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Operations Coordinator

Penguin Random House Publisher Services (PRHPS) sells and distributes titles from over 50 independent publishers and is seeking an operations coordinator to join the team. This role will support the work of the PRHPS client operations team, who specializes guiding our client publishers through warehousing, distribution, financial accounting, and book production processes.


The operations coordinator role is a great fit for an individual who enjoys helping others, has a keen eye for detail, and has a desire to grow within an organization. An ideal candidate would have a passion for books and an interest in learning about the full scope of the publishing process—from how books get from printers to the hands of consumers, to how data interacts within systems, to day-to-day problem solving. To support the work of the operations team, this role will take on administrative tasks such as scheduling meetings and taking notes, client outreach, creating and editing documentation, reporting, and more.




  • Assist operations team when investigating client issues;
  • Weekly client outreach to collect missing metadata and deliverables;
  • Coordinate interdepartmental initiatives, including remainder sales, inventory cleanup, metadata cleanup, and more;
  • Run reporting on client data;
  • Create, edit, and manage all process documentation;
  • Build PowerPoint decks and other presentation materials;
  • Test new client-facing training initiatives;
  • Scheduling and taking notes during meetings.




  • 1–2 years of administrative or operations experience;
  • Technologically savvy, with professional experience using PowerPoint, Excel, and databases a plus;
  • A meticulous eye for detail and a knack for problem solving;
  • Desire to work in a highly collaborative environment across departments and functions;
  • An interest in learning about all aspects of the publishing business, including warehousing, metadata, production, and more;
  • Publishing/book industry experience is a plus.


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: 174163

Date:  Oct 12, 2021

New York, NY, US, 10019

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

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