Soldato Seeks Book Store Manager

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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. The ability to problem-solve and organize efficiently would be of the utmost importance to this position.  Job responsibilities would include but not be limited to:

  1. Overseeing and managing the operation of the bookstore
  2. Curating the music selection to be played within the store during operating hours
  3. Opening and closing during the hours of operation from Wednesday through Saturday from 11:00am-2:00pm and 4:00pm-9:00pm
  4. Managing and logging inventory of records and books
  5. General upkeep and maintenance of the bookstore and record shop website
  6. Responsible for implementing and operating Point of Sale system
  7. Ensuring exceptional customer service and customer experience
  8. Responsible for merchandise purchasing, curating, organization and display
  9. Organizing store activities and events including but not limited to Saint George’s Day on April 23rd each year
  10. Developing and implementing store standard operating procedures
  11. Managing annual store budgets and spending
  12. Hiring, training, and evaluating store personnel, administrators and associates
  13. Ensuring store is kept clean and organized at all times
  14. Resolve customer and personnel issues as needed along with the assistance of Soldato ownership/management
  15. Attend regional bookstore meetings and industry events as needed to ensure Soldato’s innovation and growth
  16. Attend quarterly financial meetings to discuss Soldato strategic plan
  17. Be present at least 40 hours per week within the Soldato facility at 19 Franklin Place

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