Department Coordinator - Penguin Random House Publisher Services

Posted: 8/26/2019 | Expires: 9/25/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Operations & Strategy
Specialty: Administration
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Penguin Random House Publisher Services (PRHPS) is seeking a Department Coordinator to join its team. This role will focus on assisting the divisional President and Senior Vice President and will have day to day responsibilities that include scheduling on their behalf. The ideal candidate will be a team player with a strong sense of urgency and the ability to juggle multiple projects and will display a willingness to learn about and participate in the business of sales and distribution services to independent publishers. In addition, the Coordinator will work with the Client Operations and Engagement, Finance, and the Client Development areas of the business and aide in departmental initiatives as necessary.
Specific responsibilities include:
* Providing general administrative support to the President and Senior Vice President by means of answering phones, maintaining calendar, scheduling meetings and travel, updating contact lists, and other general office support
* Assisting with projects, events, quarterly staff lunches and Board Meetings
* Reconciling monthly expense reports for President and Senior Vice President
* Documenting and analyzing procedures and processes

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:
*  Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work both independently and collaboratively
*  Strong verbal and written communication skills
*  Self-starter with enthusiasm and ability to take initiative
*  Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
*  At least 1 year of office experience.
* Experience in publishing or bookselling is a plus, but not a requirement

Please apply using our online application process, and please include your resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Full-time 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.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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