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Retail Sales Associate (Temporary)

How You Will Contribute
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking temporary, seasonal Sales Associates to support the needs of the Retail department throughout the busy holiday season. Sales Associates take a critical and collaborative role optimizing the visitors’ store experience and driving revenue. The position is required to easily transition from the sales floor to the distribution center in order to serve the critical need and priorities at any given time. Sales Associates foster a positive environment in all locations and demonstrate the responsibility of store staff to smile and be enthusiastic on the job. Applicants must be available to work a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays as needed.
 

Specifically, you will…

  • Provide exemplary customer service
  • Ring up sales and bag merchandise
  • Be responsible for opening/closing registers at the beginning and end of shift; maintaining cash, receipts, and records
  • Be responsible for checking supply needs, ticketing merchandise, and returning stock to the sales floor
  • Greet visitors as they enter or leave the store
  • Answer visitors’ questions and escalate issues to MOD as needed
  • Operate Retail technology systems and point of sale procedures to include handling of cash and credit cards, scan goods, and ensure pricing/items scanned are correct
  • Adhere to cash handling procedures
  • Maintain store equipment and fixtures as needed
  • Maintain safe, organized, clean and secure work environments
  • Practice open and candid communication with other staff


Your diverse background includes…

  • Motivation to build an optimal visitors’ experience
  • Drive for superior customer service
  • Ability to learn quickly and retain large amounts of product knowledge
  • Ability to communicate information to visitors with equal ability to listen
  • Excellent organizational and efficiency skills
  • Works well under pressure and time constraints within a fast-paced environment
  • Team player mentality with ability to well with others and shows courtesy and respect to colleagues
  • Dependability and punctuality
  • Basic computer and point of sales (POS) systems knowledge
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