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Part Time Advanced Sales Associate

The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota

Job ID 46990

Part Time

Apply on or before 2/19/2020 at:

Our Advanced Sales Associates are one of the first to interact with museum visitors over the phone and play an important role in providing an excellent customer service experience.

Associates will be performing a variety of tasks to include:

  • Selling tickets for all Ringling functions over the phone.
  • Processing credit and debit card payments remotely.
  • Processing membership payments and other invoices as necessary.
  • Working closely with Admissions and Membership departments in person, over the phone, and via email.
  • Checking the advance sales email account to process invoices that are received.
  • Answering the Switchboard, addressing all general questions, and transfering all other calls to appropriate staff/department.


  • High school diploma/equivalent.
  • Previous phone work experience. Ability to make patrons feel welcome over the phone using interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work with the computer ticketing system.
  • Previous cash handling experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Note: A work sample will be administered during the interview process.


  • Previous experience with Tessitura is preferred.
  • Ability to speak multiple languages.

Contact Info
For more information, or for technical assistance, please contact Ringling Human Resources at 941-359-5700 ext. 2605 or

Anticipated Salary Range
$11.50 per hour.

Advanced Sales Associates also receive:

  • Regular training on upcoming exhibitions
  • Private gallery talks with curators
  • Discounts on memberships
  • Discounts in the museum stores
  • Discounts on select performances/events
  • Free museum admission and much more!

Pay Plan
This is an OPS/Part-Time Job.

Primary working hours are between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday to Friday, approximately 24 hours per week. Weekends, evenings, and holidays may be required per the needs of the Ringling.

Criminal Background Check
This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply
If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Affordable Care Act
OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees that meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information, please visit the following website regarding the Affordable Care Act,

About the Ringling
The Ringling is a preeminent center for the arts, history, performance, and learning that is dedicated to bringing the past and contemporary culture to life through extraordinary visitor experiences. From its inception, The Ringling has joined the diverse visual traditions and theatrical spectacle of yesterday with the genre-defying global practitioners of today. A place of exploration, discovery and respite, The Ringling’s campus in Sarasota, Florida--which includes the Museum of Art, Circus Museum, a historic home, an 18th-century theater and bayfront gardens--is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As the State Art Museum of Florida and part of Florida State University, The Ringling fulfills an important educational mission. The Ringling offers formal and informal programs of study serving as a major resource for students, scholars and lifelong learners of every age across the region, country, and around the world. For more information, please visit

Equal Employment Opportunity
An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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