August 18, 2019

Hiring: Consignment & Art Show Coordinator

Status: Part-time (20 hrs/wk, hours flexible)

Summary

This position is responsible for managing the consignment shop of the Dovetail Cafe Marketplace, and managing our rotating Art Shows

Marketplace duties include:

  • Create attractive displays that rotate frequently
  • Price, stock and replenish merchandise as needed
  • Create and affix price/info tags for all merchandise
  • Add merchandise to point-of-sale system (Square)
  • Ensure marketplace is clean and orderly
  • Rotate stock as needed, including adding new items and removing non-selling items   
  • Handle all vendor relations
  • Handle any customer issues (returns, breakage, special orders, etc)
  • Maintain spreadsheet of items and vendors
  • Disburse monthly consignor checks

Art Show duties include:

  • Work with Selection Committee to determine upcoming themes/artists, and schedule art shows   
  • Work with artists and staff to plan show layout, openings, marketing plan, accompanying workshops, displays, classes, etc.
  • Seek grant opportunities to help fund art installations
  • Integrate art show items and related merchandise into consignment marketplace

Qualifications

  • Previous experience coordinating consignment and retail operations is required
  • Preferred experience with Duluth/Superior area art/artisan/craft community
  • 2 –4 years of similar experience
  • Must have excellent attention to detail and highly developed organizational skills
  • Must be proficient in use of computers for communications and spreadsheets
  • Experience with Google Drive and WordPress preferred
  • This position requires standing, walking, and/or sitting for periods of time, and some moderate lifting (<40 lbs).    
  • Must be able to carry merchandise up and down one flight of stairs to or from the basement storage area
The Duluth Folk School and the Dovetail Café & Marketplace
embrace diversity, and are equal opportunity employers
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Contact

Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888
info@duluthfolkschool.com

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