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Snug Books

Bookseller, Part Time, Min 10 HR/ Week


Snug Books is hiring for a part time Bookseller and Book Club Leader who can work two to three days a week. The job is split between our Lauraville location and our Port Discovery Location. Our Lauraville location was our first, we opened in fall of 2021 and offer books and gifts for all ages. Our Port Discovery location opened in spring of 2023 and is a combination bookstore and gift shop that serves the downtown area as well as PD visitors. We are looking for booksellers who love reading, culture, Baltimore City, and giving customers a great experience. Snug Books aims to celebrate a variety of reading tastes and genres and welcomes readers of all ages and backgrounds.

Job Outline:

This part-time position is a frontline sales floor position that includes assisting customers in the store to find books and complete purchases. This position will work a minimum of 10 hours a week, the position is an hourly, non-exempt position that reports to the Store Manager. This position requires weekend and evening work, and potentially travel to and from special events like book fairs, outdoor markets, or other bookstore events/locations. Staff are expected to participate in social media and assist in event hosting. One monthly staff pick, learning about the books we carry, being able to make recommendations, and staying engaged and informed of Snug Books programming is expected. Booksellers should be self starting, active, organized, and have the ability to multitask. We ask that everyone acquaint themselves with the trends of the book world, including bestsellers and popular books, and should get familiar with the book industry. 

Currently, Snug Books in North East Baltimore is open Sunday through Thursday 10am-6pm and Friday & Saturday 9 am to 7pm. Snug Books at Port Discovery hours currently follow the museum's schedule which changes slightly with the season or special events. Hours are not likely to change significantly, but changes will be made seasonally, for Holidays, or for special events. 

Holidays: Both locations are always closed on July 4th, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Requirements: If an offer of employment is made, the candidate must take and pass a background check that allows them to work with children.

The Part Time Bookseller and Book Club Leader position is a part-time position and starting pay is 17/hr. Shifts will include evenings and at least one weekend day. Salary/ hourly wage commensurate with experience, longevity, and additional assignments at the store. 

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How to Apply: We encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.