Museum Store Manager


Are you a retail manager looking for a perfect outlet for your creativity, supervisory and organizational talents?


The Crocker Art Museum needs an experienced leader to oversee the planning, organization, and operation of the Museum Store while maximizing profitability.

As the manager of the Museum Store you would be responsible for:

  • Developing and managing the Museum Store budget.
  • Supervising, training, coaching and recruiting, Museum Store paid and volunteer staff.
  • Working collaboratively with the Museum’s leadership team, staff, volunteers, and community partners to uphold the Museum’s values.

You will use your existing skills to:

  • Create an annual business plan that includes a merchandising direction, inventory control standards and practices, customer service standards and practices, staffing levels, budget and other strategies to maximize earned income
  • Maintain high quality customer service
  • Develop an annual staffing plan and ensure that staffing is within budget and adequate to meet customer needs
  • Buy and consign a merchandise mix to include appropriate products at a variety of price points that reflect the Museum’s programs, experiences, and collections
  • Deliver an effective and creative floor display, physical retail space and customer experience
  • Oversee all aspects of the Museum Store’s inventory control and point of sales system
  • Maximize revenue generation through on-site sales and other retail opportunities
  • Set qualitative and quantitative performance goals for staff

Use your background:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of three years managing a museum store or comparable retail outlet including:
    • Buying, customer service, and business planning.
    • Managing staff including hiring, training, performance management and coaching.
    • Interpersonal and customer service skills with a demonstrated ability to work with diverse audiences and internal customers.
    • Maintaining retail records associated with inventory, personnel and sales data to include time sheets, leave forms, receipt forms, and purchase orders as needed to prepare reports and monitor budget.
    • Computer operation and POS software

This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits that will be negotiated, commensurate with experience.  Candidates must have flexibility to work evenings/weekends and have access to reliable transportation; position may include some work-related transport.

 

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, then follow these three steps to apply:

1.    Send your resume to: camajobs@crockerartmuseum.org 

2.   Click here to proceed to our Job Survey.      

3.    Watch for the instructions at the end of the Job Survey to take a short Skills Quiz .

Candidates will not be considered until after completing these three application steps.

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, then follow these three steps to apply:     1.    Send your resume to: camajobs@crockerartmuseum.org 

2.   Click here to proceed to our Job Survey.      

3.   Click the link available at the end of the Job Survey to take a short Skills Quiz . You will not be considered until you complete these three application steps.