23 Feb, 2017

Gallery Assistant - Sin Sin Fine Art

Job

If you are looking to be a Gatekeeper to the Art World, look away.

We are currently looking for hands-on independent adult who is ready for some challenges and determined to pursue their career in art industry but NOT as an artist.

Responsibilities:
- Assist Gallery Manager with day to day operations including general office administration
- Assist Gallery Manager with planning and organisation in relation to exhibitions, art fairs, events
- Manage the reception desks
- Manage client database and inventory registration
- Maintain office filing
- Work on Ad-hoc tasks from time to time

Requirements:
- At least 1 year working experience in administrative fields gained at an international firm
- Excellent in both written & spoken English and Chinese
- Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite
- Adaptable, with excellent interpersonal skills
- Independent and well-organised
- Immediate availability preferred

Please send your CV and reference letter to heather@sinsinfineart.com.

15 Feb, 2017

Gallery Manager - 10 Chancery Lane Gallery

Job

Established in 2001, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery is a driving force in contemporary art in Hong Kong and is one of Asia’s leading contemporary art galleries. Representing the Asia-Pacific, the gallery is particularly interested in emerging art movements and historically important artists from the region.

10 Chancery Lane Gallery seeks an exceptional candidate for the role of Gallery Manager.

Responsibilities:
Sales and Marketing
- Manage day-to-day sales of the gallery and sales staff
- Develop marketing and advertising campaigns for all gallery exhibitions
- Write and produce marketing and promotional materials, including press releases, artist bios, exhibition announcements and advertising
- Create content for gallery’s social media outlets and online sales platforms
- Publicise and attend gallery receptions and special events
- Cultivate client relationships and follow up on all potential sales interest
- Cultivate relationships with press and community leaders
- Maintain a cordial, pro-active sales presence in the gallery at all times

Gallery Administration
- Manage day-to-day gallery operations
- Supervise administrative, accounting and design assistants
- Recruit, train and supervise gallery interns
- Manage and monitor gallery systems including inventory, all mailing lists
- Manage inventory and storage of artworks
- Manage Shipping and insurance

Artist Relations
- Work closely with artists in planning and publicising exhibitions
- Assist artists in producing sales collateral materials
- Communicate with artists regarding exhibition timelines, production matters, installation, delivery of artwork, and other matters as needed
- Ensure complete and accurate inventory of artists’ work

Requirements:
Qualifications
- BA in Business Management or relevant field
- Previous gallery experience; sales experience beneficial
- Able to speak and write English, Cantonese and Mandarin
- Knowledge of contemporary art and the Hong Kong art market
- Excellent writing skills
- Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Photoshop, Dropbox, (Illustrator and InDesign beneficial)
- Familiar with social media platforms; online marketing experience preferred

The ideal candidate must be
- Outgoing and energetic
- Experienced in gallery sales and operations
- Able to create and cultivate client relationships
- Able to work effectively with exhibiting artists
- A strong written communicator with PR and marketing focus
- An organised multi-tasker, with strong follow-through
- Able to train and supervise administrative staff and interns
- Able to speak and write English, Cantonese and Mandarin

Working Hours and Compensation:
Tues-Sat 9am-6pm, plus gallery receptions, special events and meetings
Salary to be discussed in interview

Please send your CV and cover letter to info@10chancerylanegallery.com.

15 Feb, 2017

Gallery Manager - Para site

Job

Para Site is Hong Kong's leading contemporary art space and one of the oldest and most active independent art centres in Asia. The programme includes exhibitions, publications, public programmes, a residency programme and conferences. Join an ambitious team and become part of an exciting and growing non-profit art space.

Para Site endeavours to provide employees with full immersion into the local and international art scene. Opportunities are given to meet community stake-holders, artists, curators, thinkers and other leaders.

Website: www.para-site.org.hk

Responsibilities:
- Oversee the everyday office and facility management of Para Site
- Manage general organisational matters, including but not limited to website, insurance, liaison with Executive Board of Directors, liaison with Governmental bodies and other administrative needs
- In charge of book keeping and act as liaison with contracted accountant
- Manage communications and scheduling between the Executive Director and external bodies, as appropriate
- Respond to general inquiries from the public
- Provide administrative support for exhibitions, programming and residencies, including invoicing, venue booking, making travel arrangements, and archiving
- Oversee sales and inventory of PS publications
- Oversee Human Resources for the organisation
- Manage gallery staff and interns

Requirements:
- High proficiency in spoken and written Chinese and English is a must
- University degree
- At least two year's working experience with the art industry, specifically related to arts administration and gallery/office management
- Creative, professional, self-motivated, with strong organisational skills and attention to detail
- Experience in accountancy
- Interest in Contemporary Art
- Ability to work with a small team as well as independently

Working Hours:
- Mon-Fri, 11am–7pm, and additional events on weekday evenings and weekends, as necessary

Please send a cover letter and resume with expected salary and available date via email to Olivia Chow: olivia@para-site.org.hk by 6 March 2017.

(Data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only)

13 Feb, 2017

Intern (Full-time) – The Art Newspaper

Internship

The Art Newspaper is currently looking for a full-time intern during the week of Art Basel in Hong Kong (21-25 March 2017).

Responsibilities:
- In charge of the distribution of our Dailies editions to each exhibitor stand before the fair opens
- Look after the distribution of the our daily editions to our allocated dumpbins across the fair during opening hours
- Market the newspaper to visitors stopping by the stand
- Sell subscriptions

Requirements:
- Fluent in English
- Marketing and sales experience
- Ability to work independently, with efficiency and organisation

Interested parties should contact Stephanie Ollivier: s.ollivier@theartnewspaper.com.

07 Feb, 2017

Intern (Full-time) - Opera Gallery

Internship

Responsibilities:
- Assist in daily operations and assist the Gallery Manager
- Assist in organising logistics during the events and art fairs
- Special request for assisting during the Art Central Hong Kong in March

Requirements:
- Fluent in spoken and written English (Chinese is a plus)
- Resourceful, presentable, with good communication skills, reliable and precise
- Art lover, self motivated, well-organised and able to work independently
- Computer skills

Please send your CV and cover letter to hkg@operagallery.com.

24 Jan, 2017

Gallery Assistant - Over The Influence

Job

Our ideal candidate would be someone who has a genuine interest in art along with sales ability and commercial awareness. Prior experience in an international gallery would be a plus. He/she should possess the ability and confidence to deal with a range of people through strong written and oral communication skills. We are looking for a team player with a creative flair; someone who can contribute to exhibition planning and also has the physical stamina for organising and setting up exhibitions. The job requires travelling, to participate or to attend international art fairs or exhibitions.

Responsibilities:
- Responsible for daily operations of the gallery
- Develop business for the gallery
- Manage clients and assisting with gallery sales cycle
- Maintain database and inventory upkeep
- Contribute to writing, editing and translating of exhibition materials
- Work on Ad-hoc tasks assigned by Gallery Manager from time to time

Requirements:
- At least 1 year's working experience in a luxury sales or art gallery with proven sales track record
- Highly-motivated and driven individual who is able to work independently and as a team
- Excellent communication skills in English/French/Mandarin/Cantonese
- Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite

Working Hours:
- Tue-Sat, 10am-7pm

Immediate availability preferred. Please send your cover letter and CV to  sharlane@overtheinfluence.com.

10 Jan, 2017

Intern (Part-time) - Galerie Huit

Internship

Galerie Huit has an opening for an internship to assist in the daily operations of the gallery, offering an opportunity for candidates to gain insight and experience in the vibrant art scene of Hong Kong.

Responsibilities:
- Assist in managing, editing and filing internal documents
- Assist in proof-reading all printed and published documents
- Assist in translating the catalogue materials and press releases
- Assist in managing daily administration matters
- Assist in organising and setting up of exhibitions

Requirements:
- Responsible, reliable, organised and self-motivated
- Cooperative, possessing good team spirit
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Good command of written and spoken English and Cantonese is a must; Mandarin is an advantage
- Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint; knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign is a plus

Working Hours:
10:30am–7:30pm (available to work on Sunday is a must)

We would be happy to offer a small amount of remuneration.  Please apply with your CV, cover letter, and availability to Carmen Ng: carmenng@galeriehuit.com.hk.

19 Oct, 2016

Gallery Assistant - Puerta Roja

InternshipJob

Puerta Roja has pioneered the promotion of established and emerging contemporary artists as the only gallery to specialise in Latin American and Spanish art in the region.  Located in Hong Kong’s most up-and-coming art district, SOHO 189 Art Lane, Puerta Roja prides itself on having both a strong influence in the development of the local contemporary art scene as well as a growing footprint across Asia-Pacific.  The gallery participates in the top international art fairs in the region, including Taipei, Seoul, Jakarta, Sydney and Hong Kong.

Responsibilities:
- Support the Gallery Owner and Gallery Manager on the day-to-day operations of Puerta Roja, including logistical support for exhibitions, gallery management, administration and finances, web and systems development, supplier relationships as well as responsibility for specific strategic projects
- Support in developing new clients, projects and maintaining and expanding the artist stable
- Extend the gallery’s client base by attracting and engaging new and existing clients during exhibitions and events and follow up on specific sales opportunities

Requirements:
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
- Work-driven and sales-focused with ability to work in a team environment
- Basic design skills in Photoshop, AI and InDesign is a plus.
- Fast learner and multi-tasking skills
- Prefered 1-2 years working experience in art field
- Spanish speaking skills are desirable but not required

Please send your CV and cover letter to info@puerta-roja.com.

17 Feb, 2017

Intern (Part-time) – Alisan Fine Arts

Internship

Alisan Fine Arts is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated long-term intern to join our team. University students studying Fine Art, History of Art, Digital Media, or related subjects are welcome to apply.

Responsibilities:

Organise exhibitions
- Liaise with artists to obtain work and maintain good relations
- Inventory art work once received
- Take part in the selection of works for exhibiting, hanging, and framing

Plan, organise, promote and market exhibitions
- Write press releases
- Develop good relations with media to organise interviews and get free listings
- Oversee production of invitation cards and exhibition catalogues
- Advertise

Assist in Sales/Client relations
- Develop and maintain good client relations by notifying potential clients of particular works and exhibits according to their interests
- Follow-up with interested parties
- Maintain marketing and sales database

Website and social media outlets
- Help developing and keep up to date
- Post gallery events and annual newsletter

General
- Maintain general appearance of the gallery
- Make sure it is neat and tidy at the beginning and end of the day
- File and archive books and catalogues

Others
- Since the number of staff in the gallery is not large, everyone is expected to pitch in and help each other when it is very busy.
- Flexible working hours are expected, especially during exhibitions and Art Fairs
- Traveling may be required
- Once a year stock taking is performed by all staff
- Expected to keep up to date with industry developments and market trends

Working Hours:
Part-time, hours flexible, expect to work 3 times a week (either on Mon, Tue, Thur or Sat) for several hours
Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm

Please send CV and cover letter to Pansy Chiu at pchiu@alisan.com.hk.

15 Feb, 2017

Intern (Part-time) - Lucie Chang Fine Arts

Internship

Lucie Chang Fine Arts has an opening for an internship to assist in the daily operations of the gallery, offering an opportunity for candidates to gain insight and experience in the vibrant art scene of Hong Kong.

Responsibilities:
- Assist in preparing for exhibitions, fairs and events
- Assist in day-to-day business of the art space
- Assist in updating online promotional materials
- Handle sales enquiries and liaise with clients
- Update online promotional activities
- Work on other duties arising from time to time

Requirements:
- Responsible, reliable, organised and self-motivated
- Cooperative, possessing good team spirit
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Good command of written and spoken English and Cantonese is a must; Mandarin is an advantage
- Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint; knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign is a plus

Working Hours:
10am–7pm, 2-3 days a week

Please apply with your CV and availability to Lucie Chang: info@luciechangfinearts.com.

14 Feb, 2017

Gallery Manager - Shoichiro HK

Job

Website: http://sansiao-gallery.com/en/

Responsibilities :
- Support sales of artworks including post-sales follow-up
- Support in fair programming & during art exhibitions
- Write press releases
- Edit & translate catalogues
- Create marketing materials & email campaigns
- Build media relationships
- Manage clients and organise gallery events

Requirements:
- Strong skill set
- Experienced in daily gallery management
- Fluent in English & Chinese, spoken & written
- Familiar with international art world to supports sales to both Asian & Western collectors
- Ability to provide client services for art exhibitions & international art fairs
- Good relationship with galleries, artists & collectors
- Network of contacts in China spanning multiple industries
- Strong interpersonal & cross-cultural communication skills necessary

Start Date: Immediate

Please send in your full resume, expected salary & availability to Mr. Kwan at dkwan@santsin.com, and please cc Mr. Masa Takahashi at masa@sansiao-gallery.com.

10 Feb, 2017

Intern (Part-time) - Hong Kong Art Gallery Association

Internship

A wonderful opportunity for those who would like a taste of the Art world.
This position is part-time (2 afternoons/week) non-paid, but stipend will be provided.
Minimum commitment is for 6 months, can be extended.
Start date: 13 March 2017

Responsibilities:
- Assist Manager with operations & administrative work
- Maintain database & records
- Update website & social media sites
- Liaise between art galleries
- Help prepare Press Releases
- Coordinate marketing efforts
- In charge of simple book-keeping & design work
- Assist at Info booth during Art Fair season

Requirements:
- Current University student in the Art/Culture field
- Good command of spoken and written English & Chinese (Cantonese) a must
- Proficiency in spoken Putonghua
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- Self-motivated, organised, with attention to details
- Computer skills and knowledge of design programmes a must (Photoshop, AI, Indesign, etc)
- Flexible hours preferred

Please email your cover letter & CV to membership@hk-aga.org.
If you do not hear back from us within 3 weeks of your application, please consider it unsuccessful.

25 Jan, 2017

Intern (Part-time) - Lehmann Maupin Hong Kong

Internship

Lehmann Maupin is currently looking for highly motivated college or graduate-level interns for the Spring 2017 season, assisting the Communications, Sales, and Artist Liaison departments, as well as the Gallery Assistants.

The internship positions are a wonderful opportunity for students, both current and recently graduated, to gain a better understanding of how an international contemporary art gallery operates.

Responsibilities:
- Work alongside gallery employees across various departments
- Conduct research
- Carry out administrative projects
- Assist during exhibition openings and events
- Responsible for specific projects based on individual department of interest

Requirements:
- Articulate, well organised, self-motivated, adaptable, and with a willingness to learn
- Educational background in Art or Art History
- Familiar with Microsoft Office and Mac computer systems
- Be comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
- Attention to detail
- With sophisticated research skills
- University credit is required for participation in this internship programme.

We are looking for interns to begin immediately and commit to a minimum of three days a week for at least three months. Daily work will be primarily out of the gallery’s Pedder Street location.

Please email your cover letter and résumé to hongkong@lehmannmaupin.com with “Spring Internship 2017” in the subject line.

Please specify in your application your particular department of interest. No phone calls, please.

18 Jan, 2017

Intern (Full-Time/ Part-Time) - Tang Contemporary Art

Internship

Tang Contemporary Art is looking for a part-time or full-time intern during the months of February to May 2017, subject to availability.

Responsibilities:
- Assist in day-to-day operations - including sourcing materials, running errands, and supporting all gallery departments and team members in Hong Kong, with occasional correspondence with Beijing and Bangkok
- Contribute to exhibition production, with flexibility to work longer hours on required installation or event days
- Prepare and review presentation materials required for gallery exhibitions and Art Basel Hong Kong booth in detail
- Be responsible for some reception work
- Translate work may be applicable

Requirements:
- Language: Must be fluent in English & Mandarin (speaking, reading, and writing); Cantonese is a plus
- Art History or related University degree
- Interest and willingness to work in contemporary art
- Presentable with excellent communication skills
- Reliable and detail-oriented
- Ability to work independently and resourcefully, with efficiency and organisation
- Computer proficiency (Office, basic Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator)

This internship provides a rare opportunity to work closely on dynamic exhibitions with gallery's artists and team members. The gallery's frequent rotation of exhibitions will provide valuable experience in building professional time-management, multi-tasking, communication and resource skills.

Please send CVs and cover letter to Shasha at shasha@tangcontemporary.com.hk.

14 Dec, 2016

Intern - 10 Chancery Lane Gallery

Internship

10 Chancery Lane Gallery is looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working and motivated intern to join the team. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in gaining experience in the art-world.

Responsibilities:
- Assist in Exhibition, Event and Art Fair Organisation
- Prepare presentations, data-entry, proof-reading and translation
- Work on ad-hoc assignments

Requirements:
- University graduate (related degrees preferred)
- Strong interest in art and the Hong Kong art scene
- Highly-organised and self-motivated. Strong attention to detail
- Able to handle multiple task at one time and work under a timely schedule.
- Able to work in a team with excellent communication skills, as well as independently with a strong sense of responsibility
- Strong command of written and spoken English and Chinese essential
- Immediate availability preferred

Interested candidates should email their cover letter and CV to info@10chancerylanegallery.com.