Interim Assistant Retail Shop Manager
Maternity Leave Coverage
With national visibility and local accolades as the tri-state area’s top source for family friendly entertainment, Historic Hudson Valley (www.hudsonvalley.org) educates and entertains more than 300,000 visitors a year through our school programs, house tours, and large-scale special events like the Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze and Horseman’s Hollow.
Historic Hudson Valley seeks a dynamic experienced individual who enjoys working with the public. The position will report to the Associate Director of Retail Operations and requires regular visits to Historic Hudson Valley’s properties in the Tarrytown, NY area. This interim position will begin August 2019 and end mid December 2019. There will be several weeks of overlap for training with the current Shop Manager at the beginning of the interim period and a one week overlap at the end. Responsibilities of the Interim Assistant Retail Shop Manager include: managing a satellite retail shop; developing work schedules and supervising sales staff; coordinating merchandise inventory, stock presentation and stock levels; implementation of policies and procedures; and reinforcing the retail team’s focus on product knowledge and service. From September through November there will be regular evening, weekend and holiday assignment at public events.
The successful candidate will have at least five years of supervisory and merchandising experience in a retail setting; strong communication, organization and management skills and be proficient with computer applications (e.g. Word and EXCEL) including point of sales systems (knowledge of Tessitura and/or Siriusware is a plus).
To apply email your resume and letter of interest (including hourly rate expectations), to email@example.com, placing Interim Retail Manager in the subject line. No calls please. Historic Hudson Valley is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse work environment. We strongly encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.
Should your skills and qualifications meet our requirements we will contact you to schedule an interview. If we do not contact you, we will keep your resume on file for one year in the event that another position for which you may be suited becomes available. Thank you for your interest in Historic Hudson Valley.