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Production Assistant

April 4, 2018

Berrett-Koehler Publishers is a leading independent publisher that has been innovating for 25+ years. We are headquartered in Oakland, California, and our books, audios, and other publications are sold all over the world.  We are dedicated to an ambitious mission: Connecting People and Ideas to Create a World That Works for All. We offer a work environment that is participative, flexible, and creative. We seek staff members who bring cultural, ethnic, social, and intellectual diversity. We are a Certified B Corp and a California Benefit Corp. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Berrett-Koehler Publishers is seeking a Production Assistant to take on all administrative responsibilities within the production department and to provide assistance to the Senior Production Manager helping to ensure that coverage in the production department exists at all times. Please see a comprehensive job description at


  • Bachelors degree or work-related equivalent.
  • High level of skill in English language, including spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
  • Highly organized and detail-conscious.
  • Experience with or exposure to publishing, book design and production,
  • Familiarity with The Chicago Manual of Style.
  • Knowledge of Macintosh OS X; Adobe Acrobat; Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook for Mac; and Filemaker.


  • Salary $48,500.00
  • Health, Dental, Disability, and Life insurance
  • FSA, 401K, and ESOP

Please email your resume and a detailed cover letter stating why you are interested in the position, to Edward Wade ( Please put Production Assistant in the subject line of your email.