Jobseeker FAQ

Please see below a list of frequently asked questions about working at World of Books...

What jobs are available at World of Books?

As a growing business, we have a wide variety of positions available on a regular basis. This includes part-time, full-time and even contract work. Key roles include picking, packing and logistics, but we also have occasional openings in finance, customer services and marketing.

Visit our online jobs board to check our latest vacancies or send us your CV through the application form to register your interest in working at World of Books.

What happens following an application?

Each application we receive is reviewed by our HR team. If you are suitable for an existing vacancy we will contact you to arrange an interview and provide any further details.

What experience do I need?

Every position is different and so levels of experience required will depend on the individual job specifications. However, we do offer a number of roles which simply require a good work ethic as we can provide on-the-job training to help you grow and develop within the business.

Can I apply for a job if I was unsuccessful in the past?

Of course. Just because you may not have been right for one job, we will be happy to consider you for another. We do have restrictions on those who have worked at the company previously, although each case is considered in isolation.  

Where will I be based?

World of Books is located in Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex. Our roles include both warehouse and office-based positions. Please check the job specification for more information.

What are the standard working hours?

Once again, a great deal will depend on which position you apply for. Our warehouse operatives currently work across a double shift, with morning or evening shifts available. Working hours will be advertised clearly with the job description.

What is it like working for World of Books?

We like to think that it is a fun and lively place to work. With local employees mixing with those from many other nationalities, everybody works together to achieve departmental goals. World of Books is growing all the time with new opportunities throughout the business. So it is a great place for those looking to kick-start a new career and push themselves.