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Date: Jan 9, 2018

Location: New York, NY, US, 10019

Status: Open Position

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Requisition ID: 11702 


Penguin Random House has an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Manager to join the Knopf Marketing department. Reporting to VP, Director of Marketing, the Marketing Manager will develop creative marketing strategies for a wide variety of hardcover fiction and nonfiction titles across the Knopf, Pantheon & Schocken imprints, to reach the largest possible readership through innovative consumer-facing marketing campaigns.  




  • Creates and implements title-specific marketing campaigns
  • Targets available audiences for assigned titles -- and strategizes ways to reach them through advertising and promotion
  • Communicates with editors, authors and agents to explain, refine, and enact marketing plans, including traditional print advertising, online and social media promotions
  • Collaborates and brainstorms with marketing and publicity colleagues to maximize outreach
  • Clearly communicates design needs and deadlines to the Advertising Director and designers
  • Manages book promotion plans and budgets




  • 3-5 years’ minimum experience in book publishing, particularly with both literary and commercial fiction
  • Fluency in key marketing concepts and tools including email, social media marketing (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram a must), search, as well as traditional book marketing methods
  • Strategic and creative thinking
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Quick and sharp reading skills
  • Sense of humor a must


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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