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Boomerangs Book and Media Librarian 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
About the Organization AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts is a leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS, advocating at the city, state, and federal levels for fair and effective AIDS policies, conducting cutting edge HIV prevention programs, and providing health and wellness services to people already living with HIV. Our work - in conjunction with partners around the state - has given Massachusetts one of the best track records in tackling this epidemic. Founded in 1983, AIDS Action is New England's largest AIDS service organization.  
Position Boomerangs Book and Media Librarian  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Description

Function: Under the supervision of the Media and Online Sales Manager, execute all aspects of the book area in our flagship Jamaica Plain location.

Representative:

  1. Organizing, stickering, and shelving a wide variety of incoming book donations
  2. Pricing and stocking VHS, DVDs, CDs, Vinyl, and Videogames
  3. Salvaging of book floor weekly and assisting Helpsy every Wednesday with salvage collection.
  4. Assist with customer inquiries; requires knowledge of Boomerangs operations and purchasing policies
  5. Keep all spaces organized and well labeled in JP backroom as well as on the shopping floor.
  6. Maintain consistent and effective communication with manager and other employees.
  7. Collect books from incoming donations that would be suitable for online sales.
  8. Occasional coverage of online operations including listing new merchandise, shipping orders, and responding to customer messages.
  9. Properly store and secure high-value items until an alternative sales strategy is determined by Media and Online Sales Manager.
  10. Assist shelving volunteers when necessary. Aid in the training of new volunteers.
  11. Follow policies, procedures and guidelines regarding internal and external loss prevention
  12. Meet agency participatory expectations
  13. Follow and enforce all company policies and procedures
  14. Perform related duties and projects as assigned

Compensation:
Hourly rate: $12.00 per hour.
You will be eligible for our full benefits package.

For more information on Boomerangs, please visit www.shopboomerangs.org
We offer competitive salaries, and for those who qualify, an excellent benefits package; including comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans, and a retirement plan with employer match. We also provide 11 paid holidays, paid vacation, and more.
LGBTQ-identified persons, people of color, and others from historically underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.

 
Number of Openings 1  
Position Requirements

Requirements:

  • Minimum one year experience in retail.
  • Experienced knowledge of books and music, antiques, and collectible items.
  • Ability to keep work area and incoming clear and organized.
  • Superior verbal and written communication and customer service skills
  • Holidays and weekends are required. This is a full-time, hourly position. Hours will vary depending on season and staffing, with long hours often required certain times of the year when the department experiences a high volume of donations.
  • Experiences in antiquarian book appraisal a plus.
  • Familiarity with e-commerce specifically Amazon and Stamps.com a plus. Familiarity with eBay a plus.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred
  • Each member of the Boomerangs management team should understand and support the mission of The AIDS Action Committee and be familiar with the programs and services of AAC.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to meet the following physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodations:

  • Ability to lift 40+lbs
  • Ability to stand for extended periods.
 
Category Retail  
Number Filled 1  
Location Boomerangs - Jamaica Plain  
Shift -not applicable-  
Req Number RET-19-00032  

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