WE ARE HIRING

Shipper/Receiver

Position Summary:

The Shipping and Receiving Department is responsible for all inventory that comes in and out of the store.  Receivers are expected to process all shipments that arrive on a daily basis withattention to accuracy and quality, as well as to process old merchandise out of inventory and return it back to suppliers.  Other duties can include shipping customer orders, organizing overstock, and other small tasks that may arise throughout the day.  An ideal shipper/receiver approaches every problem with a good attitude, has a sense of humor in difficult situations, is task-oriented and enjoys a mix of physical and mental work.

This is a full-time position.  Receivers work 9-5, Monday to Friday.  Positions starts immediately.

Responsibilities:

  • Unloading daily deliveries from UPS and FedEx into the store
  • Scanning all merchandise into inventory and reconciling their work with publisher invoices
  • Distributing merchandise to the appropriate departments
  • Wrapping and boxing all customer shipping
  • Pulling books off the shelves on the sales floor and accurately removing them from inventory
  • Generating shipping labels for return shipments and occasional customer shipping

Skills/Experience/Requirements:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to lift 50lbs and to stand for extended periods of time
  • Creative problem solving and flexibility in stressful situations
  • Ability to work well in a team setting and collaborate in a profession manner across departments
  • Comfort with single-variable algebra or a willingness to re-learn it

How to Apply:

Complete and submit the online application and email a resume and a brief introduction to PandPjobs@politics-prose.com

Children and Teens Bookseller

Position Summary:

Seeking a full-time bookseller, including weekend and evening shifts, for the Children and Teens Department.

Duties include customer service in person, by email and over the phone, shelving, taking daily inventory, creating school orders, making table displays, and maintaining and organizing assigned sections. Staff are expected to read a variety of children’s and teens’ backlist and frontlist titles to maintain knowledge of department inventory, regularly write book reviews for the website and department newsletters, and host author events.

Other responsibilities may include editorial tasks, coordinating Children and Teens book-a-month program, Children and Teens signed first editions club, and book fairs/partnership Fridays. The bookseller also may be enlisted to order sidelines, design window displays, present book talks for teachers, librarians, and students..

Skills/Experience/Requirements:

  • Good with people
  • Detail-oriented
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize tasks
  • Strong writing skills
  • Retail/customer service experience preferred
  • Public speaking experience a plus
  • Experience with children and/or teens a plus

How to Apply:

Complete and submit the online application and email a resume and a brief introduction to PandPjobs@politics-prose.com

The Den is Hiring!

We are looking for motivated individuals to join our team- both cooks and baristas.

Please click here to fill out an application and send it to cafe@politics-prose.com or drop it off in the cafe with a short note about why you would like to work for Politics & Prose.

P&P is a bustling and complex workspace, where jobs tend to require considerable time to master. So regrettably, we cannot consider applications for seasonal employment.

ONLINE APPLICATION