The Glacier National Park Conservancy is the philanthropic and outreach partner to Glacier National Park. The Conservancy enriches the Glacier National Park experience by providing strategic investment in preservation, education and research programs that meaningfully engage visitors and supporters, sustaining Glacier’s heritage for generations to come.
The Conservancy was established in 2013, following the merger of two respected organizations; Glacier Natural History Association, and Glacier National Park Fund. The Conservancy programs and events extend the mission internationally, from its base camp in beautiful Flathead Valley. The Conservancy operates retail bookstores within and outside the park setting, all in support of park programs. The Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.
Buyer and Merchandising Lead
Position Overview: The Buyer and Merchandising Lead (Lead) is responsible for all aspects of the product carried in our four retail store locations and our web store. Job duties include planning the product assortment, sourcing new products, and placing purchase orders. The Lead is also responsible for all aspects of store merchandising and replenishment. The seasonal nature of our work creates distinctive annual cycles of planning and operations. Our retail team works closely together, especially during the busy summer season. By maximizing retail sales, this position plays a critical role in fulfilling our mission to preserve and protect Glacier National Park. Due to the nature of this role, a remote or work from home arrangement is not feasible.
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The Conservancy operates four retail outlets in and around Glacier Park, and we hire about 25 seasonal employees to work in our stores and warehouse. It’s retail with a mission statement!
- Our summer season runs from May to October, but there is some flexibility in start & end dates, depending on the position.
- Limited space is available in our employee house for a modest fee, and we can help secure a limited number of RV sites in the area.
- Local applicants are encouraged to apply.
- We take Covid-19 seriously and have implemented protocols to keep our staff and customers safe and healthy.
Join our team to help support important projects in Glacier Park and to enjoy a summer exploring the beautiful landscapes that make this a truly special place!
TO APPLY: Complete our Employment Application online.
For more information about joining the retail team, contact:
Glacier National Park Conservancy
PO Box 310
West Glacier, MT 59936
Phone: (406) 888-5756