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Manager, Client Development - PRH Publisher Services

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Date: Jan 6, 2018

Location: New York, NY, US, 10019

Status: Open Position

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Requisition ID: 14161 

Penguin Random House Publisher Services is looking for a Manager to join their client development team.  This position will be responsible for the on-going development of the PRHPS client portfolio. S/he will be responsible for all aspects of the client development process, from identifying prospective clients to negotiating and finalizing all details of completed contracts.  This position reports to VP, Business Development and Publishing Strategy.


Specifically, the Manager, Client Development:


  • Identifies prospective clients for PRHPS portfolio. Determines best-fit client publishers and sees through the process of recruitment
  • Negotiates contracts with prospective clients
  • Develops and maintains prospective client pipeline
  • Provides regular reporting on new client development to PRHPS executive team
  • Responsible for renewal process for existing client base
  • Develops proposals and financial models for prospective clients
  • Liaises with sales, legal, warehouse, operations and finance divisions of PRHPS to ensure smooth transition for newly-signed clients


Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:


  • Minimum of 5-7 years experience in a publishing or business development role
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office


Please submit a resume and cover letter 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


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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