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Warehouse Associate
Marketing Intern

Warehouse ASsociate

Mountaineers Books, a non-profit outdoor books publisher, seeks a full-time Warehouse Associate beginning as soon as possible.

The ideal candidate is dependable and detail oriented. Experience with warehouse and fulfillment operations or shipping and receiving preferred, but not necessary. Retail experience or experience with inventory management or point of sale software preferred, but not necessary. High school diploma required, certificate or associate’s degree preferred.

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Distribution Center Supervisor, the Warehouse Associate will pick, pack, and ship orders for retailers, wholesalers, and consumers at our Harbor Island warehouse. Responsibilities also include receiving and restocking returns and assisting with inventory management and the maintenance of a neat and orderly warehouse.

Physical requirements: Repetitive heavy lifting and ability to stand for prolonged periods.

Job Type: Full-time FLSA non-exempt

Compensation: $20.00 per hour


Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance, and paid sick, vacation, and holiday time. 401(k) retirement plan available after three months. Additional benefits include:

  • Free books!
  • Free family membership at The Mountaineers.
  • Opportunities to advance your outdoor skills with two free Mountaineers courses per year.
  • Two free tickets to most of our Mountaineers events.
  • Access to our three ski-in, ski-out mountain lodges, and our four on-site climbing and bouldering walls.
  • Free parking for your bike or car.
  • Alternative transportation reimbursement available.

 Warehouse associates are eligible for forklift training.

Work Environment:

This role is based in Seattle, WA, at the Mountaineers Books offices on Harbor Island. By the nature of the work, this is an entirely on-site position. We are a 100% vaccinated workplace. One or more dogs are occasionally present in the offices.

 Cultivating an inclusive staff is central to The Mountaineers and Mountaineers Books focus on advancing equity. Our core values are Adventure, Education, Volunteerism, Advocacy, and Community, and we believe a diverse and inclusive environment inspires unity, respect, and passion for our work and one another. We are interested in hearing from people who can work with colleagues of varied experience and background. The Mountaineers is an equal-opportunity employer, and candidates from all backgrounds are considered; as an organization that values equity and inclusion, we highly encourage people of color, women, LGBTQ individuals, and veterans to apply. 

To Apply:
Please complete our application, including a resume in PDF format, and optionally share your demographic information online at: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/7451431/The-Mountaineers-Books-Warehouse-Associate

Marketing Intern

This internship is only open to students currently enrolled in college. We will bring on one intern per year.

Summer Internship Period
June 1st - September 1st (start/end dates flexible based on student schedule)
Applications due March 1st

Internship Details

Reporting to the marketing manager you will assist with a variety of marketing tasks including (but not limited to) creation and scheduling of social media posts and giveaways, writing blog posts for the Mountaineers Books website, designing book postcards and other print marketing collateral, email marketing list management and campaigns, and additional tasks to be determined by company needs and intern’s interest and skillset. 
Interns must be available 10 hours per week for the full duration of the internship. Remote and partially remote options available. We are happy to work with student’s academic institution to meet needs for fulfillment of academic credit.
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 10 hours per week.
  • Must be over 18 years of age. 
  • Must have access to a reliable internet source and laptop computer. 
  • Must be familiar with social media platforms including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Tiktok and Instagram.
  • Must have strong writing skills and fluency in English. 
  • Stipend of $1000 to be paid at successful completion of internship.
  • Receive real-world experience in marketing and book publishing.
  • Will finish internship with concrete work samples to add to your portfolio.
  • Will learn a variety of new programs and systems.
  • 5 free books
  • Access to local Mountaineers Books events.
  • One-on-one informational meeting with publisher, editor-in-chief, and the director of sales and marketing.
Please apply for the internship by completing this Google form: https://forms.gle/XYy1DvvYsnBctza76
Applicants who do not complete this form will not be considered.
If you have questions about this internship please direct them to marketing@mountaineersbooks.org

While we understand that applicants will have simultaneous commitments such as school and employment, we will not consider applicants who will be enrolled in another book publishing internship, or who will otherwise be employed by another book publisher at any point during your internship with Mountaineers Books.

About Us

Established in 1960, Mountaineers Books is the nation's leading nonprofit independent publisher of outdoor recreation, lifestyle, and conservation books. Based in Seattle, we have a staff of 23, more than 700 books in print, and we distribute the books of aligned outdoor nonprofits, including the American Alpine Club, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, and the Colorado Mountain Club.

In addition to the recreation, education, and adventure titles published by Mountaineers Books, we have two imprints, Skipstone and Braided River, respectively focusing on backyard activism and environmental conservation.

Mountaineers Books is a part of The Mountaineers, a community of outdoor recreationists and conservationists founded in 1906 to explore the peaks and waterways of the Pacific Northwest. Today, we have 15,000 members, generations of volunteers, and seven branches in Western Washington, where we deliver most of our outdoor education programming. Thanks to our internationally recognized and award-winning publishing division, we enjoy an outstanding national reputation in the fields of outdoor education, recreation, and public lands conservation and advocacy.

Our Mission: The Mountaineers enriches lives and communities by helping people explore, conserve, learn about, and enjoy the lands and waters of the Pacific Northwest and beyond.