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About Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

Barron's Educational Series
250 Wireless Blvd
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Phone: (631) 434-3311


Founded in 1941, Barron's Educational Series soon became known as America's Leader in Test Preparation, and is renowned for its SAT, ACT, and AP test prep books, its Regents manuals, and its Profiles of American Colleges.

Over the years, Barron's has expanded into many other publishing fields, introducing extensive lines of children's books, foreign language learning guides and CDs, pet care manuals, gift books, cookbooks, coloring and adult activity books, business and financial advice guides, parenting advice books, and art instruction books with companion online videos, in addition to learning materials on MP3, Apps, CD-ROM, and with Bonus Online Content. On average, Barron's publishes approximately 200 new titles a year and maintains an extensive backlist of over 2,000 titles in all categories.

Barron's books are recognized for their reliability and high quality standards by educational and institutional book buyers, as well as by retailers and consumers around the globe.

Job Opportunities at Barron's
Updated January 31, 2018


Barron's Educational Series Inc., a leading international book publisher is seeking an aggressive sales person for a position that will become available January 15, 2018. The position requires a minimum of 3-5 years book trade experience to call on trade and non traditional markets. This is a well established territory with many existing accounts located in California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Utah and Arizona. The position reports directly to the National Sales Manager.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Extensive travel throughout the territory
  • Maintain expert product knowledge for title list presentations
  • Broaden the customer base to insure territory growth
  • Coordinate coverage with telemarketing representatives
  • Explore promotional opportunities
  • Conform to required reporting of the company
  • Prepare for, attend and actively participate in all required sales meetings
  • Attend trade shows to represent publisher
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience selling book with relationships at key accounts, both bookstores and mass merchants.
  • Knowledge of book publishing industry trends and consumer behavior.
  • Ability to travel via car, train and plane.
  • Strong computer skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Edelweiss a plus.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively while also ensuring accuracy of work through attention to detail.
  • Energetic with strong presentation skills
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with the aptitude to communicate effectively in both individual and group settings with diverse audiences.
  • Experience with accounts in the existing territory preferred

For more information visit our website:

Barron's is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V, and a member of E- Verify.

Please email your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements with Sales Rep in subject line of the email. INCLUDE RESUME IN THE TEXT OF THE EMAIL.

Contact Information:
Attention: Human Resources

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:

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,, 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:
  • Please include an outline summary
  • You may include sample pages (Please DO NOT include the manuscript in its entirety).
  • Artwork is not necessary, but is helpful if author is also the illustrator. Please only include a sample.
  • Author's credentials must be included.
When submitting a work of adult or Juvenile Nonfiction:
  • Include a Table of Contents, along with two sample chapters.
  • A brief description of the work should be included in the cover letter, as well as an overview citing the market being targeted (e.g., children, ages 2–4; secondary school teachers, etc.)
  • Please include sample illustrations if the book is to be illustrated.
  • Author's credentials must also be included.
The Acquisitions Manager will be in contact with you if additional information or material is required in order to properly evaluate your project. Do not send additional material unless specifically requested.

Thank you for your adherence to the above guidelines.

Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

Terms of Sale

  • All prices are in U.S. dollars
  • Individual Orders:— Orders received prior to 2 pm EST will be shipped the same business day. Orders received after 2 pm EST will be shipped the following business day. Orders received after 2 pm EST on a Friday will be shipped out the following Monday. Residents of California, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee, Texas and Canada must include applicable sales tax. If not satisfied, return books in original condition within 15 days from receipt of shipment for a full refund.
  • Booksellers and Wholesalers:—Please contact our sales office at 631 434-3311, x204 or 214 to inquire into resale terms or to open an account.
  • Schools and Libraries:—Please contact our sales office at 631 434-3311, x211 or 224 for information.