Associate Manager of Receiving

US-NY-New York
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# of Openings Remaining
Full-Time Regular
RS, Retail Shop


The Library Shop is a profit center and a first floor showcase for millions of visitors to this landmark building. Its selection of books and book-related items as well as

branded NYPL merchandise have made it a one-of-a-kind destination for tourists from around the world.  


The Associate Manager of Receiving (AMR) heads and participates in the department responsible for processing of inventory (approximately two million items a year) from delivery to the sales floor. Specifically he/she (a) receives merchandise (a four to six part process), (b) restocks the sales floor, and (c)warehouses inventory overstock, packaging and shop materials. The AMR also heads and participants in processing shipments going out from the shop to customers and vendors (for returns, damages, etc.) and handles transfers.  The AMR ensures that all merchandise is tagged according to buyer and sales staff requirements; and all overstock areas are well organized and easily accessible to staff.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Distributes to receiving staff, and participates in typical receiving procedures (from unboxing merchandise to checking packing list against purchase order to pricing of goods to ‘paperwork’ receipt on Celerant computer inventory). Ensures deliveries are processed within 24- 48 hours.
  • Ensures specialized tagging of individual products
  • Brings merchandise to shop, restocks, and places overstock where shop manager directs.
  • Maintains a well organized stock room (and two other stocking areas) both of which need easy access and constant to-ing and fro-ing.
  • Oversees all UPS deliveries and shipments.
  • Communicates issues with buyers and store manager and sales staff.



Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 3+ years of related experience in Specialty Market
  • Visual memory
  • Fast worker
  • Organized
  • Supreme attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with the same products lines we carry, ie gift, accessories, book.


Work Environment

Two to three people work side by side in stockroom within a 3 story store.


Union / Non Union

Non Union


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