Random House Children's Books- Marketing Coordinator

Marketing Coordinator – Random House Children's Books


Random House Children’s Books is seeking a Marketing Coordinator to join the Trade Marketing team, reporting to the Marketing Manager.


Responsibilities include:

  • With guidance from the Marketing Manager, develop and execute marketing campaigns for select frontlist and backlist titles across the board book, picture book, middle grade, and young adult categories on the trade publishing list. Tasks include, but are not limited to, writing copy, circulating to editorial, coordinating with design and production, and distributing finished materials
  • Collaborate with digital marketing, school & library marketing, and publicity to ensure cohesive marketing plans and messaging
  • Maintain and track budget for assigned campaigns
  • Create distributions and proposed print quantities of marketing materials
  • Assist trade marketing team with festivals and conventions as needed, including strategizing, attending, and executing promotions
  • Research and propose new marketing opportunities including, but not limited to, competitive analytics, backlist promotions, direct-to-consumer outreach, and retail initiatives
  • Administrative tasks and support as necessary



  • At least 1-2 years of experience in children’s book marketing preferred
  • Excellent writing and communication skills as well as being detail-oriented and organized
  • Self-motivated with a desire to be a team player as well as work independently
  • Ability to anticipate managers needs
  • Highly organized with an ability to communicate effectively, efficiently, and meet deadlines
  • Strong sense of urgency with an ability to juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and ability to think on their feed and address unexpected challenges
  • Creative thinker who enjoys thinking outside of the box  
  • Knowledge of and interest in marketing and the overall children’s publishing industry  


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.



Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: New York 

City: New York 

Postal Code: 10019 

Job ID: 37188


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

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