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Date: Feb 15, 2017

Location: New York, NY, US, 10019

Status: Open Position

Company: Penguin Random House US 

Requisition ID: 4687 

We are currently seeking an Editorial Assistant to join the Random House Publishing Editorial – Adult team. The position provides an opportunity to assist the VP & Editor in Chief with daily editorial activities, including proposal/manuscript screening and project support.  In addition to providing administrative support, the position also acts as a liaison between authors, agents and different departments within the company.


The ideal candidate will be able to efficiently manage a diverse set of responsibilities. We are seeking a strong writer who has a broad reading sensibility and an interest in, literary fiction, literary non-fiction, science and social justice. Additional requirements we are looking for include:

•Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize in a high volume environment
•Ability to pay close attention to detail.
•Strong communication skills, both verbal & written.
Well-versed in social media platforms
•Strong interpersonal skills, & ability to multi-task successfully.
•Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.

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, Fodor’s, 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

Job Segment: Editorial Assistant, Media Publishing, Administrative Assistant, Editor, Book Publishing, Publishing, Administrative

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