Topic ID #40365 - posted 11/2/2018 7:46 AM

Buyer and Shop Manager, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, GA


The Atlanta History Center is looking for a highly motivated and results oriented professional to fill the Full Time role within the organization of Buyer and Shop Manager.

Individual oversee the inventory and merchandise operations of our Museum Shop and Museum Shop Associates.


·         Collaborate with Manager of Guest Experience and MMH Guest Experience Coordinator to maintain standard operating procedures outlined for shop and merchandise displays.

·         Submits Purchase Orders with vendors to order merchandise, receives merchandise, adds to inventory POS, and works with the Business Office to ensure payment is received by the vendor.

·         Identifies new ways to drive sales and achieve goals by initiating and planning marketing and sale strategies.

·         Responsible for Inventory Management by keeping best sellers in stock, keeping POS current, driving physical inventory audits, minimizing shrinkage.

·         Selects products based on industry trends, historical performance, and sales forecasting. Ensures that merchandise has diverse price points, appropriate product mark up, and diverse and profitable product selection.

·         Identifies suppliers that work well for museum store needs: including minimum quantity, turnaround time, appropriate price points, and good service

·         Develops and searches for new products and initiatives to increase product diversity for the store, and related to the mission of the museum.

·         Reports monthly revenue sales to Business Office and runs sophisticated analysis of inventory when requested by Executive staff.

·         This role will work the Museum Shop floor at least 2 to 3 days a week which includes working the register, answering store phone calls, trouble shooting credit card or POS equipment issues and working with the Guest Experience staff to keep store neat and clean.

·         Other duties as assigned by supervisor.



·         Five years+ years of retail management experience with an emphasis on merchandising, buying and product development.

·         Proven ability to buy, develop, and display high-quality products, and manage inventory using a retail point-of-sale system in a fast paced, retail environment.

·         Interest in History, Museums and Customer Service.

·         Availability to work nights and weekends when necessary


Background Check Requirements

·         Satisfactory criminal background check required

·         Satisfactory financial background check required


Application Deadline:  November 16, 2018


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