Now Hiring: Works of Wyoming Retail Assistant
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POSITION: Retail Sales Assistant

REPORTS TO: Lorena Patzer, Works of Wyoming Retail Manager

HOURLY RATE: $10/hour

SUMMARY: Part-time, 16-Hour Week

ABOUT US:​

Founded in 1999, the Wyoming Women’s Business Center (WWBC) is a 501c3 private non-profit organization headquartered in Laramie, WY. Our mission is to enable and empower Wyoming entrepreneurs, with a special emphasis on women who are economically or socially disadvantaged. We do that through 3 distinct programs: (1) Business Counseling and Training, (2) Microloans, and (3) The  Artist Development Center.  

WHAT IT'S LIKE TO WORK FOR THE WWBC:

WWBC works hard to serve our clients while maintaining a healthy work-life balance and positive team-oriented atmosphere. Our strategic framework revolves around building trusted relationships, providing equal opportunity, valuing contributions, community and statewide impact, and financial stability. Our small, high-functioning team consists of 7 employees plus a corps of independent contractors and an engaged Board of Directors. 

The Works of Wyoming store is located in downtown Laramie, on the corner of 2nd and Grand Ave.  Currently 65+ artists from throughout the state sell their art in the WoW gallery. The WoW retail space is an important tool in providing a comprehensive Professional Artist Development Program targeting artists in business. WoW allows for artists to display and experience selling in a gallery setting. We help them build a foundation while also providing them with expertise and encouragement to assist them in reaching their goals.

 

This position resides within WoW headquarters in Laramie, WY.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The WWBC/WoW Retail Sales Assistant is an integral part of the WWBC team and works very closely with the WoW staff and artists.    

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:​

  • Greet customers promptly

  • Answer the telephone courteously

  • Basic math skills

  • Collaborate with fellow team members to keep WoW clean and organized at all times

  • Respond to customer inquiries

  • Direct customer services issues or special requests to the manager as needed

  • Complete daily opening and closing tasks

  • Complete opening and closing cash handling procedures

  • Invite customers to the WoW online store

  • Other duties as assigned

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with artists in gallery spaces, museums, or retail settings

  • Ability to prepare content for newsletters, website, social media platforms, and other communications

  • Computer proficiency and willingness to learn new platforms as required

Please submit resume and cover letter, including 3 professional references to: 

wfanning@uwyo.edu.  

WWBC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,  color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics,  disability, age, or veteran status.