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Date: Apr 10, 2018

Location: New York, NY, US, 19047

Year: 2018

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Requisition ID: 18241 

The Penguin Random House Digital Video team is seeking an Associate Video Producer. The primary role of this position is to produce, shoot and edit a range of videos featuring PRH authors and books. Some projects will be filmed in-studio, others will be filmed on location, and others will only involve editing/graphics. The Associate Video Producer will report directly to the PRH Senior Video Producer.


The Associate Video Producer will be asked to:


  • Work with PRH marketers to refine video project concepts
  • Act as lead during video shoots assigned to Associate Producer
  • Operate camera/audio/lighting equipment during shoots
  • Edit video projects to completion including title treatment, audio, color, graphic animations, etc.
  • Research and keep up with external video initiatives/innovations
  • Assist in the training/communication of video endeavors to internal Penguin Random House audience
  • Brainstorm and pitch original ideas for creative video project development within the digital video team


Your Profile:


The ideal candidate:


  • Has 2+ years experience in the video production world (producing, shooting, editing); Will be required to send a reel/portfolio of sample projects
  • Is an excellent listener, can display patience and level-headedness especially while fielding time-sensitive requests (client-facing experience a plus)
  • Has advanced experience/familiarity with either Final Cut Pro X or Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Has basic experience/familiarity with motion graphics editing software such as After Effects or Apple Motion (required); Advanced knowledge not required but is a major plus (at the very least a willingness to develop this skill is preferred)
  • Has a working knowledge of video production gear: camera, lighting, audio, etc.
  • Has a basic working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator (not required but a major plus)
  • Is very familiar with YouTube, FB Video, FB Live, Instagram and similar digital video distribution platforms
  • Solid creative writing skills. Interest and/or experience in creative prose or scriptwriting is a plus.
  • Is comfortable with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Is comfortable with Google Docs (Spreadsheets, Forms, etc.)
  • Is comfortable with both Mac and PC
  • Has an interest in books, authors, publishing (a plus)


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.

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