About Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
Barron's Educational Series
250 Wireless Blvd
Hauppauge, NY 11788
About Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
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 with companion on-line videos, as well as learning materials on MP3, 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 July 22, 2015
The Editorial Assistant will assist four editors and the Editorial Director of Test Preparation books and software products including AP and SAT-related manuals, as well as other test-specific manuals.
BA in English, Communications or related field; basic editing skills and strong writing skills are required; must be well-organized and detail oriented; computer literate; ability to compose instructional letters to authors, locate book reviewers, assist in CD-ROM reviews and sign off on printer blues essentials.
PRODUCTION MANAGER/PROJECT MANAGER
We have an immediate opening for an experienced Production Manager/Project Manager. You will manage all phases of a book's production from manuscript to bound book. This includes estimating costs, scheduling, trafficking and reviewing proofs, preparing purchase orders, and making sure the project remains on budget and on schedule. You will also prepare cost estimates and issue purchase orders for the re-orders of books. This is not a supervisory position. This is a hands-on position to manage the process and flow of book production.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
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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