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Marketing Coordinator, Random House Children's Books

Random House Children's Books’ Marketing department is seeking a Marketing Coordinator to join the digital marketing team. This is an opportunity to join a fast-paced, collaborative team that oversees all aspects of digital marketing for books for children of all ages, including social media, newsletters, websites, videos, influencer promotions, and more. This is a key role to assist the team in the marketing plan development and oversee the project management for digital marketing tasks that support bestselling authors like Nic Stone, Jennifer Niven, Nicola Yoon, Karen McManus, Philip Pullman, and classic children’s brands like Magic Tree House, Dr. Seuss, Little Golden Books, and Sesame Street, just to name a few. The ideal candidate will have exceptional organization and administrative skills, attention to detail, and an interest in social media, digital marketing, and children’s book publishing. The Coordinator will report to the Director, Digital Strategy.



  • Manage the design/asset creation workflow in partnership with the Brand and Trade Marketing Designers, including routing assets for approval to editorial, copyedit, title marketers, designers, licensors, and authors, incorporating feedback, and sharing finalized assets with sales team, author team, and agents
  • Oversee weekly digital marketing design meeting, updating the team on the status of projects in the pipeline, alerting the team to deadlines, and making updates in the department file management system in real time
  • Work in a creative digital team environment developing and executing marketing plans with the Brand and Trade Marketing teams along with our Publicity department, including writing copy for digital marketing assets and advertising campaigns and updating title marketing plans
  • Oversee Digital Marketing department seasonal project grid, including updating title list, setting and adhering to team deadlines, reviewing all projects, and submitting all projects to internal project management systems
  • Process all team invoicing, tracking, payment, and manage the PO process for the Digital Marketing team with the PRH AP department and external vendors
  • Assist Digital Marketing team with social media and website projects, such as QA, community management, spam management, archiving assets, etc.
  • Assist Digital Marketing team with additional tasks and administrative projects, such as taking meeting notes, contracting, invoicing, and mailings for influencer programs and partnerships, maintaining seasonal tracking grids and processes, and acting as point person for the digital team for corporate and departmental processes



  • 2-3 years of marketing and/or related brand experience
  • Self-motivated, able to prioritize, and can work independently, as well as in a team
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Candidate should be proactive and exceptionally organized with sharp attention to detail
  • Exceptional written and communication skills. Strong communication and writing skills are essential
  • Interest in and knowledge of social media and digital marketing a plus
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Teams, Google Docs; Working knowledge of Basecamp


Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical/Prescription drug insurance, Dental, Vision, Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Pre-Tax and Roth 401(k), Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life/AD&D Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Student Loan Repayment Program, Educational Assistance & generous paid time off. 


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: 239661

Date:  Aug 2, 2022

New York, NY, US, 10019

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

Job Segment: Book Publishing, Media Publishing, Project Manager, Advertising, QA, Publishing, Technology, Marketing, Quality

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