Content Producer - PYRG

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Date: May 25, 2018

Location: New York, NY, US, 10014

Year: 2018

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Requisition ID: 20141 

Penguin Young Readers (PYR) is looking for a talented content creator to share the love of books with readers across our social and digital channels.


As Content Producer for PYR, you will bring our picture books, middle grade novels, and young adult books to life through original video, animated assets, and photography. 



  • Craft content that is unique to each of our key audiences (Parents, Teens, Tweens) and specific to each of our social channels
  • Create animated assets for use on social media including stop motion, typography, and cinemagraphs
  • Produce, shoot, and edit in-house video projects including author interviews, episodic content, Instagram Stories, and live streams
  • Lead product and lifestyle photo shoots from concept and composition to photography and post-production
  • Generate graphics, title packages, and thumbnail images for video assets
  • Manage projects and relationships with outside producers, crews, and vendors
  • Collaborate with digital marketing team to develop content for key titles, series, and authors
  • Ensure all assets adhere to latest platform specifications and best practices
  • Surface new content formats, trends, and concepts to share with the wider marketing group



  • Video reel or portfolio required with application
  • A genuine love of books and reading
  • 3-4 years of experience with video production, animation, or design
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative suite, excelling in Premiere and After Effects
  • Experience with photography and photo editing preferred
  • Proven ability to multitask, pivot between assignments, and adapt to the fluid nature of projects
  • Detail oriented and highly organized


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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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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