D.R.A.W. Recruitment

Gallery Assistant/Administrator, Decorative Arts Gallery


Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: £22-28K DOE
Location: London UK
Job description:

Our client, one of the leading dealers in antiques (19th C) furniture and works of art, is looking for an experienced Gallery Assistant/Administrator to manage the day-to-day administration of the showroom.

Tasks include but are not limted to:
– Welcoming people into the Gallery and being the first face to face contact
– Keeping the showroom presentable
– PA support to the owner including liaising with suppliers
– Dealing with correspondence by email and telephone
– Updating the gallery database, social media and website
– Arranging shipping and transportation
– Organising condition reports and arranging telephone lines to bid

About you:

• Fluent in English and French
• 3+ years’ work experience
• Happy to work in a small team
• Good general administrative and organisational skills are essential
• Comfortable working on your own initiative
• Creative for social media ideas
• Good IT skills: Word, Excel and Photoshop
• Comfortable in a small business environment / non-corporate
• Experience in an auction house or gallery would be ideal but not essential

Due to the volume of applications, only candidates with relevant experience will be contacted back.