Retail Associate-part-time

Austin Area Commission for the Arts
Job Description
The ​Austin Area Commission for the Arts​ seeks a ​part-time Retail Associate ​to join our mission of advancing of diverse arts, entertainment, and cultural activities for our community. The Retail Associate’s primary work site is the Austin ArtWorks Center at 300 North Main Street in Downtown Austin. 10-15 hours per week, evening and Saturday availability required. Paid training provided.  
 
Major duties, tasks, and responsibilities:
Ensure excellent customer experience
Assist and support the retail manager in ensuring smooth retail operations
Greet customers courteously and ring up purchases on the POS system
Assist customers to register for classes, become a member or purchase tickets
Help customers find the item they desire to purchase
Prepare, total, and verify billings and collect correct payments from customers
Execute clerical functions accurately and consistently for record keeping and inventory
Create, maintain and clean attractive merchandise displays
Follow opening and closing procedures including balancing cash registers 
Other duties as assigned

The Austin Area Commission for the Arts team values honesty, integrity and respect. An ideal candidate for this position shares those values and has the following skills:
Excellent verbal and written communication
Excellent interpersonal skills with customers, team and supervisor
Work well both independently and with others
Enthusiastic, energetic, positive and proactive
Deal well with pressure and competing priorities
Quickly adapt to changing circumstances
Handle complaints graciously and effectively
Proficient with computer-based systems
 
Requirements:
High school diploma/GED required
Comfortable working alone as needed
3 years experience being responsible for cash in a retail environment
 
Preferred Qualifications:
1-3 years experience with retail protocols and procedures
1-3 years experience in store display organization
1-3 years experience providing customer service
5 years experience daily use of a computer interface

 To apply, send resume and cover letter to ​director@austinareaarts.org​.  
 
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