D.R.A.W. Recruitment

Gallery Assistant/ Administrator ( fluent French speaker)

Details

Job Type: Permanent
Pay: £22,000 - £26,000 DOE
Location: London London, UK
Job description:

Our client  is an international family run business and one of the world’s leading dealers antique furniture and works of art. The gallery deals with the very finest antiques and exhibition pieces of furniture and sourcing important items for private collectors and the great museums of the world.

Based in the heart of London’s Mayfair, they gallery showcases one of the largest collections of antiques available anywhere in the world. Clients include Interior Designers, Private Clients and other Dealers. The role of Gallery Assistant requires an experienced candidate to manage the day-to-day administration of the showroom.

Tasks will include:

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

  • Welcoming people into the Gallery and being the first face to face contact
  • Keeping the showroom presentable
  • PA support to the Director including liaising with suppliers in France
  • Dealing with correspondence by email and telephone
  • Updating the gallery database and website
  • Arranging shipping and transportation
  • Organising condition reports and arranging telephone lines to bid

 MARKETING

  • Social Media – twitter, facebook and Instagram
  • Photography
  • Invitations for events and fairs

About You

  • 3+ years’ work experience
  • Fluent in English and French
  • Presentable and 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
  • pc fluent – 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