Our team is self-organizing. As a member, it's very likely that you will hold multiple roles at any one moment, and that those roles will evolve over time. We expect members to actively participate in shaping our roles, structures, and process as the world around us changes.
In this role, your work will include:
In addition, you will also likely hold other roles focused on growing August’s business that may include:
We’re looking for candidates that have:
We also expect all August candidates to be adept at:
We trust you to use your best judgment about where and when to do your work. Take a vacation when you need it, work from home while you wait for a delivery, share a beer after work with your team, have a retrospective over breakfast!
Because we’re self-managed, everyone gets to make big, important decisions and run a real, profit-earning business.
We are a young company, with lots of growth ahead of us. We are also sure that we don’t know everything yet, and we are eager to build something together.
Continual improvement is core to how we operate. Every team member is given the resources and full commitment of the company to accelerate their career development.
Our clients and partner-network take us everywhere. If you enjoy travel, you can have the chance to visit some of the most interesting and exciting cities in the world (and keep the miles for yourself).
We believe that healthy employee retention relies on engagement and connection to the collective purpose. We don’t believe in negative retention tactics and do not ask team members to sign non-compete or non-solicitation agreements.
We are committed to sharing all information about our business internally and share as much as we can with the external world. Check out our public drive to see this in practice.
100% health insurance coverage for individuals, 80% for families (NY location - other locations have comparable health benefits).
We frequently update and refine our hiring process based on candidate feedback. Our current version is outlined in detail here.
Get familiar with our work, and consider how our theory and approach apply to other organizations.
Spend some time in our Public Google Drive folder and tell us what you think.
Read our article on how August made team diversity part of the foundation of our company – Tackling Team Diversity: Tactics, Lessons, and Data.
Share your writing with us. We’re always eager to read others’ thoughts about self-organization, the future of work, and solving the problems of scale.
Although we are not actively hiring at this time, if August sounds like a place you'd like to work, we would still like to hear from you.
Most importantly, we would love to hear about why our purpose is compelling to you, and how you think you can help us achieve it.