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Assistant Editor, Brands & Licenses - Penguin Workshop
posted: Oct. 10, 2020
Offered by:
Penguin Random House LLC
Location:
New York, NY
Requirements:
Assistant Editor, Brands & Licenses – Penguin Workshop

Penguin Workshop is looking for an Assistant Editor to join our expanding team. This role, and the content of the books we cover, is steeped in the Entertainment and Media industry so you’ll ideally come with an appreciation for pop-culture, trends, and children’s publishing. You’ll support our active portfolio of licensed titles and in-house brands by editing a varied list of formats for early readers through teens, so there’s plenty of variety and volume. This position reports into the Associate Publishing Manager, Brands & Licenses and is a part of the larger Penguin Workshop editorial team.

Responsibilities
* Edits approximately 10-15 titles per season within designated deadlines
* Tracks industry trends in publishing, as well as the children’s retail market, to create innovative and commercial book formats
* Attends regular editorial and creative meetings to ensure clarity of workload and deadlines
* Writes front and back cover copy as well as online copy
* Liaises with production, design, and managing editorial departments
* Supports the Associate Publishing Manager with the day-to-day administrative tasks of the Brands & Licensing department

Requirements
* Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage and track several projects simultaneously through to the end
* Analytical skills and ability to identify trends
* Ability to work in a high-volume, deadline driven environment
* Ability to demonstrate attention to detail
* Exceptional writing and copywriting skills

Please apply using our online application process, and please include your resume and cover letter with salary requirements. A design portfolio must be attached. Employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program.

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.

Company: Penguin Random House LLC
Country: United States of America
State/Region: 7213
City: New York
Postal Code: 10019
Job ID: 103741
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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/.
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