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Upper East Side gallery seeking gallery assistant
Upper East Side gallery seeking gallery assistant
Edward Tyler Nahem
Post Date: 24 Sep 2021

JOB OVERVIEW

Edward Tyler Nahem is looking for a full-time gallery assistant to work front of house.  We are seeking someone who has meticulous attention to detail and who possesses a calm, warm, poised demeanor, a strong sense of professionalism and works well with others. Candidates must have experience with and an understanding of the nuances involved in working with global clients and a positive, “can do” attitude.  They should also be highly personable with the ability to multitask and write at a formal and high academic level.   

Responsibilities include:

-Catalogue works in ArtBase and ArtBinder

-Research and write histories for incoming works of art.

-Writing informative essays on artworks and creating fact sheets

-Auction research using Artnet auction database

-Update gallery’s main website, Artsy and Artnet profiles as instructed

-Work with PR team on social media and PR opportunities

-Assist gallery owner with Holiday Gift distribution for clients and vendors and other projects as needed

-Update and maintain e-mail and mailing lists in ArtBase

-Filing

-Answering telephones

-Maintain library database

-Daily gallery maintenance

Requirements

-Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required and specific knowledge of post war and contemporary artists

-Excellent computer literacy related to Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Suite

-Knowledge of ArtBase and Artbinder a plus

-Must be comfortable speaking with high level clients and daily visitors alike

-Outstanding writing skills

-Ability to perform under pressure

-Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks

-Must be extremely organized and detail oriented

-Must be discreet and confidential

-At least 3 years gallery experience required

-Candidate may be asked to submit writing samples

About the role:

The position is 5 days per week, Tuesday- Saturday. 

Salary commensurate with experience and includes a benefits package.

Applications:

Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] with Subject Line: Gallery Assistant

JOB DETAILS

Location
New York, USA

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