Casey Droege Cultural Productions (CDCP)
Project Space Attendant Position
Location: 317 S. Trenton Ave., Pittsburgh
Hours: Part time (up to 20 hours a week), Fridays and weekends required.
Starting Rate: $10/hr
Casey Droege Cultural Productions is an artist-run/woman-owned business dedicated to building the Pittsburgh arts community by offering accessible, quality art experiences that connect the local and the global, encourage the growth of a local arts economy, and build a diverse arts audience.
CDCP is seeking an attendant for the CDCP Project Space beginning July 2019. The position will be 15 hours a week, Friday through Sunday, with the possibility for additional shifts at our Small Mall location. We are looking for candidates who will help to create a warm and welcoming art space. Some contemporary art knowledge is appreciated along with an interest and involvement with community engagement. Additionally, excellent time management and communication skills are necessary, and the ability to work independently.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Support events and programming in the space.
Learn basic biographical information about the artists and their work.
Day to day administrative tasks as assigned
Operate the cash register and provide accurate change to cash-paying customers
Show customers the locations of items they are looking for and suggest complementary items when appropriate
Greet customers when they walk through the door and ask if they need assistance
Stay attuned to visitor experience and create a welcoming environment; actively engage with visitors to answer questions and provide additional information about CDCP or the work in the space.
Pay attention to shoppers on the floor and notify management of any possible shoplifting activity
Restock shelves when needed to ensure optimum availability of products
Ensure the space is ready to receive visitors, with basic cleanup and organization.
Knowledge and Skills Required:
Strong interpersonal skills. You will interact with both the public and artists on a regular basis and should feel very comfortable talking with people.
Hard-working, responsible, punctual, flexible to last-minute changes, disciplined and self-motivated, able to take direction and learn new skills.
Able to work independently
Demonstrated accuracy and strong attention to detail.
Ability to move and lift artworks up to 40 lbs.
Excellent verbal communication skills
Extremely self-motivated and responsible
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Experience with Square Point-of-Sale is a plus
Please submit a one-page letter of interest and resume with the subject line "CDCP Project Space Position" via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline is June 20, 2019. No phone calls, please.