Gift Shop Coordinator

Texas Discovery Gardens
July 19, 2022
3601 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Dallas, Texas
Job Type


Job Description:   Gift Shop Coordinator

Reports:  Guest Relations Manager

Status:  Full time Non-Exempt

Compensation:  $13.00 hourly

Schedule:  Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30am – 5:30pm


Job Summary and Qualifications

This position oversees the daily operations of the Gift Shop ensuring that it operates in a professional and profitable manner in close coordination with Texas Discovery Gardens volunteer buyer. The ideal candidate will have extensive cash handling experience, a background in retail business, and knowledge of inventory control, basic accounting and merchandising.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for daily operations of Gift Shop operations in conjunction with Guest Relations Director and TDG’s volunteer buyer
  • Responsible for ordering and inventory tracking of merchandise
  • Provide top notch customer service and provide an inviting experience to all TDG guests
  • Stock and maintain visually appealing displays
  • Manage proper stock inventory and maintain accurate records
  • Perform other duties as requested by supervisor


Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; college experience, preferred.
  • 3-5 years cash handling and record keeping experience
  • 2-3 years experience in a retail management capacity
  • Knowledge of product development and visual displays and installations
  • Possess excellent customer service skills, verbal and writing skills, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus


Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time
  • Ability to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects for exhibits



Application Instructions

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