BookPeople is hiring!


Love BookPeople? Love books? Love authors? Come work with us!

We are hiring an Events Coordinator to help manage almost 400 events in the store each year. The job includes managing staff, interacting with authors and publishers, and helping with our marketing efforts for events. The complete job description is here. This is a full time position, and flexibility for some evening and weekend work is required. Please send a cover letter and resume to our Marketing Director, Abby Fennewald (, to apply.

BookPeople is the largest independent bookstore in Texas. During our more than forty-year history, we have gained national recognition and become an iconic Austin destination. From our beginnings in 1970 as a small new age bookstore in West Campus called Grok Books to our current downtown location, we have always strived to be a space for the free exchange of ideas.

Our slogan is “A community bound by books,” and we pride ourselves in expressing our individuality and diversity through staff curation and impeccable customer interaction. Our diversity is demonstrated not only by our voices in the store but by the books on our shelves. Our number one asset is our employees, and their knowledge, enthusiasm, and expertise are invaluable.

2 thoughts on “BookPeople is hiring!

  1. I am looking to apply for a job there. Please, let me know how to apply online. If applications are tangible, let me know.

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