RJ Julia Booksellers seeks a driven, hands-on, collaborative Operations Manager for overseeing our Just the Right Book (JTRB) personalized subscription program. Reporting directly to RJ Julia's Chief Operating Officer, the Operations Manager oversees all responsibilities of this renowned, personalized subscription program, performing/overseeing all order fulfillment while ensuring excellent customer service.
At Just the Right Book by RJ Julia Booksellers, we believe that the right book in the right hands can change the world. Just the Right Book is a book subscription service by RJ Julia Booksellers, a brick and mortar independent bookstore in Madison, CT. For over 30 years, customers have loved visiting RJ Julia Booksellers for staff suggestions. Readers stop in to read the shelf talkers, browse displays, and talk with our talented staff of booksellers. This is how they discover exciting new titles, discover which books will appeal to their reading style, and find the book that might entertain, enlighten, or delight them. Visitors ask RJ Julia Booksellers to select books for their voracious reading husband, their new grandchild, or their best friend, and RJ Julia has always been happy to offer that service. That’s why in 2009, RJ Julia founder Roxanne J. Coady launched a subscription service that does just that: Just the Right Book by RJ Julia Booksellers. In a world dominated by algorithms, think of Just the Right Book as your personal book stylist.
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RJ Julia Booksellers has an opening for a clerk in our bookkeeping department. The schedule for this position is 3 hours on Mondays and 2 hours daily Tuesday through Friday. The clerk will complete daily bank deposits, sort and distribute mail, and sort and file paperwork. If you have a few hours a day, love to be organized, and want to enjoy an employee discount on our books and gifts, please apply to email@example.com with a brief resume.
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Click rates, open rates, conversions, A/B testing…. Do we have your attention? RJ Julia Booksellers, Connecticut’s premier independent bookstore, is looking to hire a creative, tech-savvy Email Marketing Specialist to execute dynamic email marketing campaigns. We’re looking for an all-star, high-energy marketer who loves to write and strategize and will lead a top-notch email marketing program. As with all our communications, our goal is to closely mimic customers’ experiences in the bookstore, including tranquil browsing, insightful conversations with our well-read booksellers, or serendipitous discovery!
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We are looking to fill a LEAD CHILDREN’S BOOKSELLER position. Our booksellers are dynamic and energetic with a love of books; customer service oriented; have the ability to multi-task; and have great attention to detail. Shifts will include nights and weekends. Candidates should be passionate about creating lifelong readers, value children's opinions, and love to learn! Applicants should be prepared to learn about the children's merchandise we carry, the process of learning to read, and the role books can play in a child's emotional and cognitive development.
Please stop by the store for an application.
RJ Julia Booksellers accepts applications for booksellers on a rolling basis.
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 love of 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 accepts applications for Event Hosts on a rolling basis.
RJ Julia Booksellers 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 for a variety of adult and children’s events.
This position is responsible for individual event management. There are approximately 250+ events executed each year ranging from 15 to 1,000+ participants.
The hours for this position are mostly in the afternoon/evening and some weekends and will vary week to week based on the event schedule.
Execute events in a style that provides a unique and enjoyable customer experience – to inspire loyalty and return visits from our current customers and attract new visitors to the store;
Oversee all event set-up and breakdown (moving furniture, setting up folding chairs).
Welcome the author and guests as they arrive; introduce the author at the beginning of the event.
Manage the timeline of the event, oversee the book signing portion of the event.
Track book sales and attendance. Take photos for use on social media.
Previous event management experience preferred.
Public speaking experience.
Must bring a strong work ethic!
An energetic, outgoing candidate will thrive in this position.
Must be comfortable standing for extended periods of time, lifting, and moving furniture.
Multi-tasking: This position includes a variety of tasks, so being able to multi-task and to prioritize tasks is very important.
Book Lover: Since we're in the business of books, ideal applicants will share our enthusiasm for the business. Knowledge of publishing, industry and media trends; competitors' practices and community related news and issues is helpful.
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RJ Cafe & Bistro in Madison is seeking experienced, energetic, customer service driven members to join our team. All positions and hours available. Competitive pay with great tips, free meals, and a fun, fast-paced working environment.
Our ideal candidate should have: