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Sr. Publicist / Publicity Manager - Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press

The Crown Publishing Group is seeking at Senior Publicist or Publicity Manager for the Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press imprints. Reporting to the Associate Director of Publicity, this position provides an opportunity to immerse yourself in a creative and collaborative environment. Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press publish such notable authors as Ina Garten, Alison Roman, Yotam Ottolenghi, Toni Tipton Martin, Rick Martinez, Amber Lewis, Bryant Terry, Dolly Parton, Jimmy Chin, Matika Wilbur, Ariana Madix, Hawa Hassan, Matty Matheson, Shira Gill and Rebel Girls.  


We are looking for an experienced, thoughtful, creative, and team-focused candidate who will work on cookbooks and lifestyle books in the pop culture, design, photography, and gardening categories. 


The ideal candidate has expertise in the lifestyle and culinary media landscape with strong media contacts and brand management experience. Prompt, courteous, and thorough communication skills are essential, as the right candidate will be helping to establish and nurture long-running partner relationships that span multiple books over multiple imprints. Candidates should possess well developed time management skills and be able work independently and collaboratively. In addition to managing media relationships, this highly collaborative job requires constant internal and external information sharing and a willingness to consistently prioritize the needs of the team, our partners, and authors. 


This is a hybrid position with in-office responsibilities which include attendance at in-person meetings with authors and agents, staffing of author events, and accompanying authors to media engagements. We will consider candidates who can work from a commutable distance to our offices at 1745 Broadway, which includes the tri-state area (NY, NJ, CT, & PA).


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Planning and execution of publicity campaigns across lists each season
  • High-touch author care and attentive communication with authors and agents
  • Developing, researching, and maintaining strong relationships
  • Attending and presenting at regular sales and publishing meetings


The ideal candidate should have:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in public relations or a related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience presenting in front of large groups
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to set priorities while managing multiple projects
  • Ability to work seamlessly in a team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suit


The salary range for the Sr. Publicist level is $70,000-$72,000, and the salary range for the Publicity Manager level is $73,000-$76,000. To be considered at the higher level, candidates must have 6+ years of experience. All positions are currently eligible for annual profit award or bonus, subject to Company results. Please apply using our online application process and please include your resume with salary requirements. 

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: 265171

Date:  Nov 18, 2023

New York, NY, US, 10019

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

Job Segment: Photography, Book Publishing, Media Publishing, Senior Brand Manager, Branding, Creative, Publishing, Marketing

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