R.J. Julia Bookseller Job Offerings

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

RJ Julia Booksellers accept applications for booksellers on a rolling basis - stop in for your application today!


RJ Julia Booksellers

Position: Returns Department - Full Time

Location(s): Madison, CT; Middletown, CT

Responsible for the returns process of RJ Julia Booksellers and Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore. Work closely with buyers, merchandisers, and management regarding the timely return of trade books, textbooks, and merchandise.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Processes the return of books to publishers and track shipments.
  • Ensures that all unsold books and defective merchandise are returned to vendors in a timely manner for full credit by verifying quantities and completing necessary paperwork.
  • Maintains accurate records of all shipments and transactions.
  • Must be able to lift/move heavy boxes, materials (50+ lbs).
  • Computer proficiency required. Wordstock POS system experience is beneficial.
  • Detail oriented and ability to work efficiently and independently.

Please submit a letter of interest and resume to books@rjjulia.com.


RJ Julia Booksellers

Position: Clerical Assistant - Part Time

Location: Madison, CT

Performs clerical functions to support back office personnel of the bookstore. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: open, distribute, sort, and file mail; work with computer and adding machine for data entry; compile daily deposit and deliver to bank. Successful candidates will be reliable, accurate, efficient, and detail oriented. 

Please submit a letter of interest and resume to books@rjjulia.com.


RJ Julia Booksellers

Position: Bookseller - Full and Part Time

Location: Madison, CT

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. 

Our booksellers are dynamic and energetic with a passion for books; customer service oriented; have the ability to multi-task; and have great attention to detail and problem solving skills.

This is an entry level position and shifts will include nights and weekends.

Please stop by the store for an application.


RJ Julia Booksellers

Position: Event Host - Part Time

Location: Madison, CT

Primary Responsibility: This position is responsible for event management, including the set-up/break-down and hosting of author events, book signings, and a variety of adult and children's programming.

Tasks include:

Event set-up and breakdown, including setting up folding chairs, moving furniture and A/V equipment as necessary; welcoming the author and attendees; introducing the author (must be comfortable speaking in front of large crowds!); managing the flow of the event; tracking sales and attendance numbers; and more.  Event hosts are responsible for managing a sucessful event start to finish, thus ensuring a positive and enjoyable experience for both the author and attendees. RJ Julia Booksellers hosts 300+ vibrant and exciting events each year.  

Please submit a letter of interest and resume to events@rjjulia.com.