Position Available: Beguiling Library Services

The Beguiling is hiring! We’re looking for someone to join our Library Services team. Depending on the candidate, this could be a full-time or a part-time position.
What you’d be doing:
-managing existing customer accounts for school and public libraries
-selling comics to librarians in our two stores (The Beguiling and Little Island Comics) as well as at special events, trade shows, and via phone and email from our office
-delighting customers – both kids and adults – at Little Island Comics, both as part of our regular operations and for special children’s events
-working with our current systems and processes, and constantly considering ways these could improve
-acting as a resource and an advocate for comics as a key component of contemporary library collections
-some heavy lifting, general maintenance of a retail store and warehouse
What we’re looking for:
-at least a basic knowledge of contemporary comics (including manga, art/indie comics, bandes dessinées, webcomics, and superhero comics)
-sales (or similar/relevant customer service) experience
-candidates who are self-motivated and independent
-candidates who are flexible and very organized
-amazing communication and people skills
And we’d be super-impressed with the following (though these aren’t absolute requirements):
-the ability to speak, read, write, and/or understand French and/or Japanese
-extensive, specialized knowledge of manga
-experience working with kids
Do you think this job might be for you? Apply with an electronic copy of your résumé (we are not accepting paper résumés) and a cover email to andrew@beguiling.com, no later than Friday, August 10th. Please feel free to include in your e-mail any links to you online that you feel may be relevant. We will only be contacting the applicants with whom we’d like to schedule an interview.