BOOKSELLER ASSOCIATE - Part Time Position ( August 2018 )
Maxima Gift Center has been offering unique selection of gifts, stationary, kids gifts since 1997, and for the past ten years we have successfully included wide range of kids’ and YA books. We are looking for a new team member who enjoys talking about kid’s and YA books, reading new titles, and helping customers and their kids find their next read. Maxima is hoping to grow new programs within the store and community, candidate interested in this process will have opportunity for faster growth and ability to take more responsibilities.
Opening or closing (depending on where the hire ends up on the schedule) the store.
Since we are a gift shop, candidate must be knowledgeable with all other sections of the store.
Be able to locate books, suggest similar authors or titles, and put the book in the customer's hands.
Shelve and organize books according to operational standards and promotional priorities ensuring books are placed properly.
Assist with store recovery and cleanliness including dusting, sweeping, organizing, and straightening of merchandise.
Communicate book inventory issues to management in a timely manner.
Leverages resources, tools, and peer knowledge to enhance training and knowledge.
Follow all cash handling policies and procedures.
Follow all Loss Prevention procedures to prevent loss of merchandise and minimize shrink.
Ability to interact with diverse personalities and build relationships with team members and customers.
Love of reading and talking about books.
_ to help grow few different book programs in the store
Proficiency in the operation of a cash register and computer skills.
High degree of interpersonal skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to be on your feet for long periods of time as well as repetitive bending and lifting up to 30 lbs
High School Graduate or equivalent. Prior cashiering/cash handling experience required.