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Shop Manager - Jewish Museum of Maryland

15 Lloyd St, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA Req #269
Monday, August 19, 2019
The Jewish Museum of Maryland is America’s leading museum of regional Jewish history, culture and community. The Museum tells the story of the American Jewish experience in the city of Baltimore and throughout Maryland. Our Museum offers visitors fascinating and diverse exhibitions, as well as, two landmark historic sites – the Lloyd Street Synagogue, built in 1845 and B’nai Israel Synagogue, built in 1876.

The Jewish Museum of Maryland, America’s leading museum of regional Jewish history, culture and community, located blocks from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, is currently seeking a full-time Museum Shop Manager. The Shop Manager will be responsible for the overall strategic direction, including buying and staging merchandise, maintaining the Shop’s appearance, managing inventory, training museum volunteers and other staff members.  

What else will you do?

  • Provide all visitors to the Shop with excellent customer service.

  • Create displays that showcase the merchandise.

  • Manage point-of-sale system and evaluate sales to monitor performance and develop budget.

  • Purchase merchandise, maintain control of total inventory, set prices and markdowns to achieve sale goals.

  • Work closely with staff on product development and assist with purchasing for museum programs, exhibits and events.

  • Work closely with Deputy Director on advertising and promotions of the Shop.

What you’ll bring with you?

  • Two years of retail sales experience. Experience with retail buying, inventory and display preferred.

  • College degree preferred.

  • Knowledge of Blackbaud software, familiarity with Altru product is a plus.

  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Understanding of Jewish traditions and culture is a plus.

  • The ability to multitask, highly detail oriented and a track record of strong execution.

  • Effective interpersonal skills.

This is an exciting opportunity that offers a comprehensive benefits package. Candidates must be able to work Sunday – Thursday, as well as, occasional evenings. Salary between $15.90 and $18.46/hour depending on experience.

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore and its Agencies are equal opportunity employers, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran's status, physical or mental disability that does not prohibit the performance of essential job functions (with or without reasonable accommodation) or any other basis protected by federal, or applicable, state or local law.

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  • 15 Lloyd St, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA