Full-Time Gallery Assistant
Art Gallery Assistant compensation: Salary commensurate with experience
High End, Contemporary Fine Art gallery seeks a highly professional and detail oriented person to work in a busy team-oriented environment. The ideal candidate will possess a B.A. in Art History or Journalism and will have a demonstrated interest in the contemporary art world. The candidate should also have a solid working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign and have a high proficiency in Mac systems and Microsoft Office. Additionally, the successful candidate should have a demonstrated level of administrative experience, interpersonal skills and PR experience is preferred. Excellent writing skills are required. Very strong social media skills are essential. Must be able to work Monday through Saturday and some evenings.
– Keep Social Media current and exciting
– Manage exhibition Logistics- Aid in the day-to-day operations of the gallery
– Provide administrative and research support
– Develop additional programming and initiatives
– Coordinate exhibitions
– Expense monitoring
– Strong organizational and computer skills a must
– Design exhibition materials using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator).
– Create Press Releases.- Maintain and expand social media presence.
– Update the company website with upcoming events and artist information.
– Develop relationships with Museums.
– Prepare for art fairs- Catalogue new and incoming artworks, obtaining details from dealers, artists or consignors.
– Maintain all artwork information in Masterpiece inventory system.
– Request and manage shipping quotes.
– Liaise with dealers and clients to arrange delivery of sold works.
– Issue or request certificates of insurance, as needed.
– Direct annual physical inventory and reconciliation.
– Maintain file of active consignments.
– Request and maintain archive of certificates of authenticity when necessary.
– Provide financial data to accounting and assist in tracking expenses.
– Basic office and administrative responsibilities.
– Offer proactive suggestions for greater organization and efficiency.
– Excellent position for a capable, flexible,goal oriented professional who thrives in a challenging and rapidly expanding environment.
– High energy, determination and a collaborative and positive attitude are key.
– Additional responsibilities, as assigned.
Only submissions of a resume and cover letter outlining your interest in building a career in the contemporary art world will be considered.
Qualified candidates, please email your resume and cover letter for consideration to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please no phone inquiries.
Only submissions with a cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit and desire a career in the art world will be considered.
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