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Date: Jan 25, 2018

Location: New York, NY, US, 10019

year: 2018

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Requisition ID: 14710 

Copy Assistant, Random House


Random House is the proud publishing house of the world’s most acclaimed storytellers, thought leaders, and innovators. Our host of imprints—including Ballantine Bantam Dell, Del Rey, Random House, One World, The Dial Press, Lenny, The Modern Library, Spiegel & Grau, Loveswept, Alibi—publish original fiction and nonfiction in all formats with the mission to entertain, educate and inspire readers for generations.


We are currently looking for someone to assist a team of copywriters who produce marketing content for Random House titles.




  • Assist associate copy director with management of weekly web copy updates 
  • Format and post copy and reviews to the web for the entire division
  • Refresh online copy and author bios for backlist titles
  • Proofread marketing projects
  • Organize title and subtitle brainstorm meeting
  • Book rooms for copy team status meetings
  • Manage intranet and offline file systems 
  • Act as liaison with departments across the company




  • A creative, self-starter with exceptional writing, organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment


Salary for this position is $40,000. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program.



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.

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

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