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Shop Sales Associate (P/T)


  • Experience in retail, preferably at a bookstore, museum shop, or other cultural or learning environment
  • Familiarity with cashiering duties
  • Ability to learn and execute tasks using retail computer systems
  • Ability to work courteously and efficiently with the public, interact seamlessly with customers, and provide helpful information about the Museum and its merchandise
  • Love of discovering new and interesting products and an interest in merchandising
  • Willingness to learn about Museum happenings and topics to aid in communication efforts with guests


  • Handle money and cashiering functions
  • Greet and assist guests as they visit and shop in the Museum Shop
  • Conduct daily merchandising in-store, restock as needed, and maintain the appearance of the Shop and storage areas with light housekeeping
  • Follow security procedures for handling money and safeguarding merchandise
  • Assist with merchandise and window displays as needed
  • Follow Shop rules and regulations, including dress code

Start date: Immediately

Department: Merchandising

Reports to: Store Manager

Position type: Part-time

Salary: $22/hour

Union status: UAW Local 2110

FLSA status: Non-exempt

Schedule: Three to four shifts per week, Wednesday through Sunday, 10:30 am–6:30 pm. Hours subject to change for events in the Shop

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At the Brooklyn Museum, we value all types of experience. For us, a successful candidate has many of the qualities listed in our job postings and the desire and capacity to learn the rest on the job. If much, but not all, of a job posting describes you, then we welcome your application.