BookPeople of Moscow will be hiring within the next few months, May and June, for positions that will begin training in June and/or July. We strive for a diverse yet team-focused workplace, where everyone is treated with respect. While your book knowledge, creativity, and enthusiasm will allow you to shine in a bookseller position, for every job at BookPeople, it is your ability to pay attention to details, to work well with others, to follow our well-honed routines, to be communicative and dependable, and to concentrate on getting the work done that will result in you being a good fit at the store.
If you are interested in applying, please note which position(s) you are interested in, and drop off a cover letter and resume including references at the store. Do not email, please. Thank you!
Bookseller - Part-time, in-store, during regular store hours, must be available weekends as well as weekdays
Wanted: personable and outgoing person who loves to read and recommend books. Must be somewhat extroverted, enough to enjoy talking and interacting with strangers. Must be calm and unflappable and unfailingly polite, in order to provide outstanding customer service. Retail experience helpful but not required; we can teach you. Best to be unafraid of computers and the telephone, and be able to alphabetize without effort. An appreciation for order and tidiness is a big big plus.
Web Order Specialist - Part-time, in-store, mostly outside of regular store hours
Wanted: self-motivating, organized, detail-oriented, and process-focused person who is happy to work inside the closed store to process incoming web orders, prepare books for web orders for delivery, shipping, or in-store/curbside pickup, and scrupulously maintain this routine each weekday (Saturday and Sundays off.) Opportunity for growth depending on skills and availability. Hours will vary depending on the season, with more hours in fall increasing through the holiday season, and then somewhat less hours after the holiday season is over.
Office Manager and Administrative Assistant - Part-time, in-store, mostly outside of regular store hours
Wanted: organized tidy freak and systematic thinker happy to work inside closed store to assist with maintaining order in the store's office and basement work area, handling various kinds of paperwork, catalogs, incoming mail, damage claims, filing, etc. Will also assist store manager with administrative tasks ie emails, ordering and organizing supplies, etc.