Full-Time Bookseller

The Book Stall, an award-winning independent bookstore in Winnetka, IL, seeks a full-time bookseller. This position will require working some nights and at least one weekend shift.

General duties include providing exceptional customer service in person and over the phone, shelving/organizing books, and assisting with displays. This role requires great flexibility as the daily needs within our bookstore are dynamic. Booksellers are often asked to assist with in-store and off-site events as well as inventory maintenance. Hand-selling titles and providing written recommendations a must.

We value curiosity and positive, friendly attitudes. Booksellers must possess a willingness to learn a variety of operational systems, including website orders fulfillment, industry specific point-of-sale, book receiving, and publisher returns. Ideal candidate will be a passionate reader with strong customer-service skills. Bookstore, library, or similar experience preferred. Reliable transportation a must.

Competitive compensation and potential for advancement. Generous staff discount. Respond with resume and cover letter to jobs@thebookstall.com. No phone calls or walk-ins please. No recruiters.