May 12, 2015: BELLINGHAM, WA. The Associated Student’s (AS) bookstore at Western Washington University is searching for a new Trade Book/Gift Buyer and Marketing Coordinator to support the school’s mission to serve as an educational resource and promote school identity and community; provide a diverse population with the materials that bolster learning inside and outside the classroom; purchase, monitors, and merchandises inventory for trade books and non-emblematic gifts that appeal to students, faculty and staff. Details and application.

April 20, 2015: LAKE FOREST PARK, WA. Third Place Books is seeking an Assistant Manager. This manager would be the evening manager of the store and would work all evening shifts including weekends. Duties would include scheduling, staff training and personnel management. Previous bookselling experience is a must. Salary DOE. Benefits include Health Insurance, 401K, and vacation pay. Interested parties should send an introductory letter and resume to Robert Sindelar, Managing Partner.


March 2015: MISSOULA, MT. Established in 2009 and located in the beautiful western Montana university town of Missoula, the Rocky Mountain Map Gallery & Bookstore has steadily grown to become one of the area’s most unique and inviting specialty retail stores. A profuse and eclectic selection of contemporary wall maps, art maps, vintage maps, books, prints, globes and unique gift items is offered through its spacious and comfortable store-front gallery and online web-store. Regularly scheduled travel presentations and art showings also bring in a good number of new and existing customers for these after-hours events. The gallery can accommodate seating for up to about sixty people.

Please visit the listing and contact Kathi Olson, (406) 544-7359.

Jan 2015: HILLSBORO, OR. Established and growing bookstore in Historic Downtown Hillsboro looking for a working partner.  Small new and used bookstore seeking a candidate who can make a small investment and help us grow by taking on some of the workload and developing and implementing ideas.  Must excel in customer service and hand-selling.  Must be organized and able to make competent decisions and be intuitive and responsible.  Spanish speaking would be great as there is a large potential in the Latino community, but not necessary.  Partnership requirements and investment negotiable.  Please contact


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