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Soldato Seeks Assistant Store Manager – Part-Time or Full-Time

Soldato, a new independent bookstore in Rutherford, NJ, is looking for a bookseller and assistant store manager who would complete a variety of tasks. He or she would oversee the store's most vital expressions, have input/feedback on the stock to buy, attending industry events, and collaborate to ensure that the store cultivates and hosts fresh and exciting events. He or she’s primary interests should be in art, design, philosophy, architecture, and a plethora of independent publications.

Soldato Seeks Book Store Manager

Soldato, a new independent bookstore in Rutherford, NJ, is looking for a bookstore manager who would be responsible for the day-to-day overall operation of the shop. He or she would oversee the store's most crucial operations, buying stock, keeping records of inventory, and making sure that the customers are attended to at all times. It would be expected that the bookstore manager would act as the mediator between the owner and its employees.

American Booksellers Association Seeks Part-time Administrative Assistant

The American Booksellers Association is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant who can work flexible hours and provide administrative support to ensure efficient operations for a number of association initiatives and projects.

The job’s duties include:

Children's Book World seeks full and part time associates

Children's Book World, Los Angeles, seeks full and part time associates to add to our 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 days a week, 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Must be available Saturdays for both positions.

Hiring for a Branch Bookseller at Politics and Prose Bookstore

Politics and Prose needs a full-time (40 hours per week) Branch Bookseller at its branch at The Wharf in southwest Washington, D.C.  

The job requires excellent customer service skills, extensive knowledge of books, and the ability to perform physically and mentally taxing tasks. Experience in retail is strongly preferred.  Bookselling experience is even better. Booksellers have regular schedules that include working some nights and at least one weekend shift. 

Hiring for a Children and Teen Bookseller at Politics and Prose Bookstore

Position Summary:

Seeking a full-time bookseller, including weekend and evening shifts, for the Children and Teens Department.

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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.




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