Part Time Museum Store Sales Associate [Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum]

Part Time Museum Store Sales Associate

Description:
Title: Part Time Museum Store Sales Associate
Reports to: Museum Store Director
Department: Museum Store
Type of Position: Approximately 20 hours per week; hourly/non-exempt
Position Summary
Gift at the Gardner, a unique destination spot within the visual splendor of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, inspires the senses with products that reflect the Museum’s cornerstones: the historical collection, contemporary art, music, landscape, and education. The Sales Associate will partner with the Store Manager and colleagues to provide service and information to Gift at the Gardner visitors and customers. The Sales Associate will be knowledgeable about the products presented, fluent in the services that the Museum has to offer, and will promote the Museum’s mission, exhibitions, programs and special events. As a representative of the Museum, the Sales Associate will maintain the highest level of courtesy and service to the visiting public.Responsibilities
• Prepare store for daily opening and closing in a safe and efficient manner; count cash drawers, ensure POS equipment is properly working, replenish back stock of product and supplies (including shopping bags, tissue, bubble wrap and other materials)
• Attend daily Flash Meetings at 10:30am in Museum Lobby to learn more about the daily schedule for tour groups, introductory talks, special events, etc.
• Warmly greet customers as they enter the store; courteously offer assistance
• Assist customers with purchase selections; respond to customer requests and inquiries
• Accurately carry out all Point of Sale (POS) transactions to maintain the integrity of the inventory; maintain a neat and orderly POS station
• Assist with special orders both in-person and over the phone, with accurate knowledge of shipping policies and gift wrapping
• Retain knowledge about store products, daily activities throughout the Museum, memberships, and other information to assist visitors with heir Museum experience; provide accurate artist and production information to customers
• Maintain merchandise displays and store appearance; dust and clean all shelves, cabinets, and products
• Assist in ensuring the selling floor is fully stocked and remains in a condition that is visually inspiring
• Remain knowledgeable about store sales goals and actively participate in achieving those goals
• Assist with annual inventory count
• Assist with occasional phone orders
• Assist in setting up for special events and special sales
• Assist Store Manager in administrative activities related to store operations
• Other duties as required or directed by Store Manager
Qualifications:
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How To Apply:
To Apply
Join our dedicated, talented team of employees, interns and volunteers, who are passionate about the work they do to support the Museum’s mission. To apply for this position, please use the Museum’s online application system’this is our preferred application method: https://isgm.applicantpro.com/jobs/214079.html. Both a cover letter and resume are required.The Gardner Museum is committed to affording equal opportunities to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disabilities, marital status or sexual orientation. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply. The Museum is proud to embrace the goals of Commonwealth Compact (http://www.umb.edu/commonwealth_compact/about) and pledges to measure its progress toward those goals over time, using the Commonwealth Compact benchmarks.We receive many resumes and kindly request that you do not call to inquire about the status of your application. Those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.
Apply by:
September 30, 2015

 

PR/Marketing/Social Media Internship – Fall 2015 [MIT List Visual Arts Center]

PR/Marketing/Social Media Internship – Fall 2015

Description:
The MIT List Visual Arts Center is seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented intern to assist with public relations, marketing, and social media projects in support of the List’s 2015-16 season of exhibitions and public programs.

Responsibilities:
Working closely with the Public Relations, Marketing and Social Media Coordinator, the intern will assist with developing, implementing, and supporting a wide variety of communication strategies to publicize the List’s exhibitions, related community programs, and exhibition related events.  Duties will include researching, editing, and writing press release and website copy; assisting in the coordination and development of printed collateral materials (including brochures, posters, and program specific handouts). Additional responsibilities include developing and posting social media content for the List’s Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts, as well as assistance with updating the website and in-house design related projects.

Qualifications:
Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in art museums, social media, design and communications.  Experience with Photoshop and basic knowledge of InDesign and Adobe Creative Suite software is a plus.  Interns should be organized, able to write clearly, and think creatively. Interns should be available two days per week. We encourage diverse candidates to apply.
How To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume by September 11 to:
Mark Linga Public Relations, Marketing and Social Media Coordinator
mlinga@mit.edu
Apply by:
September 11, 2015

 

Education and Outreach Internship – Fall 2015 [MIT List Visual Arts Center]

Education and Outreach Internship – Fall 2015

Description:
The MIT List Visual Arts Center is seeking an enthusiastic and curious intern to assist with and facilitate education, outreach, and public programs projects during the Fall 2015 semester.

Responsibilities:
The intern will assist the Campus and Community Outreach Coordinator with research, development, and implementation of a variety of public-facing programs, including: family programs, guided tours, community programs, and exhibition-related events, writing, and outreach. Duties will shift depending on department priorities, and an intern can expect crossover with PR/Marketing/Social Media and Curatorial departments. Interns should be available two days per week; in addition, some evening and weekend hours are required.

Qualifications:
Prospective interns should have a demonstrated interest in one or more of the following areas: art museums, working with youth, art education, studio or hands-on experience, gallery teaching and learning, or public speaking. Prior docent or teaching experience is a plus. Interns should be organized, able to write clearly and concisely, work with diverse visitor demographics, and have a close attention to detail. A sense of humor and flexibility are a must. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
How To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume by September 11 to: 

Courtney Klemens
Campus and Community Outreach Coordinator
cklemens@mit.edu
Apply by:
September 11, 2015

 

Part Time Seasonal Store Associate [USS Constitution Museum]

Part Time Seasonal Store Associate

Description:
Opening for a part-time store associate in our busy museum store for an associate to work on Sundays, 6-8 hours per day.  No night work.  Duties involve handling sales transactions, maintaining inventory, stocking, and other duties as needed.  Additional hours may be available at peak times.
Qualifications:
Entry level position.  Applicants should have some basic understanding of history and Boston history in particular.  Ability to communicate with customers and out-of-town visitors essential.  Previous retail experience helpful.
How To Apply:
Please send resume via email to:cwhite@ussconstitutionmuseum.org
Apply by:
September 04, 2015

 

Event Set Up Staff [Worcester Art Museum]

Event Set Up Staff

Description:
The Worcester Art Museum has a part-time opening for a support staff to complete set-up and dismantling of tasks along with other event operation needs.  Duties include arriving promptly and dressed in accordance with event requirements to move tables and chairs, sweep, vacuum, etc.  During event, support staff will stock bar supplies, monitor event area, and ensure restrooms are clean for guest comfort and safety.
Qualifications:
Support staff must have the ability to follow direction, safely lift at least 50 pounds and negotiate stairs, work within a secure environment, engage positively with diverse groups of people in a public setting, and react to changing needs and demands in a positive way.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.  High school diploma or G.E.D. and previous event experience preferred.  Position requires frequent lifting, standing, walking, and climbing stairs.  Candidates must have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., stand for long periods of time, and availability to work a flexible schedule (afternoon/evening/weekend hours).  Offer will be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment physical and back screening.
How To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume to humanresources@worcesterart.org or Director of Human Resources, 55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity.
Apply by:
September 11, 2015