Employment Central - Gallery Sales Associate

Gallery Sales Associate

Northern Cultural Expressions Society

Position: Gallery Sales Associate

Full Time: 37.5 Hours a week

Rate: $25/hour

This is a contracted position from May 16th- August 12, 2023, for 450 Hours.

Job Description:

The Sales Associate is responsible for assisting customers throughout the buying process. Duties include greeting customers when they enter the gallery, helping customers find specific products or showing them how to use them, online sales, packaging and ringing up purchases on the POS. We’re looking for someone who is friendly and can maintain a welcoming environment for our customers while keeping busy with production. Knowledge surrounding Yukon First Nations art forms and practices an asset.

  • Assist artists with pricing, tagging and portfolios
  • Greeting customers 
  • Gallery sales
  • Gallery and shop cleaning and organizing 
  • Maintain and manage online sales through social media 
  • Basic office administration 
  • Transportation of art pieces 
  • Packaging and shipment of product
  • Set up and take down of art tables 

Required Experience:

The candidate for this position should be an outgoing and energetic individual, understand social issues surrounding First Nations communities, must be knowledgeable and respectful of First Nations traditional laws and values. Should be familiar with office administration. Post secondary education in Tourism, business or recreation is an asset.

  • Experience working with a gallery preferred but not required 
  • Ability to effectively work under tight deadlines and manage projects independently 
  • Excellent people skills and an upbeat and enthusiastic attitude 
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Strong work ethic and ability to connect and inspire the youth
  • High level of proficiency in written and spoken English 
  • Strong basic computer skills for working with email and the MS office suite (Word &Excel) 
  • A friendly and helpful disposition and willingness to respond to facilitators, and customer needs as they arise 
  • Should be a self-motivated team member able to complete tasks with little supervision
  • Must have own vehicle
  • Criminal Record Check a must have

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