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Books Inc. in Palo Alto is looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking bookseller to join our team. 

We are currently hiring for Full-Time positions with flexible availability, including both weekdays and weekends.  

Applicants must have superior customer service skills and a love for books. Bookstore or book industry experience a plus but not required. Responsibilities include recommending books, shelving, cashiering, merchandising and pulling old stock. Our ideal candidate is someone who loves to read and talk about books, can offer friendly customer service, and enjoys working as part of a team. We are looking for someone who can start soon.    

Come work in a fun bookstore environment with a great team and wonderful, book-loving customers!    

Wage: $15.40/hr. Full time includes medical, dental, vision, 401k option, and a great discounts on books!   


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Bookseller - Part-Time

Location

FL - Tampa - Carrollwood - 2767

Classification

Part-Time

Description

As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.al

Essential Functions

Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customers hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

Respond to customers concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kids Club and other sales initiatives.

Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Caf, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

Assist in any area of the store as needed.

Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

Qualifications

Passion for selling

Strong communication skills

Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


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Bookseller - Part-Time

Location

MD - Bowie - Bowie - 2093

Classification

Part-Time

Description

As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.al

Essential Functions

Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customers hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

Respond to customers concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kids Club and other sales initiatives.

Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Caf, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

Assist in any area of the store as needed.

Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

Qualifications

Passion for selling

Strong communication skills

Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


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Bookseller - Part-Time

Location

TX - Webster - Baybrook - 2671

Classification

Part-Time

Description

As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.al

Essential Functions

Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customers hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

Respond to customers concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kids Club and other sales initiatives.

Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Caf, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

Assist in any area of the store as needed.

Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

Qualifications

Passion for selling

Strong communication skills

Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


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O U R M I S S I O N S T A T E M E N T

"Be fair to customers and our employees,

promote literacy, be kind to the environment

and remain financially viable so we may continue."

NOW HIRING TEMPORARYBOOKSELLERS

Do you like books? Would you like to help fellow booklovers find their next favorite read? Do you want to find one-of-a-kind treasures that you never knew existed?

America's largest family-owned new and used book retailer, Half Price Books, is looking for enthusiastic and motivated people to work in our fun, fast-paced retail environment to fill the position of Temporary Bookseller.

Every day, Booksellers get to work on a variety of tasks, including delivering quality customer service, sharing their knowledge about books, movies, and music with customers and co-workers, operating the cash register, shelving new merchandise, and buying books from the public. Each day can be unique and filled with surprises! We're looking for people who have strong communication skills and a positive attitude. Ideal candidates are dependable, hard-working and independently-motivated.

In addition to the pleasure of working at a great place with great people--and getting paid for it--you'll receive perks such as reliable hours/shifts and an employee discount on almost all of the already low-priced merchandise available in Half Price Books stores.

Half Price Books is a place for people who are interested in preserving, recycling and passing along information and entertainment in every form. We buy and sell books, records, CDs, collectibles, magazines, videos, DVDs and games. We believe books should fill our lives, not our landfills, so we also strive to donate and recycle what we cannot sell.

We promote from within so most everyone starts right here, as a Bookseller. Are you ready to join the Half Price Books family? Fill out an employment application online or bring your application by the store today. We'd love to meet you and say hello.

Half Price Books is an equal opportunity employer.

Half Price Books respects your privacy. To learn more about the information we may collect about job applicants and how we may use it, please visit our Privacy Policy.


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Bookseller - Part-Time

Location

NV - Las Vegas - Northwest - 2772

Classification

Part-Time

Description

As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.al

Essential Functions

Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customers hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

Respond to customers concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kids Club and other sales initiatives.

Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Caf, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

Assist in any area of the store as needed.

Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

Qualifications

Passion for selling

Strong communication skills

Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


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Description

Barnes & Noble College is a retail partner for nearly 800 colleges and universities nationwide. We offer a retail environment like no other uniquely focused on delivering essential educational content, tools, and merchandise within a dynamic retail environment on campuses of higher education. Our teams interact directly with our customers including students, faculty, administration, alumni, and the general public to provide outstanding customer service to sell or rent books, general merchandise, and an array of products and services for an academic community all while being part of a company that is consistently rated as a great place to work - and where employees love what they do.

Our stores can carry everything from text and trade books, technology, and school supplies to clothing, regalia, and food-- everything a college student desires, their parents want, and our faculty needs. Part-time employees can work in one or a variety of departments and are typically scheduled to work varying or set schedules on a weekly basis year round.

Expectations:


  • Greet customers, answer questions, and assist with the purchase of merchandise or services.


  • Shelve, arrange, clean, and organize product or space within the store to maintain an appealing sales floor.


  • Assist with processing sales transactions involving cash, credit, or financial aid payments.


  • Part-time positions require availability to work on a weekly basis year round. Schedules may be set or vary to meet the needs of the store.


Physical Demands:


  • Frequent movement within the store to access various departments, areas, and/or products.


  • Ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods.


  • Frequent lifting.


  • Occasional reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and climbing ladders.


Qualifications:


  • Candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to be considered for employment.


  • High-energy, friendly personality, with strong communication skills to interact with a variety of people.


  • Outstanding customer service skills to match customers to products that meet their needs.


  • Basic math, keyboarding, and data entry skills.


  • Flexibility in scheduling is necessary.


Barnes & Noble College is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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Bookseller - Part-Time

Location

CA - Los Angeles - The Grove at Farmers Market - 2089

Classification

Part-Time

Description

As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.al

Essential Functions

Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customers hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

Respond to customers concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kids Club and other sales initiatives.

Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Caf, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

Assist in any area of the store as needed.

Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

Qualifications

Passion for selling

Strong communication skills

Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


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Description

Barnes & Noble College is a retail partner for nearly 800 colleges and universities nationwide. We offer a retail environment like no other uniquely focused on delivering essential educational content, tools, and merchandise within a dynamic retail environment on campuses of higher education. Our teams interact directly with our customers including students, faculty, administration, alumni, and the general public to provide outstanding customer service to sell or rent books, general merchandise, and an array of products and services for an academic community all while being part of a company that is consistently rated as a great place to work - and where employees love what they do.

Our stores can carry everything from text and trade books, technology, and school supplies to clothing, regalia, and food-- everything a college student desires, their parents want, and our faculty needs. Temporary positions require availability to work on a weekly basis for a period of 90 days or less with occasional weekends, and flexibility in scheduling for opening, midday, or closing shifts.

Expectations:


  • Greet customers, answer questions, and assist with the purchase of merchandise or services.


  • Shelve, arrange, clean, and organize product or space within the store to maintain an appealing sales floor.


  • Assist with processing sales transactions involving cash, credit, or financial aid payments.


  • Temporary positions require availability to work on a weekly basis for a period of 90 days or less with occasional weekends, and flexibility in scheduling for opening, midday, or closing shifts.


Physical Demands:


  • Frequent movement within the store to access various departments, areas, and/or products.


  • Ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods.


  • Frequent lifting.


  • Occasional reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and climbing ladders.


Qualifications:


  • Candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to be considered for employment.


  • High-energy, friendly personality, with strong communication skills to interact with a variety of people.


  • Outstanding customer service skills to match customers to products that meet their needs.


  • Basic math, keyboarding, and data entry skills.


  • Flexibility in scheduling is necessary.


Barnes & Noble College is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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Bookseller - Part-Time

Location

VA - Fairfax - Mosaic District - 3314

Classification

Part-Time

Description

As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.al

Essential Functions

Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customers hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

Respond to customers concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kids Club and other sales initiatives.

Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Caf, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

Assist in any area of the store as needed.

Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

Qualifications

Passion for selling

Strong communication skills

Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


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Bookseller - Part-Time

Location

WA - Tukwila - South Center - 2607

Classification

Part-Time

Description

As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.al

Essential Functions

Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customers hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

Respond to customers concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kids Club and other sales initiatives.

Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Caf, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

Assist in any area of the store as needed.

Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

Qualifications

Passion for selling

Strong communication skills

Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


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Bookseller - Part-Time

Location

MO - Des Peres - West County Mall - 2350

Classification

Part-Time

Description

As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.al

Essential Functions

Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customers hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

Respond to customers concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kids Club and other sales initiatives.

Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Caf, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

Assist in any area of the store as needed.

Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

Qualifications

Passion for selling

Strong communication skills

Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


See full job description

O U R M I S S I O N S T A T E M E N T

"Be fair to customers and our employees,

promote literacy, be kind to the environment

and remain financially viable so we may continue."

NOW HIRING BOOKSELLERS

Do you like books? Would you like to help fellow booklovers find their next favorite read? Do you want to find one-of-a-kind treasures that you never knew existed?

America's largest family-owned new and used book retailer, Half Price Books, is looking for enthusiastic and motivated people to work in our fun, fast-paced retail environment to fill the position of Bookseller.

Every day, Booksellers get to work on a variety of tasks, including delivering quality customer service, sharing their knowledge about books, movies, and music with customers and co-workers, operating the cash register, shelving new merchandise, and buying books from the public. Each day can be unique and filled with surprises! We're looking for people who have strong communication skills and a positive attitude. Ideal candidates are dependable, hard-working and independently-motivated.

In addition to the pleasure of working at a great place with great people and getting paid for it you'll receive a compensation package that is enhanced by benefits including: reliable hours/shifts, paid vacation and holidays, paid sick time, health insurance, 401(k), and more. Perks also include an employee discount on almost all of the already low-priced merchandise available in Half Price Books stores.

Half Price Books is a place for people who are interested in preserving, recycling and passing along information and entertainment in every form. We buy and sell books, records, CDs, collectibles, magazines, videos, DVDs and games. We believe books should fill our lives, not our landfills, so we also strive to donate and recycle what we cannot sell.

We promote from within so most everyone starts right here, as a Bookseller. Are you ready to join the Half Price Books family? Fill out an employment application online or bring your application by the store today. We'd love to meet you and say hello.

Half Price Books is an equal opportunity employer.

Half Price Books respects your privacy. To learn more about the information we may collect about job applicants and how we may use it, please visit our Privacy Policy.


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Bookseller - Part-Time

Location

NJ - Clifton - Clifton - 2932

Classification

Part-Time

Description

As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.al

Essential Functions

Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customers hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

Respond to customers concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kids Club and other sales initiatives.

Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Caf, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

Assist in any area of the store as needed.

Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

Qualifications

Passion for selling

Strong communication skills

Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


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Bookseller - Part-Time

Location

MD - Bel Air - Bel Air - 2817

Classification

Part-Time

Description

As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.al

Essential Functions

Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customers hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

Respond to customers concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kids Club and other sales initiatives.

Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Caf, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

Assist in any area of the store as needed.

Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

Qualifications

Passion for selling

Strong communication skills

Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


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Bookseller - Part-Time

Location

UT - Murray - The Pointe at 5300 - 2148

Classification

Part-Time

Description

As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.al

Essential Functions

Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customers hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

Respond to customers concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kids Club and other sales initiatives.

Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Caf, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

Assist in any area of the store as needed.

Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

Qualifications

Passion for selling

Strong communication skills

Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


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Bookseller - Part-Time

Location

CO - Thornton - Thorncreek Shopping Ctr. - 2091

Classification

Part-Time

Description

As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.al

Essential Functions

Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customers hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

Respond to customers concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kids Club and other sales initiatives.

Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Caf, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

Assist in any area of the store as needed.

Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

Qualifications

Passion for selling

Strong communication skills

Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


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Bookseller - Part-Time

Location

CA - Dublin - Dublin - 2942

Classification

Part-Time

Description

As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.al

Essential Functions

Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customers hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

Respond to customers concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kids Club and other sales initiatives.

Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Caf, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

Assist in any area of the store as needed.

Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

Qualifications

Passion for selling

Strong communication skills

Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


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Bookseller - Part-Time

Location

IL - Springfield - Springfield - 2565

Classification

Part-Time

Description

As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.al

Essential Functions

Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customers hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

Respond to customers concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kids Club and other sales initiatives.

Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Caf, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

Assist in any area of the store as needed.

Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

Qualifications

Passion for selling

Strong communication skills

Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


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Bookseller - Part-Time

Location

MI - Rochester Hills - Rochester Hills - 2627

Classification

Part-Time

Description

As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.al

Essential Functions

Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customers hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

Respond to customers concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kids Club and other sales initiatives.

Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Caf, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

Assist in any area of the store as needed.

Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

Qualifications

Passion for selling

Strong communication skills

Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


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Description

Barnes & Noble College is a retail partner for nearly 800 colleges and universities nationwide. We offer a retail environment like no other uniquely focused on delivering essential educational content, tools, and merchandise within a dynamic retail environment on campuses of higher education. Our teams interact directly with our customers including students, faculty, administration, alumni, and the general public to provide outstanding customer service to sell or rent books, general merchandise, and an array of products and services for an academic community all while being part of a company that is consistently rated as a great place to work - and where employees love what they do.

Our stores can carry everything from text and trade books, technology, and school supplies to clothing, regalia, and food-- everything a college student desires, their parents want, and our faculty needs. Part-time employees can work in one or a variety of departments and are typically scheduled to work varying or set schedules on a weekly basis year round.

Expectations:


  • Assist with merchandising in the clothing and gift area, including stocking fixtures, rearranging and filling stock.


  • Minor housekeeping (dusting, vacuuming) as needed to maintain the department.


  • Count cash and handle daily accounting and record keeping requirements associated with the cash office.


  • Receive incoming merchandise, including data entry into our merchandise inventory systems


  • Utilize PeopleSoft Financials to track and invoice receivables from school departments, Veterans Administration and other entities to whom credit is extended.


  • Greet customers, answer questions, and assist with the purchase of merchandise or services.


  • Assist with processing sales transactions involving cash, credit, or financial aid payments.


  • Assist with managing store's social media presence.


  • Availability to work through closing (5pm) and to work approximately one Saturday per month.


  • Willingness to take on key holder responsibility and provide backup coverage for openings and/or closings.


  • Part-time positions require availability to work on a weekly basis year round.


  • Selected candidate will be required to join the bargaining unit representing the full time and part time employees at this location.


Physical Demands:


  • Frequent movement within the store to access various departments, areas, and/or products.


  • Ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods.


  • Frequent lifting.


  • Occasional reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and climbing ladders.


  • Ability to utilize a computer, including keyboard, mouse and monitor


Qualifications:


  • Candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to be considered for employment.


  • High-energy, friendly personality, with strong communication skills to interact with a variety of people.


  • Outstanding customer service skills to match customers to products that meet their needs.


  • Strong math, keyboarding, and data entry skills.


  • Ability to grasp computer systems and learn new processes.


  • Attention to detail.


  • Flexibility in scheduling is necessary.


Barnes & Noble College is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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Description

Barnes & Noble College is a retail partner for nearly 800 colleges and universities nationwide. We offer a retail environment like no other uniquely focused on delivering essential educational content, tools, and merchandise within a dynamic retail environment on campuses of higher education. Our teams interact directly with our customers including students, faculty, administration, alumni, and the general public to provide outstanding customer service to sell or rent books, general merchandise, and an array of products and services for an academic community all while being part of a company that is consistently rated as a great place to work - and where employees love what they do.

Our stores can carry everything from text and trade books, technology, and school supplies to clothing, regalia, and food-- everything a college student desires, their parents want, and our faculty needs. Seasonal employees can work in one or a variety of departments and are typically scheduled to work periodically throughout the year to support our peak periods or special events such as term/semester openings and closings and special events such as athletic events, book signings, and graduation.

Expectations:


  • Greet customers, answer questions, and assist with the purchase of merchandise or services.


  • Shelve, arrange, clean, and organize product or space within the store to maintain an appealing sales floor.


  • Assist with processing sales transactions involving cash, credit, or financial aid payments.


  • Seasonal positions require work during peak periods (i.e. semester starts and ends), occasional weekends, and flexibility in scheduling to work periodically during the school year.


Physical Demands:


  • Frequent movement within the store to access various departments, areas, and/or products.


  • Ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods.


  • Frequent lifting.


  • Occasional reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and climbing ladders.


Qualifications:


  • Candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to be considered for employment.


  • High-energy, friendly personality, with strong communication skills to interact with a variety of people.


  • Outstanding customer service skills to match customers to products that meet their needs.


  • Basic math, keyboarding, and data entry skills.


  • Flexibility in scheduling is necessary.


Barnes & Noble College is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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Description

Barnes & Noble College is a retail partner for nearly 800 colleges and universities nationwide. We offer a retail environment like no other uniquely focused on delivering essential educational content, tools, and merchandise within a dynamic retail environment on campuses of higher education. Our teams interact directly with our customers including students, faculty, administration, alumni, and the general public to provide outstanding customer service to sell or rent books, general merchandise, and an array of products and services for an academic community all while being part of a company that is consistently rated as a great place to work - and where employees love what they do.

Our stores can carry everything from text and trade books, technology, and school supplies to clothing, regalia, and food-- everything a college student desires, their parents want, and our faculty needs. Seasonal employees can work in one or a variety of departments and are typically scheduled to work periodically throughout the year to support our peak periods or special events such as term/semester openings and closings and special events such as athletic events, book signings, and graduation.

Expectations:


  • Greet customers, answer questions, and assist with the purchase of merchandise or services.


  • Shelve, arrange, clean, and organize product or space within the store to maintain an appealing sales floor.


  • Assist with processing sales transactions involving cash, credit, or financial aid payments.


  • Seasonal positions require work during peak periods (i.e. semester starts and ends), occasional weekends, and flexibility in scheduling to work periodically during the school year.


Physical Demands:


  • Frequent movement within the store to access various departments, areas, and/or products.


  • Ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods.


  • Frequent lifting.


  • Occasional reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and climbing ladders.


Qualifications:


  • Candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to be considered for employment.


  • High-energy, friendly personality, with strong communication skills to interact with a variety of people.


  • Outstanding customer service skills to match customers to products that meet their needs.


  • Basic math, keyboarding, and data entry skills.


  • Flexibility in scheduling is necessary.


Barnes & Noble College is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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Bookseller - Part-Time

Location

CA - Redwood City - Redwood City - 1971

Classification

Part-Time

Description

As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.al

Essential Functions

Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customers hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

Respond to customers concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kids Club and other sales initiatives.

Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Caf, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

Assist in any area of the store as needed.

Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

Qualifications

Passion for selling

Strong communication skills

Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


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Bookseller - Part-Time

Location

NY - Dewitt - Dewitt - 2908

Classification

Part-Time

Description

As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.al

Essential Functions

Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customers hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

Respond to customers concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kids Club and other sales initiatives.

Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Caf, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

Assist in any area of the store as needed.

Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

Qualifications

Passion for selling

Strong communication skills

Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


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Bookseller - Part-Time

Location

WI - Wauwatosa - Mayfair Mall - 2944

Classification

Part-Time

Description

As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.al

Essential Functions

Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customers hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

Respond to customers concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kids Club and other sales initiatives.

Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Caf, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

Assist in any area of the store as needed.

Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

Qualifications

Passion for selling

Strong communication skills

Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


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Bookseller - Part-Time

Location

MA - Millbury - Millbury - 2206

Classification

Part-Time

Description

As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.al

Essential Functions

Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customers hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

Respond to customers concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kids Club and other sales initiatives.

Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Caf, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

Assist in any area of the store as needed.

Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

Qualifications

Passion for selling

Strong communication skills

Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


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Bookseller - Part-Time

Location

CA - Encinitas - Encinitas - 2785

Classification

Part-Time

Description

As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.al

Essential Functions

Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customers hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

Respond to customers concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kids Club and other sales initiatives.

Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Caf, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

Assist in any area of the store as needed.

Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

Qualifications

Passion for selling

Strong communication skills

Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


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O U R M I S S I O N S T A T E M E N T

"Be fair to customers and our employees,

promote literacy, be kind to the environment

and remain financially viable so we may continue."

NOW HIRING BOOKSELLERS

Do you like books? Would you like to help fellow booklovers find their next favorite read? Do you want to find one-of-a-kind treasures that you never knew existed?

America's largest family-owned new and used book retailer, Half Price Books, is looking for enthusiastic and motivated people to work in our fun, fast-paced retail environment to fill the position of Bookseller.

Every day, Booksellers get to work on a variety of tasks, including delivering quality customer service, sharing their knowledge about books, movies, and music with customers and co-workers, operating the cash register, shelving new merchandise, and buying books from the public. Each day can be unique and filled with surprises! We're looking for people who have strong communication skills and a positive attitude. Ideal candidates are dependable, hard-working and independently-motivated.

In addition to the pleasure of working at a great place with great people and getting paid for it you'll receive a compensation package that is enhanced by benefits including: reliable hours/shifts, paid vacation and holidays, paid sick time, health insurance, 401(k), and more. Perks also include an employee discount on almost all of the already low-priced merchandise available in Half Price Books stores.

Half Price Books is a place for people who are interested in preserving, recycling and passing along information and entertainment in every form. We buy and sell books, records, CDs, collectibles, magazines, videos, DVDs and games. We believe books should fill our lives, not our landfills, so we also strive to donate and recycle what we cannot sell.

We promote from within so most everyone starts right here, as a Bookseller. Are you ready to join the Half Price Books family? Fill out an employment application online or bring your application by the store today. We'd love to meet you and say hello.

Half Price Books is an equal opportunity employer.

Half Price Books respects your privacy. To learn more about the information we may collect about job applicants and how we may use it, please visit our Privacy Policy.


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Description

Barnes & Noble College is a retail partner for nearly 800 colleges and universities nationwide. We offer a retail environment like no other uniquely focused on delivering essential educational content, tools, and merchandise within a dynamic retail environment on campuses of higher education. Our teams interact directly with our customers including students, faculty, administration, alumni, and the general public to provide outstanding customer service to sell or rent books, general merchandise, and an array of products and services for an academic community all while being part of a company that is consistently rated as a great place to work - and where employees love what they do.

Our stores can carry everything from text and trade books, technology, and school supplies to clothing, regalia, and food-- everything a college student desires, their parents want, and our faculty needs. Seasonal employees can work in one or a variety of departments and are typically scheduled to work periodically throughout the year to support our peak periods or special events such as term/semester openings and closings and special events such as athletic events, book signings, and graduation.

Expectations:


  • Greet customers, answer questions, and assist with the purchase of merchandise or services.


  • Shelve, arrange, clean, and organize product or space within the store to maintain an appealing sales floor.


  • Assist with processing sales transactions involving cash, credit, or financial aid payments.


  • Seasonal positions require work during peak periods (i.e. semester starts and ends), occasional weekends, and flexibility in scheduling to work periodically during the school year.


Physical Demands:


  • Frequent movement within the store to access various departments, areas, and/or products.


  • Ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods.


  • Frequent lifting.


  • Occasional reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and climbing ladders.


Qualifications:


  • Candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to be considered for employment.


  • High-energy, friendly personality, with strong communication skills to interact with a variety of people.


  • Outstanding customer service skills to match customers to products that meet their needs.


  • Basic math, keyboarding, and data entry skills.


  • Flexibility in scheduling is necessary.


Barnes & Noble College is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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