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Date: May 16, 2018

Location: New York, NY, US, 10014

Year: 2018

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Requisition ID: 18660 

Penguin Young Readers Licenses is currently seeking a Licensing Coordinator.

Penguin Young Readers Licenses offers the strongest collection of brands across TV, toy, online, gaming, and film. We celebrate the new and the nerdy, the retro and the reimagined; from pop culture to preschool, we’re building on the best brands. We craft books that reinforce our identity, lead with innovation, and resonate with readers. Our Penguin Young Readers Licenses portfolio offers a book for every reader.


This is an opportunity to be part of a diverse and collaborative team, assist in acquiring and establishing new partnerships, learn about children’s book publishing, and work across on a broad range of books and imprints.



Knowledge and appreciation pop-culture, trends, and children’s brands across a variety of media

A desire to be part of an energetic and creative workshop that acquires and creates the very best!


                • 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience

                • Excellent organizational skills

                • Strong attention to detail

                • Prior office experience

                • Sharp writing and communication skills

                • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and other current systems

                • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, plan for the unexpected, and stay one step ahead



Provide daily administrative support to the VP/Associate Publisher, and Director of Licensed Publishing. Manage daily communication with Licensors.


                • Field requests and approvals

                • Communicate brand updates and marketing initiatives

                • Maintain contracts and assist in amendments

                • Assist in renewal agreements & contract terminations

                • Track advance payments

                • Run sales reports

                • Manage quarterly forecasting

                • Assist in planning and preparing year-end licensor business reviews

                • Schedules and calendar management

                • Book travel

                • Work across a variety of proprietary online systems

                • Attend Licensing trade shows when necessary



Reports to VP/ Associate Publisher and Director of Licensed Publishing



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.


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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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