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.

Penguin Random House divisions and imprints collectively publish more than 15,000 new titles annually. Headquartered in New York City, the company proudly employs more than 10,000 people across 20 countries and 5 continents. Our list includes more than 70 Nobel Prize laureates, numerous Pulitzer Prize winners and many of the world‘s most widely read and admired authors including Judy Blume, Jan Brett, Dan Brown, President George W. Bush, Eric Carle, Ron Chernow, Lee Child, Harlan Coben, Clive Cussler, Sylvia Day, Junot Diaz, Janet Evanovich, Gillian Flynn, Ken Follett, Elizabeth Gilbert, John Green, John Grisham, Charlaine Harris, Laura Hillenbrand, Khaled Hosseini, EL James, Sue Monk Kidd, Jon Meacham, Toni Morrison, Haruki Murakami, Jodi Picoult, Thomas Pynchon, Anne Rice, Nora Roberts/JD Robb, Salmon Rushdie, Dr. Seuss, Zadie Smith, Danielle Steel, Cheryl Strayed, Elizabeth Strout, Jacqueline Woodson and thousands of other popular authors.

Our mission

Our mission is to foster a universal passion for reading by partnering with authors to help create stories and communicate ideas that inform, entertain, and inspire, and to connect them with readers everywhere. We are committed to championing freedom of expression, and recognize our cultural responsibility to advance the reading experience for our society now and for future generations.

More reasons to work at Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House has designed an industry-wide and nationally competitive benefits program that offers excellent coverage and affordability, while providing both choice and flexibility. Our plans offer comprehensive coverage for your medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision needs, as well as generous life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability benefits.

Our employees have access to an internal learning platform where they can find courses, programs, and resources available to help learn and grow skills, develop thinking, and enhance careers. Courses and resources are provided on a wide variety of topics and are designed and delivered by our Learning & Development team in partnership with trusted learning partners and employees who are subject matter experts in their respective fields.

Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. To ensure a discrimination-free workplace where all individuals are valued, we will not limit ourselves to the requirements of the law but will proactively cultivate an inclusive work environment that values diversity in all its aspects. We are a committed Equal Opportunity Employer.

Penguin Random House offers paid internship opportunities in various business areas within our adult and children’s imprints, as well as within some of our corporate divisions. For program information and how to apply, please click here.

Our Free Book Program allows employees to order several free books and e-books multiple times throughout the year. Employees can select books from a list of more than 100 titles, with different choices available during each order period.

We encourage you to get involved. Penguin Random House promotes several employee networks where employees can interact with each other within smaller groups and through various corporate programs. Employees can also take part in our book club, join one of our many sports teams, or contribute to one of our various corporate responsibility initiatives.

Interested? Become a part of our dedicated team of innovative book-loving professionals!

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