Seasonal Part-Time/On-Call Sales Associate

Job Type

Part Time
Temporary

Published

10/04/2018

Address

1109 Fifth Avenue
New York
NY
10128
United States

Description

The Position:


The Part-Time / On-Call Sales Associate is an ambassador of the Jewish Museum who provides guests with a positive museum and shopping experience. Candidates should truly enjoy proactively interacting with people and have a welcoming, engaging personality. Candidates must be flexible enough to provide both individualized attention for high-end purchases and fast-paced sales during times of increased crowds and holiday shoppers.


Responsibilities Include:


  • Engage with guests and contribute to a positive museum experience
  • Provide exceptional customer service to all guests
  • Proactively approach guests and assist with their merchandise selection, including presenting merchandise and effectively communicating product features and stories
  • Continually learn about new and existing products to better sell a range of clients
  • Execute accurate computer generated point of sale transactions, including capturing guest information for future communications
  • Sell Museum Memberships
  • Gift wrap and bag customer purchases
  • Replenish inventory in shop from stockroom
  • Assist with maintaining organization and appearance of shop
  • Process phone orders; assist with processing web and other special orders
  • Participate in annual year-end inventory in June
  • Help with special events as needed


Job Qualifications


  • High-end retail experience necessary
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be computer literate, with knowledge of Retail Pro or similar POS computer program preferred
  • Knowledge of Judaica a plus
  • Interest in art and cultural institutions
  • Works well within a team
  • Available to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, Sundays, and some holidays. 
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time and handle light lifting

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

jobs@thejm.org
https://thejewishmuseum.org/careers

Send Resume with Cover Letter To:

Associate Director, Human Resources

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10128

Email: jobs@thejm.org

Fax: 212.423.3232


The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to building a culturally diverse staff and encourages applications from diverse candidates.


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