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 [email protected], or send snail mail to: Octane Press, 1211 W 6th Street, Ste. 600-144, Austin TX 78703.
Digital Marketing Consultant
Octane Press is a design-conscious and highly visual book publisher for machine enthusiasts. We are looking for a digital marketing expert to optimize our google ads and build a custom data studio dashboard to easily visualize and track analytics. Help us understand what the numbers mean and how we can use them to increase conversions (mainly sales of our books). How is our SEO position and is SEM the right thing for us? We’d like an ongoing relationship where we can learn and apply as we go, contracting as needed.
Our books all go out to freelance copy editors. 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 Manual of 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.
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.