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.
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
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.
Sales Operations Associate
Reporting to the Sales Operations Manager, the Sales Operations Associate will be responsible for:
- Creating and disseminating accurate and complete report to sales teams on monthly basis
- Completing travel planning, product shipments, collateral shipments, and other conference planning for sales staff
- Completing all administrative work supporting the completion and submissions of RFP/Bids; creating RFP/Bids completion plans; tracking all RFP/Bid tasks and keeping Sales Operations Manager up to date on task status
- Maintaining complete records and files for all submitted requests for proposals (RFPs) and bids; reviewing existing RFP/Bids for information to be repurposed in new RFP/Bids
- Ensuring the effective implementation and administration of the CRM (Salesforce) through ongoing data and system administration and training users
- Ensuring the effective transmission of accurate data to trading partners through title management system; coordinating with internal stakeholders to ensure data is complete and accurate
Qualifications and Skills:
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Two years of experience in sales and customer support position in an office environment
- Ability to support the achievement of team goals
- Demonstrated success in managing data, documents, and archives
- Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products
- Demonstrated knowledge of CRM, Saleforce.com preferred
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong time management and project management
- Excellent organizational skills
- Professional demeanor and cooperative approach to work in office environment
- Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work
The Acquisitions Editor will report to our Editorial Director and will be responsible for:
- Cultivating relationships with leading field experts and authors, working closely with them to develop books and products from research
- Identifying, evaluating, and developing submissions, projects, and proposals; crafting and presenting new and proposed book projects to Editorial Committee
- Developing and implementing publication plans for each project including performing market and competitive analyses, summarizing the content, identifying potential markets, and outlining financial plans
- Working closely with Sales and Marketing staff to strategize editorial direction, conceptualize derivative products, and vet market viability of titles and product lines.
- Negotiating agreements for books and products; working with authors to ensure that terms are met
- Managing staff and schedules throughout manuscript development through publication and beyond
- Working with the Editorial Director to develop a strategic editorial plan for aggressive growth of the list; creating three-year projections for all acquired titles, tracks progress on signings, and ensures on-time delivery of manuscripts
- Maintaining current knowledge of educational trends and practices as well as new methods of publishing and delivering content
- Keeping Brookes Publishing publications at the forefront of the field and closely tracking research suitable for publication
- Regularly visiting key campuses, attending professional conferences and engaging deeply with the relevant literature
- Preparing annual qualitative and quantitative assessments of the lists
- Setting standards of professionalism and leadership in interactions with all internal staff;
- Representing and acting as an ambassador for Brookes Publishing in all external interactions;
- Performing other duties as needed or required.
Qualifications and Skills:
- Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree(s) preferred.
- Five years of publishing and/or early childhood education experience required. Previous experience with educational or scholarly publishing preferred.
- Deep and demonstrated knowledge of trends in the early childhood and early intervention fields
- Pragmatic problem-solving and analytical thinking Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Superior oral and written communication skills
- Excellent organization, time management, prioritization, and planning skills
- Ability to work independently and in a team-environment
- Exceptional editorial skill in guiding authors and shaping manuscripts preferred
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
- Ability to work with academic authors
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.