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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 Editor

Brookes Publishing is looking for an Associate Editor to join our team.

Responsibilities and Duties

The successful candidate will have relevant publishing or subject-matter experience and enjoy intellectual challenge. This Associate Editor position involves engagement with a range of responsibilities to acquire and develop books, products, and services. Scope of work will include working with Acquisitions Editors to:

  • Meet defined objectives and goals for manuscript development and delivery
  • Plan the organization, features, and other aspects of products; complete developmental edits; prepare developmental reviews and analyses
  • Ensure timely development and delivery of manuscript and other product materials; manage manuscript launch tasks and processes for assigned products
  • Complete timely and thoughtful review of product content, front matter, artwork, designs, and other related materials
  • Develop and maintain relationships with authors in assigned list areas
  • Attend symposia, conferences, meetings to enhance relationships and build knowledge
  • Solicit and assess product proposals for publication; coordinate internal and external review of product proposals
  • Coordinate timely receipt of agreements, contracts, and all other legal documentation related to product acquisition and publication
  • Conduct continual list, legislation, market and competition research; demonstrate knowledge in launch meetings, positioning meetings, editorial committee, and sales meetings
  • Meet defined objectives and goals for product acquisition, project and author management, manuscript development and delivery
  • Assist in budget development and tracking
  • Handle general administrative needs

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 K-12 education, specials education, early childhood, and/or communication and language 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

Licensing Specialist

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

 Responsibilities and Duties

Reporting to the Associate Director, Rights & Intellectual Property, the Licensing Specialist will:

  • Pursue and close the profitable licensing of and sales of rights to Company’s intellectual property
  • Support work of cross-divisional teams to identify and pursue key licensing and rights opportunities and to assess the financial viability of agreements
  • Support negotiations; finalize licensing, translation rights, and other rights agreements with business partners
  • Draft business agreements, contracts, memoranda, and other legal documents regarding the subsidiary rights licensing of intellectual property to third-party entities
  • As assigned, draft nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) to pursue new business development
  • Maintain collaborative relationships and monitor performance by licensees to ensure compliance with contractual requirements
  • Complete all tasks and agreements related to the termination or renewal of licensing agreements
  • Perform legal and/or factual research and help in investigations related to the company’s intellectual property, as assigned
  • Ensure various databases, schedules, logs, records, forms, and files are complete, up to date, and accurate

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-3 years of experience in publishing, preferably licensing & rights experience
  • Familiarity with intellectual property law (U.S., and international as needed) and changing interpretations
  • Excellent negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in building and maintaining author, customer, and/or vendor relationships
  • Excellent critical-thinking, organizational, and process-building skills
  • 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

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

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.