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Bookseller full or part-time

 

Rediscovered Books is known for its knowledgeable staff, broad selection of books and for deep ties to the community including local schools and nonprofit organizations.  Our business is committed to creating a haven for all readers and supporting the literary community in the Treasure Valley.   

 

As a bookseller you will work on the retail store floor to help customers find and purchase great books, share information about our programs and events with customers, manage store sections, help curate our inventory, and create inviting displays. 

Starting wage: $15/hr plus benefits

Ideal candidates will have/be

  • A passion for talking with people about books, and a proclivity for reading across genres.
  • Strong communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Self-directed and proactive.
  • Able to lift a 40 lb box of books.
  • Able to consistently work evenings and weekends 

In addition, these qualifications are preferred but not required:

  • Previous bookselling or retail experience
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Self-directed and proactive.
  • Graduation from High School or equivalent with a minimum of six (6) months of experience in shipping, and receiving, or retail experience.
  • Able to work evenings and weekends (Rediscovered Books is open 7 days a week).
  • Excellent customer service skills. 
  • Must be able to perform moderate lifting on a regular basis and heavy lifting on occasion. (Able to lift 40 lb boxes of books.)
  • Ability to stand, bend, lift and walk for extended periods of time

In addition, these qualifications are preferred but not required:

  • Extensive knowledge of books and publishing

 

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