Museum Shop Manager

Pilgrim Hall Museum, Plymouth, MA

We’re looking for a motivated, creative, and outgoing person to join our staff! Located in Plymouth, MA, Pilgrim Hall Museum is the oldest continuously operated museum in the nation with an exceptional collection of early American artifacts, including objects carried aboard the Mayflower in 1620. The Museum Shop Manager staffs the museum gift shop/bookstore, oversees all shop operations and merchandizing, trains, schedules and manages additional shop personnel, and interacts positively with the visiting public. The Museum Shop Manager communicates with and works closely with all other departments as a unified team to ensure all visitors have a welcoming and productive museum experience. The ideal candidate is highly organized, detail-oriented, and committed to providing outstanding customer service every day. Requirements: previous retail management experience or significant background in sales operations; ability to manage budget; technical proficiency in Excel and retail applications; flexible availability (evenings, weekends, & some holidays are required); able to be on feet for an eight-hour shift; able to lift 30 pounds and navigate stairs. This is a frontline PT/YR position with limited office hours. 32 hours/wk. Schedule consists of 3 full days (including at least one weekend day), 2 half days. Hourly rate: $18. For more details, see application posted on museum website. To apply, send cover letter and CV by March 1st to Donna Curtin, Executive Director, Posted on: 02/02/2016