Employment

About Book Passage
With over 800 author events per year, two internationally acclaimed annual conferences, an exciting array of writing and language classes, and a comprehensive selection of books on a wide variety of topics, Book Passage is one of the world's leading bookstores and a Bay Area institution. We are committed to our community, working with a number of local schools, universities, and non-profit organizations, and striving to inspire creativity and learning for Bay Area residents of all ages. To that end, Book Passage offers employees unlimited opportunities to develop new interests and skills, personally and professionally.

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Open Positions as of August 16, 2019

Classes Manager (Corte Madera Store)
 
The Book Passage Classes program offers opportunities for our customers to study writing, languages, culture, history, and current issues through classes taught by excellent teachers. The manager works with current teachers on both new and established classes and is on the lookout for new offerings. This is an ideal position for someone who enjoys establishing working relationships with colleagues, teachers and customers. Although this is a job that includes wonderful creative opportunities, attention to detail and follow through are also important. For more information or to apply, please send your resume to dkidder@bookpassage.com. EOE.
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Assistant Manager (Ferry Building Store)
 
Book Passage is looking for a new assistant manager for our Ferry Building store location who will share staff leadership and execution of daily operations with the store manager. Expectations include:
  • Enthusiasm for customer service in a brisk retail environment;
  • Knowledge of genres in a general-interest bookstore, including children’s titles;
  • Supervisory skills. Store staff includes six non-managerial booksellers;
  • Inventory management of books and sidelines, including receiving, shelving, returns, merchandising and displays;
  • Ability to work with company management off-site in the main store, via phone and email coordination of events, stock, and store policy;
  • Ability to coordinate author signings and events;
  • Availability for some evening and weekend shifts.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to dkidder@bookpassage.com. EOE.

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Booksellers (Corte Madera)

Want to be the first to read tomorrow's bestsellers and meet today's most acclaimed writers? Book Passage is seeking applicants to join our bookselling staff in Corte Madera. Applicants must have evening/weekend availability. Retail/customer service experience preferred. Part-time and full-time positions available. Book Passage is an EOE employer. Please send resumes and cover letters when responding to this posting.

Please include resume and cover letter. EOE. Contact Deirdre Kidder: dkidder@bookpassage.com

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Cafe Baristas & Food Prep Staff (Corte Madera)

Book Passage Café and Wine Bar in Corte Madera is seeking  enthusiastic candidates for barista/front counter positions. Applicants must be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekday mornings, weekday evenings, and weekends, and excel in customer service. Book Passage café is a great place for hospitality interns to start getting experience with potential for back and front of house cross training. Please include resume and cover letter.

Book Passage Café and Wine Bar is also seeking applicants for back of house positions with potential for kitchen management, dependent upon restaurant experience. Applicants must be able to work weekday evenings and weekends.

To apply for cafe positions, please contact Keith Jones at kjones@bookpassage.com. EOE.

About Book Passage Café and Wine Bar
Located inside Marin County's beloved Book Passage Bookstore in Corte Madera, Book Passage Café and Wine Bar is the perfect place to relax with a book and a pastry, catch up with a friend over a cup of locally roasted coffee, or grab a meal before an author event. In addition to daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner service, we frequently host luncheons, mixers, and various other unique events. Take a look at our website at: http://bookpassage.com/cafe.

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We look forward to hearing from you!