Random House is “the proud publishing house of the world’s most acclaimed storytellers, thought leaders, and innovators.” In 2013, it became a company of Penguin Random House, one of the Big 5 publishers. Random House has published many bestselling authors, including Danielle Steel, Tyler Perry, Dean Koontz, and Lisa Wingate. Continue reading “Random House | Open House”
Palgrave Macmillan: Editorial Assistant, Literature
Palgrave Macmillan specializes in academic books in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It publishes monographs, journals, textbooks, and professional work in a variety of subjects like Political Science, Economics, History, Literature, Linguistics, and Business. Its “mission is to publish high-quality original, peer-reviewed scholarly content for the humanities academic community.” Continue reading “Jobs of the Week”
Random House is hosting their Open House event on Thursday, December 15.
Open House is hosted three times a year, and is a day-long event that brings together the biggest names in publishing for a full day of interactive author panels and book talks, as well as behind-the-scenes looks of publishing at Random House.
Tickets must be purchased before the event and sell-out quickly. Ticket purchases come with access to the events all-day, a light breakfast and boxed lunch (one of 4 options given, including gluten-free and vegetarian), a canvas tote with up to $150 in books and goodies, early copies of books, a signed copy of Trevor Noah’s “Born a Crime” novel, and so much more!
Authors featured on this year’s panel include: Jodi Picoult, George Saunders, Trevor Noah, Diana Gabaldon, Jon Meacham, Fannie Flagg, Lindsey Lee Johnson, Allison Pataki, Sana Krasikov, and Laura McHugh.
Ticket Purchasing Information: Tickets can be purchased here and go on sale Friday, September 23rd at 9 AM and sell out very fast. Tickets cost $85 per person, and seats are chosen when you register.
Date/Time for Event: Thursday, December 9 from 9:00 AM until about 5:30-6:00 PM
Location: The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
695 Park Avenue (Entrance on 68th Street between Lexington and Park)
New York, NY 10065
Professor Kathy Sandler is moderating the “Publishing Technology Update: New Digital Directions” panel on March 8th at 6:15 pm at Random House.
Student admission is Free (lecture only)!
Online Marketing Assistant – Consumer Marketing Development
The Penguin Random House Consumer Marketing Development team is seeking an Online Marketing Assistant. This position involves opportunities to work creatively with people across the company and industry, to produce online marketing campaigns, and to learn about all aspects of book publishing and online marketing.
The online marketing assistant is a key part of our friendly, collaborative, and innovative team. S/he will be responsible for assisting with ad trafficking as well as supporting the campaigns team.
Responsibilities and duties include:
•Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
The candidate would report to an Associate Director and Advertising Manager, and work very closely with an Online Marketing Associate. It’s a corporate position on a team that’s focused on providing best practices and guidance to our divisions–while there may be less direct title-marketing work involved, it’s a great way to understand PRH’s positioning about online and consumer marketing, learn what’s up and coming in tech, and meet many people across the company and industry.
If interested in applying, click here:
Indicate in your cover letter that you are a Pace MS in Publishing student.
Please contact Professor Jane Kinney-Denning at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.