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SUMMARY & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Scottsdale Arts Retail Manager is responsible for curation of merchandise and management of two beautiful store locations: The Store @ Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and The Shop @ SMoCA and at popup locations during festivals, special events and Canal Convergence.

They also oversee the online presence for all locations.

The right candidate is an arts lover with an understanding of the aesthetic of the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) who also embraces the diversity of programming at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts (SCPA) Merchandise for both stores is curated to support the mission of Scottsdale Arts, SMoCA and SCPA as well as the diversity, equity and inclusion mission of the organization. The right candidate is also an exemplary store manager who embraces retail technology and creative marketing skills to build ongoing customer relationships, has strong staff management skills, financial management, merchandise planning, product development and is an exemplary salesperson. These stores have a committed clientele and are beloved by many in the community.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Education: Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred; experience in retail management may be substituted year for year for college degree.

2. Experience: Four year’s retail experience with at least 2 years in a supervisory capacity.

3. Attributes:

a. Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents.

b. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or costumer concerns.

c. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide all unites to measure and to forecast and interpret data appropriately.

d. Requires the ability to work on multiple concurrent projects and assignments.

e. Requires the ability to creatively and calmly problem solve and trouble shoot under pressure, to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

f. Ability to utilize a Point of Sale System effectively. Experience with Shopify a plus.

g. High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

h. Familiarity or connection with the Museum Store Association a plus

4. Work Environment:

a. Regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.

b. Occasionally require to walk, to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, to talk or hear.

c. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 lbs. and required to provide set up and break down for meetings, etc.

d. Exposure to outside elements and must be physically active for long periods of time.

e. Specific vision abilities require close vision, color vision.

5. Other requirements:

a. Position requires valid driver’s license and appropriate driving record

b. Position may require working evening and weekends as needed or assigned.


Details

Organization/Company: Scottsdale Arts
Website: https://scottsdalearts.org/
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Deadline: Open until filled
How to Apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/1386888/Scottsdale-Cultural-Council/Retail-Manager