Apply now »

Sales Assistant, Adult Mass Merch - Clubs - Sales (Open to Remote)


Do you love reading and have a desire to learn more about book sales in publishing? Penguin Random House’s Adult Mass Merch team is looking for a Sales Assistant to join the Clubs team.  This position will be responsible for supporting the sales reps who sell the Penguin Random House Adult Core and Client titles to the club accounts (Costco, Sams and BJ’s) and Readerlink/RMS.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Running daily sales reports for titles active in the club accounts
  • Running weekly sales by format by retailer
  • Assisting with sell in prep for the clubs team- entering title info into sell in grids, tracking down covers and TI Sheets, building Powerpoint presentations
  • Entering coop contracts into the system
  • Handling comp copy requests for buyers
  • Maintaining sales tracking grids
  • Maintaining the team calendar of deadlines
  • Organize staff calls and agendas
  • Attend publisher meetings as needed to take notes or represent the team


The ideal candidate possesses:


  • A proven interest in book publishing and sales
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure, follow up as needed, and meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Proactive and able to independently problem solve
  • Must be self-motivated, but with the ability and willingness to work in a team environment
  • Highly organized with the ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities and follow up

The salary for this position is $48,000. All positions are currently eligible for annual profit award or bonus subject to company results. 



Penguin Random House job postings include a good faith compensation range for each open position. The salary range listed is specific to each particular open position and takes into account various factors including the specifics of the individual role, and candidate's relevant experience and qualifications.

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 300 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: 264703

Date:  Dec 2, 2023

New York, NY, US, 10019

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

Job Segment: Book Publishing, Publishing Sales, Sales Support, Business Development, Publishing, Sales

Apply now »