Letterform Archive – Careers

Work at the Archive

Group photo of some Letterform Archive team members and guests

Let’s Inspire the World

Working at Letterform Archive, you are surrounded by — and interact with — beautiful, meaningful materials from the Archive’s collection, as well as a diverse and dynamic community of those who love letters and design. Your colleagues will be small group of people who are passionate about the organization and eager to share their enthusiasm through their work.

Benefits to Support You

Letterform Archive offers all full-time staff the following benefits. Part-time staff qualify for some of these benefits based on their total hours worked.

Health Care

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Subsidized premiums for dependents
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

Time Off

  • Three weeks of Paid Time Off each year
  • 10 paid holidays each year
  • Paid sick leave

Pre-Tax Savings

  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Commuter benefit

Professional Development

  • Annual budget for webinars, classes, and conferences
  • Waived tuition for Archive weekend workshops

Archive Perks

  • Complimentary Archive membership
  • 15% off in the Archive Bookshop

You Are Welcome Here

Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination

Letterform Archive is an equal opportunity workplace, community, and place of learning.

The Archive does not discriminate in employment or in offering educational services and programs on the basis of an individual's race; color; religion; creed; ancestry; national origin; age; height; weight; sex; gender identity and/or expression; sexual orientation; marital status; sensory, mental, or physical disability; the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability; medical condition (cancer- or genetic-related); Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or AIDS-related condition (AIDS/ARC); family and medical care leave; pregnancy disability leave; veteran status; or on any other bases prohibited by law.

Accessibility & Accommodation

As part of Letterform Archive's commitment to diversity and inclusion, the Archive ensures accessibility by providing reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of their job.

Likewise, if you are an individual with a disability and need assistance applying or have questions about accommodation during the hiring process, please email hr@letterformarchive.org.

Fair Chance

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

To ensure the health and safety of the Archive’s community, all newly hired employees of Letterform Archive are required to be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, absent qualifying exemptions for medical, religious, or other reasons in accordance with all applicable laws.

Open Opportunities

Membership & Development Manager: Letterform Archive seeks a talented fundraiser to support its membership and development programs. Applications close Oct 16. Learn more.

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