Albertine Bookstore Intern

March 18, 2017
Albertine Bookstore Intern

Location: Albertine972 Fifth Ave. New York, NY 10075
Position: Bookstore Intern
Type of Contract: Paid Internship

Albertine Bookshop
Tucked inside the historic Payne Whitney mansion, Albertine is the only bookshop in New York devoted solely to books in French and English with more than 15,000 contemporary and classic titles from 30 French-speaking countries.

A project of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, the Albertine bookshop brings to life the French government’s commitment to French-American intellectual exchange.

In partnership with the Cultural Services, Albertine hosts lively debates and discussions exploring popular and classical culture through a modern and global lens.

Internship Description
The bookstore intern will be involved with all of the day-to-day operations of the bookstore: receiving, shelving, customer service, special orders, returns, preparing and organizing author events, store communication, inventory, off-site sales for partners…

Required Experience and Personal Qualities
The bookstore intern must be organized, have good interpersonal skills, and possess a strong cultural background. He or she must be involved, responsible, and have flexible hours. Bookstore and cash register experience is a plus.

French and English, both written and spoken

Internship Timeframe and Schedule
- The internship will last from four to six months
- The working schedule will be five days a week from 11am to 7pm, plus evening events and off-site sales (around two or three per week).