We Are Hiring

Event Staffer

Event staffers are responsible for facilitating the 500+ in-store events held at all Politics and Prose branches – Connecticut Ave, The Wharf, and Union Market. Working with the event manager, they prepare the bookstore space for daily events, help authors manage talks and signings, and occasionally introduce speakers before events. It is a part-time position requiring availability 5-9pm two/three weeknights and one weekend shift up to 8 hours long (typically 12-8pm on Saturdays, 11am-7pm on Sundays).

  • Other requirements for this position include:
    ·         A willingness to learn other bookselling procedures to maximize performance at the store.
    ·         Ability to work on your feet and lift 50+ pounds – this is a very physical job, involving moving furniture and boxes of books.
    ·         Detail-oriented and thorough with standard operating procedures, including managing inventory and sales for event books.
    ·         Cooperative spirit, strong customer service, and a positive attitude, especially in stressful situations
    ·         Punctual and dependable
    ·         A love of books!

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

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.


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