Product Manager

Sydney
North Shore & Northern Beaches
Administration & Office Support
Client & Sales Administration
Contract/Temp
Posted 10d ago
Company description:

Penguin Random House is the world’s largest trade book publisher, boasting an impressive list of authors from cherished favourites to future classics across many genres and platforms.



Job description:

At Penguin Random House Australia, we strive to be the best home for our authors and people, the most service oriented partner for our customers and to put readers at the centre of everything we do.

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and highly organised Product Manager to join our product team on a 12 month fixed-term contract. Reporting to the Product Director, you will manage all inventory, including all re-ordering for our local publishing program (both children’s and adult titles) in order to grow sales and profitability, including responsibility for preparing sales and marketing materials.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the inventory for our children’s and adult publishing lists in conjunction with the Product Director
  • Communicating publication schedule changes, print delays, organising the release of the stock from our warehouse (UBD)
  • Regular reporting
  • Coordinating the flow of information and costings to internal departments

Qualifications and/or experience:

  • Previous experience in a similar role, in particular stock management
  • Sound numerical and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to build relationships and manage stakeholders
  • Excellent time management skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Demonstrates creativity and innovation

Previous experience in the book industry is desirable.

All applicants must include a cover letter which outlines your suitability to the role.

Please note, due to the large volume of applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 



Profile description:

Penguin Random House is the world’s largest trade book publisher, boasting an impressive list of authors from cherished favourites to future classics across many genres and platforms. In Australia and New Zealand, we are proud to work with the most talented writers, thinkers and achievers and publish a diverse range of local and international voices. We are the leading publisher distributing books across Australia and New Zealand, focusing on speed and reliability to reach our customers and bring the very best books to readers everywhere. Our 400+ creative and passionate people from various backgrounds and experiences work together to uphold our reputation for excellence and clear commitment to service throughout the entire publishing process, and help us to achieve exceptional results. More information can be found at https://www.penguin.com.au/ and https://www.penguin.co.nz/.

Penguin Random House is committed to providing a workplace and culture that values diversity and inclusion across all levels of the business. We recognise and acknowledge the contribution of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. This includes, however is not limited to, differences in gender, age, disability, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, family status and disability.

 

Company: Penguin Random House Australia Pty Ltd 

Country: Australia 

State/Region: New South Wales 

City: NORTH SYDNEY 

Postal Code: 2060 

Job ID: 168400

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