New Dominion Bookshop

Assistant Manager

404 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA, United States, 22902

Position: Part-Time

New Dominion Bookshop is hiring an assistant manager. We are looking for someone with extensive retail experience (preferably in the book industry), strong management skills, and a desire to work customer service. The position will need to manage two frontline booksellers at a time during shifts. Hours are 25-30 hours a week. Pay is $15 an hour. Benefits include a 30% staff discount on books, flexible hours, conversations with book lovers, a rich history of traditions (including our dress code), no cubicles, and a beautiful, historic downtown workplace. MUST be available Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights and some weekends. Must have a college degree; higher degree in the humanities preferred. Must love to read and discuss books.

  • inventory management (will be trained on Anthology inventory management system)
  • staff management
  • shipping and returns
  • frontline bookselling
  • opening and closing
  • other management tasks as needed

Start date as soon as possible. Two week trial period, fully paid.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to

About New Dominion Bookshop:

Serving Albemarle and Central Virginia since 1924, New Dominion Bookshop is the oldest independent bookseller in Virginia. Located in Historic Downtown Charlottesville, we are a general trade bookshop, with many selections in fiction, non-fiction, and children's books. From our rose garden behind the shop to our grand staircase, our shop blends gorgeous historical architecture with towering walls of books. 

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