April 29, 2007 - Canadian Centre for Architecture - CCA seeking Bookstore Manager
April 29, 2007

CCA seeking Bookstore Manager

Employment Opportunity
JOB TITLE: Bookstore Manager

CANADIAN CENTRE FOR ARCHITECTURE
1920, rue Baile
Montreal, Québec, Canada
H3H 2S6


 

MANDATE

The Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) is seeking an experienced and dynamic bookseller to manage the CCA Bookstore, which specialises in titles on architecture and related fields, and serves as an important point of access to the CCA for the public. The Manager reports to the Director of Communications. In addition to daily management, including all acquisitions, the position comprises the following foremost responsibilities:

-Strengthen the CCA Bookstores unique character and enhance its reputation at the local, national, and international levels;
-Devise innovative proposals for the promotion of the Bookstore among its institutional and individual clientele at the local, national, and international levels;
-Demonstrate a strong understanding of the international book distribution market in order to make strategic selections of titles in specialized fields;
-Ensure the promotion and distribution of CCA publications at the local, national, and international levels;
-Review and revise working methods, management and control procedures;
-Participate in the analysis, selection and implementation of software to manage the Bookstore;
-Manage the budget.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

-Bachelor of arts, preferably in architecture or art history
-Five (5) years of experience in a bookstore, two (2) of which in a managerial position
-Bilingual (French and English)
-Knowledge of architecture and related fields
-Knowledge of software used in bookstores
-Leadership and sense of responsibility
-Good communication skills
-Flexible schedule, availability to work on weekends

Interested candidates are asked to submit a curriculum vitae and covering letter describing their skills and experience in managing a bookstore or a collection within a bookstore to Human Resources, Canadian Centre for Architecture, 1920 rue Baile, Montréal, Québec, H3H 2S6. Email: rh@cca.qc.ca, fax: 514 939 7012.

The CCA is an equal opportunity employer.

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