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Visitor Services and Shop Sales Associate – Seasonal

Visitor Services and Shop Sales Associate – Seasonal

REPORTS TO: Manager of Visitor Services, Admissions & Retail

PRIMARY FUNCTION: As part of the Visitor Services team, the associate will create a positive and memorable experience for Museum guests while assisting with admissions, ticket selling and retail sales.

POSITION RELATIONSHIPS: Works with the Manager of Visitor Services, Admissions & Retail, the Assistant Managers and the Sales Operations Supervisors as well as other Museum and PR staff.


  1. Serve the public in processing admission to the Museum and sell tickets to special events as well as offsite tours to the historic properties.
  2. Provide general information upon check-in for daily tours, events and promotions.
  3. Promote and sell memberships to the Museum.
  4. Answer incoming calls regarding ticket or merchandise sales. Process phone orders accurately and efficiently.
  5. Assist with the preparation, packing and shipping of online orders.
  6. Engage visitors in the Museum Shop and assist them with merchandise purchases, using refined suggestive selling and upselling skills.
  7. Assist in the daily maintenance of the workspace and sales floor, including restocking, ticketing, inventory preparation, etc.
  8. Educate visitors about the merchandise sold in the shop and how it represents our mission.
  9. Promote guest loyalty and repeat visits to the Museum.
  10. Assist with other duties for admissions or Museum Shop as needed.


  1. Embodies customer service best practices.
  2. Must have previous retail experience, with excellent cash handling and transaction management skills.
  3. Superior communication, salesmanship and interpersonal skills.
  4. Strong computer and data entry skills, comfortable with POS systems and CRM databases.
  5. Interest in a non-profit work environment and fulfilling the mission of the organization.
  6. Reliable transportation to and from the workplace.
  7. Ability to understand and follow directions.
  8. Ability to stand or sit for at least 4 hours at a time.
  9. High school education is required, and some coursework or a college degree is preferred.
  10. Lift items weighing up to 30 pounds.


  1. Part-time, includes daytime as well as evening hours during the holiday season.
  2. Position will begin in October. End date based on the needs of the business.
  3. Up to 30 hours per week, with a variable schedule, depending on the exhibition schedule and the needs of the business.
  4. Regular weekend availability is required.
  5. Evening event and holiday coverage is required.
  6. Flexibility is a must.

To apply for this position, please send resume to

The Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer