The Whitney Museum of American Art seeks a full time passionate and skilled Merchandise Production Coordinator to provide administrative, creative and production support to its dynamic multi-channel Retail Department. This highly organized individual creates and advances a comprehensive schedule of product development—both short and long term—which includes seasonal and yearly shop remerchandising plans that account for thematic custom product assortments as well as products developed with artists that directly reproduce work in the Whitney’s collection and on view in temporary exhibitions. The successful candidate will create a system for managing rights and reproductions requests and agreement execution including ensuring that artists receive royalty checks and product samples. The candidate will also have facility with product development and methods of production and a keen eye towards scheduling and manufacturing practices. Support the sales team by providing comprehensive and accurate product information for training guides and online product pages.
The successful candidate will be effective and gracious in all verbal and written correspondence. Flexible problem solver, and thrive in a fast paced and multifaceted position.