Sales Associate

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The Walker Art Center is seeking part-time Seasonal Sales Associates to greet visitors, share our story, and help ensure extraordinary experiences and repeat visits. The Walker places the highest priority on establishing a warm and welcoming environment to all visitors.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Excellent customer service skills: greet, recommend merchandise, sell admissions, assess needs, listen/respond to, and close sales in a proficient and warm manner. Actively engage all customers and incoming calls – provide information and directions/navigation, as needed.
  • Restock and straighten stores, as necessary/when merchandise sells; straighten tables and shelves/keep displays and merchandise up to exceptional showroom standards. 

HOURS AND COMPENSATION:

Part-time (15-21 hours/week) with flexibility to work evenings and weekends required; $11.25 per hour, non-exempt; Walker membership, museum discounts, and the opportunity to work alongside talented individuals and support remarkable artists, events and programming. This role is hired through Common Sense Building Services for the Walker Art Center.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Retail sales experience with excellent customer service skills and cash register/handling experience required.
  • Strong appreciation or education within contemporary art, design, and/or product design; interest in jewelry, books, and home products preferred.
  • Courteous, efficient, and professional manner, while maintaining an enthusiastic and positive attitude.
  • Clean, professional appearance with special attention to attire required.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time (6+ hour shifts) and lift/push/pull up to 25lbs.

To Apply: provide a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references directly to the posting:  

The Walker is committed to being an inclusive workplace as well as increasing diversity in our workforce.  This position will remain open until filled and until a diverse and qualified pool of candidates is identified. We are an EOE/AA employer dedicated to fair and inclusive employment practices for all individuals.

Location: Part-time in Minneapolis, MN
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