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Job Posting: Assistant Bookseller / Web & IT Coordinator Application Deadline: August 4th, 2017 @ 6pm
About the Bookstore: The Concordia Community Solidarity Co-op Bookstore (CCSCB) is pleased to offer a viable alternative to the corporate structure, putting students’ best interests above and beyond our own bottom line. As a not-for-profit alternative to corporate bookstores, we are conveniently located right on Concordia’s downtown campus at 2150 Bishop. Offering both new and used books, in addition to a wide variety of artisan consignments, we also boast the largest selection of sex and gender studies titles anywhere in Montreal.
Job Title: Assistant Bookseller / Web & IT Coordinator Hours per week: Maximum of 15 hours /week. Salary: $11.81 /hour Start Date: Training / August 16th 2017 End Date: April 30th 2018 Deadline to Apply: Friday August 4th 2017; 6pm
Primary Tasks and Responsibilities include:
Ensuring weekly/monthly backups are done and stored off-site (cloud based eg. Dropbox / Google Drive)
Ensuring that individual programs/program databases are backed up
Ensuring all machines are regularly updated with the latest operating system
Ensuring the POS system (Lightspeed) is kept up-to-date
Liaises with the Concordia University IT staff and the Concordia Student Union IT staff to ensure best practice regarding software updates/virus checks etc
Ensure accurate data transfer from Lightspeed to the Co-op??s website
Setting up and maintaining the e-newsletter database
Working with staff to collate and write the e-newsletter copy; format the e-newsletter copy; test on multiple platforms and send e-newsletters
Work with part-time staff to update missing content in Lightspeed
Job Requirements and Assets:
Proficient with computerized inventory / cash systems ? ideally Lightspeed Retail
Intermediate knowledge of WordPress CMS
Knowledge of basic email marketing including CASL
Knowledge of basic HTML5 and CSS3
Ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team
Organized and efficient, with good time-management skills
A sense of initiative and strong work ethic
Excellent interperonal and communication skills
Bilingual – Spoken French / English
Interest in community-based groups and non-corporate, self-managed environment and principles is an asset;
Experience in a bookstore is an asset;
About the Job Posting: The CCSCB is currently hiring worker-members for the 2017/2018 school year! We are looking for applicants for our “Assistant Bookseller / Web & IT Coordinator” position who have experience managing web content and information technology infrastructures on a small scale; consider themselves people-persons with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, spoken English and French, who are comfortable within both a Mac and PC environments, who have strong work ethic and time-management skills; a sense of initiative, and knowledge and/or interest in not-for-profit organizations and co-operatives.
The “Assistant Bookseller / Web & IT Coordinator” is responsible for the maintenance of current IT infrastructure, as well as the maintenance and updating of web content.
Applicants should be available between 10am and 6pm, Monday through Friday for a maximum of 15 hours per week.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please email us the following, in PDF format, saved with your FULL NAME as the file name:
A one (1) page CV, including your Concordia University Student ID number;
A (maximum 1 page) Cover Letter;
Work Study Eligibility Confirmation, Including what category of funding you are eligible for;
Please note that ONLY CV’s with cover letter’s will be considered; and only applicants being requested for an interview will be contacted.
Student gains: An experience in a self-management student-run not-for-profit business by participating as a worker-member in a solidarity co-operative environment. Develop skills through direct input and initiative as a worker, furthering knowledge and interest in community organizations, not-for-profits and co-operative business models.