Merchandise Manager

Posted: 02/24/2019

If you have an eye for trendy style and a knack for sales and sales management, you might be the ideal candidate to be the next Merchandise Manager at Big Top Chautauqua. Big Top Chautauqua is a performing arts venue presenting 60+ concerts each year including international headliners, regional talent, and original productions all in the heart of the beautiful Northwoods nestled near the shores of Lake Superior.
Your overall responsibilities will include management of Big Top Chautauqua’s merchandise booth and sales for the 2019 summer season lasting mid-June through early October. Hours for this seasonal position typically range from either 12:30 PM or 4:30 PM to closing depending on the scheduled performance hours; including weekends and evenings.
Other duties for this position include inventory management of apparel & gift items between Big Top’s main office in Washburn and the big blue tent on Ski Hill Road, managing the sales process of guest artist’s merchandise, and acting as lead sales person supervising volunteer scheduled help. Managing the merchandise booth at the annual Applefest in Bayfield is also a priority. A keen eye for creative merchandising is a must, as well as being comfortable with working in a Windows-based software program.
Compensation depends on experience and availability.
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