06 Jun, 2018

Arts Development Officer - Hong Kong Art Gallery Association

Job

Responsibilities:

- Administrative work
- Updating website & social media channels
- Maintaining database and records
- Book-keeping, simple accounting work & financial updates
- Writing/proof-reading/editing press releases & literature
- Coordinating marketing efforts
- Sourcing suppliers & vendors
- Helping to plan, organise & execute events & initiatives (10/year), including HK Art Week
- Serving as main point of liaison for galleries, arts & cultural organisations, government bodies, art fairs, educational institutions & corporations

Knowledge/ Skills:
Demonstrated ability to develop and coordinate active outreach programs
- Knowledge of grant writing
- Knowledge of the workings of small non-profit organisations
- Knowledge of the workings of small local municipalities

Requirements:
- University degree
- At least 2 years working experience
- Relevant educational or work experience in Arts/Culture or Marketing/PR
- Excellent command of spoken & written English & Chinese preferred
- Proficiency in spoken Putonghua
- Mature, presentable, with good communication & interpersonal skills
- Possessing creativity, initiative & self-motivation
- Ability to work independently & efficiently
- Ability to multi-task, with good organisational skills
- Attention to details a must
- Knowledge of relevant computer programs (incl. photoshop, InDesign, Mailchimp, Survey Monkey, etc.) preferred
- Immediately available is preferred

Please submit your application along with your CV and cover letter with name of the position, expected salary and your availability to: membership@hk-aga.org. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of your application, please consider it unsuccessful.

04 Jun, 2018

Gallery Executive / Gallery Assistant - Karin Weber Gallery

Job

Responsibilities:

- Assist gallery team in the production and promotion of gallery exhibitions

- Manage the publication of exhibition catalogs, database, website information and social media platforms

- Translation of written material from English to Chinese and vice versa

- Handle shipping of works to and from overseas and logistics locally

- Daily maintenance of the gallery

- Perform other ad hoc duties as assigned

Requirements:

- University degree holders preferably in art related discipline

- Cheerful, confident, well-organized and detail-orientated

- Happy to liaise with a broad range of people - artists, clients, suppliers etc - and being outgoing with strong people skills is important

- Excellent in written and spoken English and Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese)

- Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator is preferred

- Fresh graduate and upto 1 year relevant work experience for Gallery Assistant; 1-2 years relevant experience for Gallery Executive

- Immediate availability is preferred

- Applicants must be HKID holder

Working Hours:

- Tuesday – Saturday 11:00a.m – 7:00p.m

- Helping out at opening receptions once a month in the evening

- Assisting at Art Fairs as required

Interested candidate please email cover letter and detailed resume to art@karinwebergallery.com with subject ‘Application for Gallery Executive or Gallery Assistant’.

31 May, 2018

Intern - Lehmann Maupin Hong Kong

Lehmann Maupin is currently looking for highly motivated college or graduate-level interns for the Summer 2018 season.

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

Requirements:
- Articulate, well organised, self-motivated, adaptable, resourceful, and with a willingness to learn
- Educational background in Communications, Business, Art or Art History Preferred
- Familiar with Microsoft Office and Mac computer systems
- Comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
- Must have attention to detail and sophisticated research skills
- Fluent in English (reading and writing), preferably with Cantonese and/or Mandarin as a second language.

We are looking for interns to begin immediately and commit to a minimum of two days a week for at least two months at the gallery's Pedder Street location in Central.

Please email your cover letter and resume to jleung@lehmannmaupin.com.

25 May, 2018

Intern - HOCA Foundation

Internship

HOCA Foundation is looking for enthusiastic individuals interested in gaining experience in a non-profit contemporary art organisation. The intern will be provided with a multi-faceted and hands-on experience of working on current and upcoming programming.
Schedule: 10am - 7pm on working days; minimum two days per week
Term: Minimum three months
Responsibilities:
The Intern will participate in HOCA's programming and administrative processes and is encouraged to explore ideas relevant to their studies/professional interests. An intern's tasks may include the following: curatorial assistance, exhibition organisation, leads research, archiving, social media outreach, drafting artist biographies, event planning and support, administrative, and other assigned projects.
Applicants should speak English and Chinese, be organised, motivated and detail-oriented individuals with good writing skills, computer skills and a professional phone manner.
Reimbursement
This is an unpaid internship with a stipend for travel on working days.
Application
Please send your CV with a covering letter to info@hoca.org

17 May, 2018

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 in presentations, data-entry, proof-reading and translation
- Work on ad-hoc assignments

Requirements:
- University graduate or University students  (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

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

08 May, 2018

Gallery Assistant | Empty Gallery

Job

EMPTY GALLERY is looking for a young, organised and all-rounded gallery assistant to join our team. It will be a demanding position that requires working on and organising a wide variety of tasks, but it will be rewarding with opportunities to travel, meeting and working with artists and musicians and hosting various types of exhibitions and performances.

Requirements:

Essential

  • Ability to communicate quickly and efficiently with other gallery staff
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure such as exhibition or event opening deadlines
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Cantonese (Mandarin is a plus)
  • Well-organised, detail-oriented, responsible team player

Optional

  • Degree or Program Certification in Art History or previous gallery experience a plus
  • Adobe CS Products (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the daily operations of the gallery and provide administrative support
  • Assist in the production and promotion of gallery exhibitions and events
  • Simple accounting work and financial updates
  • Exhibition and event coordination with external vendors
  • Manage artwork inventory and handle logistics of artworks involved in exhibitions and art fairs
  • Preparing gallery-related documents including but not limited to: checklists, press releases, price-lists, and press PDFs

Immediate availability is preferred. Please email your cover letter, resume and date of availability to contact@emptygallery.com

04 Apr, 2018

Gallery Intern (Part-time) - Affinity Art

Internship

Affinity Art represents emerging and established contemporary artists from Asia. We have an opening for an internship that provides a comprehensive overview of the working of a gallery, including the preparation of exhibitions at the gallery, support for local and overseas art fairs and liaison with suppliers. We invite applications from talented and self-driven individuals with a genuine interest in art.

Responsibilities:
- Attend to daily gallery operations
- Support art fairs and events
- Support the preparation of marketing materials
- Assist in social media, website and email communications
- Flexible schedule of 2 to 3 working days a week (including one day at the weekend),

Requirements:
- University graduate (or currently studying) in an art-related field
- Written and spoken fluency in English, proficient in Chinese
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Responsible, organised and reliable
- Detail-minded and positive attitude
- Independent and self-motivated
- Working knowledge in Adobe Illustrator, Indesign and Photoshop

Please send your CV and cover letter to info@affinityforart.com. Please indicate your availability for the next six months.

05 Jun, 2018

Intern, Admin (Part-time) - Lucie Chang Fine Arts

Internship

INTERN, ADMIN

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:
Admin
- Assist in preparing for exhibitions, fairs and events
- Update and maintain artwork inventory with images, location, artwork location etc.
- Direct external parties’ communications to the appropriate gallery’s personnel
- Provide administrative support to gallery manager and director
- Work on other duties arising from time to time

Requirements:
- Responsible, reliable, organised and self-motivated
- Cooperative, possessing good team spirit, can work independently
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Good command of written and spoken English/Chinese; Mandarin is an advantage
- Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint

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

Interested parties please send your CV, cover letter and availability to info@luciechangfinearts.com.

01 Jun, 2018

Art Media / HR (Internship, part or full time) - TheArtGorgeous

Internship

TheArtGorgeous is one of the most exciting start-ups in the art & media landscape:

We are all about the entertainment and glamour of the art world. We cover the stuff you want to know about: art personalities, social news and arty lifestyle – all coupled with a fresh sense of humour.

www.theartgorgeous.com

For our new career section, we are offering a 2-month internship.

You will support managing client accounts across the world, and working on recruitment briefs that will be listed on our webpage, in our newsletter and also spread those on social media.

Description:
- Work on job descriptions for the art world
- Connecting with different players in the art industry from auction houses to galleries
- Communicate on social media channels

Job Requirement
- Candidates MUST have experience in the art industry. Additional experience in HR is plus
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel and PowerPoint).
- Experience in Wordpress
- Excellent oral and written skills in English and Chinese.

Applications MUST have eligible visa for internship in Hong Kong.

Available from June 4, 2018. At least 3 full days per week.

Office located in the arty Sheung Wan district.

Unpaid but travel subsidiary provided.

Interested parties please send your CV, date of availability and portfolio to: thegirls@theartgorgeous.com

Personal data will be used for recruitment purpose only.

25 May, 2018

Gallery Assistant and Graphic Designer - 10 Chancery Lane Gallery

Job

10 Chancery Lane Gallery is one of Hong Kong’s most established and vibrant art galleries representing a diverse group of artists primarily from the Pan Asia Pacific. The gallery is now looking for a gallery assistant who is also a graphic designer to join the team.

Responsibilities:
- Provide administrative and visual support to the team on gallery operations, administrations and exhibitions
- Responsible for all promotional and communication materials, including coordination and design
- Manage gallery social media and online platforms
- Upkeep Artwork Database and promotional material stock
- Assist in computer and software troubleshooting
- Responsible for Chinese press liaison; Organise press clipping and filing
- Maintain and update daily display items and gallery presentation

Requirements:
- University graduate, preferrable in design related subjects
- Strong interest in art and the Hong Kong art scene
- Highly organised and self-motivated
- Able to handle multiple task at one time and work under a tight schedule
- Good team player with excellent communication skills, as well as independently with a strong sense of responsibility
- Graphic design proficiency with Adobe Suites design software (Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign is a must). Knowledge of SketchUp, Premier, After Effects will be an advantage
- Proficient in Mac OS platform a must. With computer proficiency (including Excel, FileMaker Pro, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook) with English and Chinese processing.
- Good command of written and spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
- Previous experience in art field is a plus

Please send your CV, availability and expected salary to info@10chancerylanegallery.com

23 May, 2018

Intern – 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 (2-3 days/week) non-paid, but stipend will be provided.
Minimum commitment is for 6 months, can be extended.
- Start date: immediately

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 are 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.

09 May, 2018

Gallery Assistant – Galerie Huit

Job

Galerie Huit is inviting high-caliber individuals to join the team as Gallery Assistant.

Full time, permanent

Working Hours: 10.30 am – 7.30 pm, 5 days per week (1 day on weekend)

Responsibilities:
- Assist Gallery Directors and Gallery Manager in the production and promotion of gallery exhibitions
- Maintain gallery space and assist in the daily operations
- Design of gallery publications and translation of text for gallery publications (including but not limited to catalogues, press releases, presentations)
- Manage international and local logistics of shipping artworks to and from overseas
- Manage gallery warehouse
- Manage gallery website and social media platforms in Hong Kong and overseas (including Mainland)
- Handle English and Chinese press pitching, liaison and filing
- Manage event organisation
- Assist in local and overseas art fairs

Requirements:
- Fluency in spoken and written English and Cantonese (Mandarin is a plus)
- Graphic design proficiency with design software: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign
- Responsible, detail-oriented, well-organised and self-motivated
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Strong interest and knowledge in art and Hong Kong art scene
- Previous experience and relations with art press is a plus
- Proficiency in photography and video editing is a plus
- Immediate availability is preferred

Please send your cover letter, resume and letters of reference to: allisoncheung@galeriehuit.com.hk

10 Apr, 2018

Internship (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

Please send your CV, cover letter, and availability to allisoncheung@galeriehuit.com.hk