Associate Marketing Manager, Children's - DK

DK is seeking a creative, organized, and dynamic Associate Marketing Manager to oversee title-specific marketing campaigns for both frontlist and backlist titles, with a focus on the children's list. Reporting to the Senior Marketing Manager, the role requires an incredibly detail-oriented, creative, proactive, and strategic professional who is able to multitask and manage a multitude of projects within budget and deadlines. Duties include: developing and executing marketing plans and strategy; collaborating with the publicity, digital, and education/library teams to create plans; working collaboratively with the Senior Marketing Manager on managing the budget line; presenting at internal and external meetings; and extensive copywriting.



  • Brainstorm, coordinate, and execute marketing campaigns and strategy for key children’s titles
  • Collaborate with sales reps to create materials which support their efforts
  • Collaborate with US-based marketing and PR team members to shape overall title strategy and to execute larger initiatives
  • Collaborate with UK peers and, on occasion, work on global strategic title plans
  • Build and maintain relationships with external partners
  • With the support of the Senior Marketing Manager, review and share post-mortem analysis of each measurable campaign for future opportunities
  • Communicate plans and strategies to in-house team, including publishing and sales
  • Plan and travel occasionally to represent DK at consumer and trade festivals
  • Maintain awareness of the book market and suggest new and innovative ways to market to consumers



  • Minimum of 3 years experience in book marketing (children’s book experience preferred)
  • Excellent copywriting skills
  • Knowledge of the consumer, trade and institutional markets
  • Knowledge of the general book marketplace and trends
  • Strong communication skills


Please submit a cover letter and resume through our online application process to be considered for this position.


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: New York 

City: New York 

Postal Code: 10019 

Job ID: 30541


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

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