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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.

Production Manager

Department/Division
Production

The successful candidate will be a creative leader and a proactive team player who will oversee the production and publication of final content for print and digital projects. The Production Manager will:

  • maintain schedules, work quality performance, and workflow efficiency from transmitted manuscript through final publication;  build, refine, and maintain project workflows including schedules and staffing; ensure accuracy of data in title tracking and scheduling database
  • establish, document, and maintain efficient procedures and processes; share with key internal and external stakeholders
  • track, compile, and report production performance measures to senior management
  • function as managing liaison with internal departments, and provide general oversight with outside vendors
  • manage and oversee work of various freelancers and vendors; oversee vendor timeliness and quality; investigate any delays, errors, or quality issues; and work with vendors to bring resolution to problems
  • work with Production Editors and Editorial staff to ensure accurate and comprehensive permissions and releases for products
  • understand company objectives for products; ensure content and design are accessible to targeted customers and markets
  • contribute to ongoing divisional systems development and processes
  • perform other duties as needed &/or assigned

This position requires:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5–7 years editorial management experience
  • 3–5 years project management and supervision of staff experience
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • thorough knowledge of APA style, copyediting, and publishing procedures
  • demonstrated proficiency in multi-project management
  • excellent time management and organizational skills
  • intermediate proficiency in computer operation and Microsoft Office Suite programs, knowledge of XML, HTML5 preferred, and experience working with title and tracking software highly desired
  • professional demeanor and cooperative approach to work in office environment

Marketing Assistant

Department/Division
Marketing

The successful candidate will have excellent organizational and communication skills, enjoy managing a wide variety of tasks, and have a strong desire to learn and work in team environment.

The Marketing Assistant will primarily be responsible for

  • supporting the Marketing Manager in the planning and execution of campaigns, including direct marketing, social media, conference, advertising, publicity, and all other marketing activities
  • assisting with content development, including writing and design
  • assisting with social media accounts, including Twitter and Pinterest
  • coordinating with sales, marketing, and editorial departments to facilitate and support marketing activities
  • communicating with authors
  • conducting market and competition research, and analyzing trends
  • coordinating focus groups, surveys, and other external review of products and services
  • representing company at local, statewide, and national conferences
  • maintaining and applying knowledge of all products including—forthcoming, newly published, and backlist titles
  • updating and maintaining customer and product information, divisional projects, records and files in company databases.

This position requires:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1–3 years relevant experience and/or mix of experience and education
  • intermediate proficiency in research and information management
  • basic proficiency in computer operation and Microsoft Suite programs
  • excellent communication and organizational skills
  • excellent time and multi-project management skills
  • professional demeanor and cooperative approach to work in office environment

Editorial Assistant

Department/Division
Editorial

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

  • assisting and supporting acquisitions editors with author and project management
  • providing correspondence, agreements, contracts, and other documentation to authors and other business associates
  • coordinating with other acquisitions staff to ensure prompt communication of product status in the acquisitions process
  • supporting editors in preparing for conference travel, author meetings, and other acquisitions opportunities
  • fielding author and prospective author inquiries
  • conducting continual market and competition research; analyzing trends in assigned list areas
  • coordinating the external review of product proposals and product content
  • representing 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


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.

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.