Job Description

Job Title: Buyer/Manager, Gift Shop
Job ID: 679999
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: Administration
Location: 3459 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213


The manager is responsible for providing profitable, customer-centered management of the LHAS Presbyterian and Montefiore floral and gift shops, and to supervise all gift shop personnel. This position will work varied days and hours as needed including weekends.

  • Develops annual promotional plans based on marketing studies and surveys.
  • Ensures that all shop areas including selling floor, back rooms, and inventory areas are clean and orderly at all times.
  • Establishes and regularly reviews gift shop policies.
  • Maintains Lottery machine.
  • Maintains an awareness of shoplifting potential and develops procedures to prevent shoplifting.
  • Monitors cash accounts, deposits, and disbursements for both shops.
  • Plans and buys a variety of merchandise for both the LHAS Presbyterian and Montefiore floral and gift shops.
  • Prepares and administers budgets totaling $800,000 dollars for two gift shops. Meets operating budget and revenue expectations
  • Prepares appropriate financial management records, reports, and comparison studies for gift shop and lottery operations at both shops.
  • Responsible for lottery deposit, changing tickets daily in each machine, and balancing monies from each machine.
  • Supervises a minimum of 5.0 FTE's consisting of full-time and part-time sales associates and volunteers.


  • Bachelors degree in business management, marketing, retail management, or equivalent experience required.
  • Minimum of three to five years of experience in retail management and buying with capability of handling all aspects of shop operation required.
  • Gift shop management, especially hospital gift shop management, preferred.
  • Strong customer relations, communications, and bookkeeping skills required.
  • Working knowledge of Windows and retail accounting software preferred.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: No

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