically, the Senior Publicist:

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

 

Please apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications:

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

Preferred qualifications include:

  • An interest in children’s publishing is a plus

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

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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 send your resume and cover letter.

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