Marketing and Publicity Assistant

Position Summary:

The Marketing and Publicity Dept. supports and promotes all aspects of Politics & Politics and Politics & Prose @ Busboys and Poets, from brand to store-wide initiatives and news, to the daily calendar of events.

This role will assist in all aspects of promotional campaigns, including but not limited to: social media outreach, interacting with press and maintaining media contact lists, researching and reaching potential community partners and groups of interest. We are looking for someone who can take ownership of projects as you grow into the role, who can offer ideas and be the lead on initiatives.


The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills (written & verbal), be organized and energetic, resourceful and proactive when dealing with queries, have the ability to multitask well and a willingness to learn. Love of books, authors, and all things literary highly necessary. Experience in publicity, marketing, or communication a plus but not a must.

We want someone who is able to work well with different departments and personalities, and is open to pitching in at the store, as needed. Flexibility to work some nights and weekends, also as needed, preferred.

How to Apply:

Fulltime position with benefits. Please send cover letter and resume to Lena Khidritskaya Little at llittle@politics-prose.com.

Human Resources Manager

Position Summary:

Politics & Prose is a growing independent bookstore in the Washington D.C. area with four locations and a staff of around one hundred. The bookstore looking for a human resources manager to help with employee relations, employment law compliance, and recruitment. This is a fulltime position that is open immediately.

  • Background in human resources or a related field or a combination of related experience, training and education
  • Experience in a retail environment
  • Experience with administering HR policies and procedures and employment benefit programs
  • Strong communication skills
  • A collaborative and collegial spirit
  • Ability to analyze data
  • Proficiency with various software programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
How to Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to PandPjobs@politics-prose.com