Penguin Books Penguin Books is now an imprint of the worldwide Penguin Random House, a newly emerging conglomerate which was formed in 2012 by the merger of the two publishers. Formerly Penguin Group was wholly owned by Pearson PLC, the global media company which also own the Financial Times, but it now retains only a minority holding of 47% of the stock against Random House owner Bertelsmann who controls the majority stake. Origins The first Penguin paperbacks were published in 1935, but at first only as an imprint of The Bodley Head (of Vigo Street) with the books originally distributed from the crypt of Holy Trinity Church Marylebone. Only paperback editions were published until the "King Penguin" series debuted in 1939, and latterly the Pelican History of Art was undertaken: these were unsuitable as paperbacks because of the length and copious illustrations on art paper so cloth bindings were chosen instead.
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Entry Level - Welcome to Random House Careers! For college students interested in a career in book publishing, Random House, the world's largest publisher of general interest fiction and nonfiction books, offers an enormous diversity of opportunities in editorial, sales and marketing, financial, technological and other capacities. Its highly decentralized organizational structure enables each of its publishing divisions to maintain the ambience and creative entrepreneurial autonomy of a small company while enjoying all the resources and operational support of a market leader. What kind of entry-level jobs exist at Random House?We look for college graduates for a variety of roles not only in traditional publishing areas such as editorial, marketing and publicity, but also in publishing operations, sales, information technology, finance, human resources, legal, subrights, new media, and other areas.
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Jobs with Penguin - Penguin Books Ltd At Penguin the opportunities for employment are wide-ranging and extend into almost every aspect of publishing. Here, we will look in more detail at specific departments and show how each area, in its different way, contributes to the publishing of many wonderful books at Penguin. Please click here to view our Working in Publishing booklet.