20 Oct, 2017

Gallery Manager (Full-Time) – Art Supermarket

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Art Supermarket (founded in 2011) is an unconventional art gallery with the ambition to bring excellent and original art into our daily lives. The gallery showcases a wide range of art works by emerging Asian and Western contemporary artists, and is known to be a forward-looking contributor to the Hong Kong arts scene.

Position: Gallery Manager (Full-Time)

Duties of Gallery Manager at Art Supermarket:

- ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the gallery
- planning, organizing, presenting and marketing exhibitions and shows, including responsibility for public relations, scheduling and managing exhibitions
- arranging transportation of work to and from the gallery, both nationally and internationally
- organizing equipment hire and ensuring correct installation of the artwork
- responsible for gallery website updates, Facebook, Instagram, Artsy, mailings and in-gallery information about the exhibitions
- examination of works, documenting and issuing certificates on works in the collection of Art Supermarket gallery
- preparations of exhibition catalogs
- keeping up to date with Asian and international contemporary art, industry developments and market trends
- promoting artists' works
- preparation and participating in international art exhibitions
- follow up on sales and administration, contact with clients, prospects, press, etc.
- maintaining and expanding client lists and portfolios
- acquiring new corporate clients

Qualifications/Requirements:

- administration and marketing education/background and art experience in the art industry
- languages: excellent written and conversational English. In addition: Cantonese and Mandarin are an advantage
- strong artwork sales experience and highly skilled communicator
- personal network with collectors, institutions and curators in Hong Kong and overseas
- strong interest and knowledge in art, the Hong Kong and the international art scene
- flexible and dynamic personality
- discrete and professional attitude
- 3+ years’ experience in art industry/gallery is a plus
- well organized, self-motivated and able to handle multiple projects and exhibitions under tight deadlines
- proficient in Microsoft Office applications, Mac OS (including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Excel etc) and experienced in maintaining social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, WeChat etc.)
- graphic design experience is an advantage
- holding a valid permit to work in Hong Kong is an advantage
- immediate availability is preferred

Interested parties please apply with CV (incl. photo), cover letter, availability and expected base salary (the salary will consist of a base salary [fix] and a sales commission [vary]) to Michael Manzardo: michael@artsupermarketasia.com

Please note: All applications received will be used exclusively for recruitment purposes only. Applicants who are not contacted within 6 weeks should consider their application unsuccessful for the position advertised.

16 Oct, 2017

Gallery Assistant (part-time) / Intern - Blindspot Gallery

InternshipJob

Set up in 2010, Blindspot Gallery is a Hong Kong-based contemporary art gallery, that has a strong focus on contemporary photography and image-based works amongst other media in contemporary art. We are looking for a part-time Gallery Assistant / Intern to work closely with our team.

Responsibilities:
- Data entry and other administrative works including inventory management
- Update website and online platforms
- Assist in graphic design and layout of marketing materials such as printed and electronic catalogue
- Assist in preparation and installation of exhibitions
- Assist in preparation and organisation of gallery events such as opening reception and artist talk

Requirements:
- Tertiary education level
- Fluent in spoken and written English and Chinese
- Creative software skill is a must, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
- Photography skill is desired but not essential
- Organised, independent, good timekeeping, multi tasking, attention to detail and team player
- Immediately available

Candidate should commit to work 2-3 days a week.

Please send your resume with current and expected salaries to recruit@blindspotgallery.com

11 Oct, 2017

Intern, Graphic Design & Social Media - Lucie Chang Fine Arts

Internship

INTERN, GRAPHIC DESIGN & SOCIAL MEDIA

Lucie Chang Fine Arts seeks, for this fall season, a Graphic Design and Social Media Intern with interest in and, ideally, working knowledge of contemporary art and culture.

This is a part-time unpaid position in our Sheung Wan location, and needs to be filled, starting from November 15th, 2017 to February 28th, 2018. Ideal candidates should commit to a minimum of a two-day working schedule per week and school credits are welcome.

Responsibilities- Social Media
1. Promote LCFA’s exhibitions, educational and outreach programs, and special events via Social Media (Instagram, Wechat platform, and Facebook). Photograph behind-the-scene gallery moments in order to better LCFA’s online presence.
2. Monitor, promote and circulate all media clips of ongoing exhibitions.
3. Help prepare gallery’s regular e-newsletters (draft copy and update recipient database).

Responsibilities- Graphic Design
1. Assist on design conception and be responsible for design execution of exhibition posters, banners, e-invite cards, catalogs, etc.
2. Assist in administrative aspects of design production
3. Coordinate relationships with vendors, preparing specifications and obtaining estimates

Responsibilities- Admin
1. Update and maintain artwork inventory with images, location, artwork location etc.
2. Direct external parties’ communications to the appropriate gallery’s personnel
3. Provide administrative support to gallery manager and director

We are looking for someone,
- With strong Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and html skills
- With outstanding communication skills
- Detail-orientated and proactive
- With working knowledge in English, Cantonese, and Putonghua

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

About Lucie Chang Fine Arts
Lucie Chang founded Lucie Chang Fine Arts in 2011. The Hong Kong-based gallery has been encouraging social dialogues and diversity in the forms of contemporary art.
Working in concert with collectors from Hong Kong, Europe, and Greater China, Lucie Chang Fine Arts has stable collector resources. The gallery has also enjoyed close relationships with major academic institutions and organizations. Among the community of academia, art galleries and curators, Lucie Chang Fine Arts has garnered a reputation of paying close attention to the continuous and high-quality presentation of artworks as well as organizing important and strongly curated exhibitions.
Promoting artworks carrying Chinese cultural implications in wide-ranging media has always been the gallery’s long-term mission. However, the gallery has been redefining its role in the art scene of Asia and beyond, welcoming a variety of international talents into its dynamic program.

26 Sep, 2017

Intern (Part-time) - Lehmann Maupin Hong Kong

Internship

Lehmann Maupin is currently looking for highly motivated college or graduate-level interns for the Fall 2017 season.

Responsibilities:
- Work alongside gallery employees across various departments
- Conduct research
- Carry out administrative projects
- Assist during exhibition openings, events, and daily gallery options
- 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 three months at the gallery's Pedder Street location in Central.

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

07 Sep, 2017

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. We are looking for a talented individual with a genuine interest in art to join our team for 2 to 3 days a week (including one day at the weekend).

Responsibilities:
- Attend to daily gallery operations, art fairs and events as needed
- Support the preparation of marketing materials
- Assist in social media, website and email communications

Requirements:
- University graduate (or currently studying) in an art-related field
- Written and spoken fluency in English, working knowledge 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, cover letter and availability to info@affinityforart.com.

19 Oct, 2017

Intern (Full time / part time) - 10 Chancery Lane Gallery

InternshipJob

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 (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.

14 Oct, 2017

Gallery Executive - Blindspot Gallery

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Set up in 2010, Blindspot Gallery is a Hong Kong-based contemporary art gallery, that has a strong focus on contemporary photography and image-based works amongst other media in contemporary art. We are looking for a Gallery Executive to work closely with our Gallery Manager and Director.

Responsibilities:
- Writing and editing texts for press materials
- Writing and editing texts for presentation materials such as printed and electronic catalogue
- Assist in organisation of exhibitions and events
- Assist in artist liaison
- Assist in frontline duties such as online and on-site enquiries
- Manage website and online platforms
- Daily operation of the gallery including inventory and database management, and other administrative work

Requirements:
- University degree holder
- Proficiency in spoken and written English and Chinese
- Proficiency in spoken Putonghua is preferred
- Excellent presentation and communication skill
- Creative software skill desirable, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
- Organised, independent, good timekeeping and team player
- Relevant experience preferred
- Immediately available

Please send your resume with current and expected salaries to recruit@blindspotgallery.com

10 Oct, 2017

Gallery Assistant - Sin Sin Fine Art

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

We are currently looking for a hands-on, independent adult who is ready for some challenges and determined to pursue their career in the art industry.

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

Requirements:
- At least 2 year's 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.

19 Sep, 2017

Gallery Manager - Galerie Huit

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

Full time, permanent

Working Hours: 10.30 am - 7.30 pm, 5 days per week (1 day on weekend); candidate is expected to report to duty should there be gallery events that are outside the working hours

Responsibilities:
- Assist Gallery Directors in the production and promotion of gallery exhibitions
- Maintain gallery space and manage the daily operations and staff members
- Managing communications with artists and curators
- Manage international and local logistics of shipping artworks to and from overseas
- Actively build the gallery’s clientele base and generate sales
- Organize and manage local and overseas art fair participation, including development of overseas clients
- Manage all events in the gallery with the assistance of Gallery Assistants and Interns

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
- Personal network with collectors, institutions and curators in Hong Kong and overseas
- Strong interest and knowledge in art and Hong Kong art scene
- 5+ years’ experience in art industry/gallery is a plus
- Immediate availability is preferred

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