Retail Assistant

2 August 2022

The Modern Art Oxford Shop serves two important functions in the organisation: it generates income for the organisation and is also a central part of the visitor experience at the gallery. The shop sells a wide variety of items including gifts, books and cards, as well as exclusive catalogues, merchandise and limited edition prints. It is also one of the first points of contact for visitors to the gallery either in person, on the telephone or by email. The retail staff offer a warm, informed and professional welcome to visitors on arrival to the gallery.

Job Description

For many people the shop is an important part of the visitor experience at a museum or gallery. As one of the staff members at Modern Art Oxford who comes into contact with the public the most, the role of the Retail Assistant is to provide exceptional customer service. The post holder will work closely with the Retail & Visitor Services Manager to manage the Shop, handling sales, visitor enquiries, and event bookings. Alongside this they will actively promote all areas of the gallery including exhibitions, events and education programmes, and all commercial and fundraising activities.

Hours: 13 hours per week working Sunday 11.45am – 5.15pm and Tuesday 9.45am -5.15pm

Pay: £9.90 per hour

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Closing Date Friday 19th August

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