Careers at GFS

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Download the GFS Employment Application PDF below, fill out using Acrobat Reader and email to careers@groundsforsculpture.org with your resume, cover letter and salary requirements.

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Senior Sales Associate / Key Holder, Museum Shop

Grounds For Sculpture is seeking a part-time (maximum of 25 hours per week) Senior Sales Associate / Key Holder, Museum Shop reporting directly, to the Manager, Museum Shop. The Key Holder is a senior sales associate, whose duties include customer service excellence and recovery, product knowledge, stocking and display upkeep, plus added responsibilities including but not limited to opening and closing procedures, safe handling, and other duties as required.

 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Actively greets all customers who enter the shop while ensuring high quality customer service and overall experience 
  • Responsible for overseeing all cash-related procedures including cash handling, counting staff revenue deposits, maintaining a balanced safe, and managing all change deposits with bank
  • Mentor and train newly hired staff 
  • Ensures proper floor coverage and management of store in absence of  Assistant / Management
  • Handles sales and register functions 
  • Implements strategies to improve customer service, ensures customers’ needs are met and shop service is quick and efficient 
  • Active role in contributing to the overall store goals, while meeting individual set goals 
  • Learns and communicates all inventory “stories” related to merchandise in a mission oriented manner
  • Promote memberships and special events at Grounds For Sculpture
  • Perform all other duties as requested 
 
Requirements:
  • High school degree required
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service 
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite, Altru (a plus)
  • 2 to 4 years of retail experience; cash handling experience 
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including; evenings, weekends, holidays and rotating shifts to support the store 
  • 1 year of management experience preferred 
 

 

Sales Associate, Museum Shop

Our part-time (average of 18 hours per week, maximum of 25 hours per week) Sales Associates are responsible for: providing customer service excellence (and recovery, when required); handling of sales transactions and register; stocking and display upkeep; knowledge of the facility and key products in the store, and other duties as required. As the face of the Museum Shop, they help to ensure that our guests are treated with importance and have a wonderful time during their visit to the sculpture garden. 

Duties and Responsibilities:
 
  • Actively greets all customers who enter the shop while ensuring high quality customer service and overall experience 
  • Responsible for handling sales and register functions
  • Active role in contributing to the overall store goals, while meeting individual set goals 
  • Learns and communicates all inventory “stories” related to merchandise in a mission-oriented manner
  • Learns key facts about GFS to share with guests or answer questions as relevant
  • Promote memberships and special events at Grounds For Sculpture
  • Perform all other duties as requested 
 
Requirements:
 
  • High school degree 
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service 
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite, Altru (a plus)
  • 1 year of retail experience; cash handling experience 
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including; evenings, weekends, holidays and rotating shifts to support the store 
     
 
 

Traffic Assistant, Guest Services

Part-time position reports directly to the Assistant Managers, Guest Services.  The Traffic Assistant, Guest Services is responsible for directing the parking and traffic at GFS during our high season. This team will work independently to ensure the safety of visitors and organization of cars and will report all parking updates through the day to the rest of the Guest Service Staff and Management.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with parking and directing visitors cars at GFS
  • Provide accurate information, directions and superior customer service
  • Organize parking in a strategic orderly system
  • Communicate regularly with management
  • Manage directing traffic and the change of parking locations based on availability in all parking lots
  • Oversee safety of artwork and public space outdoors
  • Attend morning meetings and keep up to date on daily events happening at GFS
  • All other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • High school diploma
  • 1 or more years work related experience in a related field
  • Must be willing to work evenings, weekends, holidays and be flexible with schedule; willing to work in various temperatures
  • Proven exceptional customer service skills, organization and attention to detail
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Basic computer knowledge

 

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 careers@groundsforsculpture.org.