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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 - Temporary

Location

KY - Florence - Florence - 2654

Classification

Temporary

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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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 - Temporary

Location

VT - S. Burlington - Burlington - 2776

Classification

Temporary

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 - Boulder - Crossroads Commons - 2333

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.


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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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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.

Textbooks is a high energy, fast paced, detail oriented department where change is a constant and your customer service, listening, and problem solving skills will be exercised.

Expectations


  • Ability to use department specific technology to answer questions about course material, recommend products and/or services, and help locate or obtain materials based on course descriptions or customer needs.


  • Greet customers and assist in the purchase or rental of books, supplies, web orders, and/or with returns and refunds.


  • Shelf, arrange, and categorize stock according to specific criteria that changes quarterly or per semester.


  • Clean the store and merchandise 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 school diploma/GED required.


  • 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.


See full job 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.


See full job 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 - Temporary

Location

UT - St. George - Red Cliffs Mall - 2331

Classification

Temporary

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

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 - Temporary

Location

MN - Maple Grove - Maple Grove - 2749

Classification

Temporary

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

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 - Temporary

Location

CT - Glastonbury - Somerset Square - 2862

Classification

Temporary

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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Job Description


Who We Are


Second Star to the Right is an independent bookstore sells thoughtfully curated books, toys and gifts. Inspired by J.M. Barrie’s book, Peter Pan, we fill our shelves predominantly with stories written for children and young adults, but we intend for our store to be enjoyed by readers of all ages. Second Star serves as a community hub, and we seek to actively engage with our customers both through bookselling and through dynamic programming for all ages. We are newly relocated to the Platt Park neighborhood in Denver, CO, and are rapidly expanding in both size and programming. Learn more at www.secondstartotherightbooks.com


 


Job Description


We are looking for an experienced bookseller with excellent communication and customer service skills and a passion for reading and recommending books. The bookseller will be involved in the day-to-day responsibilities that are associated with selling our books, toys and other products. This position also will offer myriad opportunities to learn about and get involved in the many aspects of running an independent bookstore, such as book buying, event coordinating, and community involvement. We are looking for a bookseller who can add their strengths and knowledge to our own as we expand our space and offerings. This position requires a high level of comfort with children and a sound knowledge of children's books, but training is available for the right candidate.


This position is for 20+ hours/week, including closing shifts, weekends, and off-site events, if necessary. At this time, we are seeking applicants who are 18+.


Benefits include medical, Simple IRA, significant discounts on books and inventory, and access to Advance Reading Copies of upcoming titles.


Daily tasks involve:



  • Serving a range of customers; addressing inquiries and identifying customer needs


  • Preparing for and enthusiastically reading during our frequent storytimes.


  • Recommending books and informing our customers of upcoming events


  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of current titles and changes in the market


  • Reviewing upcoming and current titles for staff picks and newsletters


  • Handling payments by cash, credit card, and other forms through our point-of-sale system


  • Processing customer special orders and book reservations


  • Shelving and merchandising


  • Stock-checking books, toys and other products


  • Helping with special events on evenings and weekends


  • Undertaking general housekeeping duties


  • Attending bi-weekly staff meetings


  • Other tasks as required



 


Desired Skills



  • The ability and confidence to deal with a wide range of people


  • Creativity and flexibility when handling customer needs and questions


  • Comfort with computer-based tasks and retail systems


  • Organizational and time management skills


  • The ability to work under pressure and multitask


  • Strong attention to detail


  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team as necessary


  • Prior experience in a bookstore, library, or retail strongly desired



 


We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity in all forms, and believe that just like a community, a bookstore becomes stronger when it welcomes employees and customers with differences in culture, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, age, religion, and abilities.


Company Description

Second Star to the Right is an independent bookstore sells thoughtfully curated books, toys and gifts. Inspired by J.M. Barrie’s book, Peter Pan, we fill our shelves predominantly with stories written for children and young adults, but we intend for our store to be enjoyed by readers of all ages. Second Star serves as a community hub, and we seek to actively engage with our customers both through bookselling and through dynamic programming for all ages. We are newly relocated to the Platt Park neighborhood in Denver, CO, and are rapidly expanding in both size and programming. Learn more at www.secondstartotherightbooks.com


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Bookseller - Temporary

Location

CA - Long Beach - Long Beach - 2651

Classification

Temporary

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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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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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

FL - Palm Beach Gardens - Palm Beach Gardens - 2230

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.

Qualifications

Motivations

Required


  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks


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Bookseller - Temporary

Location

MO - Ladue - Ladue Rd - 2542

Classification

Temporary

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 - Temporary

Location

IL - Skokie - Old Orchard - 2622

Classification

Temporary

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 - Temporary

Location

WA - Bellevue - Bellevue - 1915

Classification

Temporary

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

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 - Temporary

Location

PA - Devon - Valley Forge - 2869

Classification

Temporary

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

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.

Textbooks is a high energy, fast paced, detail oriented department where change is a constant and your customer service, listening, and problem solving skills will be exercised.

Expectations


  • Ability to use department specific technology to answer questions about course material, recommend products and/or services, and help locate or obtain materials based on course descriptions or customer needs.


  • Greet customers and assist in the purchase or rental of books, supplies, web orders, and/or with returns and refunds.


  • Shelf, arrange, and categorize stock according to specific criteria that changes quarterly or per semester.


  • Clean the store and merchandise 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 school diploma/GED required.


  • 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.


See full job 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 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.

General Merchandise is a high energy, multi-faceted department where your adaptability, creativity, customer service, listening, and problem solving skills will be exercised.

Expectations:


  • Hang, fold, shelve, peg merchandise to a particular standard using a planogram or general merchandising guidelines.


  • Ability to use department specific technology such as CORE or Intrepid to answer questions, recommend products, place orders, locate items, search inventory, or meet customer needs.


  • Greet customers, describe merchandise, recommend products, and finalize sales.


  • Clean the store and merchandise 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 school diploma/GED required.


  • 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.


See full job 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 - Temporary

Location

AK - Anchorage - Anchorage - 2784

Classification

Temporary

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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