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Penguin Random House LLC is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, one of the foremost media companies in the world.
The Brand Department at Penguin Young Readers seeks a departmental assistant to support the VP, Director, and Manager with brand and licensing.
� Keeping calendars (including appointments, meetings, lunches, dinners, events)
� Providing administrative support: tracking invitations & charitable requests, ordering supplies, sending & receiving packages, photocopying, submitting travel and expense reports
� Coordinating internal meetings with agents/authors/artists, managing hospitality needs
� Taking meeting notes and distributing accordingly
� Creating and maintaining brand profiles, updating quarterly brand reports and distributing accordingly
� Tracking and maintaining monthly POS report, updating and distributing recap
� Gathering data from appropriate groups and running reports for business reviews; converting data to charts, graphs, visuals, and creating business review in PowerPoint and InDesign
� Researching partnership opportunities and maintaining database
� Supporting brand and category analysis with regular running of reports, maintaining master databases, tracking competitive titles, researching using internal tools
� Managing licensing approval process, royalties tracking, licensing brand profiles, and insuring invoicing is routed, tracked, and paid
� Providing support in creation of licensing style guides
The ideal candidate possesses:
� A 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
� Prior office/administrative experience
� Excellent organizational skills
� Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and handle confidential information with discretion
� Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
� Exceptional phone manner and sound judgment
� Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point
� Skill with numbers / financials
� Publishing experience preferred
� Knowledge of In Design preferred
Thank you for your interest in Penguin Random House. Penguin Random House is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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