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Publication or Company Penguin Group (USA)
Job Title School & Library Marketing Manager-Young Readers
Industry Book Publishing, Conferences/Events, Marketing, Social Media
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements We are currently seeking a School & Library Marketing Manager join our Young Readers Marketing team. This position will be responsible for overseeing all library conferences, as well as planning author programming and the strategic promotion of titles during conferences. The Manager will also work closely with the Director of School & Library Marketing to present conference updates and represent the department during company meetings and to customers.

If you are a creative team-player with a passion for children’s books, this may be the perfect position for you!

Other responsibilities include:
1. Developing and executing creative marketing plans for key titles, including overseeing advertising & promotion materials.
2. Overseeing the social media strategy for the library market.
3. Planning and managing the conference budget.
4. Supervising a department assistant.

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:
• 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
• Minimum of 5 years prior experience in book publishing or related industry
• Ability to travel by plane, train, and/or car to 4-6 conferences per year
• Strong attention to detail
• Superb organizational skills
• Excellent written & verbal communication skills
• Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
• Understanding and awareness of social media platforms
• Interest and enthusiasm for children’s books strongly preferred
• Prior marketing and/or publicity experience a plus
About Our Company Penguin Young Readers Group is one of the leading children's book publishers in the United States. The company owns a wide range of imprints and trademarks including Dial Books, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Philomel, Puffin, Speak, Firebird, G. P. Putnam's Sons, Viking, Razorbill, and Frederick Warne. These imprints are home to such award-winning, New York Times- bestselling authors as Laurie Halse Anderson, Jay Asher, Judy Blume, Jan Brett, Heather Brewer, Eric Carle, Roald Dahl, Tomie dePaola, Sarah Dessen, Anna Dewdney, John Green, Anthony Horowitz, Brian Jacques, Mike Lupica, Richelle Mead, Richard Peck, Jacqueline Woodson, and dozens of other popular authors. Penguin Young Readers Group is also the proud publisher of perennial brand franchises such as The Little Engine That Could, the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys series, Peter Rabbit, Spot, the Classic Winnie the Pooh, the Very Hungry Caterpillar, Strega Nona, Madeline, Mad Libs, Alex Rider, the Rangers Apprentice, Skippyjon Jones, Llama Llama, and Pippi Longstocking, among many others. Penguin Young Readers Group is a division of Penguin Group (USA), the U.S. member of the internationally renowned Penguin Group, one of the largest English-language trade book publishers in the world. The Penguin Group is owned by Pearson plc, the international media group.

Penguin Group (USA) values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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