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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.


Content Development Specialist

The successful candidate will be a creative, outgoing self-starter and a proactive team player who will support our new and growing Assessment & Content Solutions team in developing assessments, developmental screeners, and other products for our various markets, particularly early childhood. The Content Development Specialist’s will:

  • Work closely with Director of Assessments & Content Solutions and key stakeholders to conceptualize and implement overall strategy for development and execution of content that enhances profitability and market penetration of products
  • Execute approved plans for content creation, content development, and content management plans for products
  • Develop and communicate knowledge of competitor’s offerings to product teams; partner with Implementation staff ensure that the product features are supported and enhanced by the digital platform
  • Ensure consistent quality and adherence to editorial plan across products, provide oversight for external content development and editing
  • Repurpose and create content to support; coordinate with implementation staff to support the effective and appropriate use of assessments and materials
  • Manage and facilitate the completion of all tasks related to the launch of assessment content; manage content delivery, and launch tasks/processes for products
  • Collaborate with sales, marketing, and editorial staff on identifying and filling content gaps
  • Perform other duties as needed &/or assigned

The position requires:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 to 5 years of profitable content development and/or management experience
  • Demonstrated experience in the profitable acquisition, development, and implementation of assessment and screening products
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles, methods, and procedures for developmental editing and project analysis
  • Demonstrated proficiency in multi-project management
  • Experience working with authors, teachers, and/or advisory boards
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Intermediate proficiency in computer operation and Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Professional demeanor and cooperative approach to work in office environment
  • Knowledge of the education or early childhood education marketplace is a big plus


Associate Editor

The new Associate Editor will have relevant publishing or subject-matter experience and enjoy intellectual challenge across a range of responsibilities that foster product development and new business opportunities. Scope of work will include working directly with an Executive Vice President to:

  • Identify and cultivate projects for development into new products and new revenue streams
  • Facilitate work with author-collaborators to submit grant applications for federal funding of research projects and subsequent grant project management
  • Draft and/or respond to RFPs or other bids to solicit or to engage third-party partners on new projects
  • Review and draft publishing contracts and other business-related legal documents relating to the company’s intellectual property
  • Draft slides and documents for internal and external presentations
  • Participate in editorial reviews, including vetting submissions, soliciting peer reviewers, and some developmental editing
  • Complete topical research on new areas of business
  • Provide planning support for occasional scholarly events hosted by the company
  • Draft correspondence with authors, grant team members, and vendors
  • Study policy and technology developments in areas of interest to the company
  • Assist in budget development and tracking
  • Handle general administrative needs of the Executive Vice President
  • Assist in oversight of interns
  • Use with proficiency the company’s data and project tracking system
  • Occasionally represent the company at regional or national academic conferences

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 early childhood, education, and/or elder care markets is a plus)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the methods and procedures for developmental editing and project analysis
  • Excellent communication, editing, and writing skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in multi-project management
  • Excellent research skills
  • Solid computational skills for budget tracking
  • Intermediate proficiency in computer operation and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) programs; some graphics experience useful but not required
  • Professional demeanor and cooperative approach to work in an office environment

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.