Marketing Assistant - Penguin Press

The Penguin Press imprint is seeking a Marketing Assistant to support the marketing department. The Marketing Assistant will provide administrative support and assist with the creation of marketing materials and advertising campaigns for nonfiction and literary fiction titles. Penguin Press publishes award-winning and bestselling nonfiction and literary fiction. Our authors include Michael Pollan, Ron Chernow, Zadie Smith, Thomas Pynchon, Celeste Ng, and Ocean Vuong, to name a few. This is the ideal position for someone who is interested in learning more about marketing and the publishing process!


Specific responsibilities include:


  1. Providing administrative and operational support to the marketing department, including processing and coding invoices, maintaining budgets, mailing books and galleys, and scheduling department meetings.
  2. Acting as a liaison to other departments to schedule, plan, and organize materials for meetings and conferences.
  3. Creating and executing marketing campaigns for older titles that are perennial sellers or newly relevant, while analyzing market trends to identify other potential opportunity titles.
  4. Assisting with the management of imprint social media accounts.
  5. Creating and executing marketing plans, in collaboration with authors, agents, and marketing colleagues, that may include: advertising, social media campaigns, bookstore promotions, outreach to niche communities and book clubs, and researching and experimenting with emerging marketing platforms.
  6. Researching new and innovative marketing campaigns.


Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:


  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency with various social media platforms (especially Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)


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.



Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: New York 

City: New York 

Postal Code: 10019 

Job ID: 115602

115602Penguin Random House LLC 

Date:  Jan 9, 2021

New York, NY, US, 10019

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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