Hillsborough Arts Council Staff & Openings
Marketing Director & Acting
Gallery & Gift Shop Manager
Gallery & Gift Shop Manager!
The Gallery & Gift Shop Manager is responsible for the efficient operation of the Hillsborough Arts Council’s (HAC) Gallery & Gift Shop (G&GS), which currently serves as HAC’s physical presence in downtown Hillsborough. Responsibilities are performed with considerable independence & reviewed monthly by the Executive Director. The G&GS Manager serves as the primary point of contact point for consignment artists, G&GS volunteers, and walk-in customers/visitors. The G&GS Manager curates and merchandises artwork for sale to the community & directs the activities of the G&GS volunteers and part-time staff.
*Local candidates only. This position requires work on-site in Hillsborough, North Carolina.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
2+ years applicable experience managing an art gallery, gift shop, retail store or working in another relevant industry
Experience managing a team and volunteers or staff members, including schedule management
Demonstrated ability to work with artists, the public, & a diverse volunteer/staff is a plus
Familiarity with Point of Sale (POS) systems, tablets/computers, and other technology.
Inventory management and financial sales reporting experience is preferred.
Marketing and social media management experience is a plus.
College degree in an applicable/relevant field-of-study is a plus.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of merchandising techniques, store display, & sales tactics
Good oral & written communication skills
Problem-solving, customer service, and creative skills
Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to adapt, collaborate, and work independently
Familiarity with local and regional area, including customer & audience interests
BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION
Hourly position: 30 hours/week at $17/hour
Flexible time off opportunities
Team building experiences, opportunities to engage with the local community, fun and creative working environment
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The Hillsborough Arts Council is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.
This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. The Hillsborough Arts Council makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.