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13 Nov 2019

Part-Time Merchandising Associate

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Inc  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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Job Description

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre is looking for a motivated individual with experience in a retail sales environment to assist the Merchandising Manager with Boutique operations at key performances during the upcoming season.
Experience with marketing promotions, merchandise sales, buying, and e-commerce is preferable.
This position will report to the Merchandising Manager as well as the Director of Marketing & Communications.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist patrons wishing to purchase merchandise at the theaters
  • Set-up and display of Boutique items before and during performances
  • Overseeing the set-up, sales, and breakdown of displays at performances which the Merchandising Manager cannot attend
  • Researching products for upcoming season shows, special events, and gifts
  • Marketing communications
  • Creation of merchandise and vendor descriptions when needed
  • Managing physical inventory and merchandising at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
  • Managing web shop product assortment and updating electronic and physical inventories
  • Load-in and load-out of product and display pieces at the theater
  • Handling of occasional customer service inquiries & web inquiries
  • Contacting customers with any issues
  • Maintain communication between vendors
  • Order fulfillment
  • Create signage and price sheets
  • Helping coordinate volunteers prior to the performance weekend to determine
  • Training volunteers on sales transactions and cash flow accountability
  • Calculating financial transactions and gathering data used to create sales and item reports
  • Assist in the brainstorming of potential new merchandise based on customer feedback and high sale items


Prior experience in a retail setting a must. Flexibility with schedule and availability on both weeknights and weekends is absolutely necessary. Customer service skills also a must.

Other Requirements

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong budgeting and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Regular and reliable attendance
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of IPad and apps, specifically Square
  • Self-motivated and creative
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Problem solving abilities

This is a part-time seasonal position.
Hours vary depending on performances.
Rate of pay is $12/hour.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Kristen Urban at
No phone calls please.


 Part-Time Job:
 Merchandising Associate
 Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Inc
 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: associate, ballet, communication, finance, marketing, sales, and theatre. States: Pennsylvania.

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