Become a Bookseller with Queer Lit

Become a Bookseller with Queer Lit

Are you aged between 16-24 and currently on Universal Credit?

As a Queer Lit Bookseller you will need to have a real flair for selling our products and have the confidence to make excellent product recommendations while showcasing our titles in an enticing and brand-focused way. Experience in a Bookselling environment would be great but we are mostly looking for someone who is as passionate about books as we are.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Responding to emails throughout the day 
  • Answering the telephone to help customers
  • Checking in new books, as well as shelving, categorising, sorting and arranging books throughout the warehouse 
  • Updating the website and processing orders
  • Perform stocktakes
  • Write book recommendations for our website and newsletter


Key requirements

  • Previous experience in a customer facing role e.g. retail, hospitality or service industry
  • Positive and outgoing manner when dealing with customers 
  • Keen interest in LGBTQ+ books
  • Ability to work well in a small team
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Motivated, efficient, with a positive and proactive manner


Desirable experience

Experience working with e-commerce platform Shopify

Illustration / design abilities (Photoshop)


In return you will receive:

  • A living wage of £9.50 per hour (25 hours a week)
  • 28 days holiday per year (pro rata)
  • Discount on books
  • A fun an exciting environment with great opportunities for development and progression.