Bargain Books


POSITION:                             Seasonal Bookseller

REPORTING TO:                    Store Manager 

STORE: Laguna Mall, Langebaan, Western Cape

Help us share the gift that lasts!

Are you passionate about the power of books to inspire, educate, and entertain? Do you thrive in a dynamic, customer-focused environment?

Bargain Books is one of the biggest book retailers in South Africa, dedicated to enriching lives through the joy of reading. Our shelves are a treasure trove of knowledge, imagination, and inspiration.

As a Seasonal Bookseller, you’ll play a crucial role in helping our customers discover the gift that truly lasts – a great book.

You will receive and unpack stock, categorise books and merchandise stock for the customer. You will also focus on customer service making sure the customer gets excellent service by delivery of their needs. You will build up your book knowledge every day to build strong relationships with the customer driving up sales.

Main Responsibilities

Customer Service – Provide exceptional customer service, guiding readers to their next literary adventure.

Sales and upselling – Share your passion for books by recommending titles, genres and hidden gems.

Housekeeping – Maintain a welcoming and organised store environment.

Stock Management & Merchandising – Assist with inventory management and merchandising.

Security – Be alert and aware of the non-shopper/shoplifter

Team Player – Contribute to a vibrant and positive team atmosphere.

The successful applicant will have the following attributes:

Fully bilingual

Neat and well-presented

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Customer-centric mindset

Team player with a positive attitude

Sales skills

High level of computer literacy

Physically strong and fit

Work well under pressure

Good follow through and commitment

Prepared to work long hours and weekends during the season.


  • Book Discount

How to Apply:

Ready to join our team and help us share the gift that lasts?

Apply in-store today and be a part of our literary journey.

Location: Bargain Books Langebaan | Shop 45 Laguna Mall | Corner of OP 45 & Mykonos Drive | Langebaan | 7357 | Langebaan | Western Cape

Closing date: 4 December 2023

NB:  Only successful candidates will be interviewed.  If you have not heard from us after the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Preference will be given to candidates who will add to the diversity of our organisation.