Gift Shop Assistant Manager

Job Title: Gift Shop Assistant Manager – North Carolina Aquarium Society|
Location: Roanoke Island, NC
Position Type: Full-time Hourly with benefits
Salary: $26,000 to $28,000
Job Category: Nonprofit

The North Carolina Aquarium Society, the non-profit support group for the North Carolina Aquariums, is seeking applications for the position of Membership Associate to join our team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Directly supervise employees and carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

• Handle merchandise, merchandising product, moving product, replenishing, and tagging.

• Promote and sell aquarium memberships.

• Ensure registers are properly activated, reconciled, and posted properly.

• Confirm that deposit slips, envelopes, deposit bags are correctly filled out and discrepancies are recorded, rectified and communicated to management.

• Uphold immaculate store presentation and merchandising stories.

• Maintains PCI compliance and ensures staff are compliant as well.

• Handle housekeeping and maintains appearance of the store and its assets.

• Develop, coordinate, and communicate project plans.

• Develop strategies to achieve organizational goals.


Previous direct supervision, retail experience, and knowledge of Counterpoint POS is required

Ability to build rapport with visitors/guests. 

Ability to prioritize and multitask while maintaining a positive attitude and professional demeanor. 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Education and Training:

Bachelor's degree (B.A/B.S.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

How to Apply:

Submit your resume by email or on site to the addresses below. All resumes must be received no later than 3:00 PM on December 8th.   Email resumes to: or drop off resume at the following address:

North Carolina Aquarium Gift Shop
374 Airport Road
Manteo, NC 27954

No phone calls please.

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