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Assistant Manager - Retail Sales and Marketing (7550U), Lawrence Hall of Science - 2571 - 2571
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted Nov. 4, 2019
Title Assistant Manager - Retail Sales and Marketing (7550U), Lawrence Hall of Science - 2571 - 2571
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Assistant Manager - Retail Sales and Marketing (7550U), Lawrence Hall of Science - 2571 - 2571

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: November 14, 2019

Departmental Overview

Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Sciencethe country's only science center that is part of a top-tier, public research university. This distinctive affiliation allows the Hall to partner with world-class scientists, engineers, educational leaders, and teachers, with the goal of developing and disseminating the most innovative and effective science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs available today. Our mission is to inspire and foster science learning for allespecially for those with limited access to science.

  • Under direct supervision, learns to use basic marketing and/or sales concepts and assists in marketing and/or sales activities as assigned.
  • Learns and assists in implementing marketing plans, strategies, sales, merchandising and/or events.
  • Supervises students working the store, and cafe, and serves as on-site front line retail sales supervisor two days per week and assigned special events and holidays and coordinates.
  • Contributes to training of student retail clerks to ensures good customer service through answering questions, providing information, explaining products and services, and resolving noncomplex problems.
  • Learns about market research and drafts sales & marketing reports.
  • Maintains e-commerce platform for online Discovery Corner Toy and Book Store.
  • Posts & markets new items, and removes items that are no longer selling or are out of print. Conducts same research and reporting functions for Bay View Cafe.
  • Provides ongoing customer service and fulfillment coordination for Discovery Corner Store.
  • Receives orders, maintains customer accounts, and oversees shipping and mailing of store orders.
  • Creates and maintains marketing and/or sales files, records, calendars, inventory logs and other related documents.
  • Tracks inventory based on established frameworks, prepares orders and assists with research for potential new products.
  • Assist in account reconciliation as assigned.

Required Qualifications
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge of marketing principles, strategies, techniques and practices.
  • Basic knowledge of the campus, including its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure.
  • Basic knowledge of marketing principles and/or experience conducting market research.

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training in retail sales & marketing.

Salary & Benefits

This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience within the range $22.08 - $31.70

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Other Information

This is a 12-month, full-time (40 hours per week), temporary (contract) position. This position is eligible for UC's full benefits package. To learn more about what is included in our full benefits package, please visit:

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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