Are you passionate about making and sharing stories that matter? Connecting families across North America? Empowering parents and educators to impact children in and beyond their communities? Then join us!

Our high-energy, entrepreneurial Home Office team is based in iconic Cambridge, Massachusetts, mere minutes from Harvard University and the historic MinuteMan Trail. We continually nurture our company culture by volunteering together, holding weekly team-building workshops, enjoying holiday “tipples” and more! Colorful and collaborative, we’ve been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, British Vogue, InStyle, Better Homes & Gardens, The Today Show and Inc. Magazine for our creative work environment and award-winning products.

Does our community sounds like the place for you? Then we can’t wait to hear from you! If you are interested in any positions listed below, please send your cover letter and resume to the contact listed in the job description.

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Barefoot Books Home Office Opportunities 


Global Sales & Marketing Director 

We are looking  for a special individual to join our small, passionate team in Cambridge, MA as Global Sales and Marketing Director. Working closely with our Co-­founder and CEO, you will be responsible for planning and implementing sales and marketing programs domestically and internationally, both short and long term, targeted towards existing publishing channels as well as new markets. You will have a proven track record cultivating business relationships and growing communities, leading and motivating an independent sales force, and driving revenue growth. If you are excited at the prospect of making a major impact in a community dedicated to raising the next generation of compassionate, global citizens, we’d love to hear from you. 

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Diversity in Publishing Editorial Internship 

In response to the lack of diverse voices in the publishing industry, Barefoot Books has established a Diversity in Publishing Editorial Internship. This internship is open to anyone who identifies as a person of color, including those of African/African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Latin American, Middle Eastern, or Native American/Indigenous descent. This is a part-time position that will run from September through December 2017 with a one-time stipend payment of $500. Students and recent graduates will be considered. Application deadline: August 1, 2017.

Diversity in Publishing Editorial Internship Description >>


Children's Book Publishing Product Internship 

Barefoot Books’ Product Team is looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working, detail-oriented individual with excellent copywriting skills and an interest in every aspect of the children’s book business. Reporting to the Product Marketing Specialist and collaborating with the product, marketing, sales and editorial teams, the Product Intern will get a rare first-hand look inside children’s book publishing from a wide range of perspectives, giving you valuable insight into where you might fit in the publishing world! Application deadline for Winter / Spring 2018: November 3, 2017.

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Want to gain new skills, make valuable connections and get an inside look at the publishing and direct sales industries...while surrounded by colorful children's books? We're always looking for diligent individuals who are eager to work alongside and learn from our passionate Home Office team! Our annual application deadlines are as follows:

Fall internships – August 30

Spring internships – November 30

Summer internships – April 15