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Associate Manager/Manager, National Accounts

At Penguin Random House Publisher Services, we provide full-service collaboration and advisement to our clients and accounts. Our account managers are much more than just sales reps – they are customer and category experts who help clients craft their publishing programs (with both an at-large and customer-specific approach).  They advise clients and customers alike on how to create and capitalize on marketplace trends, and share their knowledge and feedback throughout the entire publishing process, from the launch of titles to frontlist marketing to deep backlist opportunities.


If you are a dynamic, team-oriented individual with a creative, entrepreneurial attitude, and a deep love of books, we encourage you to apply for our Associate National Account Manager/National Account Manager position representing a diverse array of independent publishers to Barnes & Noble, including New York Review Books, Shambhala Publications, Other Press, Catapult, and more.


For a look at our complete list of client publishers, please click here:


Specific responsibilities include:


  • Crafting monthly presentations for the Barnes & Noble frontlist buyers
  • Monitoring orders and sales and maximizing opportunities
  • Communicating marketplace updates and opportunities to clients and sales managers
  • Actively participating in all publisher meetings
  • Engaging in regular sales analysis
  • Presenting lead titles to the Barnes & Noble merchandising team on a seasonal basis


Essential Qualifications/Abilities:


  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to regularly visit Barnes & Noble’s home office and meet with B&N colleagues in NYC with minimal notice/on an ad hoc basis
  • 3 years of sales experience
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • The ability to adapt and work well under pressure
  • Dynamic analytical skills with the ability to innovate
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


The salary for the Associate position is $60,000 and the salary range for the Manager level is $67,000 - $70,000. 


Penguin Random House job postings include a good faith compensation range for each open position. The salary range listed is specific to each particular open position and takes into account various factors including the specifics of the individual role, and candidate's relevant experience and qualifications.

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 300 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: New York 

City: New York 

Postal Code: 10019 

Job ID: 255578

Date:  Jan 6, 2023

New York, NY, US, 10019

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Job Segment: Book Publishing, Marketing Manager, Assistant Manager, Merchandising, Manager, Publishing, Marketing, Management, Retail

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