Barnes & Noble Lead Barista/Lead Café Server - Part-Time in Peabody, Massachusetts



Lead Barista/Lead Café Server - Part-Time


MA - Peabody - Peabody - 2993

Job Description:

As a Cafe Lead, you sell our products and deliver world-class customer service through your commitment to our four core service principles. You have a passion for what you do and enrich the customer's experience by sharing your expert product knowledge them and the store team. You serve as a mentor to other cafe servers, assist in the daily operations of the Cafe, and make the store experience interactive and engaging.

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Essential Functions:

• Provide world-class customer service by delivering the four core service principles of the Cafe: provide timely and friendly Cafe service, upsell, maintain product presentation standards, and maintain Cafe cleanliness.

• Ensure exceptional product quality standards, using bake logs, completing prep sheets and waste logs, and working with the manager on duty to verify any necessary paperwork.

• Maintain Cafe cleanliness at all times, using the maintenance checklists to delegate and follow up on tasks throughout the day.

• Assist with the execution and compliance of Integrated Store Operations (ISO) standards in partnership with the cafe manager.

• Prepare and serve drinks and food in accordance with health code and Cafe standards.

• Perform all opening and closing procedures and support tasks in accordance with Cafe standards.

• Protect company assets by ensuring the accurate execution of loss prevention procedures, including but not necessarily limited to the following; cashiering and inventory standards, monitoring waste logs and recording consumption, and adhering to discount and return policies.

• Help orient and train new cafe servers, ensuring a smooth acclimation to the store and our bookselling culture.

• Act with integrity and trust, promoting our bookselling culture and core values.


• You sell and share your product knowledge with customers and booksellers, contributing to the overall success of your store.

• You relate easily to others, building rapport and collaborative relationships with the store team and customers.

• You are able to speak with all customers and enjoy working with people.

• You are patient, tolerant, and effective at listening to and checking with others before acting.

• You are a cooperative team player who easily gains the trust and support of your peers.

• You continue to expand your specialized product knowledge. You are comfortable in a changing environment, with multitasking, with learning new systems and processes, and with assisting in all areas of the store.

• You comply at all times with the Standards, Policies, and Code of Business Conduct and Ethics set out in the Bookseller Handbook.

• You work in the Cafe, which requires physical activity, including prolonged standing, repetitive bending, climbing, and lifting.

• Our stores are open daily, which requires early morning, evening, weekend, and holiday availability.

• You should be capable of using a computer and cash register.

EEO Statement:

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as all other protected groups.