Open Regular Part-Time and Temporary Positions

 

Winterthur offers privileges to our part-time and temporary staff. Many enjoy participating in our ongoing continuing education and family programs while others take delight in the discounts available at the shops and restaurant.

Privileges
Competitive Pay
Learning Opportunities
Extended Hours to Access Gardens & Grounds
Flexible Schedule
Free Parking
Retirement Plan*
Service Recognition Programs
Free Guest Passes
Discounts in the Shops & Restaurant
*certain positions

 


Current Open Regular Part-time and Temporary Positions


JOB TITLE:  E-Commerce Assistant, part-time July2014-Jun2015

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  Assists the General Manager and Merchandise Manager in developing and actualizing annual business plan strategies and tactics related to increased sales via the web. This position will deliver continuous improvement in institutional contribution with a focus on preeminent customer satisfaction and drive sales through online store sales and social media promotions. The duties include but not limited to gathering product information, generating sales trends reports and recommending merchandise changes based on the reports, photographing product images, adding/deleting products to website, coordinating online orders and seasonal changes, providing excellent customer service and working with management to suggest changes in promotion strategies in order to increase sales.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Minimum education: High school diploma or equivalent, with college coursework in marketing, e-commerce. Minimum knowledge/skills: Strong working knowledge of computer applications (Photoshop, WORD, Excel, Outlook and Power Point). Strong interpersonal, phone skills and ability to sell merchandise. Ability to comprehend and follow directions, work in a team environment and excellent customer service skills. Able to respond quickly and accurately to conflicting priorities. Flexible and good organizational skills. Detail oriented . Able to respond quickly and accurately to conflicting priorities and make recommendations to sales promotions/strategies to increase business. Basic understanding of e-commerce/marketing/on-line sales. Basic knowledge of the use of social media to increase sales. Valid driverís license, Ability to lift approximately 40 lbs. Minimum experience: 3 years working in retail environment.
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JOB TITLE:  Audio Visual Technician, part-time

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  Will provide Audio Video support to events, conferences, lectures, weddings etc. This heavily weekend and evening hour position will be expected to ensure the proper functioning of presentations using a PC platform. He/she set up systems, troubleshoot A/V equipment when there are technical questions or problems related to A/V equipment and identify appropriate solutions as well as shut down systems appropriately. This positions works directly with speakers, internal staff and special guests so customer service is important when resolving issues. He/she understands company processes, follows procedures, completes paperwork accurately as well as uses work order sheets to determine the equipment scheduled for use.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Minimum education: High School Diploma or equivalent. Minimum knowledge/skills: Basic understanding of computer operating systems with audio and video cards, projector, amplifier as well as microphone operation and maintenance. Flexible schedule, with ability to work weekends and evenings. Knowledge of PCs and PowerPoint. Ability to communicate well and creatively resolve AV issues. Team player. Ability to work under pressure. Good customer service skills. Minimum experience: Six months experience specifically doing computer/AV duties.
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JOB TITLE:  Sales Associate, Part-time Temp July-Dec 2014

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provides key, critical, and personal contact with customers in order to assure a high level of satisfaction, loyalty and repeat business. He/she contributes to the financial success of the store by learning about how the merchandise is related to Winterthur and working with the sales staff in selling and servicing the merchandise needs of customers at a pre-eminent level.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Minimum education: High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum knowledge/skills: Strong interpersonal, phone and cash register skills, good ability comprehend and follow directions, strong customer service skills, good ability to work in a team environment, some knowledge of selling merchandise, able to work in a busy store environment, flexible schedule. Minimum experience: 1-3 years in the retail or customer service positions.
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JOB TITLE:  Public Safety Officer, Jun-Dec Part-time Temp

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provides for the safety and security of Winterthur staff, visitors, guests, collections and assets. By design, the Public Safety Officer I is easily recognizable and approachable, therefore, he/she must approach every person and situation with a calm and professional demeanor. He/she is often the first contact visitors have with Winterthur and the one first approached in an emergency or other assistance seeking situation. This is an entry level position into public safety occupied by full time and part time personnel.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Minimum education: high school diploma or its equivalence. If there is prior military service, an honorable discharge is required. Minimum knowledge/skills: A valid driver?s license is required with no convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs within three years of application. A certified copy of the applicant?s driving record will be provided by the applicant upon request. The applicant can not have a criminal conviction record for theft or sex related offenses. The applicant must be in adequate physical condition to climb stairs (nine stories), walk/stand for extended periods of time (eight hours) and work outdoors during all types of weather and physically move persons in need of assistance. The ability to perform these tasks will be determined by a physical fitness evaluation administered after a conditional offer of employment has been made. Applicants need to be able to operate a full size pick up truck during all day and night time hours and weather and road conditions. Proficient oral communication and strong written communication skills. Minimum experience: proven work history with supporting references.
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