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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.

Rights & Permissions Associate

Reporting to the Sr. Subsidiary Rights & Contracts Manager, the Rights & Permissions Associate will be a resourceful and detail-oriented self-starter responsible for:

  • Initiating correspondence, maintaining documentation, and providing resolution to inquiries regarding rights and permissions, licensing, and use of intellectual property
  • Serving as point of contact for and providing correspondence, production materials, documentation, and resolution to inquiries regarding rights and permissions
  • Monitoring collection of rights and permissions fees
  • Corresponding with authors, editors, and/or contributors regarding rights and permissions transactions
  • Serving as a primary point of contact for international distributors and representatives and providing correspondence, schedules and materials, pricing, collateral, notice of conferences, reports, and other essential information
  • Coordinating preparations and follow-ups for annual book fairs, including creation of semi-annual rights catalogs
  • Processing Library of Congress registrations and CIP book deposits
  • Assisting with identification of intellectual property violations; sending notices regarding violations
  • Assisting the Sr. Subsidiary Rights and Contracts Manager, as directed, across all work within the department
  • Compiling, preparing, organizing and sharing reports, correspondence, proposals, and various types of business agreements and contracts and other legal documents
  • Maintaining and updating databases, schedules, logs, records, forms, and files; disseminating information as directed
  • Performing internet-based, database, in-house file, and library research
  • Initiate telephone, email, and/or mail contact for a variety of business purpose

This position requires:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • One to three years of subsidiary rights or academic publishing experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in multi-project management
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong process building abilities and keen research skills
  • Intermediate proficiency in computer operation and Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Experience with database programs and graphics programs experience preferred
  • Professional demeanor and cooperative approach to work in office environment

Associate Editor

The successful candidate will have relevant publishing or subject-matter experience and enjoy intellectual challenge. This Associate Editor position involves engagement with a range of responsibilities to acquire and develop books, products, and services. Scope of work will include working with Acquisitions Editors to:

  • Meet defined objectives and goals for manuscript development and delivery
  • Plan the organization, features, and other aspects of products; complete developmental edits; prepare developmental reviews and analyses
  • Ensure timely development and delivery of manuscript and other product materials; manage manuscript launch tasks and processes for assigned products
  • Complete timely and thoughtful review of product content, front matter, artwork, designs, and other related materials
  • Develop and maintain relationships with authors in assigned list areas
  • Attend symposia, conferences, meetings to enhance relationships and build knowledge
  • Solicit and assess product proposals for publication; coordinate internal and external review of product proposals
  • Coordinate timely receipt of agreements, contracts, and all other legal documentation related to product acquisition and publication
  • Conduct continual list, legislation, market and competition research; demonstrate knowledge in launch meetings, positioning meetings, editorial committee, and sales meetings
  • Meet defined objectives and goals for product acquisition, project and author management, manuscript development and delivery
  • Assist in budget development and tracking
  • Handle general administrative needs

This position requires:

  • At least a bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience and/or mix of experience and education (knowledge of K-12 education, specials education, early childhood, and/or communication and language markets is a plus)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in developmental editing and project analysis
  • Excellent communication, editing, and writing skills
  • Excellent research, data analysis, and multi-project management skills
  • Intermediate proficiency in computer operation and Microsoft Office Suite programs; some graphics experience useful but not required
  • Professional demeanor and cooperative approach to work in an office environment

Web Assistant

The successful Web Assistant will be a resourceful, detail-oriented self-starter who enjoys working in a team environment. Reporting to the Web & Interactive Marketing Manager, the Web Assistant will play a key role by:

  • Maintaining multiple corporate and product websites, including the generation and maintenance of landing pages, content pages, and page attributes
  • Responding to and resolving web performance issues
  • Creating and managing cross-platform, cross-browser compatible user interfaces
  • Analyzing and compiling web reports and data
  • Maintaining backend e-commerce system, web product database, electronic product delivery, and other databases
  • Adhering to corporate and product-specific brand standards and design templates across all online platforms

This position requires:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to manage listed responsibilities
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles, methods, and procedures for web design, modeling, and platforms
  • Demonstrated proficiency in multi-project management
  • Proficiency in hand coding and troubleshooting HTML, XHTML, and CSS
  • Proficiency in using; WordPress (required) AbleCommerce, and other web-authoring software
  • Proficiency in using programming on PHP and ASP.NET platforms; knowledge of XML and APIs
  • Knowledge of e-commerce systems and secure transactions
  • Knowledge of interactive marketing campaign lifecycles
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Experience with SalesForce a plus.
  • Knowledge of or familiarity with K-12 and higher education marketplaces is a plus, but not required

Marketing Assistant

Brookes Publishing is looking for a motivated, customer-focused Marketing Assistant to join our onsite team. Brookes publishes educational resources, assessments, and curricula for professionals in early childhood, special education, and speech-language pathology. Our unwavering commitment to helping all children reach their potential by delivering highly effective products and services to the people who serve them has made us a respected leader in the industry. If you are passionate about marketing and want to help make a difference in the lives of children and families, we’d like to hear from you. To be considered, please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.

The successful candidate will be a creative, outgoing, and resourceful self-starter who enjoys intellectual challenge. Reporting to the Senior Marketing Manager, the Marketing Assistant plays a key role in achieving the company’s goals by:

  • Assisting with the planning, execution, and analysis of marketing campaigns, including coordination of direct mail, conference, advertising, publicity, and online activities.
  • Providing research, organizational and administrative support to the Senior Marketing Manager, and contributing to larger marketing department projects.
    Working closely with the web & interactive team to manage selected social media accounts, and create and design content that supports customer engagement goals.
  • Coordinating focus groups, surveys, external product reviews, competitive analyses, and other market research.
  • Being very knowledgeable about Brookes products and markets, and applying that knowledge to support sales and marketing efforts.
  • Updating and maintaining customer and product information databases.
  • Representing the company at selected local, statewide, and national conferences.

This position requires:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1-2 years relevant experience and/or mix of experience and education in:
    • Marketing strategy
    • Content marketing
    • Product management
    • Marketing automation
    • Email & Social media marketing
    • Ability to think creatively and conceptually as well as analytically
  • Professional demeanor and cooperative approach to work in office environment
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent time and multi-project management skills
  • Intermediate Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of programs;
  • Design skills a plus

 

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.