Woodland Hills/Calabasas, CA: PT Rare Book Dealer Assistant, Max Rambod, Inc.

Job Opening Title: Rare Books Dealer Assistant

Employer Name: Max Rambod Inc.

Job Location: Woodland Hills/Calabasas area

Application Deadline: 5/1/2021

Salary Range: $20/per hour

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Years of experience required: 1

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: compensation: $20/ hour

employment type: Part-Time, 25-30 hours per week

ART/ RARE BOOK DEALER ASSISTANT

Rare book and manuscript dealer specializing in 19th and 20th century literature, women’s history, Americana, First Editions, etc. is seeking a full-time assistant. Position requires ability to research historically significant persons and write appropriate descriptions for their books, letters, and documents.

You will need to master a great deal of historical, biographical, and book-specific information in a short span. You will need excellent writing and collaborative skills. You will be writing descriptions for archives, rare books, etc., and have daily office administrative duties. A good background in history and/or literature is helpful, and a love of books is a must.

Qualifications required:

4-year college degree

Excellent writing skills

Excellent communication skills

Excellent research skills

Must have at least 55wpm typing speed

Comfortable with PC Computer

Strong knowledge in Microsoft Word and Outlook

Ability to work in a small office environment

At least 1 year business experience

Not required but helpful if:

Experience with Filemaker Pro Database

Please email your resume and a brief cover letter detailing your interest in antiquarian books and relevant experience. rambodrarebooks@gmail.com

A writing sample is helpful

The position will be ON-SITE in Woodland Hills/Calabasas Area