Commercial Gallery Assistant

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Commercial Gallery Assistant

Location: 730 11th Ave. SW
Terms: 35 hours per week
Wage: Determined upon experience

Successful candidates will:

  • Hold a minimum of a bachelor of fine arts and at least one year of gallery experience.
  • Have a Driver’s License and clean driving record.
  • Have excellent written communication skills and ability to create professional content.
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Be capable of juggling a variety of projects.
  • Have excellent knowledge of the Adobe Suite.
  • Have knowledge of photography.
  • Demonstrate integrity: focused on high quality outcomes.
  • Demonstrate discretion, tact, initiative and sound judgment skills.
  • Demonstrate formal artwork installation knowledge.
  • Be confident with use of power tools.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Handling and unpacking of artwork while ensuring the safety and security of artwork at all times.
  • Assist gallery director with all aspects of day-to-day gallery practices, including administrative tasks.
  • Press distribution, social media updates, website maintenance.
  • Gaining comprehensive knowledge of gallery artists to interact with visitors.
  • Installation and deinstallation of artwork/handling of artwork.
  • Inventory control.
  • Daily maintenance of gallery: cleaning of surfaces, floors etc.
  • Crating and packaging of artwork.

This position is an entry level commercial gallery position, which combines 50% administrative and 50% technical (physical) aspects of gallery life.

Please forward cover letter, resume and references to by March 26 2022.

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