Shapero Rare Books

Internship opportunity at Shapero Rare Books

Calling talented and passionate literacy aficionados! Shapero Rare Books is an international dealer in rare books and works on paper based in the heart of Mayfair and this is an excellent opportunity to learn about the business and get hands-on experience to build your career.

Duties will include working in the marketing department, cataloguing and research, customer service and general administration. Ideal candidates should be familiar with various social media platforms (including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) and expected to write original content for our website.

The internship wil run for a minimum of 3 months and start as soon as possible

Our opening hours are 09:30am to 6:30pm Monday-Saturday. Interns would be expected to work a minimum of three days a week. Exact start and finish dates will be arranged during the hiring process, and can be shifted a little to accommodate academic or other commitments.

What we are looking for

Strong attention to detail; excellent communication skills; strong research skills; familiarity with social media platforms. Good computer skills are essential and the ability to speak foreign languages is an advantage. Above all we are looking for people who are eager to convey their enthusiasm for books and literature.

How to apply for this internship

Please send a resume and brief cover letter outlining your interest to rarebooks@shapero.com with internship in subject line. If you have any published work, i.e. blog posts, please include links.

 

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