Bookstore and Cafe Assistant

Bookstore and Cafe Assistant

Bookstore and Cafe Assistant

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Sales - Part-time

Reformation Heritage Books

Bookstore and Café Assistant (Temporary, Part-Time)

Reformation Heritage Books (RHB) exists to glorify God and strengthen His Church around the world through the publication and distribution of biblical, Reformed, and Puritan literature at affordable prices.

The RHB Bookstore on 29th St functions both as a retail store and as a hospitality center to our authors, local church supporters, and ministry partners. The RHB Café serves coffee, tea, custom espresso drinks, and snacks six days per week.

The person(s) we are looking for will serve flexibly in the café and bookstore during the 2023/24 school semester (September-May). This is a seasonal position, but successful candidates may apply for a permanent, full-time position in May 2024. For the fall semester, the regular hours will be Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 AM-12:30 PM and two Saturdays per month, 10 AM – 4:30 PM. Candidates must be willing to pick up additional hours during busy times, such as events, conferences, and holidays.

Reporting to the Bookstore Manager the person(s) in this part-time, temporary role will:

–    Deliver excellent customer service

–    Process customer transactions

–    Inform and inspire customers with information on Reformed theology, history, authors, and literature

–    Seek to cultivate relationships with customers, local pastors, and other sympathetic organizations

–     Assist in the café as needed by performing basic food and drink preparation

–    Receive health and safety training and certification (if not already in place) to follow best practice and comply with all local ordinances relating to food storage, preparation, and cleanliness.

You will have experience in retail/and or hospitality services, a love for Reformed books, and a desire to get them into the hands of as many people as possible for their benefit and God’s glory.

Must be willing to work on Saturdays and special events (evenings).

Compensation:

–        $16/hour

–        Employee book discount

–        Employee café discount

Please send application (resume, brief cover letter, and two references) to the Bookstore Manager of RHB, Hannah Karel (hannah.karel@heritagebooks.org).

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