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First Baptist Church Atlanta

Bookstore Manager

First Baptist Church Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia, United States


Date Posted: 08/21/2010
Categories: Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
The Bookstore Manager is responsible for the overall daily operations associated with the retail bookstore including but not limited to cash handling responsibilities, product merchandise and inventory, as well as greeting and assisting bookstore guests with sales, inquiries and issues.

Responsible for the opening and closing of the bookstore according to written bookstore procedures which includes all retail bookstore cash transactions such as the daily operations of the cash registers, batch postings, deposits, and balancing the register.
Assists with the maintenance of inventory including purchase orders and special requests, verify receipt of and reconciling packing slips with PO’s, point of sale software and system tracking of items ordered and received, promotional offers, pricing, labeling, discounting, stocking and storage of inventory.
Complete reports associated with daily cash and checks, end of month sales and deposits.
Maintains product displays and arranges merchandise to promote sales.
Identify product discounts and markings for merchandise quick sales.
Interact with bookstore customers on material inquiries, problem resolutions, and purchases.
Responsible for the overall cleanliness and attractive appearance and arrangement of retail merchandise.
To perform other duties as workload necessitates.

Previous retail experience required in a bookstore environment
Familiarity and prior working knowledge of Bookstore Manager Software strongly preferred.
Proficiency with Point of Sale software.
Flexible work schedule with the ability to work nights and weekends (Sunday’s required).
Previous cash handling experience required.
High level of interpersonal skills associated with an extraordinary customer service commitment to responsiveness and customer satisfaction.
A team player with the ability to cultivate a team spirit within the ministry department and the Church.
Effective problem analysis and resolution skills.
Above average ability to organize, manage time and set priorities while meeting deadlines.
Ability to be flexible with a sense of urgency to shift priorities to meet departmental requirements.
Superior verbal and written communication skills as well as presentation skills essential.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).

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