Kinokuniya Jobs for Teens

Teen Jobs at Kinokuniya

Kinokuniya is a Japanese bookstore chain founded in 1927 and opened in 1969 in San Francisco, CA. You must be minimum 18 years old to apply Kinokuniya. If you are native in Japan, this is good place to start your career in the US. Job positions you can apply at Kinokuniya are Sales Clerk, Sales Associate, or Distribution & Fulfillment.

Teens interested in job positions at Kinokuniya Bookstore can find various part-time opportunities across different store locations in the United States. These positions typically offer flexible working hours, making them suitable for students.

Working hours typically range form 3-4 days/week, with 7 working hours/day. Teen applicants should review the specific qualifications for each position, as they may require language skills such as Japanese and English and retail experience, depending on the location. These part-time positions offer teens an opportunity to gain work experience in a dynamic retail environment while accommodating their school schedules.

Kinokuniya Job Application

To apply jobs at Kinokuniya, please visit In 2023, Kinokuniya bookstores are exclusively located in New York, New Jersey, Georgia, Illinois, Texas, Washington, Oregon, and California.

Kinokuniya Interview Questions

  • What books do you like to read?
  • Why Kinokuniya? What are your long-term goals?
  • Tel us about your past experiences and how they have helped you.

Pro and Cons Working at Kinokuniya

  • Fun environment to work in for people who have a huge interest in books
  • Employee discount
  • Little physical labor
  • Conservative company, really strict with the rules
  • Cultural barrier with Japanese employees

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