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Mountaineers Books Seeks a Director of Finance and Operations

 Mountaineers Books is the nation's leading independent publisher of outdoor recreation, sustainable lifestyle, and conservation books with more than 700 titles in print. The publishing division of The Mountaineers, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, Mountaineers Books has a professional publishing staff of 22 employees and is located in a combined office/warehouse on Harbor Island, near downtown Seattle, Washington.

 We are looking for a rare combination of financial acumen, book publishing experience, and a strategic mission-driven approach to business decisions. The DFO would serve on the highly collaborative Core Management Team and be responsible for supervising the business aspects of Mountaineers Books, including accounting/financial management, A/P and A/R, facilities and operations, fulfillment, credit and collection, inventory management and control, and personnel matters related to payroll and benefits.

 A detailed job description is available. If you are interested, please submit a resume and a cover letter to mbooks@mountaineersbooks.org. In your cover letter, please describe, as specifically as you can, how your interests, skills, and experience are an appropriate fit with the goals and requirements of this position as described in the job description.

The Mountaineers organization offers a generous benefits plan including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401k options, commuter reimbursements, and holiday, vacation, and sick leave.  Employees are given free membership to The Mountaineers, including access to courses offered through its Program Center. Mountaineers Books staff also enjoys complimentary copies of our new titles, free parking, and the ability to bring their dog to work on Mondays and Fridays. The Mountaineers is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

 Applications will be accepted until April 6, 2018. All applications will be held in confidence within the hiring team. Consideration will be given to applications as soon as they are received; we encourage early applications, and interviewing will begin in early April. No phone calls, please.


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Work for thE Mountaineers Programs Division

Mountaineers Books is the publishing division of The Mountaineers, a nonprofit founded in 1906 to get help people explore the outdoors. View our job openings at The Mountaineers. 


The Mountaineers was formed in 1906 to explore the wild areas and peaks in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. With 13,000 members and branches from Olympia to Bellingham, The Mountaineers enjoys an outstanding reputation in its field and in the community. Our dedicated staff, members, and volunteers are deeply committed to successfully accomplishing our mission. Each year 1,600 volunteers deliver outdoor skill courses to 2,500 students and lead  2,000+ recreational trips and courses. In addition, we advocate for access and protection of recreational lands. Last year we helped protect 30,000 acres of public land in Washington State. The organization has also published 500 outdoor recreation and conservation advocacy books. Our mission is to enrich the lives of people by helping them explore, conserve, learn about, and enjoy the wild lands and waters of the Pacific Northwest and beyond. The Mountaineers has a staff of 40 employees and an annual operating budget of four million dollars. Please visit the other pages on our website for in-depth information about our organization, activities, programs, and mission.

The Mountaineers provides equal employment opportunities to all people regardless of race, age, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or any other basis protected by law. Please feel free to visit this page in the future for any openings that may occur.

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