Merchandise Associate - FULL-TIME - Graceland & The Guest House at Graceland
Become a part of the exciting growth at Graceland!
Since opening to the public in 1982, Elvis Presley's Graceland has hosted over 20 million visitors from every state in the union and nearly every country of the world. Graceland welcomes over 500,000 visitors each year, is one of the five most visited home tours in the United States, and is the most famous home in America after The White House.
In 1991, Graceland was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 2006, it was designated a National Historic Landmark.
Graceland visitors come from all walks of life, all ages, all musical tastes, all income levels, all educational backgrounds, and all parts of the world.
Our employees are ambassadors to Memphis and work hard to ensure all of our guests are treated with the same southern hospitality that Elvis Presley was known for.
This is a full-time position is located in the Merchandise Department having variable/flexible working hours to include weekends, holidays, evening, and overtime as required. This position is eligible for benefits after successful completion of a sixty (60) day introductory period. Rate of pay for this position is $12.50 per hour.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the supervision of the Retail Operations Manager and Merchandise Supervisors, assist guests with purchasing selections by making appropriate suggestions, answering questions on products, hotel, tours, and Elvis; process sales by entering correct prices in a computerized sales system through cash, checks, or credit cards; assist employees with discounts and notify appropriate person to approve sale; stock and clean various merchandise racks as required; inform supervisor when merchandise is needed; other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: Experience using computerized cash systems and processing credit cards is helpful; must be able to work with large sums of money and be accurate; ability to cope with heavy workload; excellent communication and interpersonal skills both in person and on the telephone are essential; ability to prioritize and work with minimum supervision; excellent attention to detail; ability to perceive and deal with sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality; ability to deal successfully with a wide range of people; ability to work under pressure of deadlines and competing needs; ability to handle multiple tasks.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to stand for long periods of time; ability to stoop and reach; ability to speak clearly and distinctly; lift packages weighing up to twenty-five (25) pounds.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS: No smoking or eating in work area; uniform is required.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Ability to work flexible, variable hours/days and overtime as required to include weekends and holidays.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at www.graceland.com/careers. We are an equal opportunity employer. Must be able to pass a background check and pre-employment drug test. This position will be open until filled.
- Pay Type Hourly
- 3734 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38116, USA