Ghost is a full stack web application that's used by millions of creators, startups and businesses to run their independent publications. It's one of the most popular modern open source projects in the world.
We're a non-profit, there are no shareholders and no VCs in the background influencing our decisions. Our annual revenue is $3,500,000 and it's generated by the customers who pay us. We have an unlimited runway to keep building the things we want to build and we've been profitable since year 1. We're transparent in both our mission and our metrics. You can read more here.
We believe it should be fast, easy and accessible for anyone to start their own media business. Ghost is a non-profit organisation on a mission to create modern, open source, independent publishing technology to power the future of sustainable online media.
We're a small, talented team from a wide a variety of backgrounds and experiences. We value differences in our perspectives, and care about working in a way that feels balanced. We care a lot about what we do, but we don't preach or take ourselves too seriously. You can still be ambitious without needing everything to "change the world".
Ghost as been a fully distributed remote team since 2012, with team members located all over the world. We do remote work properly, providing freedom and flexibility enables people to do their best work. We believe deeply in building something lasting, sustainable and positive, and we enjoy having interesting and challenging problems to work on. We're fans of Basecamp's Shape Up method of product development, and we continually review and update how we work. The majority of things here get done on Github, with Slack, Notion and Zoom for communication.
Aside from during volcanic eruptions and global pandemics, the whole team gets together for a week-long retreat twice a year. Our last few trips have taken us to Thailand, Dubai, Egypt and Austria.
💵 Competitive salary
Based on role, skill, experience and location.
🌍 Work from anywhere
From a home office, or travel continuously if that's your thing. Everything we do is online. As long as you have wifi, you're all set.
A new laptop + $500 office workspace setup budget.
If you prefer to work from a co-working space, we'll help pay for it.
📚 Continue your personal development
There's a budget for attending conferences, taking courses, and purchasing books.
✈️ Team retreats
The last few trips have taken us to Dubai, Thailand, Austria & Egypt.
📅 Last Friday of the month off
We close the office on the last Friday of each month. Enjoy!
🏝 Unlimited paid vacation
If you don't take a minimum of a 2 week break yourself, we'll kick you out of the office in December.
👶 Paid parental leave
When the time comes to welcome a new member of the family, we offer 3 months fully paid parental leave.
📈 Pay reviews
Everyone at Ghost receives an annual pay review.
🐶 Dog friendly office
Just kidding we literally don't have an office. So, um. Feel free to work with your dog. Cats are cool, too.