Arts Administrator–Exhibition Assistant

Resume posted by Tayler.Harriman in Arts and Culture.
Desired salary: $25,000.00
Desired position type: 'Full-Time/ Part-Time/ Contract'
Location: San Francisco California, United States


I am a recent graduate with a Master’s in Arts Administration & Cultural Policy with experience in a wide variety of roles in museums and galleries. I am looking to get into exhibition management, marketing, or other administrative roles in the arts sector.


Goldsmith’s University of London, London, UK   December 2017

  • Master of Arts in Arts Administration and Cultural Policy
  • Dissertation: Museums and Social Justice in the United States

Saint Mary’s College of California, Moraga, CA, USA             May 2015

  • Bachelor of Arts in Global and Regional Studies with a minor in history
  • Thesis: Transnational Women’s Movements and the First World War


Drawing Room, London, UK                         Jan 2017 – Sept 2017

Drawing Biennial Assistant

  • Assisted with exhibition administration, processing artwork and updating the gallery’s server and website
  • Managed the gallery’s social media platforms by drafting and posting relevant copy to engage with audiences
  • Aided with gallery invigilation and provided quality customer service
  • Collated, researched and proofread artist biographies for exhibitions
  • Assisted with office administration including answering phones, handling the gallery’s email, etc.

Target, Inc., Walnut Creek, CA, USA       Nov 2015 – Aug 2016

Cashier, Operator, and Guest Service Team Member

  • Served as a brand representative and provided quality customer service as a cashier and guest services team member
  • Supervised the store’s self-checkout registers
  • Assisted the office team as the store operator and answered customer phone calls and inquiries
  • Aided the guest services team with customer returns, questions and complaints to ensure customer satisfaction

Saint Mary’s College Museum of Art, St. Mary’s College of California, Moraga, CA, USA         Apr 2013 – Jun 2015

Student Intern

  • Assisted with reception services including answering phones, filing, delivering mail and museum admissions
  • Aided with social media marketing and management through developing targeted copy and social media campaigns
  • Researched artists and movements to draft informational brochures and museum didactics
  • Helped to plan and execute events for exhibition openings as well as student and membership events

Private Tutoring, Moraga, CA, USA                       Sept 2013 – May 2015

Private Tutor

  • Provided study skills and study plans for students
  • Assisted with test preparation and creating study materials
  • Helped to teach students educational organization to ensure that they completed work efficiently and on time
  • Provided scheduling assistance for students

The Concordia School, Concord, CA, USA                   Jun 2010 – Oct 2015

Summer Office Assistant

  • Assisted with office administration including reception services and filing
  • Drafted and distributed school newsletters
  • Compiled paperwork and informational packets for parents and staff


  • Microsoft Suite (10 Years)
  • Adobe Photoshop (1.5 Years)
  • Adobe InDesign (1.5 Years)
  • Keynote (8 Years)
  • Pages (8 Years)
  • Mail Chimp (1.5 Years)


    Customer Service, design, Social Media Management

Spoken Languages

    Proficient in French

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