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Gallery Assistant, Contemporary Design & Art Gallery

Posted: 24.05.2024
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on experience
Location: London, UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

A contemporary design and art gallery is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Gallery Assistant to support all areas of the business, with focus on marketing and communications. The Gallery Assistant acts as a key support in all areas of the business. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, able to multitask, with graphic design experience and interest in digital marketing.

Responsibilities:

  • Gallery maintenance and front of house duties.
  • Assist with the physical setup and takedown of shows.
  • Assist with organisation of private views and gallery events.
  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date database in relation to contacts.
  • Assist Marketing and Communications with maintaining the gallery’s online presence, including the website, newsletter and social media platforms.
  • Assist Marketing and Communications with press enquiries.
  • Create exhibition renders (2D/3D).
  • Create mock ups for clients to visualize artworks in their space.
  • Support the Registrar with tracking and shipment of artist samples.
  • Developing and maintain relationships with clients, collectors, and artists.
  • Attend and assist with fairs as needed.

Requirements:

  • Strong organisational and multitasking skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Proficiency with Excel.
  • Experience with database management (Artlogic) is a plus.
  • Basic knowledge of social media management and content creation.
  • Basic knowledge of website management platforms.
  • Basic knowledge of Mailchimp or similar marketing platforms.
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Premiere.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Passion for contemporary design and commitment to providing an exceptional visitor experience.