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About us

James Cummins Bookseller is one of the leading antiquarian book dealers in the United States. Founded in 1978, the company operates an open shop on the Upper East Side of Manhattan as well as maintaining several warehouses containing 500,000 books in New Jersey. We are book lovers and sell to like-minded private collectors and institutions all over the world.

What we are looking for 

We are seeking a high energy, solution-oriented person to manage the bookkeeping, administrative and marketing components of both James Cummins Bookseller's gallery and online presence. This individual is comfortable dealing with financial data of a small company, is very detail oriented, can manage multiple simultaneous projects, has strong writing and interpersonal skills, a friendly disposition, and an interest in old books.

The position will be responsible for overseeing the accounts payable and receivable and conducting other tasks related to the financial well being of the company, including managing our accounts with vendors, auction houses, and other dealers; will be diligent at recording data and have an ability to produce and understand financial reports; additionally, will create content for and manage the online marketing for the company.

The position requires close collaboration with other members of staff as well as regular correspondence with our accountants, fellow dealers and clients.


Track expenses, check writing, budget, taxes, cash flow, receipts and other financial dealings of the company
Provide regular financial reports to our accountants (monthly and quarterly)
Monitor accounts payable and receivable
Create and deploy compelling email marketing initiatives
Stay up-to-date on external trends and digital best practices that can help inform marketing strategy
Shop administration
Customer outreach, order processing and replying to inquiries


Bachelor's degree or higher
Past bookkeeping experience
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
Strong organizational and analytical skills
Digital marketing experience

Resumes should be sent to Chris Shultz -
Salary - $70,000 plus quarterly bonuses