Sales Assistant, PRHPS

Sales Assistant – Publisher Services


Penguin Random House is looking for a highly organized and aspiring publishing professional to join the Penguin Random House Publisher Services sales team. In this role, you will join the National Account Clubs team, who represents our exciting portfolio of client titles, including DC Comics, America’s Test Kitchen, Catapult, Hearst, Rizzoli, Shambhala, Wizards of the Coast, and many others to Costco, BJ’s, Sam’s and Readerlink. The Assistant will also support the Vice President, and will work closely with the larger National Accounts team to maximize client sales across the marketplace.

If you have a passion for reading and are looking for the opportunity to work with key book accounts, this may be the perfect position for you!

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Navigating multiple internal and external systems to report on Book Title Management and Sales data review
  2. Seasonal Title Presentation support, material collection and publisher outreach
  3. Weekly Club Point of Sale Tracking and Daily Order Tracking
  4. Coordinate the online catalog presentation process with the Barnes & Noble team
  5. <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Work with the Vice President to craft weekly agendas as well as manage ad hoc projects
  6. <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Acting as a liaison between customer, sales team, and 50 client publishers
  7. <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Assist with other projects as needed


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to prioritize multiple assignments and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships across multiple teams and businesses, with the end goal of highlighting a diverse list of books to varied target audiences
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook


Salary for the Assistant level is $40,000. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Please apply using our online application process, and please include your resume and cover letter.


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: 105662

[[customQuickApply]]105662Penguin Random House LLC 

Date:  Oct 26, 2020

New York, NY, US, 10019

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

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