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Manager of Retail Operations

  • January 20, 2021 4:55 PM
    Message # 9885546

    January 20, 2021

    Manager of Retail Operations

    Adirondack Experience, Blue Mountain Lake, NY

    Since opening our doors to the public in 1957, Adirondack Experience has delighted millions of visitors with fascinating exhibits and stories about life in the Adirondack region. With over 23 historical and contemporary buildings on 121 acres overlooking Blue Mountain Lake, our open-air campus offers everyone lots to see and do. Step into the rich history of our region as you row an authentic guideboat from the new ADKX Boathouse and break up a logjam or set off a mine charge in our Life in the Adirondacks exhibit.

    ADKX is one of the premier cultural institutions in upstate New York, and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM).

    ADKX is seeking a highly motivated individual to manage the museum's retail operations (2200 sq. ft. store and website), and admissions (approx. 53,000 visitors per season). Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Finance, the Manager of Retail Operations is responsible for developing and monitoring an annual work plan and budget; supervising the Assistant Manager of Retail Operations and overseeing the supervision of relevant seasonal staff; purchasing and pricing; merchandising; inventory management; product display; and analyzing and reporting data. Additional responsibilities include managing and maintaining the museum's Visitor Center.

    Position is fulltime, year-round. 

    Candidates must have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a fast-paced retail establishment, preferably with a museum, cultural institution, or other non-profit organization. Merchandizing, inventory management, and supervisory experience is required. Candidates must also have experience with a point of sale system (Counterpoint, Altru or Shopify a plus) and online sales; strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook), and the ability to analyze and interpret data.

    Please visit to apply. 

    Sarah Zalenski


    Last modified: January 20, 2021 5:20 PM | Sarah Zalenski

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