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We're currently expanding our team. If day-to-day operations, sales, marketing and events management are your thing, drop us an e-mail with your CV.

Hiring is immediate for the following positions:

BOOKSTORE OPERATIONS (Full-Time)


To apply for this role, prior retail experience is mandatory
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This is a customer-service-intensive position. You should be eloquent, vigilant, responsible, independent, and be able to juggle responsibilities and provide constant attention to your customers. You should also be familiar with BooksActually and our ethos and character as an independent bookstore, and yearn to further our growth. You must be either Singaporean or PR.

Retail store operations individuals will be trained and expected to perform all job scope related to — BooksActually, Birds & Co., Math Paper Press:

BOOKSACTUALLY

  • You will be in charge of day-to-day operations — some of these include providing good customer service and possessing good product knowledge, recommendations, opening, running, and closing the store independently, ensuring sufficient store supplies, receiving and maintaining stock levels, handling display and merchandising, maintaining order and cleanliness of the store, and other related duties and responsibilities.

  • You will run other external events related to BooksActually (book fairs, etc.)

BIRDS & CO.

  • You will be required to take on our Birds & Co. products sweatshop, which includes stitching of notebooks, handling a typewriter, etc.

  • You will also be expected to handle various bulky items (such as furniture and boxes of books)

MATH PAPER PRESS

  • You should possess sufficient knowledge of our Math Paper Press titles.

  • You will need to present our Math Paper Press titles to both local and overseas retailers, as well as ensure a healthy stock level.

 

MARKETING (Contract)


To apply for this role, prior experience is mandatory
.

This is a digital marketing and events role. You should be eloquent, vigilant, responsible, independent, be able to take initiative in executing and spearheading tasks — including producing quality social media and editorial content. You should also be familiar with BooksActually and our ethos and character as an independent bookstore, and yearn to further our growth. You must be either Singaporean or PR.

The individual will be trained and expected to perform all marketing-related activities across— BooksActually, Birds & Co., Math Paper Press.


Specific job scope and requirements include:

  • Creating and scheduling content on our social media pages (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) effectively.
  • Assist in editorial planning — including exercising your creative writing and thinking skills on our editorial page.
  • Basic photography and Photoshop skills are needed.
  • Brainstorming and executing brand campaigns.
  • You should possess sufficient knowledge of Math Paper Press titles.
  • You will assist in running bookstore and offsite events, if required.


SALES REPRESENTATIVE (Full-Time)

To apply for this role, prior experience is mandatory.

The sales representative will take charge of pitching and selling books to clients and stockists. You should be eloquent, vigilant, responsible, independent, be able to take initiative in executing and spearheading tasks — including producing quality social media and editorial content. 

You should also be familiar with BooksActually, Math Paper Press, our ethos and character as an independent bookstore and publisher, and yearn to further our growth. You must be either Singaporean or PR. 


Specific job scope and requirements include:

  • Service existing accounts, obtain orders and establish new accounts with stockists.
  • Organise daily work schedules to call on existing sales outlets and other trade factors.
  • Creative effective sales pitch for Math Paper Press titles and books that we distribute.
  • Keeps management informed by submitting activity and results — including weekly reports and monthly analyses. 



ONLINE STORE OPERATIONS (Full-Time)


To apply for this role, prior experience is mandatory
.

This is an online store operations role. You should be eloquent, vigilant, responsible, independent, be able to take initiative in executing and spearheading tasks — including sourcing for books to put up on sale within the team.

You should also be familiar with BooksActually, Math Paper Press, our ethos and character as an independent bookstore and publisher, and yearn to further our growth. You must be either Singaporean or PR. 


Specific job scope and requirements include:

  • Basic photography and Photoshop skills are needed. 
  • Uploading products on our online store and crafting effective SEO messages.
  • Receiving and maintaining stock levels on the online store.
  • Responding to customer enquiries related to the online store. 



Up for the challenge? 
Send an e-mail, along with your CV, to our hiring managers:

• theodora@booksactually.com
• kennyleck@booksactually.com

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