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(en) US, Oakland CA. Job Opening at AK Press

From Josh <josh@akpress.org>
Date Tue, 3 Feb 2004 20:43:30 +0100 (CET)

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For immediate consideration!
AK Press is looking to hire a new member of our collective. The position
requires 40 hours of work per week with occasional nights and weekends,
tabling at special events (bookfairs, concerts, conferences).
AK Press is a worker-owned anarchist collective which publishes and
distributes books and other media. Our politics draw on the rich heritage
of anarchist, anti-authoritarian and left-communist thought and action. AK
Press publishes around 30 books and CDs per year, and distributes 3,000+
other titles from independent presses to individuals, bookstores & other

We are hiring someone for a Mail Order position.
Job responsibilities include:

Order Entry/Mail Order: Shipping books to customers, processing orders,
managing customer requests, shelving books, reconciling differences
between shipment quantities and purchase order quantities, etc.

Mail order marketing: Developing marketing targeted to mail order customers.

Database management: Keeping customer databases clean and up to date.

Project management/editing: publishing projects are assigned a coordinator
who manages the project from proposal to finished book.

Collective management: The general management of the company is a
collective responsibility, from insuring our financial health and assessing
our political strategies to changing light bulbs and sweeping the floor, all
responsibility and accountability for AK Press rests with its workers.

We're looking for someone:
whose politics are compatible with AK's
who can pack & carry boxes of books
who is detail oriented and well organized
who has good math skills
who has experience with Macs
who has a knowledge of and passion for books
who has an incredible work ethic
who can work well as part of the collective

Other desirable skills include:

experience with Quark, Filemaker, Eudora, Photoshop, Illustrator and/or
experience in other collectives
connections to current political activities
experience in the book trade

Please mail, fax or email a letter of interest and a resume as soon as
possible. Our pay is $21,360 per year, comprehensive health insurance,
4 weeks per year vacation and all the joys and headaches of being part
of a worker owned and managed company.
If emailing, please respond to Lani@akpress.org

AK Press
phone 510-208-1700
fax 510-208-1701
674-A 23rd st
Oakland CA 94612-1163



Josh Warren-White
AK Press

Phone: 510 208 1700
Fax: 510 208 1701

AK Press
674 A 23rd Street
Oakland, CA 94612-1163

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