Career Opportunities

getAbstract continues to expand its market leadership rapidly. We offer a large variety of exciting career opportunities in Switzerland and the United States in sales, technology and editorial (in English, German, Spanish and French).

getAbstract seeks to hire only the best. To be part of an exciting future, email your resume to jobs@getAbstract.com.

If you are interested in writing book summaries on a freelance basis, send your resume outlining your business-journalism experience. Please include published clips. For logistic reasons, those who wish to write English-language summaries must live in the U.S.

To all prospective candidates: You will receive electronic confirmation that we have received your resume. If we determine that you are a potential fit for one of our openings, we will contact you. We appreciate your interest in getAbstract.


Editorial Assistant (80%–100%)

At getAbstract, we strongly believe that knowledge helps people and companies change, and it can even change the world. Thus, we provide millions of online subscribers with summaries of business books, finance reports and videos. We design and implement corporate learning solutions for companies worldwide.

As getAbstract is currently expanding, we seek a native English-speaking editorial assistant to work in our English and German editorial teams. Knowledge of the German language is not mandatory but is an advantage.

The assistant’s tasks include the following:

German Editorial Team:

  • Creating book entries, including publisher and copyright information, in getAbstract’s in-house planning and production system (PPS)
  • Correcting mistakes (factual errors, typos, etc.) in summaries that are already online
  • Posting books to writers
  • Managing the German book library
  • Creating layouts for new summaries and generating PDFs, using PPS and InDesign
  • Transferring summaries set in an old layout into a new layout
  • Undertaking other administrative support tasks, such as scanning texts and pictures, recording contact information of writers and editors, and so on.

English Editorial Team:

  • Correcting mistakes (factual errors, typos, etc.) in summaries that are already online
  • Creating layouts for new summaries and generating PDFs, using PPS
  • Managing the English book library
  • Assigning summaries to relevant specialized summary groups (knowledge packs)
  • Creating new knowledge packs and deleting obsolete knowledge packs
  • Transferring summaries set in an old layout into a new layout
  • Searching for and curating relevant content

Start date: ASAP

Salary (100%): 4200 CHF/month

If you’re interested in the above position, please send a letter of application and your résumé to koni.gebistorf@getabstract.com and andreas.neisser@getabstract.com.