Interlochen Center for the Arts, one of America’s most prestigious institutions for arts education, performance and fine arts is seeking to hire a Part Time Retail Sales Assistant. This position assists in day-to-day functions of Scholarshop (campus store) while providing exceptional customer service to students, guests, faculty, and staff of Interlochen Center for the Arts. The part time retail sales assistant will work up to 28 hours per week year round. Interlochen Center for the Arts is closed for holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Major responsibilities include the following:
- Opening and closing Scholarshop; including money handling
- Ability to up sell
- Packaging and shipping of customer orders
- Basic retail math
- Computer competency
- Receive, stock, price, and merchandise product
- Deliver the culture of Interlochen Center for the Arts to students, guests, faculty, and staff
- Answering phone with a positive, “I can help” attitude
- A background in retail sales is preferred, but not required
- Ability to follow instructions and fulfill customer needs
- Be able to work well with others and be part of a friendly, customer centric based team
- Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays
- Ability to life and carry up to 50lbs at times
Additional Information: Compensation:
A competitive hourly wage is being offered, wage will commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Required documents for application are: cover letter/letter of interest, resume and a current listing of three references. You can additionally upload these documents during the submission of the application process by selecting "Apply and continue to upload documents" button. Please upload your documents in a pdf format.
Review of materials will commence immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Materials submitted will be held in strictest confidence, and references will not be contacted without the permission of the applicant.
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More information about Interlochen Center for the Arts:
Interlochen Center for the Arts is the recipient of the National Medal of Arts and the only organization in the world that brings together: a 2,500-student summer camp program; a 500-student fine arts boarding high school; opportunities for hundreds of adults to engage in fulfilling artistic and creative programs; two 24-hour listener-supported public radio stations (classical music and news); more than 600 arts presentations annually by students, faculty and world-renowned guest artists; a global alumni base spanning eight decades, including leaders in arts and all other endeavors. For information, visit Interlochen online at www.interlochen.org.
Interlochen Center for the Arts MISSION…
To engage and inspire people worldwide through excellence in educational, artistic and cultural programs, enhancing the quality of life through the universal language of the arts.
THE CORE PURPOSE…
To ignite lifelong passion for the arts
THE CORE VALUES…
Nurturing, Inspiring,Transforming, Enlightening and Enduring
Interlochen Center for the Arts includes:
Interlochen Arts Academy
Interlochen Arts Academy, a fine arts boarding high school, offers the highest quality artistic training combined with comprehensive college-preparatory academics. The Academy also offers post-graduate opportunities.
Interlochen Arts Camp
Young artists from around the world gather at Interlochen each summer to learn, create and perform alongside leading artists and instructors. Programs are offered to students in grades three through twelve.
Interlochen College of Creative Arts
Adult artists thrive on opportunities to learn and express themselves creatively. The College of Creative Arts offers programs in a variety of arts disciplines.
Interlochen Public Radio
Classical Music: 88.7 FM, Interlochen; 88.5 FM, Mackinaw City; 94.7 FM, Traverse City and 100.9 FM, East Jordan/Charlevoix
News Radio: 91.5 FM, Traverse City; 90.1 FM, Harbor Springs/Petoskey; 89.7 FM, Manistee/Ludington
Streaming online at ipr.interlochen.org. Through two listener-supported broadcast services, Interlochen Public Radio (IPR) connects northwest Michigan with arts, news and culture on a global scale. IPR also gives significant focus to local and regional news, information and artists.
Interlochen brings dozens of world-renowned artists to northwest Michigan, enhancing the region’s position on the global arts map. Interlochen presents more than 600 events each year by students, faculty and guest artists, making Interlochen one of the nation’s largest arts presenters