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Store Manager/Office Assistant

30 May 2023 10:13 AM | Aaron Lippincott

The Fire Museum of Maryland in Lutherville, Maryland is seeking a permanent, part-time store manager and office administrative assistant.

The Museum is seeking an individual to manage our Museum gift shop. The person would  order merchandise from a wide variety of vendors. Stock must be replenished and updated on a regular basis. A flair for store display and merchandising is a plus. Some knowledge of the Gift-Logic point-of-sale system is helpful, but not mandatory.

On the administrative side, the candidate will work closely with the Museum Director on non-profit donor management. This includes sorting and organizing donations as they are received, and entering donor information into the Past Perfect Museum Management software system, knowledge of which is helpful but not mandatory. The administrative assistant will also generate donation thank you letters, and assist with regular Museum fund-raising mailings. The candidate will also handle a variety of general office tasks as needed.

The candidate is expected to have up-to-date computer skills. Knowledge of Excel is helpful.

A love of history is a plus. The ability to multi-task is essential.

The position is 20 hours per week, but that is flexible as some weeks may be 16 and others may be an hour or two more. The candidate will be expected to work in the store one Saturday per month during the Museum’s public hours.

The job is flexible in terms of days per week and hours per day.

The idea candidate will have a background in either/or retail, office administration, non-profit donor management.  

Pay: $16/hour. 

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Museum Rentals Director Amy Landsman at

Application deadline: Friday, June 10.

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