Richmond, VIRGINIA | 20 days | Deadline: 03 Aug 2020
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Visitor Experience Specialist
PR & Mktg Spec I - 29091
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Job Type Detail
Wage Non-Faculty- W-1
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?
$12.00 per hour
VA Museum of Fine Arts (238)
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Richmond (City) - 760
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Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference
Type of Recruitment
General Public - G
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is seeking confident, visitor-centric individuals to join the team as Visitor Experience Specialists. Visitor Experience Specialists support the museum's mission to collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret art by monitoring the galleries, selling tickets and memberships, and providing information to visitors. They provide excellent customer service to support a welcoming, inclusive environment for visitors and staff. Visitor Experience Specialists will work both in the galleries and at the Visitor Services desk. These are non-exempt positions without benefits, scheduled to work up to approximately 27 hours per week on average and up to 1,450 hours annually (May 1 ? April 30). Duties include, but are not limited to: Monitoring the galleries and assisting visitors with questions, directions, or other instructions. Selling tickets and memberships. Taking tickets and distributing mobile devices for exhibitions. Gathering visitor feedback. Responding to inquiries in person, over the telephone and via email. Assisting with museum closing or evacuations; and reporting any safety or security incidents.
Must be able to handle a wide range of customer service issues and work confidently and courteously with museum staff and the public. Must be able to work effectively in both fast-paced and slow-paced environments. Demonstrates outstanding interpersonal and oral communication skills and the ability to manage conflict independently. Prior experience working directly with the public in a customer service, hospitality, or sales role. Prior experience with Point of Sale and/or Customer Relationship Management systems. Prior experience processing sales in cash and credit, and reconciling daily sales.
Prior experience working in public-facing roles. Prior experience working in museums, cultural organizations, retail, tourism or hospitality.
Selected candidates must pass a criminal history background check.
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