Minnesota History Center Sales

Published on: October 27, 2017

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JOB TITLE:                  #1074 Sales Assistant I 

OPEN TO:                    This job is open to all applicants.

LOCATION:                  Minnesota History Center, 345 Kellogg Boulevard W, St Paul, MN 55102-1906

 SALARY:                      $14.07 hourly minimum

STATUS & HOURS:     Part-time, regular (780 annual hours) position.

CLASSIFICATION:      55L Service

HIRING MANAGER:     Retail Operations & Services Manager

POSTING DATE:          October 19, 2017

 DEADLINE DATE:       November 2, 2017

 TO APPLY:                    Interested applicants must apply online at the Minnesota Historical Society’s career center at www.mnhs.org/jobs and include a resume and cover letter by the application deadline date.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
DESCRIPTION: 
The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) seeks applicants for a Sales Assistant I to provide excellent customer service by assisting and advising History Center visitors with their product selections in the museum stores and to sell MNHS memberships.

SUMMARY OF WORK:
1) assist and advise museum store customers in a courteous, efficient and attentive manner in their purchase of books, gifts, and other store products as well as MNHS memberships while providing excellent customer service based on set customer service standards; 2) accurately and effectively operate the POS system; 3) maintain inventory levels in the stores; and 4) work with Retail Operations & Services Manager in the merchandising of the store to assure attractive displays and profitable sales as well as keeping displays clean.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Specialty store sales experience.
  • Experience stocking and displaying merchandise.
  • Good verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to be courteous when relating to the public.
  • Ability to learn a Point of Sales (POS) system and retail software.
  • Ability to maintain a neat and appropriate appearance.
  • Basic accounting and math skills.
  • Availability and willingness to work Tuesday through Sunday including occasional evenings and holidays.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and customer service skills.
  • Positive public appearance and attitude.
  • Experience operating a Point of Sales (POS) system.
  • Knowledge of Minnesota history.
  • Knowledge of Minnesota Historical Society programs and services.

Should you have questions with the application process, e-mail humanresources@mnhs.org or call MNHS Job Line at 651-259-3181.   Applicants offered employment are subject to passing a background check as a condition of employment.   EEO

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