Museum Voorlinden : Museum Shop Manager

Job description

The store is part of the entrance area of ​​museum Voorlinden. Our store is an important part of the museum experience. In addition to the fact that our visitors would like to purchase a reminder of our exhibitions, we offer a broader, varying assortment of high-quality products with which we surprise our audience. The manager of the Museum Shop is responsible for the operation of the Museum Shop as a cooperating foreman. The museum store team consists of an operational manager, a buyer / visual merchandiser and a pool of store employees.

What are you going to do?

• Responsible for sales, sees challenges in cost control and upselling
• Organizes inventory management and finances, maintains contacts with suppliers
• Accountability to management through quarterly reports
• Responsible for budgeting
• Managing, training, enthusiasm and scheduling the store employees

Who are you?

• You have a commercial, entrepreneurial and creative attitude
• You are customer and service oriented
• You have a representative and enthusiastic image
• You are precise and reliable
• You are enthusiastic and flexible
• You are independent and have a strong sense of responsibility

What are we looking for?

• Minimum bachelor level
• A financial or commercial background or education is an advantage
• Minimum three years of experience as a manager
• Demonstrable experience in retail
• Experience with financial transactions and handling cash registers
• Excellent command of Dutch and English and preferably oral command of a second (modern) language
• Prepared to work at least one weekend day per week
• Love for modern and contemporary art
• Preferably living in the area of ​​Wassenaar / The Hague / Leiden

What do we offer?

• A fascinating workplace in an attractive environment with a small and enthusiastic team
• Market conditions of employment (depending on age, education and experience)


If you meet the profile, please send your resume and motivation in Dutch by July 5, 2019.


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