The Woodruff Arts Center  
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Merchandise Handler/Web Shop Fulfillment

Job Division: High Museum of Art

STATUS: Temporary, Part-Time Time, Non-exempt
REPORTS TO: Head of Retail Operations
DEPARTMENT: CC88 – Retail

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Shipping and receiving coordinator for all Museum Shop merchandise. This includes the
    shipping and receiving of all merchandise for the Museum Shops, web shop and trade
    business.
  •  General Museum Shop maintenance which requires moving fixtures, using a ladder to
    replace and install shop visual components, and construction and tear down of shop
    fixtures.

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES INCLUDE:
    Through previous background and experience the candidate must demonstrate, with or
    without an accommodation, the ability to: 

  • Interact professionally and effectively through verbal and written communication
    with all Museum colleagues and visitors
  •  Facilitate the unloading, pricing and stocking of Museum Shop merchandise
  • Organize and maintain stock/storage areas for Museum Shop
  • Move merchandise weighing 50 lbs or more
  •  Maneuver a palette jack and/or fork lift
  •  Fulfill, process and mail all web shop orders through Shopify interface
  •  Maintain organized stock areas
  •  Help with general maintenance in the Museum Shop to include moving fixtures, light
    bulb replacement, installing visual displays and props, and stocking merchandise
  •  Adhere to established safety procedures and guidelines
  •  Perform routine housekeeping tasks as required to maintain the store and stock areas
    to include sweeping floors, dusting, break down and disposal of shipping boxes and
    wooden skids

    NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
    General supervision is provided by the Head of Retail Operations. This team member will
    also interface with the Museum Shop Manager and the Accounting/Inventory Coordinator.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:
    None.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

  •  High school diploma or its equivalent (GED) – the applicant must be able to demonstrate
    basic math proficiency and excellent communication skills.

    PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE:
    Two years of warehouse experience is recommended for this position.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:
    ▪ The majority of job responsibilities are conducted indoors, although merchandise
    shipments and customer carry-outs will require that the employee may leave the Museum
    briefly. Because this position requires bending, kneeling, moving merchandise (up to 70
    pounds or more, as necessary) and standing for long periods of time, there may be risk of
    injury resulting from improper procedures.
    ▪ Typical work schedule is 4-5 days, Monday through Friday, maximum 30 hours.
    ▪ The employee may also be required to work occasional weekends and evenings.

    CONTACTS:
    ▪ In addition to contact with the general public, contact with both the High Museum and
    the Woodruff Arts Center staff is a regular part of this job.
    ▪ Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion
    of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

The High Museum of Art, founded in 1905 as the Atlanta Art Association, is the leading art
museum in the Southeastern United States. With over 11,000 works of art in its permanent
collection, the High Museum of Art has an extensive anthology of 19th and 20th century American art; significant holdings of European paintings and decorative art; a growing collection of African American art; and burgeoning collections of modern and contemporary art, photography and African art. The High is also dedicated to supporting and collecting works by Southern artists and is distinguished as the only major museum in North America to have a curatorial department specifically devoted to the field of folk and self-taught art. The High’s Media Arts department produces acclaimed annual film series and festivals of foreign,
independent and classic cinema. In November 2005, the High opened three new buildings by
architect Renzo Piano that more than doubled the Museum’s size, creating a vibrant “village for
the arts” at the Woodruff Arts Center in Midtown Atlanta.

Please visit www.High.org for more information about the High

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply with a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements

 

 

 

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