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Retail Manager

Modern Art Oxford
Oxford, Oxfordshire (On-site)
£26,000 per year
Full-time
Permanent
Job description

Retail Manager
Location:
Oxford, OX1 1BP
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £26,000 per annum

Modern Art Oxford is one of the UK’s most exciting and influential contemporary art organisations, renowned for its bold and ambitious artistic programme that promotes diversity and internationalism and celebrates contemporary art as a progressive agent of social change. This summer, we have undergone a large redevelopment projects which includes a new look and location for our shop.

Modern Art Oxford is looking to hire a passionate and proactive Retail Manager to work with the Commercial Manager to oversee all aspects of Modern Art Oxford’s Shop including product research, ordering stock, visual merchandising and sales.

Person Specification

Essential skills and experience

  • At least two years’ experience of working in a retail environment at a management level.
  • Evidence of visual merchandising and display skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills with a strong sales focus.
  • Excellent communication skills, experience of telephone and email enquiries.
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to priorities duties.
  • Evidenced experience of managing an online shop.
  • Excellent computer competencies, preferably on Apple computers.
  • EPOS till systems.

Desirable skills and experience

  • Experience of working in a gallery environment.
  • InDesign, Canva or Photoshop experience.
  • Experience of using social media for marketing.

Benefits

  • 25 days annual leave plus eight public bank holidays.
  • Employees are entitled to up to a 25% discount in Modern Art Oxford Shop and Café.
  • Employee Assistance Programme through Gemelli.
  • Cycle and Home & Tech schemes available via BHN extras.
  • An auto-enrolment pension scheme is in place with Legal & General. Under pension auto enrolment legislation, the employee will pay 5% (before tax relief) and the employer will pay 3% of qualifying earnings to the Legal and General plan.

Application deadline 29/07/2024

Interested?

If you would like to find out more, please click the apply button. You will be directed to where you can complete your application for this position.

Notes

Modern Art Oxford is one of the UK’s most exciting and influential contemporary art organisations, renowned for its bold and ambitious artistic programme that promotes diversity and internationalism and celebrates contemporary art as a progressive agent of social change.

Modern Art Oxford welcomes more than 100,000 visitors each year with 10,000 attendances in creative learning and participation activities. The organisation’s digital content reaches 450,000 through Modern Art Oxford’s digital channels annually. Through a wide range of high-quality content creation and programming, Modern Art Oxford aims to make contemporary art accessible and engaging to the widest audience and to promote creativity in all of its visual forms. Over the last 50 years Modern Art Oxford has brought some of the world’s most important artists to the city, and the UK, and has developed an international reputation for pioneering emerging and under-represented artists.

Modern Art Oxford is a registered charity and relies on core funding from Arts Council England and Oxford City Council, and the generous support of individuals, trusts and foundations, sponsors, and friends.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 03 June 2024
Closing date: 03 July 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: 165615_MAO
Tags: Management, Retail, Operations