Our mission is to provide you a place where you can find books and gifts to kindle your spiritual walk, strengthen your relationships, and support your faith. The Bookroom supplies all of the church essential items for the U.A.M.E. Church. It is our mission to be a complete bookstore and supply not only bibles, robes, disciplines and hymnals, but also pulpit furniture pews and office supplies and furniture. The vision is to fulfill theses needs for the U.A.M.E. Church and the general public. We look to partner with a large vendor such as Christianbooks.com to meet your needs in the future.
The General Secretary of the Book room is responsible for managing and developing a General church Christian Bookstore where all books and religious supplies can be purchased for the local church. In addition to developing bookstores in the local churches throughout the General Church.
•At least five years of retail and/or business experience is desirable.
•Must have management experience with demonstrated leadership skills.
•Must have strong computer skills
•Skills in light accounting and/or inventory management.
•Must be professional and have highly developed organizational/administrative abilities with strong attention to detail.
•Requires excellent problem solving ability, strong written and verbal communication skills, and a great customer service mindset with both staff and volunteers.
•Manages inventory, and makes periodic physical spot checks to ensure that computerized records are being maintained accurately.
•Tracks all sales to look for sales trends.
•Works with Assistant Secretary on sales reports and cash receipts.
•Makes sure all monies are deposited regularly and reports are sent to Finance in a timely manner.
•Ensures that all vendors are paid in a timely manner.
•Assists in researching potential new products to be carried, eliminates all products which are no longer selling.