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Job Title:
Archives Retail Services Coordinator
Friends of the Provincial Archives of Alberta
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Temporary Job (Summer, Student, Seasonal, etc...)
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Edmonton, Edmonton Region, Alberta
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Susan Stanton at 780-427-0068.
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Job Description:
Job Ad – Archives Retail Services Coordinator
About Us
The Friends of the Provincial Archives of Alberta Society (Friends) is a non-profit organization created to promote and support the ongoing work of the Provincial Archives of Alberta (PAA). The PAA preserves the collective memory of Alberta, and contributes to the protection of Albertans' rights and the sense of the Alberta identity. Located in Edmonton, it also acquires, preserves and makes available for research private records and government records. The PAA serves as the permanent repository of records of enduring value of the Government of Alberta.

The Friends are looking for a self-motivated, courteous, and hardworking individual to fill the Coordinator role for the Archives Store and Client Services at the PAA. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a busy public setting, and learn about Alberta Culture and Tourism and the PAA.
In the Coordinator role, you will use your organizational and customer service skills to manage and track the on-site and online sales of products and services, promote the unique merchandise, and participate in outreach opportunities. Your creativity will be instrumental when you develop and implement strategies for marketing the Archives Store and Client Services. You will also assist in developing new products based on PAA holdings.

You will be responsible for:
• Processing in-person and online orders in a timely manner; ?
• Updating the sales system with changes to products and services; ?
• Training the PAA staff on the point of sale system; ?
• Providing front desk support coverage; ?
• Oversee ordering inventory and tracking consignment sales; and, ?
• Administer the audiovisual and conservation services. ?

Qualifications ?High School Diploma with two years’ retail management experience is required. Post-secondary Business or related degree or diploma is desirable. Experience in working in an office environment, using a point of sale system, and interacting with the public is required. Attention to detail and a team player with good organizational skills are also essential. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office tools. ?

Notes ?
This is a full-time position although a shared working arrangement between two successful candidates may be considered. The successful candidate(s) will be expected to work a 36.25 hour workweek during regular hours of operation (8:15-4:30) from Monday to Friday, or Saturday. Some additional weekend work may be required. ?

This is a contract position with an end date of March 31, 2018. ?

How to Apply ?The closing date of this competition is September 29, 2017. Please submit your cover letter and resume to, or mail to Friends of PAA Society, 8555 Roper Road, Edmonton AB, T6E 5W1. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Susan Stanton at 780-427-0068.
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