Employment Opportunities

Work For Como Friends

Help the fundraising force behind Como Park Zoo and Conservatory.

Employment opportunities at Como Friends are posted on this page, on the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Jobs Board, and on other social media platforms. Be sure to follow Como Friends on Twitter and Facebook for early notice of any future openings.

Join the sales team at Garden Safari Gifts

Sales Associate Position

Help us grow the good work of Como Friends by becoming a sales associate at Garden Safari Gifts. Our gift shop is currently hiring part-time sales associates for both weekday and weekend hours. To learn more about our part-time retail opportunities download the job description and application forms below.
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Sales Supervisor Position

The Sales Supervisor will assist in establishing Garden Safari Gifts as a well-managed, destination gift shop with a strong profit margin that sells a wide range of merchandise appealing to the diverse people who visit Como Park Zoo & Conservatory (CPZC).  The Sales Supervisor directly supervises sales associates in all Garden Safari Gifts locations, ensures excellent customer service and promotes Como Friends and its mission.

Job Description

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to gardensafarigifts@comofriends.org.

Visual Merchandising Assistant

The Visual Assistant will assist in establishing Garden Safari Gifts as a well-managed gift shop with a strong profit margin that sells a wide range of merchandise appealing to the diverse people who visit Como Park Zoo & Conservatory. The Visual Assistant is a hands-on position working closely with our buyers and storeroom staff.  Individuals will assist in the visual merchandising and set-up of store displays.

Job Description

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to gardensafarigifts@comofriends.org.

Stockroom Assistant

The Stockroom Assistant will assist in establishing Garden Safari Gifts as a well-managed gift shop with a strong profit margin that sells a wide range of merchandise appealing to the diverse people who visit Como Park Zoo & Conservatory.  The Stockroom Assistant will partner with the Stockroom Manager to assist in the daily activities of ensuring accurate pricing, entering purchase orders, and timely processing invoices; and will be the designated back-up for these activities in the absence of the Stockroom Manager.  The Stockroom Assistant will support the daily operation of stockroom including replenishment from overstock merchandise, efficient ticketing of merchandise, logistics of stockroom shelves, and merchandise allocation to the stores. The Stockroom Assistant will work as part of a team to assist in inventory control and the daily replenishment of multiple store inventories.  The Stockroom Assistant will be able to utilize the POS system to ring sales as needed.

Job Description

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to gardensafarigifts@comofriends.org.