Associate Product Manager

$70k – $85k • No equity
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Associate Product Manager

Penguin Random House, voted #1 on the Forbes 2018 List of America’s Best Midsize Employers, is seeking an enthusiastic, passionate Associate Product Manager to support our flagship website. In this position, you will serve as the right hand to the Product Owner of, and work closely with a cross-functional team that includes design, engineering, data, editorial, metadata, analytics, and marketing.

Responsibilities will grow and change over time depending on the needs of the Product Owner, and there is much opportunity for growth in this role. You will learn about both technical backend systems as well as front-end marketing initiatives. Your focus will include:

Metadata optimization
Acquisition strategy
Retail strategy
Leveraging insights and analytics in order to continually inform the product development process


Either a BA/BS in a technology-oriented field or 1-2 years of product management experience
Ability to devise product functionality and improvements, and then drive resources to realize that vision
Passion for understanding emerging technologies as well as discussing existing and proposed software systems
A desire to work seamlessly as part of a highly collaborative team
Flexibility to easily change direction and/or find creative solutions as stakeholder requests or issues arise
Superior attention to deadlines and deliverables—some might call you “relentlessly organized”
Excellent writing and presentation skills
Knowledge of SCRUM/agile methodologies a plus

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

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.

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