Yonkers, NY (USA)
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|Company:||Wave HIll||Contact:||HUMAN RESOURCES|
|Job Type:||Part Time||Fax:|
|Reference:||Mailing Address:||675 West 252nd Street
Bronx, NY United States
Founded in 1965, Wave Hill is a 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades, in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. Its mission is to celebrate the artistry and legacy of its garden and landscapes, to preserve its magnificent views, and to explore human connections to the natural world through programs in horticulture, education and the arts. For more information about Wave Hill, please visit www.wavehill.org.
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Wave Hill seeks a part-time Retail Manager with experience and creativity in merchandising and marketing who will maintain a high level of excellence in all aspects of the management of the Wave Hill Shop tying closely to Wave Hill's programs, mission, and overall aesthetic. Successful candidates will have excellent communication and customer service skills and experience managing staff and volunteers. This 21-hour per week position is required to work weekends and one weekday. Additional hours may be required to accommodate special events.
Buying & Merchandise Responsibilities:
Fiscal Responsibilities and Sales Growth:
Personnel Management & Communication:
Minimum of 5 years of management experience in overseeing and supervising a specialty retail shop with proven track record of meeting sales goals for a high volume retail operation; Must have very strong inventory management and analytical skills, and hands-on merchandising experience for the NY Metropolitan area; Basic knowledge of plants, plant care, and gardening preferred; Must be able lift boxes, merchandise and move inventory displays; Strong communication skills with the ability to engage the public is required.