Current Job Openings at Russian Hill Bookstore:

Bookseller / Sales Associate : Part Time

Russian Hill Bookstore is searching for a dynamic individual who will play a central role in the daily operations of the store, and help the store’s growth and outreach in the community.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide customers with an outstanding level of customer service by warmly greeting each customer, communicating and assisting customers with questions and orders.
  • Efficient and accurate cashiering.
  • All basic bookselling responsibilities, including title look-up, shelving, returns, receiving, mail orders, and operational duties
  • Recover the sales floor during each shift, including, but not limited to picking up items, shelving books and product, straightening bookshelves and tables, restocking items, store housekeeping tasks as required.
  • Protect company assets by adhering to all loss prevention standards and acting with integrity in all transactions.
  • Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to receiving shipment, assisting with inventory, and restroom cleanliness.

Ideal candidates will have/be:

  • Retail experience
  • Analytical skills with attention to detail time management, and organizational skills
  • Confident and personable
  • Enjoy working in a retail environment and be able to provide first-class customer service
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must love books
  • Able to lift at least 30 lbs and spend hours on your feet
  • Computer skills and cash register skills
  • Confidence to take action and accountability to results
  • Strong communication, oral and written; an ability to listen and evolve; develop and participate in meaningful dialogue
  • Ability to prioritize and organize workload.
  • Job Requirements Core Competencies
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Self-Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Previous retail sales experience preferred
  • Ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods.
  • Frequent lifting.
  • Occasional reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and climbing ladders.

Schedule: Part Time / 16-28 hours per week.

Availability for mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Compensation: Hourly Pay Rate for this position starts at $18.50 per hour.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send us an email with your resume at: , or drop by shop in person during regular business hours 10am – 8pm.

Russian Hill Bookstore is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our bookstore serves a diverse community. You should have an appreciation and respect for people of all races, genders, sexual orientation, and socio-economic class. We strongly encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.