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Are you passionate about making and sharing stories that matter? 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 Concord, Massachusetts, mere minutes from West Concord Train Station. 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 sound 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.


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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! Below are the following in-person opportunities available.

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 has established 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, paid position that will run for 15 weeks, 14 hours per week. Students and recent graduates will be considered. Our internships for fall 2021 and spring 2022 have been filled. We are currently closed to new applications. Please revisit this post for updates on when we reopen.


Sales Internship

The Sales Team is looking for outgoing, detail-oriented and curious individuals who are interested in learning about the business of publishing. This internship spans all sales channels, including US and international markets, as well as subsidiary and foreign language rights licensing. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and organizational skills, experience with Microsoft Office suite, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. In response to the lack of diverse voices in the publishing industry, we are particularly looking for applicants who identify as a person of color colour, including those of African/African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Latin American, Middle Eastern, or Native American/Indigenous descent.


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, paid position that will run every spring, summer and fallautumn semester. In response to the lack of diverse voices in the publishing industry, we are particularly looking for applicants who identify as a person of color colour, including those of African/African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Latin American, Middle Eastern, or Native American/Indigenous descent. 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 Facebook, Twitter 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. This is a part-time, paid position that will run every spring, summer and fall semester. Start and end dates are flexible. Students and recent graduates will be considered. In response to the lack of diverse voices in the publishing industry, we are particularly looking for applicants who identify as a person of color, including those of African/African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Latin American, Middle Eastern, or Native American/Indigenous descent.