Our booksellers are the face of Old Firehouse Books, responsible for delivering exceptional service every time they’re on the sales floor.
We are the largest independent bookstore in Northern Colorado. Named after the historic building we call home, Old Firehouse Books is a local, independent bookstore located in Fort Collins, Colorado. We sell both new books and used books, as well many other items such as journals, cards, bookish t-shirts, and socks. We work hard to have a large and diverse selection of books on our shelves.
Our staff is friendly and well read. Collectively, we have knowledge of a vast array of genres, including science fiction, fantasy, mystery, young adult, graphic novels, and various non-fiction subjects. We love books, and we love to help you pick the perfect one.
We take pride in being a part of both the Fort Collins community, and the independent bookselling community. We are members of the Better Business Bureau, Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association, American Booksellers Association, Indie Bound, and Be Local Northern Colorado. Our store regularly partners with other Fort Collins organizations and businesses to provide the best service we can to our patrons.
Job summary: Tattered Cover seeks a Bookstore Manager for its Colfax Avenue location. The Bookstore Manager is a leadership position that is responsible for all aspects of managing a full-service retail bookstore. The Bookstore Manager reports to the Retail Operations Manager and is expected to engender enthusiasm, organization, and creativity amongst the staff.
The Bookstore Manager is also expected to foster the atmosphere of world class customer service that has been the bedrock of Tattered Cover’s success, and to create an experience that will have customers wanting to return to the store over and over again.
This is a full-time position with the expectation that the person selected will work over-time when necessary. Schedule flexibility and the ability to work weekends, early mornings and/or late evening shifts are a must.
To Apply, send a cover letter and resume to Kathy.Coble@tatteredcover.com. Applications must be received by Tuesday, July 30, 2019
This is an opportunity to work in the exciting world of information technology, to learn new and valuable skills, and to be an important part of Tattered Cover’s computer department.
● Working with staff on computer related problems.
● Learning and understanding multiple computer and operating systems.
● Responsibilities include:
○ understanding and troubleshooting all the computer systems and phone system.
○ communicating problems to team members, management, and computer vendors.
Complete training will be provided, but candidate must feel comfortable and confident working with computers. Must be motivated to learn the intricacies of store systems. Must be comfortable working within the computer team, with the management team, and with the staff as a whole.
Full time (40 hrs per week) . Schedule will be worked out with the rest of the team and will include at least one weekend day. Flexibility is a must. Includes rotating “on call” status to be shared with the rest of the team.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, July 8, 2017 SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO KATHY COBLE IN COLFAX.
The retail manager is expected to engender creativity and enthusiasm among floor staff and nurture better communication between all departments, so that our effort toward promotion of books is united and well-informed.
Full and part-time applicants will be considered. The schedule will require at least one weekend day and one evening shift; an exact schedule will be determined in consultation with the store manager. The retail manager is a key component of retail floor coverage and will work the majority of his or her time on the floor, except for meetings and other projects when appropriate.
APPLICATION DEADLINE : Friday, July 23, 2019. Please send cover letter and resume to Kathy Coble, Personnel Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Tattered Cover Coffee Operations Manager is a leadership position that reports to the Chief Executive Officer. The Coffee Operations Manager is expected to engender enthusiasm, organization, and creativity amongst the staff. The Coffee Operations Manager is also expected to foster an atmosphere that lends itself to the enjoyment of books and coffee by our customers.
Specific job duties include but are not limited to:
This is a full-time position; candidates should schedule flexibility and the ability to work weekends, early mornings and/or late evening shifts. Pay commensurate with experience and with Tattered Cover’s ability pay.
APPLICATION DEADLINE : Friday, July 24, 2019. Please send cover letter and resume to Kathy Coble, Personnel Manager: email@example.com