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Museum Store Associate

Company: Girl Scouts of America
Location: Savannah
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

About Us

The Administrative Office drives enterprise reporting and process discipline across functions at Girl Scouts of the USA with the goal of increasing Movement-wide efficiency in the most cost-effective manner. Work includes driving continuous improvement with measurable outcomes for standards and procedures across vendor contracting, procurement, IT sourcing and development, and property management. Enterprise reporting will develop and share insights into metrics and KPIs across GSUSA communities and initiatives, identifying key issues, impact areas, and opportunities for prioritization alignment. The Information Technology, Properties, Procurement/Sustainability, Public Policy/Advocacy, and Cultural Assets teams within this division collaborate closely with all other Girl Scouts of the USA divisions, while also impacting quality of service delivery to council customers in support of our end girl and volunteer customers.

You Will

Do you want have fun while making a difference? The Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace is seeking to hire a part-time (hourly) Museum Associate to work in the store providing superior customer service. By selling unique merchandise aligned with the stories of Girl Scouts at the birthplace of its Founder, Juliette Gordon Low, the dedicated staff of the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace support the GSUSA mission to "build girls of courage, confidence, and character to make the world a better place."

Essential Responsibilities

As a part-time Museum Associate at the Birthplace, you will:

* Deliver excellent customer service by making all visitors feel welcome from diverse ages, backgrounds, and abilities. * Operate a POS register and perform end-of-day functions. * Develop a working knowledge of store merchandise. * Show initiative in completing daily tasks as needed such as ensuring the product displays are stocked, dusted, and attractive. * Fill in as needed at the front desk, assisting with house tours, and Girl Scout programs. * Serve as an enthusiastic representative of Girl Scouting.

Accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.

Required Competencies

You must have a background or demonstrated interest in retail and tourism industry, in working with the public and youth audiences, and in supporting the Girl Scout Movement. You have a demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service. With strong communication and interpersonal you are excited about working in an interactive museum environment. Reliable and personable, you are a team player with a good work ethic and a desire to learn new skills on the job.

Required Technical Skills

Comfortable presenting to groups

Comfortable working with children

Comfort with working under pressure

Ability to learn and retain product knowledge and information on Juliette Gordon Low, the city of Savanah, and Girl Scouts

Proficient math and computer skills

Excellent customer service skills

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This job requires the ability to serve visitors in a busy museum environment while spending time on your feet up to 6hrs and the able to lift up to 20lbs.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: This job operates in a professional museum environment.

POSITION TYPE / EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK: This is a part-time position.

Days and hours of work: weekday and Saturday hours ranging from 8:30 am - 5:30pm, and some holidays.

Those who are available to regularly work Wednesdays, Saturdays, and during our busy spring/summer seasons will be given special consideration. Due to the seasonal nature of museum visitation we cannot guarantee a minimum of hours.

Current starting rate is $11.25/hour

AAP/EEO Statement: GSUSA is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Keywords: Girl Scouts of America, Savannah , Museum Store Associate, Other , Savannah, Georgia

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