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Bookseller - Temporary Position - Fall 2014

Description: Barnes and Noble bookstore is hiring for Fall semester. This is a temporary position for Fall 2014. The ideal candidate must be flexible with ability to multitask and feel comfortable utilzing computers. Flexible with scheduling, workdays and hours.

Salary Unknown
Type of Opportunity Temporary Part Time Position
Location Bayside, NY
Degree Wanted Any
Field of Study None Required
Special Skills & Requirements
Company Name Barnes & Noble
About the Company: Leonard Riggio, the company's chairman, began his bookselling career while attending New York University in the early 1960s. Working as a clerk in the university bookstore, he became convinced that he could do a better job serving students, and he opened a competing store of his own. With a small investment, Mr. Riggio established the Student Book Exchange (SBX) in Manhattan's Greenwich Village in 1965. The store quickly became one of New York’s finest bookstores, known for its knowledgeable staff, wide selection and great service. By the 1970s, Mr. Riggio’s thriving business, which included six other college bookstores, acquired the flagship Barnes & Noble trade name and flagship bookstore in Manhattan, which had fallen into decline. Within a few years, Mr. Riggio transformed the Fifth Avenue store into "The World’s Largest Bookstore," with 150,000 textbook and trade titles. Mr. Riggio’s commitment to students continues today through Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, which operates nearly 700 college bookstores on college and university campuses in 50 states, serving over 4.6 million students and more than 250,000 faculty..
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How To Apply: Contact B&N 718-631-4200 for details on how to apply.
Expiration Date:
(YYYY-MM-DD)
2014-08-25

 

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