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Supported Events Self-Sell Associate

Supported Events Self-Sell Associate

The Supported Events Self-Sell Associate manages the sales and services for customers who want to purchase and sell books at an event themselves.  This person maintains client and vendor relationships, keeps careful records, and tracks all details closely to ensure sales figures are accurate and customers are happy. Reports to the Supported Events Manager. 

At this time, there are around 30-40 events each month.  These can be book parties, book fairs, conferences, and festivals.

Regular tasks include managing accounts, ordering and billing, returning unsold books, making occasional deliveries, and working closely with the receiving, finance, and ordering departments.  This job is largely nine to five, but there will be occasions when work will occur outside of business hours.

Required skills include excellent customer service, an enduring can-do attitude, fastidious attention to detail, familiarity and ease with computers and the willingness to learn our POS/inventory system.  Candidates must have a valid driver's license and must be able to lift up to fifty pounds.

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

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Supported Events Associate

The Supported Events Associate helps to see all staffed and self-sell offsite non-bookstore-sponsored events from start to finish, including customer request intake, organizing logistics, ordering books, and sales ring-ups. This position reports to the Supported Events Manager.

Particular Duties:

The Supported Events Associate must have the ability to manage simultaneously multiple events at various steps in the planning process.

Tasks include:

  1. Corresponding with clients about event details and logistics
  2. Ringing up event sales in P&P's point of sales system & Square and generating related reports
  3. Preparing proper event management to be communicated with event personnel
  4. Occasional event book ordering through the inventory manager 
  5. Handling event book returns
  6. Other related duties as assigned

Requirements:

The Supported Events Associate must be able to work well in a deadline driven and customer service oriented environment. This position requires excellent customer service skills, a good eye for detail, impeccable verbal and written communication skills, thoroughness, great follow through, and a can-do attitude. The Supported Events Associate must have inventory management experience and a valid driver’s license.

While mostly an office-based job, the Supported Events Associate must be able to assist with organizing and moving boxes of books (usually between 20-35lbs a box), whether lifting them or using hand trucks, and ideally be able to comfortably drive the store vans as needed. This is a full-time (40 hrs/week) position, with a regular schedule of Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM. The Supported Events Associate is also expected to work events as needed which requires an occasional week night or weekend. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Email a resume and a brief introduction to PandPjobs@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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