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Manager, Strategic Events & Special Projects - PRH Audio

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Date: Jan 26, 2018

Location: New York, NY, US, 10019

Year: 2018

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Requisition ID: 13396 

Penguin Random House Audio is seeking a Strategic Events and Special Projects Manager to join our Marketing department. The candidate will coordinate logistics for events such as trade, consumer, and library shows. The candidate will also manage special projects such as our Volumes app, narrator database, campaigns for our retail and library marketing groups, as well as provide support for building partnerships. This unique position allows for the opportunity to liaise directly with corporate events, marketing, and publicity within a fast-paced environment.


Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Executing event details and materials, including meeting agendas, run of show and day of programming schedules, and recap materials.
  2. Maintaining event budgets, including processing invoices and working closely with the Marketing and Publicity Directors on event-related expenses and revenue projections.
  3. Researching venues and vendors to help create a cost-effective event execution plan.
  4. Curating and programming app content in an agile team setting.
  5. Coordinating with marketing teams and internal resources to optimize efficiency of processes and workflow on special projects and website updates.
  6. Project manage partnerships.


Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 5-7 years relevant experience
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, including strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, multitask, and prioritize
  • Ability to work independently as well as with multiple teams
  • Proficient in MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Languages and Programs

  • Hands-on experience developing web-based applications using HTML, XCode, XML
  • Understanding of website content management systems
  • Experience with server platforms like Parse
  • Hands-on experience with tools such as iTunes Connect and Localytics
  • Experience with Omniture/Adobe Analytics


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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