Illustration ©2000 Peter Reynolds, from JUDY MOODY, by Megan McDonald

Welcome to our Career Site!

Candlewick Press is one of the fastest-growing children’s book publishers in the United States. Established in 1991, we are a progressive and creative company, with a steadfast commitment to the best, which is due in part to our rare independence--our unique ownership structure gives us the freedom to publish only the books we believe in.

Our reputation for excellence in creating beautiful, high-quality children’s books is accomplished through a staff of dedicated, focused, and energetic individuals who enjoy an innovative, team-oriented work environment and a very generous compensation and benefits package. Conveniently located in Somerville, Massachusetts, we are easily accessible by public transportation.

Candidates who are interested in working in a progressive, creative, and thriving environment should submit a resume and cover letter (noting salary requirements when applying for a full-time position) via e-mail to, referencing the specific job title that is posted under ’Job Listings‘.

Candlewick Press is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, age, disability, mental illness, sexual orientation, genetics, pregnancy status, veteran or active military status, or other protected characteristic.

Because of the volume of submissions, we regret that we cannot respond to every resume upon receipt. We do, however, hold onto resumes for a period of one year for review as positions become available. Should a future opportunity complement your qualifications, we will contact you directly. Thank you for your interest in Candlewick Press!

Job Listings
Detailed Listing

Metadata and Commercial Operations Assistant
Design Internship
Editorial Internship
Graphic Production Internship
Marketing Internship
Production and Manufacturing Internship
Publishing Technologies Internship
Sales Internship