Thank you for your interest in coming to work in the Gutter! Please see information below on any current vacancies. Please note : we do not offer unpaid internships. We have very limited opportunities for school age work-experience placements each year and applications for these should be emailed directly to the relevant shop at (Temple Bar) or (Dalkey). Thank you, Bob (Owner).

We do not currently have any vacancies. Please see below for our standard requirements for bookselling roles.

Job Title: Bookseller

Bookselling roles will involve working in both of our bookshops in Dalkey and Temple Bar so candidates MUST be able to travel to both locations as needed. Hours are usually negotiable but usually require a minimum of 15 hours (2 Full Days) / maximum 30 hours (to include 2 Full Days) per week are required. Candidates must be available to work Saturdays, Sundays & occasional Bank Holidays.

Role Requirements

A dynamic, energetic person with a passion for books
Customer service oriented
Previous retail experience
A very good level of English
Great attention to detail and ability to problem-solve
Hours will include evening and weekend shifts
Reliable and punctual
Ability to work as part of a team and follow instructions
Ability to work alone and to self-motivate
Adherence to all company manual handling & Covid-19 safety requirements
This role is physically demanding – a good level of fitness is required

Role Responsibilities

Providing exceptional customer service in-store and to online customers
Helping with customer inquiries and making recommendations
Ensuring stock is well merchandised to maximise sales
Using till and IT systems to process sales and place orders
Unpacking and processing of supplier deliveries
Picking, packing and posting of online orders
Opening & closing the bookshops if required

Our Stores

Cow’s Lane,
Temple Bar,
+353 1 6799206

20 Railway Road,
County Dublin
+353 1 2859633