Entering & Fulfillment Assistant


Date Posted:
126 Crosby St BookStore
New York
United States of America



Position Overview/Summary Description
The Entering & Fulfillment Assistant has three core responsibilities: 1) Data
entry of our donated books so they can be sold online; 2) Assisting in the
processing of all orders in the online sales department, from picking to
packing to mailing orders; and 3) Assisting in coaching members of our
vocational internship program. All of these functions are key to the success
of our Online Sales Dept.

Essential Job Functions Primary:
• Prompt and accurate data entry of new books into online sales system
Indaba, includes: examining each books condition accurately, typing
condition and other details into online system, scanning books, then
placing them in the correct location on our shelves
• Meeting individual daily and weekly entering goals
• On certain assigned days, prompt and accurate preparation and
fulfillment of all mail orders which includes: creating and printing
morning pick list of orders, preparing the packing table and shipping
area, picking and packing orders, monitoring interns who are picking
and packing orders, preparing the shipping area for the mail, scanning
the mail for postage placement, and preparing for the physical pick-up
of the mail
• Assisting in coaching members of our vocational internship program
• As needed, researching pricing history of items
• On certain assigned days, ensuring all orders are fulfilled and shipped
in a timely fashion
• On certain assigned days, uploading daily postage manifest to online
sales system to close out orders/mark as shipped
• Sorting donations, for online sales and/or for secondary vendor
• Scanning donations
• Monitoring shelves for misplaced orders
• Keeping shelves in good order

Other Functions

Other functions are required with this position include:
• Participate in at least four direction actions per year aimed at ending
the twin crises of homelessness and HIV/AIDS
• Know the Housing Works mission statement and be able to inform
and discuss
• Embody the Housing Works values of Stronger Together, High
Performance, Membership, and All In 
• Other duties as assigned

High School diploma or equivalency

• Computer literacy required
• Experience in databases and with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel,
etc) preferred
• Job coaching and/or personal/professional management experience
and/or graduate of vocational program preferred
• Flexibility in hours/scheduling required; including weekends, evenings,
and holidays

Minimum Requirements



 The following additional competencies are viewed as important to success in this position: • Self-starting, self-motivated problem-solving mindset • High energy! • Works well with others and independently with little supervision • Patience, empathy, and good interpersonal and communication skills to communicate with colleagues and a diverse group of interns • Excellent organizational skills • Impeccable attention to detail

Essential Physical Demands/ Working Conditions

• Required to stand, walk, kneel, and bend for long periods of time • Ability to go up and down stairs frequently • Ability to lift a minimum of 40 lbs • Must be able to type on a keyboard • This position may not be performed remotely

Housing Works provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements. Housing Works complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Compensation range: $15/hr-$17/hr