Swedish American Museum | 5211 N. Clark St. | Chicago, IL 60640 | 773.728.8111 | email@example.com
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Here is a listing of the Museum’s staff and their e-mail addresses. We can be reached by phone at 773.728.8111 and then the extension listed.
Karin Moen Abercrombie
Membership and Volunteer Manager
Lesli Proffitt Nordstrom
JOB OPENING: MUSEUM STORE MANAGER
The Swedish American Museum is seeking an experienced and energetic Store Manager. The Store Manager manages and directs the merchandising, promotional, developmental, financial, and administrative functions of the Store with a goal to make the retail business a dynamic and profitable operation through thoughtful, creative and innovative merchandising and long-term planning.
The store is located on the first floor of the Swedish American Museum and sells Swedish and Swedish-American products. The selection includes books, crystal, jewelry, toys, cards, textiles, and other gift items. Responsibilities include: operational and financial management, buying and merchandising, inventory control, and staffing and training of volunteers. Soliciting and promoting products related to exhibits and special events.
Located in Chicago’s Andersonville community, the Museum’s mission is to preserve the Swedish heritage, educate all generations in Swedish language, culture, and traditions, and celebrate Sweden’s past, present and future. The Museum has over 40,000 visitors annually. This is a full-time position with main working hours being Monday – Friday, with some weekends and evenings. The Store Manager reports to the Executive Director. Familiarity with Swedish culture and gift-items, and speaking Swedish would be a plus. Interested candidates should e-mail cover letter, resume and salary requirement to:
Karin Moen Abercrombie, Executive Director
5211 N. Clark St.Chicago, IL 60640
Please note that no phone calls or faxes.