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Gallery Assistant
Gallery Assistant
Colnaghi
Post Date: 17 Mar 2023

JOB OVERVIEW

Reporting to: Gallery Manager

Stock Management
• Condition check and support Gallery Manager updating the system with incoming and outgoing works of art and all necessary documents
• Support Gallery Manager ensuring art databases are up to date
• Support Gallery Manager liaising with local carriers for movement of works of art and miscellaneous items, and manage associated paperwork
• Support Gallery Manager maintaining an updated inventory of gallery lights, gallery pedestals and catalogues.

Property Management
• Interest in Art installation- helping Gallery Manager to properly install and light paintings within the gallery
• Overseeing track lighting at the gallery- making sure all lights are working, changing bulbs when necessary, ordering replacements etc.
• Support Gallery Manager ensuring entire premises is compliant with health and safety legislation
• Oversee the maintenance of the premises’ appliances, equipment, furniture and fittings (,a/c system, telephones, it equipment, etc)
• Help Gallery Manager with facilities management- liaising with handymen, making sure broken appliances are fixed in a timely manner etc.
• Manage the storage and supply levels of stationary, tools etc.
• Order weekly grocery shop

Fairs
• Support Research Team preparing display labels.
• Prepare miscellaneous, catalogues and green files to include in shipments for fairs abroad.
Front of House
• Welcome members of the public, clients, dealers, representatives from auction houses and museums, historians etc.
• Receive and send out post and courier deliveries/collections
• Answer phone as and when required

Events
• Request catering quotes, book security guards.
• Assist during gallery events and parties.

JOB DETAILS

Location
Colnaghi, London, UK

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