Job Offerings

Thank you for your interest in joining the BookHampton team!

BookHampton, the East End's premier independent bookstore, is highly regarded for its curated inventory, vibrant author events, and excellent customer service. Situated in the village of East Hampton on Long Island, BookHampton provides a vibrant year-round environment for discovering books that intrigue, amuse, educate, and inspire. A dedicated and knowledgeable staff, lively events with fascinating authors, and a warm, welcoming space all combine to create a community place for book lovers. 

We provide a great working environment with a dedicated, upbeat, and knowledgeable staff and we are seeking responsible and creative individuals to join our team. Available positions are listed below. We look forward to hearing from you!

BOOKSELLER (part-time and full-time)

Applicants will share enthusiasm for bookselling! You must read broadly and LOVE books! You will provide exceptional customer service by recommending, discussing, and selling books and unique gift merchandise. Additional tasks include answering phones; assisting customers via phone or in person, assist vendors, take detailed messages as needed; and help maintain the general appearance and organization of the store.

Skills Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Retail experience a must, bookselling experience a plus!
  • Broad knowledge of literature, arts, and culture
  • Strong computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office and Point of Sale/cash register systems.
  • Digitally savvy a plus (social media and web)
  • Must have the ability to lift, reach (shelve books), and comfortably stand for long time periods.

Please note, we are looking for applicants who can commit to a year-round position. We look forward to hearing from you!

BookHampton accepts applications for all positions on a rolling basis. Please submit a letter of interest and resume to