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Date: May 7, 2018

Location: New York, NY, US, 10019

Year: 2018

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Requisition ID: 19442 

The Random House Children's Publishing Group seeks a Marketing Assistant to join their Trade Marketing team. This position reports to the Marketing Manager and Director of Trade Marketing.


Main responsibilities include:


  • Assist Marketing Manager with organizing and streamlining relationships within a large network of ad reps, and work back with the trade marketing team to coordinate timely submission of print and digital ads
  • Update and maintain all department grids and lists including: advertising grid, budget grid, advertising analytics tracking grid, vendor contact list, Goodreads giveaways list, ebook downprice promotions, and BookBub advertising list
  • Create timely reporting documents for completed ad campaigns, working back with title marketing managers to analyze and optimize results in real time
  • Work closely with Marketing Manager to manage real-time updates and changes to marketing plans and MyPlans system
  • Update promotional item inventory lists and manage orders for conferences and festivals
  • Maintain physical and digital marketing inboxes
  • Other responsibilities include: updating marketing campaign power points, creating presentations for key meetings, organizing setup and coordinating agendas for author meetings, managing invoices, tracking POs, running monthly budget checks in the yearlong budget, and sending booktuber books following a seasonal schedule


Your profile:


The ideal candidate should meet the following qualifications:


  • Excellent organizational, computer, and communication skills (required)
  • Ability to be a team player and to work independently
  • Strong sense of urgency and the ability to juggle multiple projects
  • Proficiency with PowerPoint and Excel
  • Some office experience required
  • Interest in marketing and children’s publishing specifically (preferred)


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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