1955 Massachusettes Avenue ,#2, Cambridge, MA, United States, 02140
This is a full time position with a not-for-profit trade association for independent booksellers. The primary responsibility is to implement the association’s strategic plan under the direction of the Board of Directors. Specific responsibilities include coordination of the trade show, consumer book catalog, educational activities, meetings, communication (website, newsletter, and listserv), membership development, public relations, advocacy, and staff management. The position involves traveling. Experience in bookselling, publishing, or related fields is desirable. Proven organizational and financial management skills and understanding of bookselling are necessary. Excellent writing, communication, and interpersonal relation skills are essential.
The Mission of the New England Independent Booksellers Association is to further the success of professional independent booksellers in New England and to foster a vital and supportive bookselling community.
Who We Are
The New England Independent Booksellers Association is the non-profit trade association for the retail book industry in New England. Serving independent booksellers since 1973, NEIBA has over 300 members representing more than 200 bookstores.
What We Do
NEIBA promotes independent bookselling in the six New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont) and New York, through an annual Fall Conference, educational programming, print and electronic publications and a variety of other resources and promotional programs. NEIBA is governed by an elected Board of Directors that meets regularly with the Advisory Council and Executive Director.