Monday, March 25, 2013

Gallery Assistant

New contemporary art gallery located in downtown Manhattan is seeking a full-time Gallery Assistant.

Requirements: •
Bachelor’s degree in an arts-related field, ideally in Fine Arts or Art History •
Must be well-organized, motivated, extremely detail-oriented, and resourceful •
A professional manner and appearance •
A high level of proficiency with Mac computers, Microsoft applications (particularly Word and Excel), Adobe Creative Suite, ArtSystems, and MailChimp •
Must be able to work independently and cooperatively, with efficiency and precision •
Knowledge of Contemporary Art is essential

Duties include, but are not limited to: •
Greeting visitors and answering phones at the front desk •
Providing general administrative support •
Maintaining mailing/e-mail lists •
Assisting with the organization of gallery exhibitions and opening receptions •
Photographing, editing, and archiving images with Photoshop as needed •
Updating artist and exhibition files •
Maintaining the website and Facebook page •
General office and gallery maintenance (cleaning) •
Ordering office supplies •
Running errands •
Light art handling

Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday (10 AM-6 PM), but some additional hours may be required for special events and openings. 

Salary commensurate with experience; benefits and vacation included. 
To apply for this position please submit a cover letter and resume to with ‘Gallery Assistant’ in the subject line. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.