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Sales Assistant, International

Penguin Random House is looking for a highly organized Sales Assistant to support the Penguin Random House International Sales & Marketing team. This position will assist the day-to-day activities of the SVP & Director of PRH International Sales, as well as the sales managers who sell to accounts across the British Commonwealth and Europe. If you have a passion for reading and are looking for the opportunity to help bring your favorite books to stores worldwide, this may be the perfect position for you!

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Manages and maintains division head calendar, including accepting, updating and making appointments and booking travel
  • Processes division head expenses on a monthly basis
  • Providing general administrative and sales support to division head and sales managers on the British Commonwealth and European sales teams
  • Assisting with placing and coordinating the fulfillment of orders
  • Creating targeted presentations for representatives to use on sales trips as requested
  • Responding to inquiries from new and existing accounts, sales representatives, freight forwarders, order processing, customer service, and credit departments
  • Obtaining and analyzing title information and sales data from company systems as requested
  • Running a variety of sales reports
  • Create ad hoc title lists for sales managers


Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Prior office experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a deadline-driven environment
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-up skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Experience with Business Objects and PowerBI a plus
  • Ability to speak and/or read a foreign language a plus
  • Ability to push or pull boxes up to 20 lbs


Salary for the position is $45,000. 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.


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 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: 168719

Date:  Oct 16, 2021

New York, NY, US, 10019

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

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