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Vacancies at Exclusive Books: January

A new year, and maybe a new career for you! We have several vacancies throughout Exclusive Books, including postings at Head Office. Click on the links below to find out more. If you love books and have a gift for retail, we would love to meet you! Job Specification: Marketing Coordinator, Head Office Job Specification: […]

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Vacancies at Exclusive Books: November 2014


Love books? Have a gift for retail? Ever wanted to build the most impressive and alluring display of books? Whatever you love about books, we’d love it if you joined our family! If you don’t see an opening for a store near you, please do drop the store an email and see whether they’re looking […]

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Vacancies at Exclusive Books: October


Greetings, friends of the book! If you love books and want to spend your day surrounded by them, then we would love it if you joined our family! All of the details for each application are contained below. Please take note of the specific end dates for application on some of these vacancies. Job Specification: […]

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Drum roll, please…the winner of Untold Stories!


Dear Readers, It has been a long journey, filled with hundreds of letters and stories, one that has been exciting and challenging and we are finally at an end. The announcement of the winner is particularly pleasing for us because it so happens that she is not only deserving of the prize given the quality […]

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Vacancies at Exclusive Books: September

Love books? Great! Join our family of bookish, charming folks by applying to one of the vacancies below. This page will be updated weekly or as jobs open up. Job Specification: Product Controller Non-Book Product – Head Office, Sandton Johannesburg Job Specification: Bookseller, Cavendish

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Vacancies at Exclusive Books: August 2014


You love books, and we love people who love books! If you’d like to spend your days surrounded by beautiful books and charming bookworms, join the Exclusive Books family now!  Our vacancies for August are listed below. This page will be updated if/when new jobs are posted. Job Specification: Bookseller/Receiver Midlands Job Specification: Bookseller/Receiver Cresta Job […]

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The Second Twitter Town Hall with Lauren Beukes!


We are excited to announce that we have captured the obscenely talented Lauren Beukes for a whole two hours of Twitter Town Hall! We’ll be talking about her brand-new, much-lauded new book Broken Monsters, now available in South Africa. Wait! What’s this thing?  A town hall is an online gathering, in which we shelter under […]

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Review of The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton


It is rare that debut work is this exquisitely polished – more often than not, debut authors are well within the vicinity of great work, but lack either the editorial resources or distance from their own work to give it that final, lustrous sheen. The Miniaturist has a plot filled with splendid characters and superb […]

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Nadine Gordimer: A Literary Icon Passes Away at 90


Here at Exclusive Books, we were saddened to hear of the passing of a literary giant, one more precious for being one of our own, and recognised by the highest accolade the world has to offer for writers. Tributes have poured in from around the world, and her life has been celebrated by authors, readers […]

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Vacancies at Exclusive Books July 2014

Love books? There’s nowhere better to be than at Exclusive Books! Below are our current vacancies at store and head office level. Click on the link to download the PDF with all of the job specifications in order to appropriately tailor your CV. Job Specification: Bookseller at La Lucia Job Specification: Bookseller at Cresta This […]

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