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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.

Associate Marketing Manager

Brookes Publishing is looking for an Associate 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 Sr. Marketing Manager this person 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 and services

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

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

  • 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

  • Stay current on market drivers and the competitive landscape, and assist with market research to develop customer insights

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

  • 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
    • 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

Editorial Assistant

Brookes Publishing is looking for an Editorial Assistant to join our team.

Responsibilities and Duties

The successful candidate will be a resourceful self-starter who enjoys intellectual challenge. Reporting to an Acquisitions Editor, the Editorial Assistant will be responsible for facilitating the successful acquisition, tracking, and preparation of projects for publication. The successful candidate will:

  • Assist and support Acquisitions Editors and Editorial Director with author and project management

  • Draft correspondence, agreements, contracts, and other documentation for varied business associates

  • Coordinate the external review of product proposals and product content

  • Enter and maintain project status information in project tracking system; drafting various project reports and documents

  • Prepare for and attend interdepartmental process meetings

  • Support editors in preparing for conference travel, author meetings, and other acquisitions opportunities

  • Field author and prospective author inquiries

  • Conduct continual market and competition research; analyze trends in assigned list areas

  • Represent company at local, statewide, and national conferences as assigned

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • At least 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 attention to detail

  • Strong process-building and multi-tasking abilities

  • Professional demeanor and cooperative approach to work in an office environment

Order Entry Specialist

Brookes Publishing is looking for an Order Entry Specialist to join our team.

Responsibilities and Duties

The new Order Entry Specialist will accurately process orders for timely fulfillment in accordance with departmental procedures and guidelines and support the call center in providing professional and courteous customer service to inbound customer inquiries. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Accurately entering and processing phone, mail, website, and fax orders for various products and service

  • Gathering and entering complete and accurate customer and account information into order fulfillment system(s)

  • Entering product data into various databases

  • Providing professional, courteous, and informative customer service to inbound callers

  • Identifying, promoting, and offering related books, products, and services to customers

  • Maintaining a high level of product knowledge

Qualifications and Skills

  • A Bachelor’s degree or 2 years order entry experience

  • Previous order entry experience

  • Previous call center experience preferred

  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills

  • Excellent phone manner and communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Professional suite program

Subsidiary Rights & Contracts Manager

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

Responsibilities and Duties

Reporting to an Executive Vice President, the 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.