Books Inc. is looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking bookseller to join our team as a full-time Book Fair & School Event Coordinator. Applicants must have superior organizational skills, enthusiasm and interest in working with children, and the ability to work both independently and within a larger group. The position requires coordination with schools, parent volunteers, authors and their representatives, as well as the Books Inc. management and warehouse team. An interest in children’s and middle-grade books is a necessity. Bookstore or book industry experience a plus but not required.
Access to a vehicle is a requirement for this position, and mileage is covered.
The job duties include, but are not limited to:
Please note that these are the job duties for the position pre-COVID-19. Currently, most of the Book Fairs and Author Visits have shifted to a virtual on-line format. As schools reopen and things return to normal, these are the regular duties.
Book Fair Preparation
Book Fair Logistics
School Events and Public Kid’s Events
Come join a fun-loving team of booksellers working to keep vibrant, independent bookstores alive and thriving in communities around the Bay Area! Help foster a love for reading and an excitement around books for the students in our partner schools, while supporting those schools through donations provided by the sales from the book fairs.
Full time benefits include medical, dental, vision and a tax- saving 401(k) plan (not to mention a great discount on books!).
We are an independently owned and operated bookseller with 10 locations in California. We can trace our history back to 1851 making us The West's Oldest Independent Bookseller.
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