Sales Assistant/Museum Store - International Center of Photography (New York, NY)
DATE OF ANNOUNCEMENT: January 2013
DEPARTMENT: Museum Store
TITLE: Sales Assistant
SCHEDULE/FLSA STATUS: Part time (approx. 25 hours/week)/Non-exempt
SUPERVISOR'S TITLE/DEPT.: Director of Retail Operations/Museum Store
As a sales assistant you will be working on the floor to assist in maximizing sales and to help with customer inquiries. Candidates should possess knowledge of photography and photographic history as well as have strong customer service skills, be outgoing and project a professional demeanor and appearance. Good organizational skills are a must. Please see below for essential functions.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (approx. 80%):
Maximize sales by delivering outstanding customer service to all customers.
Provide help to our customers to ensure that they have a great shopping experience.
Keep books well organized, keep store tidy and all shelves stocked and arranged alphabetically.
Ring purchases on the cash register.
Arrange for books/gifts to be shipped to customers' homes.
Take mail order requests and inquiries in the store.
Follow up on customer inquiries with regard to special orders, book information, etc.
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES (approx. 20%):
Open register at the start of day.
Close register at end of shift.
Merchandise the store and window.
Additional responsibilities as required.
Education and Training:
High School graduate preferred
Previous retail experience preferred
Skills and Abilities:
Passion for photography books and willingness to learn and share knowledge
Outstanding customer service skills
Solid communication skills
Committed team member
Additional languages helpful
Occasional lifting of large boxes of books
Constant lifting of individual books and other store items
Light housekeeping of store
Special Environmental Factors:
Will need to be able to maneuver around store
Send RÃ©sumÃ©, Cover Letter and Salary Requirement in Confidence to:
Director of Administration
International Center of Photography
1114 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
No Telephone Calls Please
The International Center of Photography is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment
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