Book Salesperson – Retail

La Librairie Marie-Laura based in 2324, rue St-Dominique, Jonquière, QC G7X 6L8 is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Book Salesperson – Retail who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Part time leading to full time. The shift timings include Day, Evening, Flexible Hours and Morning (09:30 to 17:30)

Employer Name: La Librairie Marie-Laura
Position: Book Salesperson – Retail
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $15.00 to $17.00 hourly for 15 to 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Part time leading to full time
Location: 2324, rue St-Dominique, Jonquière, QC G7X 6L8

Type of Product: Book

Job Description

  • The candidate will be required to operate cash register
  • The candidate will be required to operate computerized inventory record keeping and re-ordering systems
  • The candidate will be required to provide advice about merchandise
  • The candidate must conduct sales transactions via Internet-based electronic commerce.
  • The candidate will be required to greet customers and discuss type, quality and quantity of merchandise or services sought for purchase, rental or lease
  • The candidate must prepare merchandise for purchase, rental, or lease.
  • The candidate will be expected to help with merchandise display.
  • The candidate will be expected to assist customers in locating books on shelves and counters.
  • The candidate must arrange books in a bookstore in a classification order, such as children’s books, fiction, academic books, and general books.
  • The candidate will be required to sell and collect cash from customers for the required books.
  • The candidate will be expected to place orders for books that are not in stock at the bookstore.
  • The candidate will be required to order rare book catalogues from rare book dealers.
  • The candidate will be expected to ensure that standard practises and procedures in book selling functions are followed.
  • The candidate will be required to communicate with customers via emails and phone calls, answering their questions about book availability, book reviews, new releases, book prices, and so on.
  • The candidate must respond to consumer complaints about damaged books and give them a replacement or compensation for the same.
  • The candidate will be expected to keep daily, weekly, and monthly records for purchases, sales, and stock and to submit them to the manager.
  • The candidate will be required to check the availability of books in stores and make a list of the books that need to be replaced.
  • The candidate will be expected to place purchase orders with vendors or publishing houses and complete the book delivery procedure.
  • The candidate will be responsible for keeping the store premises clean at all times and removing books that are torn, spoiled, or have yellowed over time.
  • The candidate will be expected to communicate with customers and persuade them of the value of the books, as well as convey details of the new discount offer and schemes and close the sales deal.
  • The candidate will be required to perform bibliographic work, identifying and locating titles using computer or print sources.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in French language.
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
  • Previous experience is not mandatory.
  • The candidate should be able to handle weight up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be authentic.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be confident.
  • The candidate should be a good listener.
  • The candidate should be a quick learner.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate must be able to take the initiative and solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • The candidate must have excellent written, oral, and verbal communication skills.
  • The candidate should have excellent customer service skills.
  • The candidate must maintain a calm and professional demeanour, even when confronted by discourteous customers
  • When making a sale, the candidate must be able to express themselves clearly and persuasively.
  • The candidate should have a thorough Criminal record check.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude
  • The candidate should have excellent organizational and time management skills.

Work Setting

  • The candidate will be required to work in Book store

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • This is a fast-paced environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in standing positions.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should be required to handling heavy loads as part of routine work.

Work Location Information

  • The candidate will be required to work in urban area.
  • The candidate will be required to visit people’s homes in order to promote and sell books.

Benefits

  • The selected candidates’ learning or training expenses would be covered by the employer.
  • Under Financial Benefits, the selected candidates would get gratuities.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

Note

Please include the following while sending the application

  • Cover letter

 

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