Museum Store Sales Associate

Sales Associate

Part Time / Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

Supports the Museum mission through Museum Store retail sales, promotion of collections and programs, inventory procedures/maintenance and visitor services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use initiative and enthusiasm on sales floor; engage customer in friendly and helpful interaction
  • Create Sales using a variety of genuine and sincere approaches (product demonstration, anecdotal stories, etc.)
  • Handle customer concerns with professionalism – demonstrate exceptional conflict management and resolution skills
  • Transact sales, including merchandise, including telephone orders, gift certificates and special orders
  • Assist manager with administrative procedures, including opening/closing, shipping, packaging and processing new merchandise
  • Assist manager with inventory, display maintenance, reconciliations, and reports
  • Assist manager with overall store appearance, desk order and store room
  • Regular onsite attendance is required to fulfill the major responsibilities of the job
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Honest, dependable and punctual
  • Accurate in work habits with attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks; ability to work some evening, weekends and occasional holidays.
  • Adept at interacting with people of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds
  • Commitment to superior customer service
  • Ability to be a part of a positive team oriented environment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other general office equipment/software

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Associates preferred
  • Retail cash handling experience preferred

How to apply: Interested candidates may submit resume and cover letter by e-mail to [email protected]