We are seeking a casual bookseller to join our Farrells team!

We are looking for someone who reads widely and is a good communicator as your primary role will be in customer service.

Previous retail or customer service experience is essential and bookselling experience is desirable.

No minimum hours or set shifts and you must be available to work daytime hours on weekdays and weekends.

To apply, please provide a cover letter as well as your CV. You must address the following in your cover letter:

  • an outline of your retail experience and customer service skills;

  • your reading interests and habits, including preferred genres;

  • the number of books you have read so far in 2021 and name your top three reads, providing a sentence or two as to how you would recommend each of these to a customer;

  • name three books released in the past 5 years that you have read and tell us why you did (or didn’t!) enjoy them;

  • the hours and days you are available to work; and

  • contact details (name, phone number and email) for at least two referees.

Cover letters that do not address all of the above points will not be considered.

Applications will only be accepted via email to – anyone presenting an application in person will be directed to email it instead.

If you have any questions, please email or call during business hours Monday to Friday on 5975 5034 and ask for either Kate or Suzie.

Applications close 5pm Tuesday 6 April.