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The White House Historical Association is looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated, positive Retail Sales Associate to assist our customers in the White House History Shop on 1610 H Street, Washington D.C. It is a museum style retail shop, open Monday - Friday.


  • Welcome all customers who visit our shop and assist them in the selection and purchase of merchandise.
  • Assist visitors to the extent possible, understanding the Sales Associate's role as a representative of the White House Historical Association.
  • Have thorough knowledge of the shop’s merchandise and effectively communicate the product features and the item’s significance to our mission.
  • Accurately conduct transactions through our POS system, appropriately handling of a variety of forms of payment.
  • Assist with annual inventory process and daily inventory maintenance; perform housekeeping duties, price changes, and ticketing. Straighten and restock products as needed, notifying the Shop Manager of any needs.
  • Assist with visual merchandising, floor moves and displays.
  • Open the store promptly and on time for the assigned shift, including counting the cash drawer for the day.
  • Close the store for the assigned shift, including reconciling the cash drawer for the day.
  • Other related duties that contribute to sales, achieving our business goals, and team success.


  • Minimum 3+ years Retail Sales and Customer Service Experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • College Degree Preferred, High School Diploma Required.
  • Knowledge of White House History is a bonus

Salary Range:

  • The hourly salary is commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send cover letter, resume, and references to and include Part-Time Retail Sales Associate in the subject line.