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R.J. Julia Booksellers is currently looking to fulfill the following positions: Bookseller, Event Host.


R.J. Julia Booksellers in Madison, CT is looking to fill a bookseller position. Our booksellers are the heart and soul of the bookstore. If hired, you'll be joining a very special group of people who are passionate about books and providing top-notch service to our loyal customers.

R.J. Julia Bookseller

  • Dynamic, energetic person with a passion for books
  • Customer service oriented
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Great attention to detail
  • Will include night and weekend shifts
  • Entry level position
  • Minimum wage
  • Job growth potential
  • Problem-solving skills; able to take ownership of all interactions

Please stop by for an application. Any questions? Please email us at and specify “bookseller position” in the subject line.


R.J. Julia Booksellers Event Host

R.J. Julia Booksellers in Madison, CT is looking for an organized, responsible, creative and dynamic problem-solver to join our talented team of Event Hosts.

Event Hosts set up and host author readings, book signings and/or a variety of adult and children’s events.

Description: This position is responsible for event management.  There are approximately 200+ events executed each year ranging from 15-300+ participants.


·         Event set-up and breakdown:

o   Set up folding chairs and moving furniture as necessary

o   Set up AV equipment if necessary

·         Author Services:

o   Greet author upon their arrival

o   Provide the author with an overview of the event

o   Show them the area where the event will take place

o   Offer them coffee/tea/refreshments, show them where the restroom is

o   Introduce the author with a brief biography and thanking guests for coming

o   Manage the signing line, photographs, etc

·         Audience Services:

o   Greet customers as they arrive and collect tickets, if necessary

o   Make sure prepaid books are picked up

o   Direct customers to the event space

·         Administrative Duties:

o   Take photos during event

o   Have author sign copies for stock

o   Have author sign pre-orders for customers not in attendance

o   Track book sales

o   Track attendance

o   Provide the author with a gift book

o   Compose a thank you note to the author

Hours: Per Diem; days, nights and weekends, no more than 7 hours/week

Compensation: $9.15/hour

To apply, please send a brief cover letter and copy of your resume to – no phone calls, please. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.