Archdiocese of Boston


66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA 02184-3839
Telephone: 617-254-0100
Snow Phone Line – (617) 746-5991

Pastoral Center Information: 

Bethany Chapel
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Pastoral Center Gift Shop  

It is the goal of the Pastoral Center to remain open during inclement weather unless travel conditions make it hazardous to get to work. In the event the offices are closed or there is a delay in opening, an announcement will be sent out via the IRIS system. In addition, notice will be recorded on the Snow Phone Line –  (617) 746‐5991 – no later than 5:45 a.m.


Purchasing Associate (FT), Pauline Books and Media Center, Jamaica Plain, MA

The Purchasing Associate is at the service of the Gospel by purchasing inventory and maintaining needed stock levels at each Pauline Books and Media Center. Principle duties include:

  • Analyzing sales and inventory data to create purchase orders for stock replenishment on a weekly basis.
  • Frequently corresponding with book center managers to assist with special orders and stock requests.
  • Frequently corresponding with vendors to submit purchase orders and to follow up on order fulfillment issues.
  • Maintaining purchasing ledgers for each book center to track purchasing trends and to assure budget allocations.
  • The following skills are required to carry out the above listed duties:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills for business correspondence with managers, vendor representatives, and purchasing colleagues.
  • Proficiency with MS Excel and MS Outlook.

Ability to prioritize and to meet weekly schedule deadlines.

Ability to learn using purchasing and data reporting software.

Although a college degree is preferred, it is not required. The position is full time Monday through Friday. The position pays $16 per hour and includes benefits. Please send your resume to sbridges@paulinemedia.com.