Community Business Coordinator - Part-Time


: $64,580.00 - $104,060.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

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As a Community Business Coordinator (CBC), you are responsible for administrative support of our business development program and logistics of our in-store events. You work with the management team to ensure optimal merchandising and staffing of events and sharing knowledge of the programs to help generate sales and visibility. You represent Barnes & Noble and serve as a valuable resource to help our store manager (SM) and community business development manager (CBDM) drive sales.

Essential Functions

Strong organization and written/verbal communication skills

Spend time on the selling floor and receiving area, which requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing)

Availability for early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays to align with store needs

Experience in one or more of the following fields: retail sales, education, event planning, marketing, or public relations


Provide logistical support for institutional and corporate sales

Organize, promote and execute in-store events, including but not limited to: author promotions, local and national events, Holiday programs and Educator Appreciation events

Coordinate Bookfairs, following up on tasks with contacts to ensure customer satisfaction

Oversee event logistics, including but not limited to, ordering signs and flyers, creating calendar of events, updating store locator information, and managing media outreach/relations/requests and local store social media posts

Oversee Educator Discount Card promotion and accurately enter data and assist CBDM with local school promotions

Share sales-driving objectives for events with store team, ensuring all special offers are effectively communicated to customers during events

Stage and ensure accurate delivery of institutional and corporate orders

Monitor stock level on all event-related books and products to ensure optimal merchandising and sales opportunities during events

Make recommendations to SM and CBDM on ways to improve events

Maintain a contact database of key local media and online event marketing sites (Bloggers, local magazines, etc.)

Maintain a calm demeanor and manage issues professionally and according to store operating and company standards, setting a positive example for booksellers

Assist in other areas of the store as assigned by the SM
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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