Marketing Assistant - Penguin Young Readers

Date: Aug 17, 2018

Location: New York, NY, US, 10014

Year: 2018

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Requisition ID: 22357 

Penguin Young Readers is looking for a Marketing Assistant to join their team. The Marketing Assistant provides administrative support to the SVP of Marketing and the VP, Creative Marketing Director for Penguin Young Readers Group.  The Assistant acts as the Operations contact for the Retail Marketing department and is included in seasonal brainstorming meetings to develop retail marketing campaigns for titles across all Young Readers imprints.




  • Acts as the point person for distributing marketing information across the Young Readers division.
  • Prepares and distributes marketing plans for each season.
  • Creates and coordinates presentations for divisional meetings such as presales meetings and sales conference.
  • Schedules and coordinates strategy and imprint meetings.
  • Provides administrative support (manage schedules, takes messages, files, photocopies, assists with the updating of marketing plans, makes travel arrangements) to two supervisors and other areas of the department as needed.
  • Provides support with the marketing budget including coding invoices and general troubleshooting with finance and accounting.
  • Liaises with Sales, Production, Marketing and Operations to provide print estimates and pack up instructions for each release.
  • Gathers all quantities for promotional materials across departments.




  • Interest in marketing and budget tracking
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint


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.


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

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