Creative Services Administrator - Random House Children's Books

Random House Children’s Books is looking for a Creative Services Administrator to handle daily departmental tasks and act as a point person for communication with various internal and external stakeholders to keep a busy art department on track.


Specifically, the Administrator will:

  • Assist Executive Creative Director, and design department in a wide range of operational and administrative tasks such as coordinating schedules and meetings, processing invoices and contracts, tracking budgets, shipping packages, ordering supplies and other duties as assigned.
  • Develop new and maintain existing systems that support and track the creative work and art department needs.
  • Trouble-shoot and make recommendations for improvements in process and protocol.
  • Acts as liaison between design department and Random House Children’s Books managing editors, sales, marketing, sub rights and freelancers.
  • Maintain a wide range of information for all incoming and outgoing materials for both in-house and out-of-house freelance designers, artists and photographers.



  • 0-1 year publishing, creative studio, media, or advertising experience
  • Proficiency with Mac OS, Microsoft Office Suite, Webex and InDesign with working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Box and Filemaker Pro
  • High comfort level with digital tools for organization and to facilitate process
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and analytical skills
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to gather and assimilate information from different sources



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: 32288


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

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