Employment Opportunities

Museum Store Sales Associate, Part-time

Job Summary
Responsible for the timely processing of all sales in an efficient and friendly manner. Contribute to the efficiency of the Store’s daily operations and the creation of the proper atmosphere for a successful and profitable Store.

Major Functions

  • Process all sales transactions quickly and accurately
  • Provide friendly, helpful service to all visitors
  • Become knowledgeable about all items sold in the Store
  • Resolve register related problems
  • Open and close the Store, including making daily deposits and reports
  • Maintain proper merchandise display, Store cleanliness and adequate stock on hand
  • Assist with physical inventory
  • Must be available to work weekends and some evenings.

Requirements

  • One year retail sales experience
  • Cash handling and cash register ability
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Flexibility and ability to perform several tasks at once

Applications can be completed at the Museum or sent to:
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Human Resources
767 Clifton Road, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30307
human.resources@fernbankmuseum.org
Fax: 404.929.6405
Click here
for a downloadable application. (Acrobat required.)


Temporary Member Sales Agent, Part-time

Job Summary
This commissioned-based position is designed to increase on-site membership sales.

Responsibilities

  • Actively drive on-site membership sales for new memberships
  • Provide customer service to museum patrons – assisting them with directions, information, etc.
  • Represent Fernbank Museum in a friendly, professional manner 
  • Assist Manager of Member Services with development and implementation of on-site promotions

Qualifications/Expectations
Friendly, outgoing, polite, customer service oriented personality; sales driven; goal oriented; able to stand for extended period of time; comfortable working in a busy environment; possess general working knowledge of the Museum; appear as scheduled for shift; adhere to Museum dress code; follow Museum policies and procedures. Previous sales experience a plus.

Availability
This is a temporary position for summer break: May – August 2014. 20 hours per week (10am-3pm).

Applications can be completed at the Museum or sent to:
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Human Resources
767 Clifton Road, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30307
human.resources@fernbankmuseum.org
Fax: 404.929.6405
Click here
for a downloadable application. (Acrobat required.)


Visitor Services Sales Associate Part-time

Job Summary:
The Visitor Services Sales Associates will generally be the first employee the Museum visitors will encounter. It is therefore imperative that all employees in this department be polite, courteous and professional at all times. Sales Associates must always display a genuine concern for the needs of all visitors and must be willing to exhaust all efforts to ensure that each visitor has as enjoyable a visit as possible. Sales Associates must also possess the necessary skills for counting monies received as each agent is responsible for balancing sales and revenue at the end of the day.

Major Functions:

  • Selling the Museum, IMAX® Theater, memberships and special exhibitions
  • Providing accurate, professional and courteous service to each visitor
  • Answering questions and directing visitors as required
  • Maintaining knowledge of all current and future museum activities

Experience Requirements:

  • Good customer service skills
  • Flexibility in scheduling
  • Able to work weekends and holidays
  • Experience in cash handling

Skills and Attributes:

  • Basic typing or keyboard experience
  • Good oral and written communication
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to interact well with visitors and co-workers

Applications can be completed at the Museum or sent to:
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Human Resources
767 Clifton Road, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30307
human.resources@fernbankmuseum.org
Fax: 404.929.6405
Click here
for a downloadable application. (Acrobat required.)