The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is one of the world's leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African diasporan experiences. A focal point of Harlem's cultural life, the Center also functions as the national research library in the field, providing free access to its wide-ranging collections, programs and events that illuminate and illustrate the richness of black history and culture.
The Schomburg Shop is an emporium for products related to the global Black experience, the Schomburg Shop has many items ranging from classic and contemporary books for adults and children, unique gifts, and an exclusive collaborations and products designed for the Schomburg Center. Like the Schomburg Center, named a National Historic Landmark in 2017, the shop's selections are chosen to inspire learning and advance knowledge, providing a distinctive shopping destination online and in-person.
The Schomburg Retail Shop seeks a Retail Associate who will serve as a vital member of the sales team greeting and engaging Schomburg visitors for the purpose of sharing information about the Center, selling books, merchandise and memberships.
Under the supervision of the Manager & Creative Coordinator of the Schomburg Shop, the Retail Associate will: