Midtown Scholar Bookstore-Cafe
Award-winning Independent Booksellers | Since 2001



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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's award-winning Midtown Scholar Bookstore, founded in 2001, is seeking a Full-time Assistant Manager with passionate interest and practical experience in the new &/or used book trade. 

Our bookstore-cafe stocks over 200,000 new, used, rare, and out-of-print books on 6 levels in 2 interconnected buildings: a 1920’s movie theater and 1900's-era department store, a half-mile from the State Capitol in the city's historic Midtown arts district.

The successful candidate may have special expertise in rare and out-of-print books, children's book buying, marketing & promotion, coffeehouse experience, or other retail training. Our management team values a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and dedication to customer service.

The position is full-time (45 hours/week including overtime). Flexible availability preferred, including some evenings/weekends/holidays. Recommended: college degree, proficiency with Microsoft Office/Excel and experience with Adobe In-Design, strong computer skills, and strong technical and creative writing skills.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs @ midtownscholar.com and include your wage/salary/compensation requirements. Medical, dental, & vision insurance is offered. Pay will be commensurate with experience.