Job Opportunities

If you love books so much you want to work on them, give us a shout

We’re always looking for the next innovative mind who can help us produce, promote and sell our books. We pay book industry rates for most services. Our immediate needs are listed on the page below. Feel free to drop us a note if you have other skills that you think can help us rock the book world.

Direct all inquiries to info@octanepress.com, or send snail mail to: Octane Press, 809 S. Lamar Blvd, Suite H, Austin TX 78704.

Junior Media Relations Coordinator
Octane Press is seeking a bright, energetic and engaged media relations person to help our team of experienced professional publicists with media outreach, press material creation, and coordination of  appearances. This is a great opportunity to work with some established professionals and get hands-on experience working with media as well. Pay commensurate with experience. Part-time position. Time per week varies. Prefer Austin-based candidates who come into the office periodically for meetings, planning sessions, and so on.

Copyeditor
Our books all go out to freelance copyeditors. We have a great core of people doing this and would like a few more when the workload gets heavy. You must intimately understand grammar, punctuation, and have experience working with Style guides. Familiarity with Chicago Style and our topic areas are helpful. Minimum requirements are a four-year degree and professional experience editing text for publication. To apply, send 2-3 samples of your editing work as a MS Word file with tracked changes shown along with a cover letter and resume.
 
Proofreader
We need a few more eagle-eyed proofers who can catch typos, punctuation, and minor grammatical errors found in final book pages. Minimum requirements are a four-year degree and professional experience proofing text for publication. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and 2-3 samples of your editing work, either an MS Word file with tracked changes or marked pages.