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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

Content Development Specialist

Department/Division
Assessments & Content Solutions

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 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 competitors’ offerings to product teams; partner with implementation staff to ensure that the product features are supported and enhanced by the digital platform
  • ensure consistent quality and adherence to editorial plan across products, and provide oversight for external content development and editing
  • repurpose and create content; 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

This 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


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.