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Date: Feb 17, 2018

Location: New York, NY, US, 10019

year: 2018

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Requisition ID: 14538 

Penguin Random House Audio seeks a Digital Operations Assistant to work within the divisional Operations team, primarily supporting the administrative aspects of the audiobook download workflow. This division publishes 1000+ titles per year across multiple formats and genres, and the Digital Operations Assistant will be responsible for maintaining tracking and archiving systems while interfacing with external vendors and internal divisions. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about audio publishing with a focus on the rapidly-growing download format.

 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Update internal systems daily with title tracking data; communicate updates to vendors.
  • Create weekly/monthly reports for internal departments and vendors.
  • Verification of title information and availability on all vendor websites.
  • Coordination with audio producer teams in NYC and LA locations to help track title delivery dates.
  • Work with other internal departments (editorial, marketing, publicity, and production) on fulfilling requests and title scheduling.
  • Works on special projects as needed.

 

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • An interest in books and the publishing industry, strongly preferred. 
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, with the ability to work independently on a large volume of titles while also working collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to work efficiently a must.
  • Excellent PC skills, including proficiency with Excel and the ability to learn internal database and tracking systems.

 

The salary for this position is $40,000.  Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package.  Please submit a cover letter and resume to be considered for this opportunity.

 

 

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 http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.

 

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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