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Interested in joining the Brookes team? You can apply for an open position, pursue a Brookes internship, or submit your resume for future consideration if you don’t see a position that matches your skills.

Job openings

To apply, please send, fax, or email your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:

Brookes Publishing
ATTN: HR Department
P.O. Box 10624
Baltimore, MD 21285-0624
hr@brookespublishing.com
Fax: (410) 337-2608

Please, no telephone calls—we’ll call you if you’re under consideration for a position. Brookes Publishing is an equal opportunity employer.

Editorial assistant

Department/Division
Editorial

The Editorial Assistant will be responsible for facilitating the successful acquisition, tracking, and preparation of projects for publication. The successful candidate will

  • assist and support Acquisitions Editors and Editorial Director with author and project management
  • draft correspondence, agreements, contracts, and other documentation for varied business associates
  • coordinate the external review of product proposals and product content
  • enter and maintain project status information in project tracking system; drafting various project reports and documents
  • prepare for and attend interdepartmental process meetings
  • support editors in preparing for conference travel, author meetings, and other acquisitions opportunities
  • field author and prospective author inquiries
  • conduct continual market and competition research; analyze trends in assigned list areas
  • represent company at local, statewide, and national conferences as assigned

This position requires:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1–3 years relevant experience and/or mix of experience and education
  • intermediate proficiency in computer operation and Microsoft Suite programs
  • excellent communication, editing, and writing skills
  • excellent organizational, time-management, and research skills
  • excellent attention to detail
  • strong process-building and multi-tasking abilities
  • professional demeanor and cooperative approach to work in an office environment

Direct marketing coordinator (PT)

Department/Division
Marketing Communications/Marketing

The part-time Direct Marketing Coordinator will

  • assist with the development and tracking of the direct mail budget
  • manage the execution of print campaigns
  • work with list broker and customer database to research and execute mailing plan
  • work with printer vendors and in-house staff to plan and execute mailing plans
  • create and maintain coding system for all campaigns
  • write and edit flyers and small collateral pieces
  • assist Marketing Director as needed
  • track/record all specs for each piece/campaign: catalog versions, covers, list codes, list selections, size, page count, mail dates, quantities, titles advertised
  • track/record all direct mail activity by customer and by title in Acumen (tags)
  • generate campaign reports and assist with evaluation and analysis of campaigns
  • understand and keep abreast of all pertinent postal regulations; ensure company’s compliance

This position requires:

  • Bachelor’s degree & 1–3 years of experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work
  • understanding of direct marketing planning and campaign execution
  • acute attention to detail, and dedication to quality assurance and follow-through
  • good communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills
  • excellent time- and multi-project management skills
  • intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of programs
  • professional demeanor and cooperative approach to work in an office environment
  • knowledge of or familiarity with early childhood and/or K–12 and higher education marketplace is a plus, but not required

Web coordinator (PT)

Department/Division
Web/Marketing

The part-time Web Coordinator will

  • post, maintain, and update varied content on company websites as needed and assigned
  • check content HTML and post new product pages to websites
  • upload digital products for sale via company websites
  • download and disseminate form data for Sales staff
  • analyze and compile web reports and data
  • create and maintain landing pages for campaigns; post and share link to content for various campaigns
  • update and maintain content database(s) and archives
  • post product-specific videos to Brightcove
  • generate URLs as needed
  • adhere to project calendar/schedule
  • maintain accuracy, style, formatting, and Brookes brand in all digital avenues

This position requires:

  • Bachelor’s degree & 1–3 years of experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work
  • strong interest in web design, web development, or experience as a webmaster
  • ability to use online publishing, database, and/or content management systems (SQL and WordPress experience preferred)
  • strong knowledge and experience with HTML, Adobe Photoshop, and Dreamweaver
  • understanding of web site design and functionality best practices
  • ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple planned and unplanned projects
  • acute attention to detail, and dedication to quality assurance and follow-through
  • knowledge of metrics measurement and back-end site support is highly relevant
  • knowledge of familiarity with early childhood and/or K–12 and higher education marketplace is a plus, but not required

Internships

Are you a college student with a strong interest in the editorial and/or marketing aspects of publishing? We offer full- and part-time internships throughout the year. If you’re interested in joining the Brookes team, consult the internship requirements of your college or university and mail or fax us a résumé and cover letter that describes your interests and career aspirations.

Freelance writing

If you are a writer with experience or a strong interest in the fields we cover—autism, communication, early childhood development and intervention, education, inclusion, learning and developmental disabilities—we invite you to send writing samples and a letter of interest explaining your experience in the areas we cover to lists@brookespublishing.com. We welcome writers with a good understanding of our audience to contribute articles and content for our newsletters and web.

Who we are

Located in Towson, Maryland (just north of Baltimore), Brookes Publishing is an independent highly respected educational publishing company with a strong focus on helping all people—with and without disabilities—achieve their goals and lead fulfilling, self-directed lives. We publish 50+ new titles a year on screening and assessment, autism, literacy, behavior, communication, and more.  Learn more about our mission.