Job opening detail :
Assistant Editor - Penguin Workshop
posted: Sept. 16, 2022
Offered by:
Penguin Random House LLC
Benefits:
Health; Dental; 401K
Duration:
Full Time
Location:
New York, NY
Requirements:
Assistant Editor – Penguin Workshop

Penguin Workshop is looking for an assistant editor with a passion for pop culture and commercial, design-forward publishing to work with the Senior Editor and Editorial Director across a range of fiction and non-fiction formats including graphic novels, picture books, board books, and illustrated novels. In addition to book editing, this is a support role encompassing the entire publishing process from conception through to publication and beyond.

At Penguin Workshop, our mission is to make unique and exciting books for every kind of reader, from birth through early teen. To learn more, please visit our Instagram.

Responsibilities
* Edits approximately 10-15 titles per year
* Evaluates manuscripts and book proposals
* Manages relationships with agents and authors
* Provides administrative and creative support for the Senior Editor
* Works with Editorial Director and Senior Editor to develop original publishing ideas
* Tracks industry trends in pop culture, publishing, and the children’s retail market, to create commercial books
* Works with Finance and Contracts departments to create P&Ls
* Writes front and back cover copy as well as online copy
* Liaises with production, design, and managing editorial departments

Requirements
* 1-2 years’ experience in children’s books
* Graphic novel experience highly recommended
* Established agent and author relationships
* Strong negotiation skills
* Ability to work in a high-volume, deadline driven environment
* Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage and track several projects simultaneously through to the end
* 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.

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 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: New York
City: New York
Postal Code: 10019
Job ID: 248749
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Company:
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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