Digital Content Assistant, Penguin Young Readers

New York
Jul 10, 2014
Aug 09, 2014
Full Time
About our company
Penguin Random House 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.

Your tasks
The Digital Content Development team at Penguin Young Readers seeks an Assistant to support:

_ Generation of project tracking, approvals (internal and external), trade show information and presentations
_ Research and distribution of weekly digital roundup with VP Digital Content Development
_ Keeping calendar (including outside appointments, meetings, lunches, dinners, events, travel etc.)
_ Keeping track of the daily and weekly priorities for VP Digital Content Development
_ Coordination of small and large meetings, on-site and off-site
_ Tracking invitations and charitable requests, ordering supplies, sending and receiving packages, filing, faxing, photocopying, scanning
_ Planning foreign and domestic travel, including detailed itineraries
_ Liaising with editors, authors and agents on behalf of the team when needed
_ Handling various special projects as required

Our requirements
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, including: Outlook, Word, Excel
_ Knowledge of Adobe Design Suite (particularly InDesign and Photoshop)
_ Digital product and/or media experience preferred
_ Experience with VIPs preferred

Thank you for your interest in Penguin Random House. Penguin Random House is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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