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How many people does it take to make a book? You might be surprised. From the editors and designers who dream up our products to the sales and marketing teams that get them out into the world, we look for curious minds that see things differently, and want to help others see things differently too.


Current Openings


If you are interested in applying for a job with us, email your resume and cover letter to Due to the large volume of applications, we are unable to directly communicate application status with everyone who applies. As the search process for each role unfolds, we will reach out to most qualified candidates. All job opportunities featured are active searches. If you are interested in a particular area of our company that is not currently hiring, be sure to clearly note your area of interest or preferred role in your cover letter and subject line of your application email.


Email is our preferred application method for all candidates and general employment inquiries. For creative roles requiring a portfolio submission in addition to a resume, include a link to your portfolio site in either your resume or cover letter. Be aware that it may take some time before we are able to review your application. If no suitable job openings are immediately available when you apply, your resume will be kept on file.


Chronicle Books, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.





Editorial Internships

We offer 5 internships with our Editorial teams. Interns will have a variety of responsibilities which may include evaluating manuscripts, aiding in submissions sorting and sending out decline notices as needed, drafting copy and acquisition topsheets, preparing sales materials, helping with mailings, attending meetings, and handling other administrative tasks. All interns must be highly organized, flexible, and able to effectively multitask. Editorial or copywriting experience is a plus.


The Basics:

  • Year-long term
  • Full time, 37.5 hours / week, paid hourly
  • Benefits + 2 weeks paid vacation
  • Start Date: July 10, 2017
  • End Date: June 29, 2018

Opportunities are available in each of our editorial departments:


Interns assisting the Art editors will work on illustrated art and photography books, along with clever gifts and stationery.


Interns assisting the Entertainment editors will work on publishing in the categories of pop culture, humor, pets, trivia, travel, and sex.


Interns assisting the Food & Lifestyle editors will work on publishing in the categories of food & drink, gardening, craft, style, parenting, mind/body/spirit, and life events.


Interns assisting the Children’s editors will work on books for readers up to 18-years-old, including board books, picture books, chapter books, and middle grade, as well as novelty items, games, and journals.


If you are interested in an internship, please submit a resume and cover letter which clearly identifies your areas of interest to Be sure to include the word "Internship" and your desired Editorial team in the subject line.


Due to the high level of interest in these roles, we will only be able to contact candidates we are considering placing, and we will not be able to review general requests for internships.


Please note: Due to the requirements of our internship program, we do not offer scheduled Summer Internships at this time.


Upcoming Internship Dates: July 10, 2017–June 29, 2018


Applications Due: May 26th, 2017

Learn more about our Editorial Internships


Design Fellowships

Chronicle Books is excited to accept submissions for our new 12-month Design Fellowship program, which provides hands-on experience to recent graduates interested in embarking on a career in publishing, package, or product design. Fellowships are available in our Publishing Design, Marketing Design, Children’s Design, and Product Development groups. 

Learn more about our Design Fellowship program


Design Internships

Interested in a design internship? We have those too! To be considered, email your statement of purpose, resume, and a PDF or link to your portfolio to

Learn more about design internships


Retail Store Opportunities

We occasionally hire additional hourly retail sales associates at our three stores in San Francisco. These opportunities are hard to predict and the need is variable depending on the location. If you are interested in retail store work, please inquire directly about staffing needs at the store of interest.

> See our full list of retail locations