TMC RR Windows, Display and Merchandising Coordinator (less than 20 hours/week)
Job Category: Reading Room
Requisition Number: TMCRR001285

Posted: January 14, 2022
Closed: February 28, 2022
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MA - Mass Ave Reading Rm
Boston, MA 02115, USA
Job Details
Department:                  The Mother Church Reading Room  
Your primary primary responsibility is for the visual presentation of the products available for sale in The Mother Church Reading Rooms. These visual presentations and displays in the Reading Rooms bring the healing ideas of the writings of Mary Baker Eddy and the publications of the Christian Science Publishing Society to the local community, which promotes their sale and broadens the healing ministry of the Reading Room. You will stay abreast of events, issues, and needs in the local community and beyond. You will also work as a team member with Associate Librarians in maintaining an environment for spiritual healing and discovery.
Merchandise design and supervision (85%)
Stays current (15%)
Reporting Relationships
Supervisor:    TMC Reading Room Manager / Librarian
Supervises:    None but will oversee others for installation of displays, and training as needed.
Regular Contacts
This position has regular contact with employees, managers, vendors, professionals, customers, and other TMC departments.  Works with Facilities when needed for lighting and other design needs. Outside printers.
A Bachelor’s degree in Art or Graphic Design helpful.  Two or more years of experience in a retail environment is preferred.  Experience in the Field (branch Church work, field work, and other) is preferred.
This position requires demonstrated skills in window/display design and the ability to drive projects and work well on a team. Familiarity with Reading Room products is necessary.  Strong window and display design, sales, and communication skills are required.  Knowledge in InDesign is helpful. Familiarity with public thought and trends and other faith backgrounds is required.
Technology Skills
Graphics programs and design, Google, Google Doc, Microsoft Office, and Basic Internet skills are required. Photography skills desired.
Work Environment
This position regularly works in a Reading Room environment. Needs to be flexible in hours; at times needing to work off hours when the Reading Room is not open when installing new window displays.
Must be able to climb a ladder, cut out designs on heavy artist paper with art cutting tools and lift medium size signage to hang in windows.
Engagement with Christian Science
Familiarity with and a strong interest in continuing to learn about and practice the teachings of the Bible and Mary Baker Eddy’s writings; Mother Church membership required.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. 
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