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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.

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.

Job openings

To apply please send your cover letter with salary requirements and resume to:

Brookes Publishing
ATTN: HR Department
P.O. Box 10624
Baltimore, MD 21285-0624
Fax: (410) 337-2608
hr@brookespublishing.com

Please, no telephone calls—we’ll call you if you’re under consideration for a position. Brookes Publishing is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Marketing Manager

Brookes Publishing is looking for a Marketing Manager to join our team.

Responsibilities and Duties

The successful candidate will be a creative, outgoing, and resourceful self-starter who enjoys intellectual challenge. Reporting to the Marketing Director, the Marketing Manager plays a pivotal role in achieving the company’s goals by partnering with stakeholders in marketing, sales and acquisitions to:

  • Design and implement integrated marketing campaigns that create awareness and drive demand for our products.

  • Develop clear positioning and messaging that sets us apart from competitors and demonstrates an understanding of our customers’ needs.

  • Stay current on market drivers and the competitive landscape and conduct regular and relevant market research to develop customer insights and strategies for market growth.

  • Monitor and assess marketing plan performance in order to meet sales, lead generation and brand awareness goals.

  • Develop and execute content marketing strategies that engage and nurture our target market segments.

  • Manage day-to-day marketing activities to ensure successful alignment of direct mail, email, social media, advertising, publicity, web, conferences, and sales support to meet campaign goals.

  • Develop presentations, collateral, and other tools to inform and train the sales team on new and updated products, solutions, and services.

  • Prioritize resources and opportunities in accordance with annual goals and budget.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with authors, experts, organizations, and customers.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor of Arts degree

  • 3-5 years of marketing experience, preferably in a publishing or educational environment, experience preferably will have included:
    • Marketing strategy
    • Content marketing
    • Product management
    • Marketing automation
    • Email & Social media marketing

  • Demonstrated proficiency in applying best practices in marketing communication and marketing management

  • Excellent critical-thinking, organizational, project management, and process-building skills

  • Excellent communication, writing, negotiation, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to think creatively and conceptually as well as analytically

  • Intermediate Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of programs

Publishing Specialist

Brookes Publishing is looking for a Publishing Specialist to join our team.

Responsibilities and Duties

Reporting directly to an Executive Vice President, the successful Publishing Specialist will:

  • 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 correspondence with authors, grant team members, and vendors

  • Draft internal and external presentations

  • Participate in editorial review, including vetting submissions, soliciting peer reviewers, and some developmental editing

  • Complete topical research on new areas of business; study policy and technology developments in areas of interest to the company

  • Provide planning support for occasional scholarly events hosted by the company

  • Assist in budget development and tracking

  • Handle general administrative needs of the Executive Vice President

Qualifications and Skills

  • 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 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

Senior Subsidiary Rights & Contract Manager

Brookes Publishing is looking for a Senior Subsidiary Rights & Contract Manager to join our team.

Responsibilities and Duties

Reporting to an Executive Vice President, the Senior Subsidiary Rights & Contracts Manager will be an experienced supervisor, skilled negotiator, and proven business developer responsible for:

  • Negotiating and executing agreements with other publishers, organizations, and third parties for translations, adaptations, and licensings of products, and applications

  • Managing inquiries regarding rights and permissions and other uses of intellectual property (IP)

  • Managing and maintaining policies and fee structures for rights and permission releases

  • Building relationships with authors/editors, publishers, vendors, and other third parties

  • Engaging with foreign publishers, governmental agencies, and international distributors and representatives

  • Directing the Company’s participation in international book fairs and participating in relevant domestic academic conferences

  • Facilitating global and cross-cultural uses and adaptations of Company products

  • Overseeing the Company’s processes associated with identification of intellectual property violations and follow-up actions

  • Drafting various types of business agreements, contracts, and other legal documents for subsidiary rights transactions

  • Providing guidance to other departments in the Company on a variety of legal agreements

  • Supervising the processing of copyright and trademark registrations

  • Creating and overseeing the departmental budget, including revenue forecasting and expense allocations

Qualifications and Skills

  • At least a bachelor’s degree; certificate or graduate coursework in intellectual property or related legal field preferred

  • Minimum of 5 years of subsidiary rights, publishing contracts, or related educational publishing experience

  • Experience in budget and revenue forecast creation and management

  • Strong multi-project management skills

  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills (fluency in language in addition to English a plus)

  • Experience with budget creation and management

  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills

  • Excellent relationship cultivation and management skills

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Strong process building abilities and keen research skills

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 submit a résumé and cover letter that describes your interests and career aspirations.