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The PSC is Hiring a Weekend Seasonal Retail Associate

preservation-admin , September 29, 2021

Weekend Seasonal Retail Associate
The Preservation Society of Charleston (PSC) is looking for a seasonal Retail Associate to serve as a part of 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 Seasonal Retail Associate will be a part-time staff member of The PSC Shop, will serve as a mission-driver and story-teller, and will create customer satisfaction with every interaction. The Seasonal 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 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 Seasonal 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 throughout the holidays.
  • Energetic, customer-focused and solutions-oriented
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and highly-organized
  • Desire to be a strong collaborator on a growing team
  • This seasonal position could lead to a permanent part time opportunity

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

Hourly Pay
$12-14/hour based on experience

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