Careers at GFS

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Events Concierge
Part-time position reports directly to the Corporate Engagement Associate.  The Events Concierge will be responsible to be trained and provide tours to on a wide variety of topics related to Grounds For Sculpture including the history, evolution of self-sufficiency in 2015, membership and sponsorship opportunities, special events and brief overview of a select number of sculptures.  Event Concierge positions become available periodically thoughout the season.  Resumes should be sent to hr@groundsforsculpture.org.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide historic overview and tours of GFS, rental/membership opportunities, sponsorships and orientation of GFS
  • Direct guests as needed and answer GFS related questions.
  • Work with the Development Department to meet outreach goals and objectives.
  • Adjust work schedule to meet the needs of the corporate and private events.
  • Attend staff meetings as needed to keep up to date with operations, discuss calendar events, policy, past issues for resolution and potential needs to assure a smooth event.
  • Attend periodic trainings to keep up to date with GFS exhibitions, policies and offerings.
  • Aide in overseeing private and tour groups to ensure guest, sculpture and building safety.
  • Communicate and work with tour groups to provide concierge services, greet busses, lead groups through GFS, and provide historic overview tours.
  • All other duties as assigned related to private and corporate events.

Requirements

  • Associate’s Degree
  • 1 or more years work related experience in a related field
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, mornings
  • Valid Drivers license
  • Ability to attend off campus meetings and events
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills required

Download the GFS Employment Application PDF below, fill out using Acrobat Reader and email to hr@groundsforsculpture.org.

Download GFS Employment Application

 


Sales Associate
The Grounds For Sculpture Museum Shop is seeking a Sales Associate.  The associate will report directly to the Museum Shop Manager.  Associates are responsible to work cohesively with team members for the daily operations of the Museum Shop.  Interested candidates should download and complete an application.  Submit the application and resume to hr@groundsforsculpture.org.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide superior customer services as defined by the Museum Shop; serving as a good will ambassador to Grounds For Sculpture.
  • Proactive in familiarizing oneself with shop artisan product and bio information.
  • Assist in the opening/closing procedures as needed (turn on lights, music, count drawer, restock, etc.).
  • Accurately and efficiently complete all sales transactions (cash, credit/debit, check, and returns) while maintaining proper cash and inventory accountability at POS registers.
  • Assist customers with purchasing inquiries.
  • Process additional pick and pack help (phone in orders) and prepare for shipping.
  • Assist in floor moves, merchandise, display maintenance, and advertisements.
  • Assist in processing and replenishing merchandise by maintaining inventory and providing re-stock notice.
  • Maintaining cleanliness of register and shop area (may include – dusting, sweeping, and disposing of trash).
  • Maintain effective communication via: e-mail with Manager and other Sales Associates.
  • Handle customer service/support for online store
    • Maintain inventory for online store
    • Pick and Pack for online store
  • Oversee and train volunteers in basic operations of shop.
     

Qualifications

  • Ability to process information/merchandise through computer system, POS register system, and online systems
  • Ability to communicate with customers and fellow associates
  • Ability to read, write and count to accurately complete all documentation
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure
  • Ability to move or handle merchandise throughout the store
  • Ability to work varied hours/days as dictated by business

Download the GFS Employment Application PDF below, fill out using Acrobat Reader and email to hr@groundsforsculpture.org.

Download GFS Employment Application


Internships
Internships are open to college and graduate students interested in pursuing experience in a museum setting in their particular field. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter indicating availability and areas of interest to info@groundsforsculpture.org.