Split Rock Books

Part-Time Bookseller

97 Main St., Cold Spring, NY, United States, 10516

Position: Part-Time

Split Rock Books is a brand new bookstore in Cold Spring, NY in the Hudson Valley. Summer is bustling and we’re seeking an energetic and independent individual to work as a part-time bookseller. We are a teeny tiny staff and are looking for someone excited to contribute to the store and the community.

Hours: Approximately 18-24 hours per week, with potential for more.
Schedule: 3 week days, occasional evenings for events.
Pay: Commensurate with experience.


  1. Be great with customers! Help them find what they’re looking for, make recommendations, answer questions, take special orders, listen to them tell you about their Kindle without screaming at them.

  2. Implement general operational duties of the bookstore including register duty, answering phones, taking special orders, gift wrapping etc.

  3. Shelve books. Keep sections alphabetized and organized. Refill displays as needed and keep them neat.

  4. Assist with in-store events including set-up and clean-up of chairs, equipment, food and beverages.

  5. Assist with offsite events as needed.

  6. Upkeep general appearance of the store with sweeping, light dusting and cleaning.

  7. Assist with end of day duties such as taking out trash and recycling and tidying up the store.


This position has room for growth so if you bring experience with mailchimp, social media and/or kids and adult events that is a plus!


  1. A love of reading over a wide range of genres, and the ability to keep up with new releases.

  2. Comfort working with the public, both adults and children.

  3. Enthusiasm, energy and independence.

  4. Being detail oriented with a strong work ethic.

  5. Experience with mailchimp and social media a bonus.

We strongly encourage POC and minorities to apply! Help us create a dynamic and inclusive workplace!

Email your resume to info@splitrockbks.com.

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