Employment

The Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley has the following opening:

• Part Time Museum Store Sales Associate

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Part Time Museum Store Sales Associate

Job Summary
Reporting to the Museum Store Manager, the Museum Store Sales Associate will assist in maintaining the Museum to enhance the visual image of the Museum and to optimize profitability on merchandise sales.

Responsibilities:

1.     Be available approximately 10 hours per week to work weekends, occasional weekdays and some evenings during Museum special events.
2.     Operate the cash register independently and trouble shoot for volunteer sales staff on weekends and days when Store Manager is out.
3.     Reconcile cash register from the previous day at the start of each day.
4.     Process sales efficiently and package purchases for our customers.  Make change accurately.
5.     Sell local merchant gift cards in the Museum Store for Chamber of Commerce.
6.     Greet Museum visitors to make them welcome.
7.     Keep the store tidy during each shift.
8.     Use all avenues to sell the Museum and the benefits of membership.
9.     Assist Store Manager with marking merchandise and other tasks as assigned.
10.  Be familiar with Museum events, programs and exhibitions.
11.  Become familiar with merchandise and vendors.
12.  Restock bags, boxes, and tissue paper as needed.

Education and Experience:  High school graduate with one to two years’ retail experience.  An interest in art and artists is advantageous.  Fluency in Spanish is preferred.

The Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley is an equal opportunity, equal access employer, fully committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: hr [at] allentownartmuseum [dot] org