Gallery Assistant – Posted 11/1/2017
Stellar gallery assistant for a fast paced, for-profit art gallery. Must be comfortable interacting with clients and have an ability to inspire confidence and reliability. Will be involved in sales, designing framing for customers, managing our WordPress-based web site, assisting with inventory and storage, including photographing and processing digital images. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, installing artwork, basic matting and mounting, gallery upkeep, minor video editing, web site and social media updating, and fielding phone inquiries. Some weekend and evening hours are required for this position.
Most important: Alert, motivated, organized, personable, and hardworking. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, and WordPress desired and an ability to troubleshoot and solve technical problems. The successful candidate will have an ability to learn quickly, follow instruction, and be able to multi-task effectively. Sales/retail experience is strongly recommended as the successful candidate will be able to exhibit a deliberate and impeccable professionalism under busy conditions. An understanding of art terms, processes, and basic art history is helpful. Experience with the proper handling and treatment of various forms of original artwork is preferable. Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team. Flexible schedule preferred in order to fill in hours.
The gallery is open 7 days a week and several days per week is open until 9 pm. The position involves some weekend and evening hours.