Design Shop Retail Sales Associate

Neue Galerie Design Shop

Job Description:

The Neue Galerie Design Shop sells quality reproductions of early 20th century German and Austrian design, as well as contemporary objects inspired by the era. We are searching for enthusiastic and reliable team members who love engaging with the public. Applicants must possess a passion for art and design, and be comfortable sharing knowledge of our products with our clients to create a memorable and educational experience.

Neue Galerie New York

Museum for German and Austrian Art

Job Title: Design Shop Retail Sales Associate

Hours: 4 - 5 days per week from 10:30 a.m. through 6:00 p.m.

Applicants required to work weekends


A Retail Sales Associate is responsible for all sales activities, from greeting customers, answering questions, offering assistance, suggesting items, to providing product information. Individual responsibilities will include demonstrating outstanding customer service and selling skills, keeping the selling floor stocked with merchandise, assisting in display of merchandise and organizing the selling floor and stock areas. Sales Associates must also process payments by check, cash and credit card. Additional back-of-house responsibilities include processing of online orders, customer correspondence and phone calls, preparation and packing for shipment, handling of paperwork, and inventory management.

Successful candidates have the opportunity to grow into full-time, managerial positions.

  • 3+ years experience in luxury retail a plus

  • outstanding customer service and selling skills

  • efficiency in a fast-paced, team focused environment

  • excellent organizational and time-management skills

  • polished appearance

  • pleasant and professional manner

  • excellent verbal and written English language skills

  • excellent computer skills

Compensation: a competitive hourly rate, store discounts, and access to a variety of cultural institutions.

How to Apply

Cover letter explaining why you would like to join the Neue Galerie Design Shop is required. Email resume and cover letter to

Posted on May 18