Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities


No Starch Press was founded in 1994 and is one of the most admired and respected technical book publishing companies in the world. Our independent company continues to turn tech book publishing on its head by opening new markets and demonstrating, time and again, that geeks still love print books. We value collaboration and creativity, we’re passionate about quality, and we aim to make our readers happy. We seek people who are committed to our ideals and who value quality in everything that they do.

As our founder likes to say, “We’re changing the world, one book at a time.”

We're growing rapidly. As we expand we're hiring for the following full-time, in-house, San Francisco-based positions. (Other than freelance positions of course.) :

While we're a small company we have one of the best benefits packages in the industry. Besides holiday, vacation, and sick time of course, we offer a 401k with a match; a profit-sharing plan; a very generous retirement plan; medical, dental, and vision insurance; and bonus potential. We also stock our kitchen with food and snacks and we have pretty decent coffee.

NOTE: When applying for any of these positions please be sure to tell us why you would like to work with us.

Please send all job applications to [email protected]

Executive Assistant/Office Manager

We’re looking for a detail-oriented Executive Assistant/Office Manager. You will be responsible for supporting our people and will be key to the success of our daily business operations and to nurturing our company culture. You'll facilitate daily HR functions like on boarding and off boarding, compliance, benefits, and HR systems. You'll monitor team and individual development, be responsible for employee events, and provide some executive support.

You should have a broad knowledge of business administration as well as HR. You should be able to work independently and efficiently. You should be extremely reliable and able to work in a fast-paced and often changing environment.


  • Manage HR functions like new hire orientation and on boarding, compliance, and systems.
  • Manage payroll and benefit enrollment; answer employee questions
  • Handle sensitive employee information with the utmost confidentiality and discretion.
  • Plan and execute company events
  • Be the “go to” person for all employee needs and support of our people
  • Provide executive support


  • 3+ years experience as an HR coordinator or similar, including with HR systems
  • Experience with Google Apps, Microsoft Office or similar, and the ability to learn new tools
  • Prior experience with executive support
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with the utmost confidentiality
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field; additional education in HR

    Marketing Manager

    We're looking for a Marketing Manager to join our team in San Francisco. Together with our distributor Penguin Random House (PRHS) you will lead and direct consumer marketing and business-to-business marketing strategy. You will provide overall strategy and direction for growing and sustaining our customers, developing new business, and for finding more readers. You should have experience leading a marketing team. You will manage and oversee all content promotion, drive brand awareness, and coordinate our marketing efforts with those of our distributor, Penguin Random House.

    Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop marketing plans and prepare sales materials and presentations
  • Oversee marketing campaigns
  • Supervise creative for ads, collateral, and other promotional items
  • Craft consistent brand message
  • Develop strategies for targeting new markets
  • Manage a team of four people
  • Attend trade shows

    The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A four year college degree
  • 10+ years’ experience in book or gift marketing


    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].