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Who we are

We're building 'Google Docs for Science', making science and R&D faster, more open and more transparent by bringing the whole scientific process into the cloud, from idea to writing to review to publication. Overleaf has 600,000 users who've created more than 8 million documents, and is being used in hundreds of universities worldwide for teaching and research.

We're a London-based startup, supported by Digital Science and Bethnal Green Ventures, and founded by two mathematicians who were inspired by their own experiences in academia to create a better solution for scientific collaboration and communication.

Our current openings are listed below, and we're always keen to hear from exceptional people who are passionate about what they do — just drop us a line at .

Job Openings

Institutional Sales Manager – Americas & Oceania

Remote Position – work from home office – based in US

A professional customer facing position, the Overleaf Institutional Sales Manager is responsible for a range of sales and lead development activities throughout the Americas and Oceania. Daily tasks will include developing and successfully implementing your sales strategy, following up on leads and opportunities, providing sales presentations and demos to help close opportunities, developing client proposals and contracts, and working with marketing as needed to generate the necessary sales collateral. This is a remote position - the person hired for this position should be self-motivated and display a high level of independent judgment and decision-making. Occasional travel to conferences, customer sites and company meetings will be required.

This position is primarily responsible for:

  • Working with the CMO to help develop sales strategy.
  • Following up on leads (from website, events, lists, etc.) and qualifying those leads.
  • Providing sales presentations and demos to help close opportunities, as necessary.
  • Helping to draft proposals and agreements and provide necessary follow up to make sure they continue to move and close.
  • Speaking at and/or attending industry conferences and events.

The position will also work with marketing as necessary to generate necessary sales collateral and materials.

As Overleaf is a fast-growing company, there will also be opportunities for the person hired for this position to grow and develop, and to take on additional responsibility.

Key Skills:

Varied knowledge and skills required in the following areas:

  • Knowledge of, and connections in the University/Institutional Library space. A further knowledge of the Scholarly Publishing space would be beneficial.
  • An understanding of institutions and and what is needed to best communicate and grow within an institution.
  • Prior business development experience.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity / experience in the researcher workflow preferred.
  • Ability to prepare and present sales presentations/information to prospects – institutional & end user.
  • Able to work with people of varied technical backgrounds and management levels.
  • This is a remote position – the ability and desire to work from your home office and be self-motivated is required.
  • Excellent organizational/project management skills.
  • Sense of urgency necessary to meet goals, objectives and deadlines.
  • Working proficiency of company standard MS Windows and associated office productivity software tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Enthusiasm, and a desire to grow with the company and try out new things!

Travel Required:

~ 25%: travel to conferences, customer sites and company meetings will be occasionally required.

Reports to: Mary Anne Baynes, CMO

Full Stack Engineer

You'll be working closely with our team to build new and awesome ways for scientists to collaborate and communicate. We're looking for full stack engineers — your projects will span our database (PostgreSQL), web app (Ruby & Rails, Node.js), front end (Backbone, React, JavaScript) and infrastructure (Docker, Heroku, Linux on Amazon EC2 and GCP) layers. We also have projects for mobile, if you're into Android or iOS.

You're an independent thinker and fast learner. You're resourceful and knowledgeable, but you ask questions when you get stuck. You take pride in your work, and you ship it early and often, because you love to see it out there in the real world. You learn new programming languages and techniques for fun, and you contribute to open source.

If this sounds like you, send your CV, salary expectations, and a link to your profile on github/bitbucket to . We'll get in touch to arrange an interview, in person if possible, otherwise via Skype/Google Hangout.

This is an immediate vacancy for a permanent position with a two month probationary period. Working arrangements are flexible.
You can choose to join our office in London or work remotely.

We look forward to meeting you!


Flexible hours

Work from home when you feel like avoiding the London commute or leave early if you need to. As long as you get things done you can flex your time to suit you best.

Choose your own kit

MacBook Pro? Lenovo ThinkPad? Notebook and pen? However you like to work, we'll provide you with the equipment you need.

Digital Science

We're based in the Digital Science offices, so there's lots of interesting people to meet, and clubs and sports activities outside of work.

Awesome location

In the heart of London, and right next to King's Cross and St Pancras stations for excellent transport links.

Fresh fruit

Just that. Mmm.

Team lunches

We'll often grab a sandwich together, but the whole team also goes out for a weekly lunch to catch up outside of the office.