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Position Posted On:
10/10/2013
Employer:
Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater
Address:
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy
Des Moines, IA  50309
Website:
http://www.sciowa.org/
Job Title:
Sales Associate
Job Type:
Business
Schedule:
Part Time
Hours Per Week:
Varies with SCI and IMAX operating hours, but can
Position Start Date:
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Pay Rate:
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How To Apply:
To apply, please e-mail completed application and resume
Contact Name:
Stacie Stearns  
Email:
stacie.stearns@sciowa.org
Phone:
(515) 274-6868
Fax:
Job Description:
Retail Operations team members are the heart and soul of communication in informing guests about the many incredible opportunities taking place at SCI. These team members must exemplify excellent guest service while staying informed on all of SCI's activities. Under the direction of both the Box Office Coordinator and the Director of Retail Operations, Retail Operations team members will be charged with providing SCI guests a positively memorable experience with every visit! Responsibilities: o Box Office - Greet guests as they enter SCI in a prompt and friendly manner; Effectively manage the communication in everyday operations (i.e. - phones, radio, email, face-to-face, etc.); Accurately process and track sales transactions, cash handling processes and point-of-sale expectations. o A-ha! Gift Shop - Assist participants with A-ha! Gift Shop sales and experiences; Accurately staff and execute cash handling and point-of-sale processes; Effectively answer the phone and handle guest objections and inquiries; Maintain stock, presentation and cleanliness of the gift shop. Job Skills / Requirements: Requirements: o Must have retail, sales and/or strong customer service background o Pleasant, outgoing personality o Outstanding customer service skills o The ability to work well with the public and communicate effectively o Strong problem-solving and organizational skills o Accurate and efficient bookkeeping / money-handling skills o Well groomed, clean and presentable o Ability to multi-task in a fun and high-energy environment o Ability to work effectively as a team while taking the self-initiative to accomplish tasks o Ability to lift 35 lbs. o Must uphold the values and integrity of the Science Center of Iowa
Job Qualifications:
•Must have retail, sales and/or strong customer service background •Pleasant, outgoing personality •Outstanding customer service skills •The ability to work well with the public and communicate effectively •Strong problem-solving and organizational skills •Accurate and efficient bookkeeping / money-handling skills •Well groomed, clean and presentable •Ability to multi-task in a fun and high-energy environment •Ability to work effectively as a team while taking the self-initiative to accomplish tasks •Ability to lift 35 lbs. •Must uphold the values and integrity of the Science Center of Iowa