Temporary/Seasonal Store Associate

DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is seeking a Part Time Sales Associate to assist the retail Store Manager with day to day customer service in the Store. Reporting to the Store Manager, the Sales Associate position at the deCordova Store provides customer focused service to the visitors and patrons of the Sculpture Park and Museum, generates sales, merchandises products and supports the store management team.
Responsibilities include:
  • Greeting customers and providing them with exceptional sales support including product information, product location and pricing.
  • Operating the point of sales cash register system for sales transactions, returns, and inventory control
  • Assist in receiving and processing merchandise, pricing and monitoring floor stock, replenishing stock, floor moves, merchandising and display.
  • Provides security in the store from breakage and theft.
  • Sales Associates may be asked to open and/or close the store on occasion and must be comfortable with the responsibility of holding keys, counting out a register and securely closing the building.
  • At least one weekend day per week is required. Full weekend availability a major plus.
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, passionate about contemporary art, dedicated to providing knowledgeable and friendly service and have a minimum of two years’ experience in retail sales including closing a register. Candidates must also have exceptional customer service skills, computer proficiency, the desire and ability to learn new information and skills, as well as excellent communication skills. The ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently, is required. Punctuality and reliable transportation is a must. Experience with TAM point of sales system is a plus.
Physical Requirements:
  • Must have the physical ability to stand for extended periods of time, lift 25 lbs., and be able to maneuver boxes of merchandise and fixtures throughout the store.
  • October 21–January 6
  • 6–15 hours per week
  • Weeks of Thanksgiving and Christmas required.
  • Opportunity for additional hours as needed.
Interested candidates should apply with resume and cover letter to [email protected]. No phone calls, please.