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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 team-building workshops, enjoying holiday “tipples” and more! Colorful Colourful and collaborative, we’ve been featured in Forbes, 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 CV to the contact listed in the job description.

Barefoot Books Career Opportunities

We are not currently hiring for any full-time positions.

Barefoot Books Internship Opportunities

Want to gain new skills, make valuable connections and get an inside look at the publishing and direct sales industries while surrounded by colorfulcolourful 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 Autumn internships – August 15

  • Spring internships – November 30

  • Summer internships – April 15


Diversity in Publishing Editorial Internship

In response to the lack of diverse voices in the publishing industry, Barefoot Books offers a Diversity in Publishing Editorial Internship. This internship is open to anyone who identifies as a person of colorcolour, 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 runs every spring, summer, and fall autumn semester with a one-time stipend payment of $500. Start and end dates are flexible. Students and recent graduates will be considered. Please see below for more information. 


Design Internship

Barefoot Books’ Design Team is looking for enthusiastic, hard-working, detail-oriented individuals with great organization skills, a strong design eye, and a fun personality. Reporting to the Design Director and collaborating with the product, marketing, and sales teams, the Design Intern will gain experience in marketing design and editorial design, while being exposed to art direction and how design plays a role in children's publishing. This is a part-time, unpaid position that will run every spring, summer and fallautumn semester. Start and end dates are flexible. Students and recent graduates will be considered.


Digital & Social Media Internship

Barefoot Books’ Marketing Team is looking for a Digital & Social Media Intern to help maintain and grow its social media channels, particularly Instagram and Pinterest. The Digital & Social Media Intern will ideally be well-versed in all relevant social media, writing and proofreading. Attention to detail, multi-tasking abilities, a love of storytelling, and excellent writing skills are a must. Basic video editing and Photoshop experience a plus. This is a part-time, unpaid position that will run every spring, summer and fall autumn semester. Start and end dates are flexible. Students and recent graduates will be considered.