Career Opportunities

Part-Time Retail Associate

preservation-admin , June 8, 2022

The Preservation Society of Charleston (PSC) is looking for a Part-Time Associate to join our Retail Team. Designated as a must-see shop by Garden & Gun, Conde Nast Traveler, Town & Country, and more, The PSC Shop features the largest section of locally-made, quality products in the Charleston area.

The Part-Time Retail Associate will serve as a mission driver and storyteller and will create customer satisfaction with every interaction. The Part-Time Retail Associate will report to the Director of Retail Operations.

About the Preservation Society of Charleston

Founded in 1920, the Preservation Society of Charleston (PSC) is the oldest grassroots preservation organization in the nation. The Society is dedicated to the preservation and enjoyment of Charleston’s distinctive character, quality of life, and diverse neighborhoods. For more information on the Preservation Society of Charleston, please visit preservationsociety.org

Key Roles and Responsibilities

The Part-Time Retail Associate will be a representative for the entire Preservation Society of Charleston organization. In addition to the key roles and responsibilities below, the ideal candidate will be passionate about the PSC’s mission and will be a team player who is able to perform a variety of roles.

  • Provides customer service and satisfaction by greeting and establishing a relationship with customers while informing them of our mission and products;
  • Learns The PSC Shop’s full product portfolio and the stories behind each piece in order to recommend customers to and connect them with the right items;
  • Increases retail sales and product metrics to goals as outlined by the Director of Retail Operations;
  • Replenishes and maintains inventory and store visual presentation, with both retail products and books;
  • Performs cashier functions and adheres to policies related to customer transactions
  • Maintains store safety and cleanliness standards on both the sales floor and stock room.

Required Qualifications

  • Desire to have a meaningful retail opportunity;
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule as business requires;
    • Daily hours are 9 AM – 5 PM. Part-time shifts may be less;
    • This is primarily a weekend position. Weekday opportunities may also become available;
  • Energetic, customer-focused, and solutions-oriented;
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and highly organized;
  • Desire to be a strong collaborator on a growing team.

All qualified candidates should apply by submitting a cover letter and resume via email to Victoria Bock, Manager of Operations and Communications, at vbock@preservationsociety.org with Part-Time Retail Associate in the subject heading. No telephone calls, please.

Hourly Pay
$15/hour

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

Preservation Society of Charleston is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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