Job Openings- Manager of Retail and Visitor Services

Position Title: Manager of Retail and Visitor Services
Contact:, attention Fred Kaplan-Mayer, Managing Director
Schedule: Contract position
Salary: Competitive, DOE
Start date: May 2021

The Center for Art in Wood interprets, nurtures, and champions creative engagement and expansion of art, craft, and design in wood to enhance the public’s understanding and appreciation of it. A dynamic, unique, and fast-paced organization, the Center seeks a visionary, team-oriented, and experienced manager for its Museum Store and Visitor Services. Working as part of an energetic and collaborative staff, the Manager of Retail and Visitor Services will interpret the Center’s commitment to creative, beautiful objects in the material of wood into a transformative, inspiring, and profit-generating retail experience.

The Manager of Retail and Visitor Services works independently and cooperatively with staff and reports directly to the Artistic Director.

The Center’s Museum Store is the welcoming space to the Center and, as such, the first impression for new visitors. Recently, the Center strengthened its Museum Store presence in a newly launched Shopify platform. We seek a motivated, experienced, forward-thinking retail manager to strategize and manage the Museum Store by incorporating the Center’s mission, values, voice, and visual identity in its environmental experiences and social media channels, as well as in product offerings, packaging, and POS. In addition, the retail manager will supervise and lead a small team of Museum Store/Visitor Services personnel in welcoming our guests to the Center.

This role will be accountable for meeting financial targets for sales, establishing and maintaining the budget, and merchandising a 900 sq. ft. space as well as a growing online presence. The retail manager will oversee inventory management, product display, analysis of weekly finances, and data reporting.

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