Penguin Random House LLC Brand Assistant - Penguin Young Readers in New York, New York

Company: Penguin Random House LLC Requisition ID: 21042 Penguin Young Readers Group, the home of many beloved titles for readers of all ages, currently has an exciting and unique opportunity available as a Brand Assistant. This highly visible role works closely with employees across all levels of the publishing division while providing support to the publishing office and brand department. Whether fiction or nonfiction, classic authors and illustrators or excited new licensed properties, Penguin Young Readers Group strives to make the perfect book for every reader. If you share the same passion for children's books and want to learn all about the publishing process, this could be the perfect position for you! Specific responsibilities include: * Providing administrative support for the publishing office and brand department including setting up meetings, locating and routing materials, performing mailings, etc. * Runs regular sales and competitive reports and distributes information among sales, marketing, and editorial teams. * Creating materials (i.e. PowerPoint presentations) for a wide variety of meetings such as launch meetings or sales conference. * Securing approvals and routing materials in support of PYR's licensing efforts. * Assisting with internal author visits, guest speakers, etc. as needed. * Acting as back up support for the President's office as needed. Salary for this position 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 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. Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements: * Prior office experience * Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with employees across all levels of an organization' * Highly organized with the ability to work on and prioritize multiple projects at a time * Proven ability to work well under pressure * Strong attention to detail * Ability to work well independently and within a team * Proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint * An interest in children's books and industry trends is preferred * Comfort working with number is a plus