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Editorial Assistant - WaterBrook & Multnomah

WaterBrook & Multnomah, two imprints of Penguin Random House focused on publishing Christian books, seeks an Editorial Assistant to join its team. Reporting to the Editorial Director of WaterBrook & Multnomah books, the Editorial Assistant will assist with daily operations across the imprints. The role is ideal for someone who has an eye for detail, is extremely organized, and excels in communicating and working in a fast-paced environment.  


Our notable authors at WaterBrook include Tim Tebow, Jennie Allen, Michael Todd, John Mark Comer, Latasha Morrison, Carey Nieuwhof, Kendra Adachi, Jordan Lee Dooley, Carlos Whittaker, Jo Saxton, Eugene Peterson, Stephen Chandler, Michelle Sanchez, and Taylor Calmus.


Multnomah features such notable voices as David Platt, Anne Graham Lotz, Mark Batterson, Katie Davis Majors, Steven Furtick, Jon Tyson, Trillia Newbell, and bestselling classics from authors David Jeremiah, Francine Rivers, John Piper, and Randy Alcorn.



  • Providing administrative support, including scheduling, trafficking manuscripts, copying, etc.
  • Communicating with authors and agents and in-house colleagues
  • Researching trends and competition, including comp titles
  • Creating flap copy
  • Maintaining title information sheets
  • Creating and distributing recurrent reports and running additional reports as requested
  • Drafting contract information sheets
  • Coordinating the editorial and production process in house
  • Collaborating with all in-house departments (publicity, marketing, sales, production, design, etc.)
  • Evaluating proposals and manuscripts
  • Attending meetings and taking minutes
  • Preparing manuscripts for transmission to production
  • Additional tasks as required



  • Prior office experience
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work independently and multitask
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite


The salary for this position is $45,000. Please apply using our online application system and include a cover letter with your resume.



Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical/Prescription drug insurance, Dental, Vision, Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Pre-Tax and Roth 401(k), Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life/AD&D Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Student Loan Repayment Program, Educational Assistance & generous paid time off. 


Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.  In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at
Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.



Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: Colorado 

City: Colorado Springs 

Postal Code: 80921 

Job ID: 185125

Date:  Nov 23, 2021

Colorado Springs, CO, US, 80921

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs

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