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Gallery Assistant

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  • Posted:4th April, 2024
  • Sector:Fine Art & Gallery
  • Location:Los Angeles , United States
  • Job Ref:17349
  • Salary:$45,000 - $48,000 + Benefits

Alchemy has partnered with a world-renowned Art Gallery to assist them in their search for a Gallery Assistant to join their team in Los Angeles.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the smooth daily running of the Gallery, including providing a positive Front of House experience. 

Responsibilities:

  • Acting as front of house for Gallery clients and visitors
  • Answering phones in a timely and polite manner, giving a professional service. 
  • Making sure the reception and gallery areas are attractive and informative and informing the appropriate personnel if any action has to be taken 
  • Updating the inventory database with reference to sales and reserves; updating the mailing list from the reception/exhibition books
  • Updating the Gallery internal contact database 
  • Additional basic ad hoc project support tasks as needed, such as keeping track of cold calls and walk-ins, updating face recognition documents, and storing critical client documents 
  • Assisting with regular gallery and event tasks, where requested 
  • Attendance at significant gallery events, when required
  • Organise for regular gallery upkeep prior to installation/show preparation 
  • Managing a schedule of Los Angeles exhibition openings
  • Ordering catalogues to ensure adequate stock levels, including for upcoming gallery exhibitions  
  • Assisting with building maintenance and relevant administration when required


Requirements:

  • Passion for Contemporary Art, with in-depth knowledge of the market 
  • Experience within a Gallery, Museum or Visual Arts setting 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, as well as art programmes such as Mac, Square, Shopify, Wordpress 
  • Excellent communication, and organisational skills 

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