At The Dali, you become part of a creative process: collaborating with colleagues across departments; balancing the experience you bring to work with new talents & skills honed on the job; and sharing ideas and input in a dynamic, ever-evolving artistic environment. The Museum offers engaging work, a healthy work/life balance, an array of cultural and educational opportunities; and avenues for personal & professional growth…all in an iconic, world-renowned setting, surrounded by masterpieces of the 20th century.
Job Title: Assistant Sales Manager
Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt
Reports to: Sales & Merchandise Director
Overview: The Assistant Sales Manager position involves training, supervising, inspiring and managing all Sales Department front-end operations including Staffing coverage in the Store, Admissions and Membership Desk.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
- Instruct and oversee register operations, training, customer service, admit procedures, merchandise knowledge and display.
- Provide instruction for the entire sales department staff regarding sales duties, computer procedures, memberships, awareness of stock replenishment, ticketing and visual display guidelines.
- Participate in physical inventory preparation and actual counts held twice per year.
- Responsible to ensure that all point of sale supplies and Museum collateral are sufficient at each work station daily.
- Responsible for monitoring and organizing staff coverage at all register stations.
- Responsible to oversee all money handling duties of registers and safes, posting of sales and relevant sales reports.
- Respond to customer inquiries.
- To build and maintain a productive retail environment while assuring best service at all times.
- Open and close registers. Print various reports daily. Handle various money related duties including change requests and drawer count downs and drawer closing.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of various computer software programs used daily.
- Knowledge of the retail industry and high levels of customer service standards and best practices.
- Knowledge of proper procedures in a public environment.
- Customer service and how to interact with the public is paramount.
- To become knowledgeable of the organization and all Museum functions is essential.
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills and experience as a dedicated team player
- Merchandise organization and selling skills
- Professional level communication skills including, oral, written and listening skills
- Strong sales skills and demonstrated ability to comply with procedures
- Possess organizational skills with attention to detail
- Various computer application skills in Word, Excel and Outlook programs are essential.
Education, Experience, and Training:
- Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Business, Retail Sales, or related field preferred or equivalent work experience in retail.
- Minimum of 5 years of retail and managerial experience.
- Ability to multi task within all areas of the sales department.
- Ability to be flexible and creative.
Job Title: Part-time Admission Sales Associate + Gallery Assistant
Reports to: Sales Management Team and Merchandise Director
This position has been filled; we gladly accept resumes for future part-time sales openings. Please email your resume and a brief cover letter to LSinger@thedali.org.No phone calls.
Job Title: Part-time Audio Tour Coordinator
Reports to: Sales Management Team and Merchandise Director
Status: Non- exempt
Overview: The Audio Tour Coordinators oversee and coordinate the day-to-day management of the audio tour units (440), auxiliary equipment, app software updates, and distribution requirements of the Museum. The Audio Tour coordinators work directly with the Director of Visitor Experience on projects impacting the visitor, group and volunteer experience at the Museum.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Independently identifies and establishes volunteer requirements for distribution and collection of units in support of the Museum’s operational needs.
- Is aware of processing, scheduling, and confirmation of all volunteer opportunities for distribution and collection of units through computerized systems (Volgistics) and through personal interaction within the department.
- Train volunteers on the use of the units and new enhancements to the system on a quarterly basis for world class distribution processes
- Oversee distribution, collection, charging, and maintenance/repair of all units and auxiliary equipment and app software.
- Engage volunteers in all aspects of the Museum from attendance, to training and support of developmental initiatives.
- Support training content and execution to maintain Museum volunteer standards with our visitor experience.
- Manage the maintenance, inventory, and distribution process of the Museum’s audio tour program equipment and content.
- Is knowledgeable of and manages the MDM software system to maintain the audio tour equipment software.
- Communicate with Acoustiguide personnel, all issues and updates in support of the audio tour program.
- Obtain necessary training for hardware and software in support of the Audio Tour System.
- Work with the IT Department on wiring, WiFi, and maintenance of the program.
- Maintain private touring transmitters/receivers and auxiliary equipment.
The job has no direct supervisory responsibilities.
- The Dali Museum audio tour content and software requirements
- Apple hardware
- Associate or four-year accredited college degree in business, art history, communication, IT, psychology, or non-profit organization.
- Microsoft Outlook
- Data entry
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft Word
- Proficient in planning, scheduling, documentation techniques
- Proficient in guest relations and communication protocols
- Proficient in presentation skills
- Proficient in maintaining databases
- Friendly, conversational telephone and email manner
- Highly developed personal interaction skills
- Ability to work regularly scheduled hours per week
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Ability to work Saturdays, Sundays, and/or evenings when scheduled
- Ability to work in a dynamic and changing work environment
- Ability to effectively communicate with volunteers, staff, and visitors of the Museum
- Ability to multi-task in a dynamic work environment
- Ability to successfully adhere to times and schedules in conjunction with Museum hours.
Internships are seasonal, non-paying positions designed to provide college graduate and undergraduate students with off-campus and/or on-the-job Museum experience. The program incorporates the opportunity to study the life and work of Salvador Dali while learning about the inner workings of an art Museum. The program also offers a challenging learning experience and promotes awareness of Museum careers. Students may be eligible to receive college credit (if applicable).
This program is informal and can be designed to work within the student’s schedule. Internships typically last for three months in the Fall and Spring starting in September and January, and 10 weeks in the Summer, starting in June. Internships typically require at least a two-day/week or 15-hour commitment.
Internships are offered in the following departments for qualified individuals:
General Marketing/Public Relations
Graphic Design (Marketing)
Hospitality – Events
Human Resources Management
The Dali Museum accepts applications from both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates and beginning museum professionals. International students, especially from Spain, France, and Germany are also encouraged to apply. Applicants must be able to provide their own laptop computer to work from.
Deadlines to apply for an internship:
- Fall Internship: July 1
- Spring Internship: November 1
- Summer Internship: April 1
The Dali is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.
Internship Frequently Asked Questions
Who is eligible to become an intern at The Dali Museum?
The Dali Museum's Internship Program is open to current students, recent college graduates, graduate students and beginning museum professionals. The Museum encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds and academic disciplines to apply.
There is currently no High School Internship Program. High school students and recent high school graduates should visit the volunteer page for more information about programs at The Dali.
Ages 9-15 are eligible for The Dali Museum's Junior Docent Program.
Must I be a current student to be eligible to intern?
No, The Dali's Internship Program is open to current students, recent college graduates, graduate students, and beginning museum professionals.
If I am an international student, do I still qualify to be an intern?
Yes, many international students participate in the Internship Program. All interns are expected to be proficient in speaking, reading and writing the English language (but you do not need to submit your TOEFL scores). We are unable to sponsor J1 visas. The Dali is also unable to assist with housing accommodations or fees associated with visa applications.
When do internships take place?
Spring (January – May)
Summer (June – August)
Fall (September- December)
When is the deadline for applying for an internship?
Spring (Nov 1st)
Summer (April 1st)
Fall ( July 1st)
Are the internships paid?
No, Museum internships are unpaid.
Can I apply for more than one internship term at the same time? (i.e. Spring and Fall internships simultaneously)?
Yes. Please note on your application what terms you are applying to.
May I submit more than the required documents?
You are welcome to submit more than the required documents. All documents will be taken into account for placement.
Who should I contact with questions regarding the application?
How many interns are typically accepted?
The number of interns accepted depends on the needs of the respective departments.
What is the interview process like?
The Museum will contact selected candidates to set up an interview, which may be conducted over the telephone. The interview will cover topics such as scheduling, expectations and potential projects.
Is it possible to receive academic credit for participating in the internship program?
Yes, the Museum will work with students to fulfill their academic requirements.
Is intern housing included?
No, there is no housing available.
Is there an intern scholarship available?
Not through The Dali Museum, but you are welcome to investigate external sources.
What types of projects will I be working on?
Internship projects are based on The Dali’s needs and requirements, and are assigned to interns with the appropriate skills and interests. All of the internships have an administrative component.
What will my schedule be?
Hours and days vary based on departmental need and the student’s schedule. Schedules are usually made during the orientation process, or beforehand if certain accommodations have to be made. The hours are generally very flexible.
Are there volunteer opportunities at The Dali independent of the Internship Program?
Yes, for information on volunteer opportunities, please visit the volunteer page on The Dali's website.