Museum Shops Association of Australia & New Zealand

The only professional organisation dedicated to cultural retail management in Australasia

Situations Vacants: Sydney, Australia

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Full-Time, Permanent

The MCA currently has an opportunity for an Assistant Store Manager to join the team at their very busy retail store.

With a continued focus on customer service, and profit maximisation, the Assistant Store Manager is responsible for supporting the MCA Store Manager in the day-to-day operations of the retail store. In addition, the Assistant Store Manager will also support the Store Manager with administration duties, ensuring the smooth running of the store in their absence.

The ideal candidate has exemplary customer service skills attained in a retail environment. The position will enable the successful applicant to further develop their experience of inventory management, supplier relationship management, and the general skills required to become a successful retailer. The role will be split between shop floor and back office duties, with an expectation that the successful candidate will take ownership and responsibility for their work.

This is more than a shop assistant’s role and the successful candidate must demonstrate a genuine commitment to a long-term career in retail. While an interest in contemporary art, fashion and design is a prerequisite, it will be your retail experience and willingness to take responsibility for your duties that will determine your success in this role. The position suits a current assistant manager looking for a more challenging role, or an aspiring assistant manager looking to take on more responsibility.

Short listing for interviews will be based on applicants meeting the essential criteria listed in the position description. To apply please send your resume and cover letter addressing selection criteria listed in the position description to

Applications close at 9am on 12 January 2018.

The MCA is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. The MCA promotes a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment, and where individuals are treated with fairness, equality and dignity.

to view the Position Description for this role please CLICK HERE


Author: msaanz

The only professional organisation dedicated to cultural retail management in Australasia.

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