Job Openings

Director of Education Wanted for Mission-Based Not-for-Profit located in White Plains, New York

ABA is looking for a Director of Education to support ABA’s current educational programming for independent booksellers and help reimagine the future of ABA’s educational programming, with the goals of delivering educational value to all of our members with different needs and different levels of experience in the most effective and accessible ways possible. This is a new position that reports directly to ABA’s COO.

Responsibilities include:

Experienced Bookseller Wanted (San Diego)

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and experienced bookseller, who likes to help people, is good at handselling, and works well with others. Curiosity, intelligence, book knowledge, and liking other human beings, a must. Full time and management opportunity available, and must be able to work weekends and some nights. 

Please bring resume to DIESEL, A Bookstore at Del Mar Highlands Town Center, 12843 El Camino Real, Suite 104, San Diego, CA 92130.


 

Experienced Bookseller Wanted (Santa Monica)

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and experienced bookseller, who likes to help people, is good at handselling, and works well with others. Curiosity, intelligence, book knowledge, and liking other human beings, a must. Full time and management opportunity available, and must be able to work weekends and some nights.

Please bring resume to DIESEL, A Bookstore at the Brentwood Country Mart, 225 26th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90402.


 

Chief Communications Officer Wanted for Mission-Based Not-for-Profit Located in White Plains, New York

For over 100 years ABA has helped independent bookstores grow and succeed. Independent bookstores promote reading, books, authors, and community. They contribute to their neighborhoods economically and culturally, support literacy, and provide access to ideas, education, and entertainment. As a national not-for-profit trade organization ABA provides indie bookstores with education; business products and services; an e-commerce platform; marketing support; and advocacy. The ABA’s Chief Communications Officer is responsible for ABA’s internal and external communication.

Northshire Bookstore Seeks Bookstore Manager/Sales Manager

About the Position:

Northshire Bookstore, a long-respected and award-winning independent, is seeking a Bookstore Manager/Sales Floor Manager for their Manchester, Vermont, "flagship" location.

This is a full-time, high-energy position. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding and appreciation of bookselling, and will be able to work with Northshire's established, experienced management teams. The candidate should also be customer-forward and have specific retail bookstore managerial experience.

Inquiring Minds Bookstore Seeks Store Manager

Inquiring Minds Bookstore and Cafe (Saugerties Branch), named one of the 50 Best Indie Bookstores in America, seeks a full-time store manager to continue its mission of serving its community and tackling the difficult issues of the day. 

Overview: 

Brilliant Books Seeks Part- to Full-Time Bookseller

About the Store:

Brilliant Books is an independent bookstore in Traverse City, Michigan, specializing in carefully curated literature and nonfiction as well as quality bookish gift items.  We have a large children's department and a nationally recognized subscription service (Brilliant Books Monthly), which has been featured in The New York Times, Teen Vogue, and more. Learn more and meet our current staff members here.

About the Job:

Website & Fulfillment Administrator

 

Books of Wonder, NYC’s oldest independent children’s bookstore, is seeking a creative, tech-savvy, and friendly individual to handle our online efforts, including website management, social media, order fulfillment, and related customer service.

Responsibilities will include:

Politics and Prose Seeks Human Resource Manager

Title: Human Resources Manager
Reports to: Co-owners
Job Classification: Exempt  

Politics and Prose, a D.C. based business devoted to cultivating community and strengthening the common good through books, programs, and a respectful exchange of ideas, is seeking a human resources professional. The HR Manager will help further build exceptional teams and commitment to the values of independence, inclusion, and diversity. 

St. John's College Seeks Bookstore Manager

Title: Bookstore Manager Reports To: Dean Office: Dean FLSA Status: Exempt

Children's Book World Seeks Full-Time, Part-Time Associates

Children's Book World, Los Angeles, seeks full-time and part-time associates to add to their team. Book-loving atmosphere, competitive salary, and benefits. Must have strong knowledge of children's literature. One year commitment required. Full time work schedule will be 5 days per week, 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; part time will be 3 - 4 days a week, 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Must be available Saturdays for both positions. Send resume to: cbwjobster@gmail.com.

About ABA

The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.

Contact

PRESS CONTACT: Dan Cullen (dan@bookweb.org)

MEMBER and MEMBERSHIP INQUIRIES: info@bookweb.org

INDIECOMMERCE: staff@bookweb.org

ALL OTHER INQUIRIES: info@BookWeb.org

 

 

Copyright 2019 American Booksellers Association. BookWeb is a registered trademark of ABA.
Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy, Accessibility Statement