STORES FOR SALE
JUNEAU, AK. Hearthside Books is a local bookstore with 2 great locations: Downtown Juneau at 254 Front Street and in the Mendenhall Valley at 8745 Glacier Highway in the Nugget Mall. After 30+ years of serving Juneau as its premier independent book dealer the owners are ready to retire. For more about this opportunity, please see the listing with Juneau Real Estate.
CANNON BEACH, OR. Have you always said “I’d love to own a bookstore at the beach?” Cannon Beach Book Company is not just any bookstore on any beach; it’s a 32-plus-year institution on the main street of one of the most beautiful beach towns in the world. A first-rate inventory, a few choice sidelines, a new section of art supplies and the best landlord in town are just a few of the tangibles that go with an excellent reputation. We maintain an active offsite presence year-round as well as hosting frequent in-store signings. Call Valerie Ryan (503-436-1301 ) if you’re seriously interested in owning this fine bookstore.
HILLSBORO, OR. Cute family bookstore in Downtown Hillsboro, Oregon to sell or take on working partner. Business is close to profitable, open for less than 2 years. Owner run but family duties make it hard to dedicate needed time to store. Established business with great potential for $30,000, owner will train and help for needed time. Great local community and lots of events right in front of store. Email for more info: email@example.com
STORE MANAGER/BUYER, Friends of the Multnomah County Library Friend’s Store at Central Library. Motivated, creative and responsive Store Manager/Buyer sought for 30-35 hours per week. Reports to the FOL Retail Committee Chair and Board President. The successful candidate will be responsible for purchasing, merchandising and promoting the merchandise mix of gifts and books, designing and implementing marketing strategies, and managing store operations including inventory, budgets, receivable and payables, reconciling daily cash deposits, and vendor accounts. Also responsible for volunteers and online book sales. Full job description at http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/npo/4143555521.html. If your qualifications match these requirements, please send a cover letter and current resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASSOCIATE DESIGNER, Sasquatch Books. Interested in working for a fantastic local publisher based in Seattle? If you have an Associate of Art degree in Graphic Design, fabulous skills with InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator, and excellent typography skills, you might be the person Sasquatch is looking for. The Associate Designer is responsible for cover and interior book design and production as well as marketing design and production. Sound good? Applicants should send cover letter, resume, and portfolio link to email@example.com.
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The Library 2.013 Worldwide Virtual Conference will be October 18-19, 2013. The conference will once again be held entirely online around the clock in multiple languages and time zones. Everyone is invited to participate in this FREE forum designed to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing among information professionals worldwide. This year, there will be eight conference strands covering a wide variety of timely topics.
LGBTQ NONFICTION SOUGHT
Ooligan Press seeks creative nonfiction and personal essays from LGBTQ writers of the Pacific Northwest for the anthology More than Marriage (working title), edited by Carter Sickels. The anthology will add fresh voices to an ongoing conversation about queer equality with the understanding that the national focus on gay marriage may not answer the most pressing concerns for many members of the community. Please submit personal essays or creative nonfiction of no more than 5,000 words. Authors should identify as LGBTQ, and submissions should have some relationship to the Pacific Northwest. Deadline: November 15, 2013 For more information, please go to: http://ooligan.pdx.edu/more-than-marriage-submissions/