Cantigny Gift Shop Assistant (Part-time)

Job Type

Part Time


Details: $14/hr




1 S 151 Winfield Road
United States




Cantigny Park is offering a part-time opportunity to assist with the efficient, professional, and profitable operation of the Cantigny Shops located in the Visitors Center and museums. 



  • Greets enthusiastically and assists all guests in the purchase of Cantigny Shops merchandise, event tickets, classes, memberships, and photo permits
  • Accounts for all money collected and turns monies into designated individual
  • Maintains merchandise appearance throughout the Cantigny Shops in order to maximize sales
  • Maintains displays and stock levels to the standards prescribed by the Membership & Retail Operations Manager
  • Makes concerted effort to minimize inventory loss through shrinkage at Cantigny Shop locations
  • Assists with monthly inventories and deliveries
  • Possesses thorough knowledge of merchandise in the Cantigny Shop
  • Answers the telephone in the Cantigny Shop promptly and in a professional manner
  • Maintains the highest standards of service and expertise that typify the Cantigny       experience
  • Insures guest satisfaction with purchases
  • Informs Membership & Retail Operations Manager of guests' trends and interests and any other concerns
  • Become knowledgeable in a wide range of information about the McCormick Foundation in order to answer questions of staff and visitors
  • To provide for your own personal safety in the workplace by attending and completing all required safety training, knowing and following existing safety rules including the applicable use of personal protection equipment, the proper operation of tools/machinery and the handling of hazardous materials, and reporting any unsafe conditions to their respective supervisor



  • Minimum two years experience in sales position including cash handling and register experience
  • Able to multi-task and have enthusiastic and out-going personality
  • Able to work weekends and select holidays

Cantigny Park and the Robert R. McCormick Foundation provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital and housing status.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

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