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.

JOB DUTIES
  • 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

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

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to staff@ndbookshop.com.

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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