Employment Opportunities


Floor Manager

The Floor Manager works primarily in the Bookmarks Bookstore, supervising the bookselling team and performing the day-to-day tasks that keep the store functioning at its highest potential. This is a full-time, exempt position with a $36,400 salary. This position is eligible for full benefits, including a monthly healthcare stipend, 10 days of PTO, 1 Festival comp day,  and 7 paid holidays. Additional details are available upon request. 

This position reports to the General Manager. This is a Tuesday-Saturday, 40-hour work week position. Schedule is subject to change with relation to store events, team meetings, and other duties but typically will require 28 hours on the floor and 12 hours off the floor per week. Typically the Floor Manager will work Tues-Fri, 11:30 AM-7:30 PM and Saturdays 9:00 AM-5:00 PM.

The primary goal within the retail environment of the bookstore is to introduce customers to the mission of Bookmarks and cultivate community through a shared love of books. 


  • Performing all aspects of the running of the bookstore including but not limited to providing customer service, ringing out purchases, processing online and special orders, shelving books, and maintaining a clean and attractive store environment. 
  • Supervising the bookselling team.
  • Assisting the General Manager with projects including order checks, bulk shipping, community wish lists, store displays, and other tasks as assigned.
  • Supporting other areas of Bookmarks, including community events, author events, schools, and inventory control. 
  • Soliciting donations from customers and being an ambassador for Bookmarks at all times. 
  • Assisting with specifically outlined duties as part of the annual Festival of Books held at the end of September. 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous bookstore experience is preferred (or other relevant retail experience). 
  • Previous leadership or management experience is preferred. 
  • Adaptability and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Organization, efficiency, and time management skills. 
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office and Google Workspace and have the technical background to learn our point of sale system (Basil), online orders platform (IndieCommerce), and shipping services (PirateShip and Stamps).

Interested parties should submit a letter of interest and resume detailing relevant experience to kate@bookmarksnc.org. Applications will not be received in person or over the phone. Review of applications will begin immediately.



Bookmarks is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, national origin, gender identity, gender presentation, sexual orientation, age, body size, ability, appearance, religion, or citizenship.


Last updated July 2022