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Job Details

Bookseller - Part-Time

Company name
Barnes & Noble, Inc.

West Des Moines, IA, United States

Employment Type

Retail, Customer Service

Posted on
May 02, 2021

Valid Through
Aug 15, 2021

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Job Information

Barnes & Noble

Bookseller - Part-Time


West Des Moines


Bookseller - Part-Time


IA - West Des Moines - Jordan Creek - 2220




As a Bookseller, you are responsible for selling by providing exceptional customer service through our four core service principles. You make the shopping experience interactive and engaging by enthusiastically sharing your knowledge about our products and services and meeting the needs of the customer. You care about and value people and exemplify our core values.

Essential Functions

• Deliver exceptional customer service that ensures sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

• Execute on the four core service principles: put the book in the customer’s hand, offer to order, offer the Member program, and fast cashiering.

• Greet and establish rapport with customers, proactively engaging them in conversations about our products, services and promotions to determine their needs and recommend the right products.

• Ensure all customer transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

• Share knowledge and enthusiasm about all our products, services, and promotions, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.

• Respond to customer’s concerns and questions, and secure the sale.

• Drive customer loyalty through successful selling of Memberships, gift cards, Kid’s Club and other sales initiatives.

• Communicate specific product needs to managers to ensure the store is stocked appropriately with in-demand titles and customer requests.

• Recover the selling floor during each shift by, gathering and restocking items, straightening bookcases, maintaining tables in the Café, maintaining restroom cleanliness, and performing other store housekeeping tasks.

• Support and promote business development sales and in-store events

• Assist in any area of the store as needed.

• Adhere to all inventory and loss prevention standards.

• Help orient new booksellers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.


• Passion for selling

• Strong communication skills

• Spend the majority of time on the selling floor, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

• Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

Company info

Barnes & Noble, Inc.
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