GALLERY ASSISTANT (Entry-level) and GALLERY CO-ORDINATOR (Associate Level)
- Shared oversight with OWNER/DIRECTORS regarding communications, providing support and research for artists promoted by the gallery, exhibition logistics, art fairs and focus on administrative work.
- Current goals: a targeted push for amplifying voices of marginalized artists.
- Cultivation of artists’ projects, gallery and museum exhibitions as an assistant to Gallery Directors and Liaisons or as an associate to the Director coordinating all gallery levels.
- Travel and work at art fairs throughout the year
- Support gallery staff with multiple administrative tasks, social media management, and greeting and touring individuals through galleries, and providing information about artists and artworks.
The candidates MUST have +2-years of experience working in an administrative and artist’s support position in a commercial gallery, auction house, or similar arts-related setting, as well as proficiency with art database systems and sales tools like ArtLogic as well as knowledge of contemporary art. This position will be responsible for a wide range of administrative duties supporting the Director. The successful candidate must have impeccable attention to detail and follow-through; this role requires a highly organized individual who is capable of multi-tasking various priorities in a fast-paced environment. The position requires a proactive person with experience meeting deadlines, administering and tracking projects, consignments, and loans, as well as maintaining a travel calendar. The successful candidate possesses acute attention to detail; excellent written and oral skills, phone etiquette and polite demeanor are also essential.
The primary job responsibilities include again:
• Providing artists support by drafting correspondence and monitoring artist’s needs, updating project management tools, writing descriptions of artworks, and updating artist’s background dossiers
• Greeting Clients (or directing Interns) Taking phone calls, handling incoming/outgoing mail related to artist’s, gallery and museum activities, assisting with preparing exhibition materials, Creating previews for presentations.
• Ensuring gallery publications are stocked and organized. as related to promotional needs
• Basic upkeep of gallery spaces to reflect high-quality representation and client treatment.
ONLY THOSE INDIVIDUALS WITH THE BELOW QUALIFICATION WILL BE ACCEPTED: DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT MEET THE QUALIFICATIONS.
• Bachelor’s degree in Art Administration/Art History or arts-related field.
• +2-years’ experience working in an administrative and art programming or similar support position in a commercial gallery, auction house, or similar arts-related setting
• Proficiency with Mac platform and software as well as database, spreadsheet, adobe products, and Microsoft Office.
***Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, illustrator will be prioritized.
Salaried position with, Full Benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, matching 401k programming, Min 2 weeks paid vacation plus additional paid time off up to 2-4 weeks minimum while gallery closed for break, paid holidays, health and wellness considerations, 38-hour workweek. Additional benefits to be described upon interview
RESUME, JOB, PLUS REFERRALS REQUIRED