123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540

Anderson's Bookshop

FT available at Anderson’s Bookshop

Posted 03/21/22

Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville is looking for a full-time receiver to join our team!  This immediate opening will work closely with our management, buyers, and booksellers to ensure the timely receipt and distribution of our merchandise.  This is a 40-hour a week position with benefits.

The receiver is responsible for all incoming inventory, checking for damages, working with publisher customer service departments to ensure accuracy, coordinating returns, and managing a fluid workflow.  They need to be able to prioritize the needs of the business by working in conjunction with co-workers to ensure timely receipt of needed materials.  They will also assist with other store projects when caught up with receiving duties.


  • Previous retail or warehouse experience
  • Strong organization and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Dependability and a strong work ethic
  • Maintenance of a clean work environment

Experience using WordStock POS and inventory control software a big plus

This is a physical job; it also requires the ability to be on your feet for long periods of time and to lift 50+ pounds, as books are heavy. If offered position, candidate must provide proof of COVID vaccination prior to first day of work.

Anderson’s Bookshop has been selling books since 1875 and we are proud to be the oldest single-family-run bookseller in the country. Our commitment to books and authors, as well as a devotion to customer service, has sustained us for six generations and resulted in dozens of awards, thousands of author events, and millions of books connected to happy readers.

To apply, please send your resume and a short statement describing your reason for applying to We can’t wait to hear from you!

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