Careers at 3S - Shop at 3S Manager

Shop at 3S Manager (Part-time)

Position Overview
Posted on 4/11/23
Position reports to: Executive Director

Position Overview:
3S Artspace seeks an experienced Shop at 3S Manager to join our team. The Shop at 3S is located in the central hub of 3S Artspace, and connects to our galleries, performance space, and on-site restaurant. Shop staff are often the first point of contact for 3S visitors, and we are seeking a warm, confident, and welcoming individual with exceptional interpersonal skills.

This position is ideal for individuals with strong retail experience, reliable attention to detail, a passion for contemporary design and craft, and the motivation and desire to help the Shop at 3S grow. This individual must thrive in spending the majority of their time on the sales floor, excel at creative merchandising, and have demonstrated experience with online sales platforms.

The Shop at 3S Manager has demonstrated leadership skills and effectively motivates their colleagues and/or staff, respectfully responds to queries or concerns, and communicates effectively.

This position, like all of our positions, is an ambassador for our multidisciplinary, nonprofit contemporary arts organization. The Shop at 3S Manager must be curious about and supportive of all of 3S’ work and be able to speak to- and help create- connection between the shop and our many mission related exhibits and events.

About 3S Artspace and the Shop at 3S:

3S Artspace, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, opened its doors to the public for full-time operations in 2015 and has evolved from a creative start-up to an essential contributor to the Seacoast’s contemporary arts and entertainment scene. Everything we do is guided by our vision that by creating a space for the intersection of art and contemporary issues, we can inspire each other to stay curious, foster empathy, and fuel creativity.

We look forward to meeting the fun, flexible, and creative individual(s) that will help the Shop at 3S reach its goals. For more information about 3S Artspace and the Shop at 3S, visit and Check us out on Instagram:@shopat3S.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Budget oversight
  • Direct sales
  • Merchandise orders
  • Inventory management
  • Stock replenishment
  • Merchandising
  • Sales Reports
  • Product shipping and fulfillment
  • Creation of a monthly work schedule that stays within budget
  • Maintenance of records including the payment of invoices, weekly deposits, reporting scheduling, and annual physical inventory
  • Customer service
  • Recruitment, supervision and training of retail staff as needed

Other Responsibilities:

  • Research and assistance with product selection and development
  • In-person ticket sales, Membership sales, and art sales
  • Attendance at staff meetings and engagement with overall organizational objectives
  • Other administrative tasks or work as needed/assigned


  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Strong time management
  • Experience managing budgets
  • Problem solving aptitude and attitude, flexibility, and excellent organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong Experience with POS systems (Square, Eventbrite, etc.)
  • Competency with Word, Excel, Google Workspace, and other basic computer programs
  • Availability to work flexible hours including weekends, holidays, and evening events as needed
  • Ability to work independently toward goals
  • Shipping experience a plus
  • Social media experience a plus
  • 3-5 years of retail and/or experience preferred
  • Experience in a non-profit or cultural space a plus

Compensation and Culture

  • A minimum of 24 hours/week and one weekend day availability is required.
  • Salary range $20-24/hr
  • All positions receive free tickets to events and discounts on retail items.
  • Some evening hours are required, as we seek to connect our Shop with our existing audience.
  • Creative community. Regular interaction with artists and musicians, and exposure to incredible talent.
  • 3S encourages individuals of all backgrounds to apply for this position, and we do not discriminate on any basis prohibited by applicable law. We celebrate the diversity of our world and our community, and we seek to build a team that reflects that diversity.

    How to Apply:
    Please send cover letter and resume to Beth Falconer, and use “Shop at 3S MANAGER” in the subject line.