The Princeton University Art Museum, one of the nation’s preeminent cultural institutions in an academic setting, seeks applications for the position of Manager of Retail and Wholesale Operations.
With collecting origins dating to the 1750s, the Princeton University Art Museum is one of the finest art museums in the country. Formally established in 1882, its collections feature about 100,000 works of art ranging from ancient to contemporary art and spanning the globe. Its collections of Chinese painting, the art of the ancient Americas, and photography are widely regarded as being among the world's richest. A private institution serving the public good, the Museum is committed to serving the University, local and regional communities, and beyond through a dynamic program of temporary exhibitions, new scholarship, and innovative programming. By collaborating with experts across many disciplines, fostering sustained study of original works of art, and uniting scholarship with broad accessibility, the Museum contributes to the development of critical thinking and visual literacy at Princeton University and enhances the civic fabric of our nation.
To learn more about the Princeton University Art Museum, please visit http://artmuseum.princeton.edu.
The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of running and maintaining the Princeton University Art Museum’s retail and wholesale business, including operating its Museum Store in advancement of the Museum’s mission. This includes sourcing, buying, and displaying products; product development; planning and ensuring creation of all Store-related print and online marketing; managing the Museum's mail order business for publications; staffing; developing and monitoring a budget that includes paying for salaries of all Store staff; maintaining financial and inventory records; maintaining and enriching an online retail presence; and maintaining a point-of-sale system. They will be a creative and self-motivated individual with a team-based approach and a strong attention to detail. Primary responsibilities include:
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