About Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
Barron's Educational Series
250 Wireless Blvd
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Founded in 1941, Barron’s Educational Series, Inc. rapidly became America’s leading publisher of test preparation manuals and school directories. Among the most widely recognized of Barron’s many titles in these areas are its SAT and ACT test prep books, its Regents Exams books, and its Profiles of American Colleges. In recent years, Barron’s has expanded into many other publishing fields, introducing extensive lines of children’s books, foreign language learning books and CDs, pet care manuals, gift books, cookbooks, business and financial advice books, parenting advice books, and art instruction books, as well as learning materials on audiocassette, VCR, Compact Disc, and CD-ROM. On average, Barron’s publishes more than 300 new titles a year and maintains an extensive backlist of well over 2,000 titles. Barron’s books are instantly recognized for their variety, reliability, and quality by retailers, educational and institutional book buyers, and not least by the reading public everywhere.
Job Opportunities at Barron's
Updated September 24, 2014
The successful candidate will be able to meet the demands of a hi-volume, hi-energy department. The senior accountant prepares income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statements, analyzes financial reports, reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications, performs special analyses and performs prep work for external auditors.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance and CPA; a minimum of 8-10 years solid accounting experience; strong knowledge of PC, Excel; flexibility to adapt to a constantly changing environment; good communication, analytical skills and an independent thinker; able to manage multiple assignments; , J.D. Edwards’s software a plus; supervisory experience is helpful, but not required.
As Editor you will be responsible for book development of new and revised titles from manuscript stage to bound book. Directly coordinate with authors, evaluators, copyeditors and indexers for approximately forty titles assigned per year. Assist in the development of budgets, cover and catalog copy, and sales information sheets.
Internal Working Relationships:
Interact with Editorial, Art, Production and Marketing/Promotion personnel in reviewing galleys and page proofs and answering editorial queries.
Barron’s offers a competitive salary and excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with employer match, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, product discounts, year-end bonus and a generous Paid Time Off and holiday policy.
For consideration, submit resume, which must include cover letter, salary history, salary requirements and verifiable references to: Director of Human Resources, 250 Wireless Blvd., Hauppauge, NY 11788, Fax: 631-434-7682, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, EOE/M/F/D/V
Manuscript Submission Guidelines:
For initial consideration of your project, we STRONGLY recommend a query letter, along with your author credentials.
While we do receive submissions from many literary agencies, it is not necessary to have a literary agent in order to submit material.
Please address submissions to:
Barron's Educational Series, Inc. 250 Wireless Boulevard Hauppauge, NY 11788 Wayne Barr, Acquisitions Manager Email: email@example.com
Simultaneous submissions are welcome.
A large, self-addressed, stamped envelope, with enough postage, must be included if you want your material returned.
Only queries are accepted by email
Due to the large volume of unsolicited submissions received, a complete evaluation of a proposal may take 4-6 weeks. Please do not call about the status of individual submissions.
We are currently interested in children and young adult fiction and nonfiction books, foreign language learning books, New Age books, cookbooks, business and financial advice books, parenting advice books, art instruction books, sports, fashion, crafts, and study guides.
We do not publish poems, and we are not interested in books that have already been published.
We would also like to hear from established authors of Test Prep books.
Please refer to our website, barronseduc.com, if you would like to become familiar with the kinds of books we publish. Keep in mind we are not looking for books similar to those that we have already published.
When submitting a proposal for a children's fiction book:
Thank you for your adherence to the above guidelines.
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