American Writers Museum

Submitted by AWMapply on Thu, 03/16/2017 - 10:13am

Gallery Attendant/Sales Associate


The American Writers Museum (AWM), a national museum celebrating American writers will open in Chicago in May of 2017.

The AWM is seeking a Gallery Attendant/Sales Associate.

This position will facilitate museum floor activities for the AWM, including ticketing and retail sales, assist in special events, orientate and direct guests in tours and field trips; POS and IT troubleshooting, as needed. The Gallery Attendant reports to the Facilities Supervisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Greet patrons and facilitate floor exhibits.

Process sales and ticketing

Maintain POS system and submit reports as requested.

Work cooperatively with gallery team.

Hours & compensation

The Gallery Attendant works part-time for up to 30 hours per week during Museum open days, Tuesday-Sunday, and for special events and Mondays as needed. The American Writers Museum is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.


Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma, or equivalent, required
A minimum of 1-3 years of relevant work experience desired

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Professional Abilities:

Experience with retail sales
Customer service experience

Personal Strengths:

Ability to work in a collaborative team setting and flexibility to ensure completion of team goals
Outstanding interpersonal skills
Professional and resourceful with the ability to work independently and as a team player
Ability to work well under pressure and to manage multiple projects at a time

To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to

180 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 505
Chicago  Illinois  60601
United States

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