Austin TX's BOOKPEOPLE is Hiring for jobs...


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We're looking for our new School Business Manager!
Are you passionate about children's books and children's literacy? 
BookPeople works with 100+ schools across 5 local districts to host nationally touring authors, present high quality book fairs, and help educators foster curious, engaged, confident young readers. 

We're looking for someone to manage this program and build a strong school-focused team in our brand-new warehouse! 

If that sounds like something you would love to do, we're hiring, and this job might be for YOU!
Connect Students with
Nationally Touring Authors

As the largest independent bookstore in Texas, we're proud to be a regular stop for publishing's biggest authors. If an author is going on tour, they usually stop by BookPeople. For popular kids authors, we host events at schools across the Austin area. This is an incredible opportunity to reach students where they are and build a love of reading.
Build Readers with Book Fairs 

What kid doesn't love a good book fair? They're great!

BookPeople Book Fairs bring our trademark book selection to schools. 

Manage our book fair team and work with schools to celebrate books, authors, and readers in 5 districts around our city!
Support Austin Schools 

Austin schools are the backbone of our community. Support Austin's amazing educators in their work! 

We are looking for someone with creativity, focus, and organizational skills to use BookPeople's resources and platform to partner with Austin educators to make their jobs easier and help serve Austin's kids. 
Collaborate with our
Award-Winning Kids Team
When we say we have one of the best-read kids teams out there, we mean it! With an absolute wealth of knowledge, our kids team can find a book for you, no matter the request. 

With a knack for character voices & colorful storytime crafts; a passion for helping kids, parents, and educators find JUST the right next book; a commitment to fostering literacy; and a flair for creative events, our two-time Pannell Award* winning BookKids team has it all. Come join our team!

*Presented annually to recognize a children's specialty store and a general bookstore that enhance their communities by fostering children’s and young people’s interest in books.
  • Eligible for medical, dental, vision, and life/AD&D coverage options for you and eligible dependents after 90 day probationary period.
  • FREE garage parking in downtown Austin, and at BookPeople warehouse
  • FREE Employee Assistance Program, paid for by BookPeople
  • Paid vacation, sick, personal, holiday and birthday benefits
  • Access to lots of ARCs (advanced readers copies) aka: FREE BOOKS!
  • Employee discounts on books, quirky gifts, and delicious coffee
  • Access to book platforms accessible only to indie bookstores, publishers and the like
  • Continued education through regional and national bookselling association resources, and more!