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Cathedral Gift Shop - Sales Associate (Part Time)

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

Posted 8/26/2019 until 10/28/2019


The Gift Shop at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels seeks an energetic, customer focused, detail oriented, part-time sales associate. 

Located in downtown Los Angeles, the Cathedral Gift Shop serves visitors and parishioners of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels offering an ever-changing variety of Catholic gifts and books.

The primary function of this position is sales and customer service for the Cathedral Gift Shop. This position also requires knowledge of Catholic faith and practices, as well as handling other duties such as merchandising, accepting phone orders, assisting customers, and operating a point-of-sales system.

All Cathedral employees represent the Roman Catholic Church and are expected to conduct themselves according to the goals and mission of the Church in performing their work.

Responsibilities of our Sales Associates include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Welcome visitors, engage and educate visitors, with the goal of building a long-lasting customer relationship.
  • Sell, provide excellent customer service and completes necessary customer data entry into database.
  • Creates sales orders and reserves stock for special requests
  • Maintain familiarity with the Cathedral Gift Shop merchandise and Catholic faith & practices knowledge.
  • Aware of Cathedral special exhibitions, art, programs and history. Represent the Cathedral and its mission with professionalism.
  • Supports sales initiatives including social media.
  • Perform other duties or special projects as assigned.
  • Maintain regular and reliable attendance.
  • Use a POS cash register with accuracy.
  • Process payments by totaling purchases; processing cash and credit cards.
  • Enjoy learning about and sharing our selection of devotional articles, inspirational decor, books and jewelry.
  • Maintain displays and re-stock merchandise.
  • Assist in inventory related tasks
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Like keeping things organized and tidy


Job Requirements:
•    Must be able to work weekends, holidays and some night shifts.
•    Must be available on Sundays.
•    Basic knowledge of Excel and MS Word

Education and Experience:
•    High School diploma or G.E.D.; some college preferred
•    1-2 years Retail experience in a religious gift shop, museum store or bookstore preferred.
•    Knowledge of Roman Catholic beliefs and practices, or a willingness to learn is required.

Physical Demands:
•    Must be able to perform tasks requiring bending and lifting up to 30 lbs
•    Ability to climb up and down ladders
•    Ability to work standing for extended periods of time

Tell us more about yourself in your cover letter. Feel free to share any additional experience or special skills that you may have, including any parish experience. Don't forget to include your e-mail and address.

The completed application must be submitted via email, along with a resume to:   Angie Canales:

 Please note: walk-in applications are not accepted. Thank you.
•    Job Type: Part-time 20-24 hours per week
•    Salary: $14.25 /hour

Information/Application Contact:

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
555 W Temple St.
Los Angeles CA 90012
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