We're Hiring a Bookstore Manager!

Job Title: Bookstore Manager

Reports To: Store Owner

Hours: Full Time/40 hours, with overtime potential

Underbrush Books is looking to hire a full-time manager for an exciting new retail opportunity. This individual will work directly with the store owners to expand product categories, increase the frequency of bookstore events, and meet 5-year growth goals. 

We seek a book lover who wants to work directly with and build relationships with our book club members, daily customers, and community partners through recommendations, programming, and a welcoming, inclusive in-store environment.

If you’re a passionate community member who wants to have a hands-on role in a growing independent bookstore, please email your resume to info@underbrushbooks.com.

Specific Duties:

  • Day-to-day operations, including sales
  • Manage bookstore organization and display design, including restocking, straightening displays, and reorganizing backstock
  • Manage daily inventory, including placing restock orders, validating shipments and damages, and entering new inventory into Point of Sale systems
  • Assist store owners with seasonal and special event buying
  • Assist store owners with monthly book clubs and other bookstore events
    • This position will also be responsible for creating and coordinating one event per quarter
  • Assist with in-store marketing, including shelf-talkers, temporary collections, staff pick and new-release displays
  • Assist with online marketing, including updating Bookshop.org and Libro.fm collections, as well as contributing to newsletters and social media
  • Help grow our team, including participation in interviews, job descriptions


  • 2-5 years of bookseller experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • Hourly position (38-40 hours per week)
  • Starting at $18/hr with an annual review
  • 14 days vacation, 5 days sick leave

We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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