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Shop Sales Associate (P/T)


  • Minimum one year in retail sales, preferably at a gift shop
  • Deliver a high level of customer service
  • Familiarity with cashiering duties, and ability to learn and execute tasks using retail computer systems
  • Ability to work courteously and efficiently with the public and to provide helpful information about the Museum and its merchandise to customers
  • Able to perform physical tasks as needed including lifting at least 30 lbs
  • Strong verbal, organizational, and communication skills


  • Maintains a highly professional and positive presence on the sales floor
  • Proactively engage with customers to make recommendations to drive conversion and sales and create a memorable customer experience
  • Ensure inventory is restocked on a daily basis and work with the Visual Merchandise Manager to maintain shop floor standards
  • Handle money and cashiering functions, including opening and closing the system and keeping records
  • Uphold the Brooklyn Museum Shop standards, policies and procedures as well as proactively connect to the Museum to support a holistic visitor experience

Start date: Immediately

Department: Merchandising

Reports to: Store Manager

Position type: Part-time

Union status: Union- UAW Local 2110

FLSA status: Non-exempt

Schedule: Three to four shifts per week, Wednesday through Sunday, 10:30 am-6:30 pm, with hours subject to change for events in the Shop. This is a temporary position through the run of Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech, November 19, 2021–June 19, 2022.

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