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New York, NY

Shop Sales Associate (Part Time)

Gagosian is seeking a part-time Shop Sales Associate to join its Shop team at 976 Madison Avenue.

We are looking for a an enthusiastic and dedicated individual with excellent communication skills who is both a self-starter and a collaborative team player. The ideal candidate loves to interact with the public and can thrive in a fast-paced and high-end art boutique. This individual must be extremely detail oriented with the ability to multitask.

The position schedule is Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00am–6:00pm, with additional hours for holidays, openings and events.

Responsibilities include but not limited to
– Providing excellent customer service to Gagosian’s loyal client base in a pleasant and helpful manner
– Maintain shop floor by ensuring all areas are clean, tidy, presentable and organized, as well as maintain Shop merchandise, help with replenishment, receiving, ticketing and visual displays
– Work closely and assist the full-time staff and Assistant Shop Manager on all aspects of Shop operations and sales floor coverage
– Assist in the packing, labeling, and unpacking of all merchandise, framed posters and books, and gift wrapping for customers
– Some art handling and hanging of framed works, patching and retouching walls
– Customer service, answering calls and emails for shop inquiries
– Handling all aspects of daily sales; cash, credit card transactions
– Attending and assisting with Gagosian events, openings, and shop events which occasionally requires late nights.

Requirements
– Must be comfortable working with the public, handling PPE and enforcing gallery and NYS health protocols
– Some art handling experience preferred
– Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and occasionally climb ladders
– Must be willing to work a flexible schedule as determined by business volume; some late nights for special events, VIP visits and openings will be necessary
– Must be available to work a holiday schedule  

Position Type
Part-Time/Regular/Non-Exempt position 

Compensation
Salary commensurate with experience

Application Instructions
Please send resume and cover letter to careers@gagosian.com with “Shop Sales Associate” in the subject line. Walk-ins or phone inquiries will not be accepted for this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V, committed to ensuring that all current and prospective employees are afforded equal opportunities.

Employee health and safety is of the utmost importance and as such Gagosian is committed to adhering to New York State Department of Health COVID safety guidelines.