Bookshop Customer Service

  • Handsell our ever-changing, curated selection of both new and used books.
  • Converse with customers to match our eclectic selection to their needs.
  • Be comfortable discussing our key areas: literature, classics, children's books, art, philosophy and history (without Google).
  • Maintain eye-catching displays.
  • Complete other tasks as required.

  • Complete form below by 5pm Friday 25th August, 2017.
  • Interviews will be held the following Monday (August 28th).
  • A trial shift for successful interviewees will be held later that week.
  • This is a casual position; hours will vary.

* 1. Without internet access can you list the key title(s) written by most/all of the authors below?
  • Hemingway
  • Christie
  • Darwin
  • Orwell
  • Woolf
  • Carroll
  • Tolkien
  • Austen
  • Dawkins
  • Atwood
  • Winton
  • Homer
  • Kent
  • Milne
THIS IS A 'SUDDEN DEATH' QUESTION - If you are not at least passingly familiar with at least 10 of these authors.... this job is not for you and PLEASE DO NOT APPLY.

* 2. Why do you want to be a bookseller?

* 3. What are your reading habits?

* 4. How's your general knowledge (without google)?

* 5. What life skills would you bring to this job?

* 6. Comment on Adelaide's Pop-up Bookshop.

* 7. A customer walks into the shop...what do you do?

* 8. From where did you procure your three most recent reads?

* 9. Your contact details...

* 10. Anything else you would like to add?