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Corporate Communications Associate, Penguin Random House

Corporate Communications Associate, Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House, the home to a staggering array of beloved, well-known authors, bestsellers, and emerging voices, is seeking an Associate to join our fast-paced Corporate Communications team. This role provides a unique vantage point of the company and industry-at-large in a busy, strategic, and highly collaborative environment.

The Corporate Communications team is focused on bringing the Penguin Random House brand to all audiences through executive communications, social impact strategy, media relations, and internal global communications. They tell the story of who we are as a company, what we do, and how we do it. And, of course, we are united in our mission: To ignite a universal passion for reading by creating books for everyone.


We seek an Associate to support the department’s external & internal communications and provide day-to-day support to the EVP and Manager while working in close partnership with the rest of the team. We are looking for a highly motivated and thoughtful individual with excellent writing skills and attention to detail. The ideal candidate will have an interest in communications and publishing and a strong pulse on the media and wider cultural landscape.


To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume through our online application process.


The Role:

  • Consistently produces high-quality internal communications content.
  • Actively monitors press coverage and disseminates media clips to key executives daily.
  • Supports the creation and digital production of content for the company intranet, social impact site, global corporate site, and internal newsletters.
  • Assists with the preparation of corporate materials, including organizational announcements, department and company presentations, and various logistical details for events.
  • Assists in the development and execution of social impact campaigns and initiatives.
  • Maintains and updates press lists and databases.
  • Supports supervisors, including conducting research on various topics, calendar management, scheduling meetings, processing expense reports, etc.
  • Supports the team with projects on an as-needed basis.


 The Essentials:

  • 1-2 years of experience in communications, publicity, or related function
  • Genuine interest in media, corporate communications, and book publishing
  • Outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Exceptional writing skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work on deadline
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Self-starter with the ability to develop new projects and departmental initiatives
  • Proactive approach to problem-solving
  • A goal-oriented, collaborative team player
  • Proficiency in creative problem solving, decision making, and time management
  • Previous administrative experience is a plus but not required


Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program.


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 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: 226303

Date:  Jul 23, 2022

New York, NY, US, 10019

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

Job Segment: Book Publishing, Media Publishing, Corporate Communications, Marketing Communications, PR, Publishing, Marketing

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