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Operations Assistant
No Starch Press

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Job Overview

Job Posted
19 days ago
Job Type
Full Time
Admin, Community Oriented, Education, Great Benefits, Startups & Technology

Job Description

No Starch Press is 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


Holiday/vacation/sick time; 401k with match; profit-sharing; pension plan; medical, dental, and vision insurance; bonus potential.

***In order to be considered for this position please reply with your resume and tell us why you would be interested in working with us.***

About No Starch Press

No Starch Press is an American publishing company, specializing in technical literature often geared towards the geek, hacker, and DIY subcultures.

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