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Social Media Manager – RH Children’s

Penguin Random House in New York, NY, USA

Random House Children’s Books (RHCB) seeks an experienced SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER to join its team.

This Social Media Manager reports to the Director of Publicity. The position will interact with and support Marketing & Publicity to ensure that RHCB is maximizing social media opportunities to raise awareness for our authors, illustrators, books and brands. This position will interact directly with authors and illustrators to define and enhance their social media presence and to raise awareness for them among consumers.

Specifically, the Social Media Manager:

  1. Manages Corporate Twitter (@RandomHouseKids), Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Vine, Tumblr, etc. to find opportunities to engage in conversation, connect with consumers, etc.
  2. Establishes RHCB as a trusted voice and authority on books for consumers; ensures consistent voice across accounts and between title, brand and corporate pages.
  3. Engages with authors, consumers, educators, booksellers, media and influencers to grow followers.
  4. Develops strategies for, and oversees all online author event opportunities, including Google Hangouts, Twitter Chats, Facebook Chats, etc.
  5. Advises authors on social media presence and strategy.
  6. Monitors trends and industry activity across social media channels.
  7. Works closely with Publicity Department, supporting publicists in pitching and media relations efforts by sharing relevant tweets from reviewers, authors, celebrities, etc.
  8. Attends and travels to industry and author events and share updates from relevant RHCB corporate feeds
  9. Manages bi-weekly Social Media meeting with marketers/publicists.
  10. Works closely with Trade / Brand Marketing to support and amplify their title/brand based campaigns.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Four year college degree required
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in social media, children’s book publishing experience a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Social community management experience
  • Familiarity with digital analytics and media tracking tools
  • Proven ability to work across teams and within a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Expertise with multiple social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Vine and Tumblr

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

About Penguin Random House:

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 Books, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Fodor'™s, Gotham, 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 (www.penguin.com) and (www.randomhouse.com).

Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at (www.penguin.com) and (www.randomhouse.com).

Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted date: 3 years ago

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