VINS Nature Store Position

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Nature Store Associate - Part-Time

As the VINS Nature Store Associate, you will work with store staff, guest services staff members, to sell admissions to the VINS Nature Center, provide information on programs, offer product knowledge on store items, and promote VINS’ Adopt a Raptor and Membership programs. Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to demonstrating outstanding customer service and working as part of the team to meet the organization’s financial objectives.

REPORTS TO: Lead, Visitor Services

JOB LOCATION: VINS Nature Center, 149 Natures Way, Quechee, Vermont

Key Accountabilities

  • Excellent customer service
  • Teamwork oriented
  • Meeting or exceeding sales goals
  • Become an ambassador of VINS’ mission statement
  • Ensure the professional and friendly reception of VINS’ visitors
  • Assist guests in selecting items for purchase, know the features and benefits of your product
  • Encourage Membership and Adopt a Raptor sales in support of the organization’s programs
  • Assist in stocking, cleaning, and maintaining the overall appearance and function of the store
  • Be conscious of workplace safety and security at all times
  • Floor coverage flexibility and dependability with schedules

Skill Summary

  • Enjoy meeting and interacting with customers with a positive attitude
  • Organized
  • Maintain and order inventory
  • A team player who possesses the ability to work in a learning environment
  • Able to work point of sale system (Computec), MS Excel, MS Word
  • Good telephone etiquette
  • Likes nature and the outdoors

To Apply

To apply for this position, send a cover letter, résumé, and a list of at least three employer references to:

Amy Givent, Lead, Visitor Services
agivent@vinsweb.org
Subject line: Nature Store Associate Part-Time Application

Position post date: March 2021

VINS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Vermont Institute of Natural Science is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization supported by membership dues, admission and program fees, donations, and grants.