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Museum Store Sales- Full Time 6.24.2024

National Museum of the Pacific War, East Austin Street, Fredericksburg, TX, USA

Job Description

Reporting to the Retail Services Director, the Museum Store Associate is responsible for providing visitors with a continuation of the National Museum of the Pacific War experience and generating earned revenue consistent with the mission and standards of the organization.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

Greet all visitors to the museum stores with a positive and enthusiastic demeanor and assist with merchandise selection and other requested information.
Contribute effectively and productively to the retail team.
Maintain positive communication with all Foundation employees. Promote teamwork within the museum stores and throughout the Foundation.
Accurately complete all sales transactions according to Point of Sale (POS) procedures and Foundation policy.
Complete telephone sales, web orders and prepare merchandise for shipping.
Assist in processing incoming stock according to POS and inventory management procedures daily.
Assist in maintaining attractive and well-stocked merchandised displays replenishing as needed.
Assist in maintaining store cleanliness.
Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:

Positive attitude and motivated team player; works cooperatively with museum staff; provide outstanding customer service.
Demonstrated sales and goal achievement.
Ability to prioritize tasks and handle multiple projects.
Proficient with computers, the Internet, Point-of-Sale applications, Microsoft Outlook, and Excel.
Ability to meet scheduled deadlines.
Ability to lift and move stock and assist with shipping merchandise as needed.
Ability to meet the needs of a flexible 38 - 40 hour schedule including weekends and holidays.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Must be at least18 years old.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

This is a full -time position with starting hourly wage of $15 per hour and includes health insurance, sick leave, paid vacation and holidays and museum store discount. A 401-B retirement savings account is offered after 6 months of employment.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT:

The Admiral Nimitz Foundation is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity with respect to all employees, applicants, and interns for employment. We recruit, hire, train, and promote without discrimination due to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, citizenship, national origin, military or veteran status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

TO APPLY:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application online or, including a cover letter and resume detailing relevant qualifications and experience, and three references to the Retail Services Director, Krista Beardslee, at beardslee@nimitzfoundation.org. Please include "Museum Store Position" in the subject line of the email.

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