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Posted: 04/13/2011

Employer
Whipple Company Store & Museum

The Whipple Company Store and Museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the oldest, last of its kind, wooden coal camp company stores left in the country. The objects in the museum collection include such things as small remnants from the coal mining era, household items, tools, and photographs.


Position
Gift Shop Manager
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Scarbro, WV
Details
 

The Whipple Company Store and Museum in Scarbro, West Virginia seeks a knowledge person to help establish and manage a gift shop. The Whipple Company Store and Museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the oldest, last of its kind, wooden coal camp company stores left in the country. The objects in the museum collection include such things as small remnants from the coal mining era, household items, tools, and photographs.

The position will focus mainly on establishing a small gift shop within the museum, ordering items, handling transactions, and managing the gift shop. This is a part-time and seasonal position.

The museum is located in idyllic Fayette County and is an outdoor enthusiast and history buff’s ideal location. The area is surrounded by the New and Gauley Rivers, Babcock State Park, Gauley River National Recreational Area, Hawks Nest State Park, historic Fayetteville, Beckley, Lewisburg, and Charleston just to name a few.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a business and/or retail background, with 3-5 years experience.

For more information about the museum, please visit our website: http://www.whipplecompanystore.com/

Please direct questions or requests for more information about the position to Joy Lynn.

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references.
Joy Lynn
ADDRESS
PO Box 150
Scarbro, WV 25917

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