Random House Children's Books - Marketing Assistant

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Requisition ID: 29160 


Marketing Assistant, Random House Children’s Books


Reports to:

Director, Licensed and Proprietary Brands



  • Provides the administrative support for the marketing campaign process on a seasonal cycle  
  • Responsible for coordinating the internal marketing and publicity departments’ various data for brand business reviews and sell-in materials   
  • Creates the team’s POS forms and manages all changes to those forms through the item’s cycle from sell-in to on-sale.
  • Manage the group’s calendar for each season and set up all necessary meetings related to group discussion
  • Responsible for soliciting and helping with the execution of all cross promotional efforts with licensors and licensees
  • Development the “skeleton” decks for all business reviews, sell sheet packets and other various group presentations
  • Manage the relationship with ad vendors, booking ads and submitting advertising invoices
  • Responsible for routing all project approvals to the appropriate and required internal and external approvers
  • Provides administrative support as necessary to include all tasks needed, such as: mailings, notetaking, display and orderable grid creation/management, printing OTIS sheets, etc.



  • Creative individual, eager to share ideas, and actively participate in group brainstorms
  • Self-motivated, able to prioritize, and can work independently as well as in a team.
  • Ability to multi-task and will thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Candidate must be proactive and exceptionally organized.
  • Strong communication & writing skills are essential.


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 http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.


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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