Career Opportunities (Jobs)

Career Opportunities

ABOUT US

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 positions.

Our industry leading benefits package includes paid company holidays + 12 days vacation; a 401k with up to a 4% match, profit sharing, medical, dental, and vision insurance, and bonus potential. And we pay all of our staff a living wage.

NOTE: When applying please be sure to tell us why you would like to work with us.


MARKETING MANAGER

We’re looking for an experienced, strategic Marketing Manager. You should be self-motivated, entrepreneurial, and able to adapt to the changing world of marketing. You should understand the ins and outs of marketing strategy, analysis, campaign execution, and staff management — all while keeping tight control over the bottom line. As an experienced marketing professional you are part analyst, part strategist, and part manager and able to demonstrate your success.

Our books are distributed worldwide by Penguin Random House, the world's largest and strongest book publisher. Their staff and reporting are exceptional and you’ll work closely with our staff and PRH to take our publishing program to the next level.

You will manage all marketing efforts and report to our President.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development of branding and corporate identity initiatives
  • Develop and implement marketing plans, including promotional calendars and programs, new product introductions and other marketing projects
  • Develop and manage marketing budgets
  • Develop sales forecasting and product branding plans
  • Establish and grow our market share
  • Monitor costs and budgets
  • Conduct customer, brand and product research initiatives
  • Offer expert advice to develop innovative advertising, public relations, social media and events
  • Negotiate with media partners to guarantee advantageous contracts
  • Work with our sales teams on brand initiatives
  • Manage agency providers, consultants, freelancers and other suppliers, including contract negotiation
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Supervise our marketing team, including hiring, training, workloads, schedules and deadlines
  • Oversee the operation of our website and email marketing program and review analytics
  • Advise authors on growing their online presence

    The ideal candidate will possess 10+ years experience in a strategic marketing/communications position in technical book publishing or a directly related field.

    Reply to [email protected]


    MARKETING ASSOCIATE

    As our Marketing Associate you may attend hacker conferences like Defcon and you'll 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:

  • Analyze consumer behavior using resources such as web traffic, online chatter, and rankings.
  • Compile data from internal databases, analyze sales data and buying trends.
  • Analyze marketing effectiveness and optimize as needed.
  • Create marketing collateral
  • Manage daily administrative tasks to ensure the Marketing department runs smoothly
  • Conduct market research to identify new opportunities
  • Gather and analyze consumer behavior data (e.g. web traffic and rankings)
  • Create reports on marketing and sales metrics, like conversion rates
  • Assist with organizing promotional events
  • Coordinate with the Design and Content teams to create advertising material (e.g. brochures and newsletters)
  • Keep organized records of marketing metrics and results of past campaigns
  • Prepare regular sales forecasting reports
  • Monitor competitors’ marketing activities

    Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Marketing Associate, Marketing Assistant or similar role
  • Knowledge of marketing digital tools and techniques
  • Experience with SEO/SEM campaigns
  • Solid computer skills, including MS Excel, web analytics, and Google Adwords
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical skills with a goal-oriented attitude
  • BSc degree in Marketing or relevant field


    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].