Work at Wisdom

Wisdom has a matchless reputation for producing the finest-quality books on Buddhism and meditation. We are now growing and developing several new platforms to expand our reach, including a popular podcast and online courses. Now is an exciting time to join our passionate, dedicated team, gain experience in a rapidly-evolving media company, become part of a legacy, and have a true impact on people around the world.

We provide a rich, meaningful, inspiring, and exciting workplace environment. We occasionally have openings on our team, and we welcome your application. We seek people who are interested in the dharma, deeply committed to hard work, scrupulous, highly ethical, humble, and positive. Every member of our team has a unique opportunity to make a real and lasting contribution to the Buddhist world.

If you’d like to work at Wisdom, send your resume and a cover letter to jobs [at] wisdompubs.org.

Current Openings

Print & Pre-press Intern

Looking to learn more about what it’s like to work at a small but highly regarded book publisher? Seeking a paid internship with flexible scheduling? Have an interest in books and design? Want to get a feel for the production side of print publishing? This is your chance!

The Print & Pre-press Intern will work with the Production Specialist to help move books through internal production. Expect to handle such tasks as: working with files for upcoming reprints; monitoring ebook production; assisting in book design and manufacturing decisions; and occasionally applying author and proofer changes to book files as needed. Experience with InDesign and Photoshop is required. This position is ideal for anyone interested in book design or production. Please note that this is NOT an editorial position.

The Print & Pre-press intern will have the opportunity to sit in on meetings, explore trends in book design, and learn about the publishing process from contract to press.

The position demands familiarity with InDesign and Photoshop, strong written and verbal communication skills, and meticulous attention to detail. The best candidates will have both a strong interest in publishing and an interest in Wisdom's mission.

This position requires initiative, resourcefulness, flexibility, and the ability to work independently.

Submit a cover letter and resume to jobs [at] wisdompubs.org. Those with portfolios or samples of work completed in InDesign or Photoshop are encouraged to include links or PDF files showcasing their experience.

 

Freelance Videographers

For producing promotional and online course videos.

Professional Qualifications

Fully qualified candidates will possess the following skills:

  • Exceptional experience with audio and video recording and editing
  • Superior proficiency with digital editing systems and general production
  • Sound familiarity with graphic design and social web properties
  • Excellent skills in editing and digitizing raw footage
  • Outstanding facility at working on multiple production assignments simultaneously
  • Proven ability to stay on schedule and within budget
  • 5+ top-quality references

Click here to read the full job description. Please send your cover letter and resume to jobs [at] wisdompubs.org with subject line “Freelance Videographer.”