St. John’s Cathedral Bookstore & Gift Shop – Bookstore Sales and Operations Manager

Posted Feb 27, 2023 Jacksonville, Florida


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Expires Apr 30, 2023


We have an exciting opportunity for an outgoing individual who enjoys engaging with St. John’s Cathedral parishioners, visitors, and the general public in a thriving retail environment. St. John’s Cathedral Bookstore & Gift Shop is located in downtown Jacksonville, Florida, directly across from the St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral. Since 1951, this church has served as the cathedral of the Episcopal Diocese of Florida.

The Mission of St. John’s Cathedral Bookstore & Gift Shop is to extend the Cathedral’s message of Love at the Core by:
· Connecting people with resources that enrich and inspire them on their faith journeys and provide for their spiritual and intellectual needs, as well as offering them carefully selected gifts for life’s occasions.
· Being a catalyst for creating an engaged and thoughtful community through educational programs, speakers, discussion groups, fellowship and outreach programs
· Generating profits for the ongoing support of the bookstore and Cathedral outreach ministries.

Come join our Founding Director and Bookstore Committee as we take our growing bookstore ministry to the next level in terms of sales volume and profit donations to Cathedral outreach ministries.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Bookstore Sales and Operations Manager Duties and Responsibilities: • Customer Service and Reception: - Greet and assist bookstore customers and visitors to the Brown House during store hours. - Customer service including taking orders and follow up. - Shipping and receiving • Sales and Marketing: - Data entry of bookstore sales in QuickBooks POS system. - Learning, including updating bookstore store site, and placing orders for customers as needed, and tracking sales history weekly. - Update bookstore event website - Implement marketing plan to grow sales within Episcopal churches in the Diocese of Florida. - Publish weekly electronic newsletter and post regular social media posts and events on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter • Volunteer Management: - Managing weekly volunteers, training, etc. working with Bookstore Human Resources Director to assist with customer sales and off-site events. - Executing off-site bookstore events during the year along with volunteers (including Cerveny Conference Center at Camp Weed and other locations in the diocese). • Operations: - Order inventory as directed by Bookstore Committee - Receiving inventory, entering purchase orders in QuickBooks POS, labeling, arranging, organizing, and displaying merchandise as directed by Bookstore Committee. - Prepare and process all check requests and credit card expenditure forms. - Handle the weekly count of bookstore cash for bookkeeper. - Entry and reconciliation of all financial information into QuickBooks Financial from POS. - Organize and execute annual physical inventory count of the bookstore. - General administrative duties as needed, including copying, and filing. - Other duties deemed necessary by the Bookstore Founding Director and Bookstore Committee. Hours of position are 40 hours per week: Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. plus special evening and Saturday events as needed. Schedule will be determined monthly to incorporate all special events to ensure that hours per week for this position do not exceed 40 hours per week.


Qualifications/Experience: • Some college, knowledge of Microsoft Office, Constant Contact, Canva, website design, and social media platforms. • Knowledge of the Episcopal church preferred. • Must enjoy interacting with parishioners and the general public. • Retail experience with QuickBooks POS and QuickBooks Financial preferred.

Education and Experience

See above.

Salary/Salary Range

$30,000, eligible for full benefits

How to Apply

Email a resume and cover letter to the Founding Director, Kathryn Bissette, at No phone calls please.


St. John's Cathedral Bookstore & Gift Shop


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