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Position : Sales and Merchandising Coordinator - The Mark Twain House and Museum Store

Job Description :

This position is part time 28 hours a week, with the potential becoming of full time for the right candidate.

We are looking for an individual with enthusiasm, a passion for excellence, and at least 1 year of retail experience. Museum, Specialty or Department store experience preferred. You should enjoy interacting with guests and be committed to delivering outstanding guest service.

You will be responsible for daily store operations as a key holder. You may assist with training & scheduling of both paid staff & volunteer staff along with assisting the Operations Manger in maintaining POS system for accuracy.

Work with Inventory Control/Operations Manager & Store Manager to assist with placing orders, unpacking merchandise, labeling merchandise, prepare customer shipments, assist in data base management, submitting invoices in a timely & accurate manner, coordinate & execute annual physical inventory.

Work closely with Store Manager to continually review and fine tune merchandise assortment to reflect Museum’s mission statement & customer trends. Helps coordinate store merchandising strategies for in store, web store and newsletters (may include copy & photography).

You will ensure that our visitors have the best shopping experience by engaging and creating a memorable experience. Merchandising the floor, executing floor moves and visual statements, maintain housekeeping standards throughout store.

Interface professionally with all other Museum departments; represents the store in Store Manager’s and Operations Manager’s absence. The ideal candidate should have experience in the following areas:

  • At least 1 year retail experience
  • Comfortable with computer based POS and cash handling.
  • Excellent visual merchandising skills
  • Outstanding customer service standards.
  • The ability to work flexible hours including occasional weekends, very few evenings.

Contact Info :

Interested candidates should send a current resume and cover letter to store@marktwainhouse.org 

Please include “Sales and Merchandising Coordinator” in the subject of your email. Please be advised we can only accept applications by email and cannot respond to phone calls.

Pitch In!

Join our sterling group of volunteers! The Mark Twain house is currently looking for volunteers to help in various departments in the museum. If you are looking for a challenging and engaging volunteer opportunity, The Mark Twain House & Museum might be the perfect match for you.

We are always looking for volunteers and interns with the following skills:

• Graphic design
• Videography and editing
• Record-keeping/filing
• Customer service
• Organizational skills

Contact our Assistant Manager of Visitor Services for additional details or specific opportunities.

Grace Belanger
call 860-280-3130 or email grace.belanger@marktwainhouse.org

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