Independent Booksellers Consortium

Executive Director

Remote Position, United States

Position: Part-Time

As the sole paid staff member of the Independent Booksellers Consortium, the Executive Director is responsible for all facets of the corporation’s day-to-day functioning as well as ongoing service to its members. The Executive Director reports to the President of the Board on a weekly basis and is responsible to the Board of Directors made up of bookstore members. The position is 30 hours per week.

Responsibilities and Duties Include:

  • Organize, plan and execute logistics for two member meetings and additional smaller meetings throughout the year.
  • Facilitate communication among members.
  • Manage all financial, legal and organizational affairs of the Corporation.
  • Manage and facilitate all committee work.
  • Liaison with industry partners, including publishers, the American Booksellers Association and others.
  • Develop and maintain member programs.
  • Other duties as needs of members and the industry change.

Qualifications Include:

  • Ability to work independently from a home-based office.
  • Strong organizational skills including attention to detail and project management skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Knowledge of bookselling, retailing and publishing industries.
  • Experience planning meetings is a plus.
  • Ability to travel at least three times a year for multiple days.
  • Basic knowledge of Quickbooks and experience managing budgets preferred.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and list of references to: Edsearch@independentbooksellers.comPlease include "IBC Job" in the subject line.  

Salary 36K-40K, other benefits to be discussed at the time of interviews.

About Independent Booksellers Consortium:

The Independent Booksellers Consortium is a small, membership organization formed of independent booksellers from across the country. The Executive Director works from home.


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