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St Marks Bookshop - Bookseller Resume Example

Hunter Mitchell
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Professional Summary
''Bookstore Lifer'' who started out schlepping boxes to the basement of the Strand in 1990 and who for the past twelve years has worked at St. Mark's Bookshop engaging in a bit of everything from receiving to card buying to managing to plain old shelving.  I am fetishistic about books and the people who work to make bookstores vital cultural hubs and neighborhood necessities especially in this chilly era of Amazon and corporatized big box retailers.
Skills

-over 20 years of experience as a bookseller with excellent customer service skills and a broad knowledge of fiction, poetry, art history, film criticism, music and cultural theory, detail oriented with solid organizational skills and a willingness to assist with and learn all facets of bookselling.

Experience
Bookseller/Manager Aug 2002 St. Mark's Bookshop New York, NY myriad aspects of bookselling from receiving to returns, shelving and organizing sections, assisting customers on the phone and sales floor, running the register, ordering and arranging note cards and postcards, maintaining consignment inventory, receiving and returning periodicals, and acting as the night manager responsible for the proper closing of the bookshop.
Bookseller/Returnist Sep 2001Jul 2002 Kepler's Bookstore Menlo Park, CA customer service on the phone and sales floor, running the register, shelving and organizing, placing special orders, designating books to be returned, pulling and packing returns for shipment.
Bookseller/Receiver Oct 1994Jun 1999 Borders Books and Music San Francisco, CA customer service on the phone and sales floor, receiving and returns, shelving and organizing the literature section, creating displays for the literature section.
Education
Bachelor of Arts : Cinema Studies Jun 1990 New York University New York, NY
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Previous Companies:

  • St Marks Bookshop
  • Keplers Bookstore
  • Borders Books and Music

Previous Job Positions:

  • Bookseller
  • Manager
  • Returnist
  • Receiver

Schools:

  • New York University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts

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