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768 Boston Post Road | Madison, CT 06443 | 203.245.3959

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R.J. Julia Bookseller Job Offerings

Thank you for your interest in joining the R.J. Julia Booksellers team!

R.J. Julia at Wesleyan University is hiring!

We are currently hiring for the following positions: Store Manager, Textbook Manager, and Apparel/Gift Buyer.

 

Store Manager
Retail position overseeing day to day operations for the bookstore. Retail experience required; Bookstore experience a bonus.

Textbook Manager
Responsible for coordinating between university and bookstore all appropriate course selected books. Experience required.

Apparel/Gift Buyer
Retail position responsible for Wesleyan University and non-book items. Buying experience required; College buying experience a bonus.

 

Please send a cover letter and your resume to books@rjjulia.com.

Any questions? Please email us at books@rjjulia.com and specify the position in the subject line.

 


 

Internships

R.J. Julia Booksellers Store Marketing and Events Intern

Position: The R.J. Julia Booksellers intern will be involved in a wide variety of Marketing & Promotions tasks, which include assisting with:

  • author events
  • in-store displays
  • promotional mailings
  • flyer distribution
  • press releases
  • social media networking

Though the position will include a number of administrative tasks, we welcome our interns to shape their experience here according to their specific interests and talents. In addition to general assignments, we also encourage each intern to design a long-term project based on their unique skills and passions. Interns work flexible hours, Monday-Friday.

Qualifications:

  • Computer Skills: Applicants must be competent in Microsoft Word and Excel, Facebook and Twitter, and would ideally be familiar with Pinterest, Microsoft Publisher and Photoshop.
  • Writing Skills: Interns may be asked to write press releases, draft letters to area organizations, create flyers, etc.
  • Multi-tasking: This position includes a variety of tasks, so being able to multi-task is important.
  • Book Lover: Since we're in the business of books, ideal applicants will share our enthusiasm for the business.
  • High School and College students only, please.

Perks:

This internship is unpaid. There are a number of great perks, including loads of free books, flexible hours, employee discount, fun-loving co-workers, free coffee, and more. Most importantly, you will learn the ins and outs of working at both a bookstore, and a locally owned, independent business. Plus, it will earn you a number of professional contacts, and it looks great on a resume!

To Apply:

Please send a letter of interest (or a resume and cover letter, if applicable) to: R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT 06443, or to events@rjjulia.com.