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Assistant Store Manager 


The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures furthers the understanding, celebration, and preservation of cinema through inclusive and accessible exhibitions, screenings, programs, initiatives, and collections. Welcoming visitors from Los Angeles and around the world, the Museum works in active partnership with motion picture artists and specialists, scholars, staff, and diverse communities to contextualize and challenge dominant narratives around cinema, inspiring discourse, connection, joy, and discovery.

Reporting to the Store Manager, the Assistant Store Manager will assist in the training and development of our retail associates along with managing the daily operations of the store. You will help coach, monitor, and appraise retail staff to provide first-class retail services to visitors while encouraging enthusiasm for and knowledge about exhibitions and items in the collection.

You Will:

  • Open the museum shop for business to the public.
  • Assist in staffing and stocking prior to our opening.
  • Assist in developing and producing events such as book releases, book signings, product launches and other public events.
  • Help communicate retail operations information to museum management and staff.
  • Maintain a safe retail environment and create a polished aesthetic for the retail area.
  • Work with retail staff and security to minimize shrinkage.
  • Monitor staff customer service levels and lead by example in providing service of the highest quality.
  • Increase customer loyalty by establishing relationships with customers.
  • Oversee and resolve customer service requests.
  • Build relationships to foster teamwork and develop partnerships.
  • Complete all required ongoing training, including security, audience engagement and collection, visitor orientation and product information.
Position Requirements

You Have:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of retail business experience.
  • 1+ years of supervisory experience.
  • Experience in successful high-end, specialty store and design-focused retail.
  • Experience providing feedback and encouraging excellent sales performance.
  • Experience with Teamwork POS system is a plus.
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion.
  • Customer-centric approach with knowledge of film making and fan of movies.
  • Flexibility to work evenings, holidays, and weekends (Prior to opening standard office hours will be Monday through Friday. After the opening the schedule will include Saturdays and Sundays).


Our Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision
  • PTO and Sick Time
  • 401(k)
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Assistant Store Manager  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 6/15/2021  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy is the world's preeminent movie related organization, comprised of 9,000+ accomplished individuals working in cinema. We recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures.

EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

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