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Retail Operations Coordinator, Art Bookstore

Posted: 07.07.2022
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Berlin, Germany
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

Our client, a worldwide leading publisher for art books, is looking for a full-time Retail Operations Coordinator to join their store in Berlin as a Deputy Store Manager.

Your tasks

  • Active support of the store management and cover in their absence
  • Liasing with the Store Manager on creating staff rota, operational procedures and compiling statistics, reports and evaluations
  • Active sales of publications, including Collector’s Editions and photo prints
  • Creating a positive shopping experience through service-oriented customer care
  • Developing, maintaining and expanding of the customer base and acquisition of new customers
  • Supporting the management and promotion of employees
  • Organising book signings, book presentations and author talks
  • Overseeing and managing of stock as well as inventory management
  • Responsible for a neat, clean appearance of the store at all times

Your profile

  • Previous experience in a comparable position, preferably in upscale retail, ideally in the arts and gallery sector
  • Entrepreneurial thinking, high result/goal orientation and the willingness to accept responsibility
  • Independent way of working as well as organisational and coordination skills
  • Very good knowledge of spoken and written German and English
  • Strong communication skills and positive attitude
  • Distinctive social skills as well as service and customer orientation
  • Confident and friendly demeanor
  • Flexibility, reliability and ability to work in a team
  • Enthusiasm and affinity for the topics of our publishing program
  • Ideally well connected to the Berlin art and culture scene
  • Very good MS Office skills