Guilford Press is an independent academic/scholarly press, with newly renovated offices conveniently located in the Penn Station area of New York City. We publish acclaimed books and periodicals in the areas of psychology and mental health, education, research methods, and geography. We offer our employees a collaborative and highly productive work environment, excellent benefits, and opportunities for career development.

Accounting Clerk

Guilford Publications has an excellent opportunity if you are looking to develop your career in accounting/bookkeeping. The primary focus of this position will be on cash receipts. You will be responsible for applying customer payments, handling chargebacks, reconciling customer accounts, and reconciling cash receipts with the general ledger.

As a member of the accounting team, you will provide support for royalty processes and handle journal entries related to a range of business functions. We are looking for a professional interested in learning a broad range of accounting skills and in functioning as part of an accounting team.

You will need a solid knowledge of accounting principles, an excellent facility with Excel, and strong skills utilizing databases. The ability to learn, solve problems, and attention to detail are key requirements.

We offer a collaborative atmosphere, while seeking staff who can work independently. We have a relaxed environment and maintain high expectations.

This is a full-time position with competitive salary and excellent benefits, which can be either fully in-office or a hybrid of remote and in-office.

How to Apply

Candidates should send their resume with a well-written cover letter and salary required, to the attention of Lynn Penney at resume@guilford.com with Accounting Clerk in the subject line. Please note that resumes received without cover letters will not be considered. The cover letter should address your key skills and how they might apply to the above job requirements.



Customer Service Professional

We have an excellent opportunity in our Fulfillment Department if you are looking to start a career in publishing. Previous hires have been promoted within the company to positions in our Marketing, Sales, Rights, and Editorial departments.

We seek a productive and organized customer service professional who enjoys interacting with customers and authors by phone, email, and in person. You will be responsible for managing key accounts, learning their policies and requirements, and processing their orders and credit memos. You will liaise with authors to get their books to speaking engagements and conferences.

The publishing industry is changing, and you will be called upon to take on special projects in order to find solutions to new problems. You should have customer service or related work experience with strong data entry, problem solving, and communication skills. You should be willing to learn new skills, but already have a facility with Excel and strong general computer skills. Occasional travel to conferences is required.

We offer a collaborative environment, while seeking staff who can work independently. We have a relaxed atmosphere and maintain high expectations.

This is a full-time position with competitive salary and excellent benefits, which can be either fully remote or a hybrid of remote and in-office.

How to Apply

Candidates should send their resume with a well-written cover letter and salary required, to the attention of Christopher Etsell at resume@guilford.com with Customer Service Professional in the subject line. Please note that resumes received without cover letters will not be considered. The cover letter should address your key skills and how they might apply to the above job requirements.


Guilford Publications is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, disability, religion, creed, national origin, marital/partnership status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction status, status as a victim of domestic violence, military status. or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law.