The St. Bernadette Shoppe Clerk has primary accountability to assist in driving revenue, increasing business, delivering the highest level of customer experience and ensuring that the store is operated in a manner to advance the goals of the university and the specific mission of the National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes.
20 hours per week: work days vary including weekends, plus occasional evenings hours for scheduled events (subject to change depending on season and events/ group schedule).
Position reports directly to the St. Bernadette's Shoppe Manager.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Drive retail growth and assist in maintaining operations with VEND point of sale (POS) system
Process daily online store fulfillment
Follow checklist for opening and closing store
Maintain appropriate cash levels in cash drawer, turn in all property monies and receipts, and ensure deposits/cash drops are verified
Restock items as necessary
Ensure stockroom procedures are met
Stocks shelves, counters or tables with merchandise; set up displays with staff according to Manager directives
Display merchandise in a neat, eye-appealing manner
Process receiving and checking-in inventory daily
Print labels and tag prices on merchandise
Secure shop and monitor guest activity to prevent losses due to merchandise theft and damage
Report accidents, injuries and unsafe work conditions to Assistant/Manager.
Ensure uniform and personal appearance is clean and professional maintain confidentiality of proprietary information
Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others
Reach, bend, twist, pull and stoop; move, lift, or carry objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds; stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time
Welcome and acknowledge all guests when they enter the store
Anticipate and address guests' service needs; assist individuals with disabilities; thank guests with genuine appreciation
Offer assistance in locating merchandise and respond to questions regarding merchandise
Create excitement and show passion for the product by communicating relevant information to guests; answers questions about product features and benefits
Speak with others using clear and professional language; answer telephones using appropriate etiquette
Minimum Pay Rate:$15.00/hour
(Part-time, 20 hours per week, hourly, weekends included)
Job Requirements: Education, Experience and Skills:
Exceptional interpersonal communication skills
Ability to maintain composure and flexibility in stressful, deadline driven situations
Resourcefulness, attention to detail and follow-through
Ability to manage and organize multiple tasks effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
Proven ability to work both independently, and as part of a team with results oriented approach
Strong computer skills
In-depth knowledge of Roman Catholic institution, with its cultures and structure, and activities
The National Shrine Grotto is a Catholic shrine devoted to our Blessed Mother, Mary, and serves as a place of worship, pilgrimage, evangelization, and reconciliation. The means of salvation are to be supplied more abundantly to the faithful by the diligent proclamation of the word of God, the suitable promotion of liturgical life, especially through the celebration of the Eucharist and penance, and the cultivation of approved forms of popular piety. The National Shrine Grotto is to specially foster the unique contribution of the geographical area of its location to the founding of the Catholic Church in the United States of America.