The listing below is advertising vacancy for a Retail Manager at Auckland Art Gallery
Please distribute to staff and colleagues who may be interested. You can view this and other vacancies on our website, here.
Retail Manager, Auckland Art Gallery
Unique retail management opportunity
Work with high-end, niche products
Mix art and culture with commercial acumen
Exceptional chance for a commercially driven lover of the visual arts, to develop and manage the Auckland Art Gallery retail shop.
We have a unique opportunity for an experienced Retail Manager with a keen interest in the visual arts and design, to manage our flagship retail shop. Based in new, state-of-the-art facilities your role will be to manage and develop the retail operations of the Auckland Art Gallery Shop as a business profit centre.
You will be responsible for the overall management of gallery shop activities. This will include the ongoing development of an appropriate product mix and retail pricing structure to optimise business performance, and ensuring visitors enjoy consistently high quality customer service in their retail experience.
We are looking for someone with proven management capabilities who has the determination to ensure the success of our shop. You will be dedicated, a forward thinker and highly skilled in business planning, merchandising and developing effective relationships.
To be successful in this position you will have:
- Ability to understand the Gallery environment and vision and translate that into an innovative strategy for the retail operation
- Proven staff management experience and ability to motivate staff
- Proven experience in stock purchasing, development of high end merchandising, margin control and pricing and the building and maintaining of relationships with local artists
- Experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications and Advanced Retail Point of Sale system
Occasional weekend work and non-standard hours will be required.
Put your significant retail management experience and passion for the arts together, and apply online today!
This position is being re-advertised. Previous applicants need not apply.
To apply for this job, please go to our job site, careers.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz and enter the job code 33723MUA.
Applications for this position close Sunday, 24 June 2012.