The art of the perfect fit

Assistant, London Gallery

Posted: 03.06.2024
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Location: London, UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

A Central London gallery with a 6 year history is looking for an experienced and professional person to support with administration and sales within a small dedicated team.

The gallery is highly-regarded and focuses on artists and material outside mainstream formats. The gallery increasingly places work in international museums and collections. The gallery presents around 5 shows a year, regularly participates in art fairs (mainly in London) and hosts other events. It is connected to a well-known non-profit organisation.

Primary responsibilities:

  • administrative support across all aspects of the gallery‚Äôs activities
  • focus on data input, database/image management, online listings
  • support for gallery operations, front of house, sales, follow-ups

Person specification:

The ideal candidate is a confident person with significant experience of administration, accounts and sales. Experience working in or with art galleries is essential, unless supported by other background history. Experience at auction houses and/or art fairs is helpful.

The candidate needs to be very proficient and experienced working with a PC and must have above-average administrative skills and accurate data entry.

In addition the candidate should be:

  • detailed, multi-tasking and resourceful
  • able to implement precise instructions
  • accurate, consistent and time-efficient