Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities


Sales Coordinator

We're looking for a Sales Coordinator to support our efforts to fill the world with hacking, programming, math, science, and LEGO.

You'll work directly with our Sales Manager, assisting sales support, foreign rights sales, and general communication with our distributor, Penguin Random House.

This is a great opportunity if you don’t want to be just another cog in the wheel of some giant corporation. We’re a small and successful company with a close-knit staff that cares.

Responsibilities

  • Work with our Sales Manager to create presentations, curate book collections, and assemble sales collateral to support our distributor's sales efforts (Penguin Random House)
  • Communicate with customers about bulk and resale orders, create invoices in Quickbooks, submit orders for fulfillment, track to completion
  • Ship book samples and pitch letters to accounts
  • Compile data and generate reports to support sales and foreign rights efforts
  • Ship samples, data files, and contracts to foreign publishers; meticulously update database with deadlines, expenses, tracking information
  • Maintain contracts, income statements, book samples
  • Schedule appointments and logistics for sales conferences and book fairs
  • Maintain customer relationship management (CRM) database

Requirements

  • 1-3 years experience in operations, administration, or sales
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and meticulous
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to think critically with the goal of improving efficiency and performance
  • Able to work independently
  • Comfortable suggesting improvements or ways to improve existing processes
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and a willingness to learn new technologies

Benefits

Holiday, vacation, and sick time as well as medical, dental, and vision insurance. We also offer a 401k with match, profit-sharing, a pension plan, and bonus potential. And we stock our fridge with food so you'll never have to miss lunch.

NOTE: When you reply, please be sure to tell us why you would be interested in working with us.

Please reply to [email protected]


Marketing Associate

As our Marketing Associate, you'll play a key role in marketing books like Automate the Boring Stuff with Python, Hacking, The PoC || GTFO "hacker bible", Coding iPhone Apps for Kids, Arduino Playground, and Serious Cryptography. Titles that make a difference and that readers care about.

You'll attend hacker conferences like Defcon and Shmoocon and spend your days communicating with some of the smartest and most interesting people in the world. You'll work with our editors and marketing team to increase the visibility of our books while building our brand. You'll also work closely with our distributor, Penguin Random House, and their awesome book sales and marketing team.

You'll do real work from day one as you:

  • Pitch to media and build media lists
  • Follow up
  • Draft copy and marketing materials
  • Create a buzz on social media
  • Work with the hacker and broader geek community

Requirements

  • 1-3 years experience in marketing
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and meticulous
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to think critically with the goal of improving efficiency and performance
  • Able to work independently
  • Comfortable suggesting improvements or ways to improve existing processes
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and a willingness to learn new technologies

Benefits

Holiday, vacation, and sick time as well as medical, dental, and vision insurance. We also offer a 401k with match, profit-sharing, a pension plan, and bonus potential. And we stock our fridge with food so you'll never have to miss lunch.

NOTE: When you reply, please be sure to tell us why you would be interested in working with us.

Please reply to [email protected]


Operations Assistant

We're looking for an experienced and technical operations specialist to join our tight-knit team. As our Operations Assistant, you will work directly with our Business Manager to build efficiencies and facilitate the smooth operations of office logistics and business activities for a leading publishing house specializing in STEM books for adults and kids. We are a strong supporter of the hacking community as well as efforts to improve STEM throughout the world.

This is a great opportunity if you don’t want to be just another cog in the wheel of some giant corporation. We’re a small and successful company with a close-knit environment and a staff who cares.

Responsibilities

  • Get to know our titles, including books on programming, hacking, security, LEGO, Arduino, and other DIY topics.
  • Understand the customer order process workflow, process orders, prepare shipping labels, and ensure that shipping logistics are in place before major sales and new book releases.
  • Work with and direct two part-time staff in the order pick-and-pack process for large inventory fulfillment.
  • Track inventory at our in-house facility
  • Daily office administration including answering the phone/door, welcoming guests, accepting deliveries, distributing mail and packages.
  • Restock and maintain office supplies, shipping supplies, and kitchen
  • Assist in various projects as assigned.

    Requirements

  • At least 1 year experience in operations support and office administration.
  • Tech savvy, detail oriented, highly organized, with excellent communication skills.
  • Interest in the book industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about complex issues
  • Ability to manage all projects to completion
  • Proficiency with Excel and Google Suite.

    Benefits

    Holiday, vacation, and sick time as well as medical, dental, and vision insurance. We also offer a 401k with match, profit-sharing, a pension plan, and bonus potential. And we stock our fridge with food so you'll never have to miss lunch.

    NOTE: When you reply, please be sure to tell us why you would be interested in working with us.

    Please reply to [email protected]


    FREELANCERS

    We’re looking for talented freelance designers to design book covers and interiors. To be considered, please send your resume and portfolio to [email protected].

    We're always on the lookout for excellent proofreaders, copyeditors, and indexers. If you're interested in freelance work, please send an email detailing your relevant experience to [email protected].