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Associate Preschool Marketing Manager, Penguin Young Readers

Penguin Random House, New York, NY

Home of the world’s best books.

Duration: Full-Time


Penguin Young Readers is currently seeking an Associate Manager, Preschool Marketing to join the Retail and Brand Marketing team. This position supports the Executive Director, Preschool and Young Readers Marketing and the role provides an opportunity to work very closely with the entire Penguin Kids marketing team. 

This is a great opportunity for a self-starter who thrives in a collaborative, fast-paced environment that is home to world-renowned picture book creators like Oliver Jeffers, Jacqueline Woodson, Amanda Gorman, Matt de la Pena, Christian Robinson, Chelsea Clinton, Adam Rubin and many more bestselling and award-winning authors and illustrators.

The Assistant Manager will: 
* Develops and executes the marketing campaigns for key frontlist picture book, chapter book, and board book titles
* Manages the content development and creation of all retail and consumer collateral to support key title marketing campaigns (such as displays, promo items, digital assets for booksellers, partnership collateral, advertising units, sell sheets, etc).  This includes writing copy and working closely with the creative services department on execution
* Communicates with authors, illustrators, and estates to keep them up to date on marketing efforts
* Partners and communicates with sales department to maximize opportunities for key titles across all channels of distribution
* Spearheads and presents at key title and author meetings, as well as attend several other marketing meetings on a weekly, bi-weekly and seasonal basis
* Supports in partnership outreach and coordination including brainstorming activations and promotional opportunities.
* Prepares marketing presentations and documents. 
* Manages seasonal sales schedules and deadlines. 


Your profile: 
* The ideal candidate is an ambitious self-starter who thinks creatively, inclusively, and is detail-oriented
* 3-5 years of experience in the publishing industry is preferred 
* Self-motivated, able to juggle multiple priorities, and can work independently as well as in a team 
* Excellent verbal, written communication, and organization skills 
* Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint 
* Light proofreading + design skills (such as Adobe Creative Suite) are a plus
* An enthusiasm for marketing and children’s publishing as a discipline, and an interest in media trends

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