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Art Assistant – Putnam / Perigee / Avery (New York, New York)
Assistant Director, School & Library Marketing (New York, New York)
Assistant Managing Editor – Penguin Books (New York, New York)
Associate National Account Manager – Penguin Young Readers (New York, New York)
Associate Production Editor – Crown (New York, New York)
Content Licensing Account Manager (New York, New York)
Contracts Assistant (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-Portfolio/Sentinel/Current, (New York, New York)
International Sales & Marketing Assistant (New York, New York)
International Marketing Associate (New York, New York)
Junior Designer/Designer – Penguin Press (New York, New York)
Managing Editorial Assistant (New York, New York)
National Accounts Manager, Publishing Services (New York, New York)
National Account Sales Manager – DK (New York, New York)
Publicity Assistant – Portfolio/Sentinel/Current (New York, New York)
Sales Assistant – Children’s Mass Merch (New York, New York)
Sales Assistant-International Sales (New York, New York)
Sales Manager (Tokyo)
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 Editor – Crown/Hogarth (New York, NY)
Senior Financial Analyst (New York, New York)
Senior Online Marketing Manager – DK(New York, NY)
Studio Assistant – Crown(New York, NY)
Web Developer – Online Marketing, (New York, New York)



Art Assistant – Putnam / Perigee / Avery, New York, NY

We are looking for an Assistant to support the art department that works on titles for the Putnam, Perigee and Avery imprints, both hardcovers and an expanding paperback list. 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 Assistant:

  1. Provides administrative support to the department supervisor (i.e. answer phones, files, distributes mail, archives digital files, creates EAN codes).
  2. Provides overall department support (i.e. updates and manages schedules, negotiates rights with stock photo houses for all department stock art, maintains seasonal budgets, codes and processes corresponding invoices, issues purchase orders to freelancers).
  3. Answers a high volume of departmental inquiries and provides rights information, digital files, or print outs when necessary.
  4. Acts as the point person within the department for digital archiving and communicates with the Font Administrators.
  5. Orders art supplies for the department.
  6. Packages and ships artwork.
  7. Liaises with freelance artists.

Requirements: 

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple assignments
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Interest in working in a creative environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both phone and writing
  • Proactive and takes initiative
  • Computer skills including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Working knowledge of Mac programs: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Acrobat

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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Assistant Director, School & Library Marketing, New York, NY

The Penguin Young Readers Group is looking for a talented assistant director to join their School and Library Marketing team. The Assistant Director, School & Library Marketing will oversee the conference and award strategy for all imprints within the Penguin Young Readers Group, including conference planning, author appearance and programming management, and national award submission and recognition.

Specifically, the Assistant Director:

  1. Plans all library conferences including author programs, entertainment, and the strategic promotion of titles at the shows.
  2. Builds and manages relationships with influential public librarians, school librarians, educators, and award committee members.
  3. Directs and approves conference advertising plans and promotional projects executed by the Coordinator.
  4. Sets and oversees a national award strategy.
  5. Keeps abreast of trends in library services and keeps staff up to date on nationwide changes.
  6. Partners with organizations to pave new marketing paths and promote large scale Penguin projects.
  7. Develops and executes creative marketing plans for key titles.
  8. Plans and manages the conference budget.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years prior experience in academic and library marketing
  • Prior experience planning and managing industry conferences
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work within a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Strong organizational skills with superb attention to detail
  • Ability to travel by plane, train, and/or car to 5-6 conferences per year
  • Creative with the ability to think proactively

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Experience creating and managing budgets
  • Interest in children’s books
  • Prior event planning experience
  • Prior supervisory experience

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

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Assistant Managing Editor – Penguin Books, New York, NY

Our Penguin Managing Editorial department is currently seeking an Assistant Managing Editor to coordinate and monitor the production process from finished manuscript to bound book and oversee freelancers. This position will disseminate up-to-date information regarding schedules, on-sale dates, and prices for front list titles.

Additionally, the Assistant Managing Editor:

  1. Sets up and maintains title metadata in the SAP database.
  2. Assists with all scheduling related functions.
  3. Acts as point person between editorial, production, art/design, and marketing departments.
  4. Tracks and reports schedules and due dates for books in production.
  5. Manages all reprint corrections and department library.
  6. Provides support to the Executive Managing Editor.

Qualifications/requirements include:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years prior book publishing experience; experience copyediting and proofreading
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities in a deadline driven environment
  • Superb organization and time management skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe

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

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Associate National Account Manager – Penguin Young Readers, New York, NY

Penguin’s Young Readers Sales team is seeking an Associate National Account Manager to sell all Penguin Young Readers imprints to Target and Target.com. Based in our 345 Hudson Street, New York City office, this position will also sell to Readerlink Distribution Services and key accounts that they service.

Specifically, the Associate National Account Manager:

  1. Liaises with marketing, publishers, and publicity regarding all aspects of business relating to key accounts (daily sales reporting, title positioning & merchandising, seasonal/annual/promotional reviews, etc.)
  2. Reviews all customer orders, works with inventory and customer service on all matters related to shipping and delivery for customer base
  3. Develops, maintains, and administers co-op pools for all accounts and distributor
  4. Runs and analyzes a variety of daily, weekly, monthly, and seasonal sales reports
  5. Travels to visit accounts as needed and to attend two annual sales conferences

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years prior publishing sales experience; selling experience is strongly preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office with emphasis on Excel
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time via plane, train, and/or car

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and salary requirement to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies.

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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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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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Contracts Assistant, New York, NY

We are currently seeking a Contracts Assistant to support the Putnam Adult Contracts Department.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Preparing contract summary data entry by interpreting legal documents, mostly in the form of author contracts.
  2. Performing contract research and summarizing findings.
  3. Drafting audio recording reader agreements and manuscript due date extensions.
  4. Processing reversion of rights requests from authors.
  5. Providing administrative support (copying, scanning, routing, filing, maintaining databases and data-driven spreadsheets, etc.).
  6. Interpreting contractual provisions to provide information for other departments.

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

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Interest in contracts and/or the publishing industry.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn how to interpret and create legal and contract language.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work effectively with peers, management, and outside vendors.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and basic Excel.

Please apply using our online application process. http://global.penguinrandomhouse.com/

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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-Portfolio/Sentinel/Current, New York, NY

Our Portfolio/Sentinel/Current editorial department is currently seeking an Editorial Assistant. At Portfolio and Current, we publish big ideas for ambitious people, usually in the following categories: leadership, psychology, business, economics, marketing, history, science, technology, autobiography, and investigative journalism. Sentinel is a boutique imprint that publishes platform-driven books for a politically conservative audience.

This person will support two editors as well as oversee the entire production process from finished manuscript to bound book on about 20-25 new hardcovers per year. This is a great opportunity to learn about the book publishing process within a dynamic, tight-knit, and supportive team.

The Editorial Assistant:

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

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

  • 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Prior office experience
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to think creatively and critically
  • Strong project management skills and ability to work independently
  • 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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International Sales & Marketing Assistant, New York, NY

We are currently seeking a Sales & Marketing Assistant to support the International Marketing and British Commonwealth Sales team.   Based in our 1745 Broadway, New York City office, this position will also compile weekly marketing and publicity updates, assist with sales conference preparation, and respond to customer inquiries.

Specifically, the Assistant:

  1. Checks Amazon UK title listings for price, inventory status, and content accuracy on key titles
  2. Compiles and maintains seasonal agented, but unsold title list for Random House Publishers
  3. Updates and maintains digital seasonal selling and publicity materials for key accounts
  4. Coordinates weekly mailings of sales, marketing, and publicity materials
  5. Assists with creating content for social media (Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, etc.) and manages the accounts via social media management systems (Hootsuite, Tweetdeck)
  6. Creates and maintains publicity mailing lists, pitch key titles to international media and processes publicity requests
  7. Creates marketing materials such as sell-sheets, catalogs, and title presentations
  8. Provides administrative support as needed

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Prior office experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a deadline driven environment
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Proficiency with social media platforms

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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International Marketing Associate, New York, NY

Join the Penguin Random House International Sales & Marketing team! We have an exciting opportunity available as an International Marketing Associate, reporting directly to the Senior Director of Marketing & British Commonwealth Sales. Working specifically with titles under the various Penguin imprints, this position will serve as a liaison between the New York City corporate offices and our international sales team located across ten countries.

The International Marketing Associate will also act as the primary contact person on day-to-day international sales and marketing initiatives for the Penguin Young Readers Group and will attend and report back on the regular publishers’ sales and marketing meetings for that division.

Additional responsibilities include:

  1. Creating and updating monthly digital catalogs, sell sheets, and order forms.
  2. Preparing weekly digital newsletters and updates.
  3. Assisting with the creation of, including copywriting, digital and print seasonal international catalogs.
  4. Coordinating advertising with ad promo teams and customers.
  5. Providing support with the coordination of author events.
  6. Trafficking international publicity requests with internal publicity teams.
  7. Participating in the preparation for major international book fairs.
  8. Tracking account marketing and promotion expenses.

Please apply if you meet the following qualifications:

  • Four year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of publishing experience
  • Interest in international publishing and/or sales
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including effective presentation and copywriting skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to successfully manage multiple priorities
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and WordPress
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Access or FileMaker is preferred
  • Prior international sales experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of international rights is a plus

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

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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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Managing Editorial Assistant, New York, NY

We have an exciting opportunity for a Managing Editorial Assistant! This position is a great way to learn about the entire publishing process. Assist in the coordination and monitoring of new titles from manuscript to finished book. This position will disseminate up-to-date information regarding schedules, on-sale dates, prices, etc. for front-list titles for a wider variety of imprints.

The Managing Editorial Assistant:

  1. Provides administrative support to the department including setting up meetings, reporting, maintaining meeting agendas and minutes, filing, answering phones, etc.
  2. Works with foreign publishers to fulfill requests, troubleshoot issues, and handle invoices.
  3. Coordinates reprint corrections with the production department.
  4. Submits and tracks applications for Cataloguing-in-Publication data from the Library of Congress.
  5. Shepherds projects through the production process, from edited manuscript to finished book.
  6. Acts as point person between departments, i.e. editorial, copyediting, design, art, and production for all imprints.
  7. Maintains title information in SAP, the in-house title management database.

Requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proven ability to work independently
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe)

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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National Accounts Manager, Publishing Services, New York, NY 

Penguin Random House is currently seeking a National Accounts Manager responsible for selling and positioning titles across adult clients (including DC Comics, National Geographic, and Rizzoli) to BJ’s, Costco and Sam’s Club as well as their distribution partners.

In this highly visible role, the National Accounts Manager will interact with employees across all levels of the company and will serve as a champion for client titles across the wider sales organization.

Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Maximizing sales growth within account base.
  2. Building and strengthening relationships with key clients and customer contacts.
  3. Participating in the development of customer marketing, advertising, promotional, and publicity programs.
  4. Maintaining regular communication regarding account information to clients and sales managers.
  5. Actively participating in all publisher meetings, specifically with regard to product development and customer needs.
  6. Performing regular sales analysis.
  7. Coordinating with clients and customers to identify priority titles and develop proprietary/custom products.

Please apply if you meet the following qualifications:

  • Four year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of publishing sales experience; selling experience is strongly preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple priorities at a time
  • Excellent product knowledge and understanding of all publishing functions
  • Ability to learn new programs and systems
  • Creative with the ability to think innovatively
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel (including indexing and pivot tables) 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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National Account Sales Manager – DK, New York, NY 

The DK National Account sales manager will sell DK Adult and Children’s titles, Eyewitness Travel Guides, Brady Games, Rough Guides and Alpha titles to key accounts in the US.

Responsibilities

  1. Sell frontlist, backlist and seasonal promotions to account base
  2. Plans and coordinates in-store DK promotions on a monthly basis
  3. Provides quarterly marketing plans for national accounts to DK managements
  4. Provides weekly account feedback to DK’s marketing, publicity, operations, editorial and sales management groups.
  5. Manages coop pool for key accounts
  6. Prepares and presents annual and quarterly account business reviews to account senior management
  7. Attends and participates in seasonal launch and pre-sales conference meetings

Requirements

  • Strong analyticalskills
  • Proven ability to successfully manage both external and internal relationships
  • Proven ability to efficiently manage time, priorities and resources
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the year via plane, train, and/or car
  • Ability to acquire skill sets for SAP, and other internal software programs
  • Brand and series promotion experiences are a plus.

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

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

Portfolio/Sentinel/Current is currently seeking a Publicity Assistant to support two publicists within the publicity and marketing department of a ten-person team. This is an excellent opportunity to work on high profile publicity and marketing campaigns and with bestselling authors!

At Portfolio and Current, we publish big ideas for ambitious people, usually in the following categories: leadership, psychology, business, economics, marketing, history, science, technology, autobiography, and investigative journalism. Sentinel is a boutique imprint that publishes platform-driven books for a politically conservative audience.

Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Providing administrative support (updating databases, drafting notes and emails, answering phones, scheduling meetings, booking author travel, etc.)
  2. Assisting with writing press releases, preparing and mailing press kits, and coordinating author events and book signings.
  3. Assisting with media research and pulling lists of contacts for mailings.
  4. Contributing ideas for publishing campaigns as well as consumer-facing marketing activities.

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

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Prior office experience; marketing or publicity internships a plus
  • Strong interest in book publishing, especially non-fiction
  • 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)

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 – Children’s Mass Merch, New York, NY

The Sales Department at Random House Children’s Books is looking for an assistant to support the Mass Merchandise team. Reporting directly to the Vice President & Director, this position allows for the opportunity to learn all about the children’s book sales process in a fast-paced environment!

Specifically, the Sales Assistant:

  1. Creates and maintains item set-up forms and title spreadsheets.
  2. Maintains weekly sales tracking grids.
  3. Creates and maintains historical market share reports for major mass retailers including Target and Walmart.
  4. Attends and takes notes at meetings and distributes notes accordingly.
  5. Assists with the preparation for sell-in appointments including running reports, gathering and preparing materials, and updating item set-up files.
  6. Runs weekly and monthly reports including point of sale, sell-in recaps, canceled orders, market share updates, and holiday promotions.
  7. Prepares PowerPoint presentations for account previews.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Prior office/administrative experience
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to successfully handle multiple projects at a time
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong analytical skills with an emphasis on numbers and financials
  • Previous publishing experience is 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 – International Sales, New York, NY

Our International Sales Department is currently seeking an assistant to support the sales managers and global sales reps with accounts in Europe and the Middle East.   Based in our 375 Hudson Street, New York City office, this position will also coordinate the fulfillment of orders, explore new sales opportunities, and assist with creating targeted presentations for sales trips.

Specifically, the Sales Assistant:

  1. Provides accounts and reps with title information, pricing, and assists with placing orders in a timely manner
  2. Responds to inquiries from new and existing accounts, sales reps, freight forwarders, order processing, customer service, and credit departments
  3. Obtains and analyzes title information and sales data from company systems
  4. Prepares sales materials for meetings, presentations, and book fairs
  5. Runs sales reports on an as need basis
  6. Provides general administrative support (schedules meetings, files, faxes, etc.)

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Prior office experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a deadline driven environment
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-up skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability to push or pull boxes up to 20 lbs
  • Ability to speak/read a foreign language 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 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 – 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 Editor – Crown/Hogarth, New York, NY

Crown & Hogarth seeks an experienced Senior Editor to solicit, acquire, evaluate and develop literary fiction, upmarket fiction, and international fiction. You will be responsible for negotiating the purchase of manuscripts with agents, consulting with authors on market, content, style and format and preparing and writing cover copy for books, catalogs and title information sheets. Additionally, you will establish and coordinate the editorial, production and publication schedules and track through all stages until completion.

Candidates must have a minimum of 6-10 years book editorial experience, with a demonstrated success in acquiring. You must have knowledge of competition and the publishing market as well as established agent contacts. Strong line and conceptual editing skills are a must and strong negotiation skills are necessary.

Please apply using our online application process. www.careers.randomhouse.com

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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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Senior Online Marketing Manager – DK, New York, NY 

Our DK Marketing department is looking for an engaging, creative Senior Online Marketing Manager to join their team.  The Senior Online Marketing Manager will oversee and execute the social media marketing for DK publishing including adult, children’s, and travel books.

Specifically, the Senior Online Marketing Manager:

  1. Works with our global territories around the world to create brand- and book-focused campaigns across social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Vine, Tumblr) and other online channels.’
  2. Manages site content for dk.com. Works with marketing and PR teams to develop content.
  3. Manages direction and strategy of DK’s e-newsletter program.
  4. Manages campaigns and evaluates their effectiveness.
  5. Manages web content and features.
  6. Helps develop social media advertising campaigns with the help of outside ad agency.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications/requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 4 years prior social media/online marketing experience
  • Experience working with a website CMS, strongly preferred
  • Experience with Hootsuite and Radian 6
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
  • Proven ability to work in a deadline driven environment

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

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Studio Assistant – Crown, New York, NY

The Crown Publishing Group is seeking a Studio Assistant for our Cover Art Department. This role works closely with our talented art directors and designers to help improve process efficiencies and to ensure that day-to-day operations run smoothly.

The Studio Assistant will be responsible for:

  1. Cover art licensing / permissions and credits for all Crown imprints
  2. Traffic and routing design materials
  3. Photo/art research
  4. Fulfill various image and asset requests for publicity, promotion, and editorial
  5. Database management: resolve conflicts and ensure accuracy of information in the art database
  6. Support special projects such as system improvement initiatives, establishing new processes, and testing new tools for the studio

This position provides an opportunity to learn the inner workings of a New York publishing house while working beside some of the most talented designers in the industry. You will discover how books are manufactured, how book covers are designed and produced, and learn to design and maintain a database.

Our ideal candidate will be organized, process-oriented, and passionate about publishing. Candidate should also have a personal interest in art/design.

Additional requirements for the position include:

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and handle requests with excellent communication skills.
  • Judgment / tact in dealing with questions from our external partners.
  • Analytical ability to suggest methods and avenues for improvement to department processes.
  • Bonus: hands-on experience working with a database and project management software.

 

Please apply using our online application process. www.careers.randomhouse.com

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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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