Job Openings at the Penn Book Center

A)Full-time bookseller who will be heavily involved in planning, promoting and hosting events in the store and off site. Our ideal candidate will be:
  • Someone who enjoys speaking before audiences
  • Great at writing promotional materials for email, social media and our website
  • Someone who loves reading and talking about books with customers
  • Able to work in the evenings and on weekends
  • Able to think creatively to design exciting events for our store
  • Able to develop partnerships with local community organizations for events
  • Knowledgeable about books and authors
  • Able to develop and maintain an engaging calendar of events
  • Very organized and detail oriented
B)Part-time bookseller for evening and weekend hours. 

Daily tasks include:

  • Helping customers find books
  • Shelving books and maintaining and restocking displays
  • Operating cash registers
  • Taking special orders and contacting customers when their orders have arrived
  • Answering the phone and emails in a friendly and efficient manner
Our ideal candidate will:
  • Love books and talking about books
  • Enjoy working with people
  • Have a strong attention to detail
  • Be very reliable
  • Be able to lift boxes weighing 40 pounds
  • Be able to work on weekends and in the evenings

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