14 Jan, 2020

Part-time Intern - Contemporary by Angela Li

Internship

Contemporary by Angela Li, an established Hong Kong gallery is looking for passionate and well-organised interns to join the team for a three-month duration and throughout Art Central 2020. Candidates will have the opportunity to contribute significantly in the early stages of exhibition/ art fair planning and to assist the team in the sales of artworks.

Responsibilities:
- Assist in daily operations of the gallery
- Assist in maintaining gallery website and various social media platforms
- Assist in the preparation of exhibition/ art fair material, including research, invitation designs and translation of written material
- Provide support at gallery openings, events or art fairs
- Provide post-sales assistance

Requirements:
- University student or University graduate
- Responsible, highly-organized and self-motivated
- Languages (Fluent in Cantonese, English, Mandarin or other foreign languages will be a plus)
- Proficiency in Photoshop or Illustrator preferred
- 1-2 working days per week (preferably on Mondays, Thursdays, or Saturdays)
- Must commit to work at least 3-4 days at Art Central 2020 (Mar 18th – Mar 22nd)
- Immediate availability

Working Hours:
- 10:30 am to 6:30 pm
- Helping out at openings once a month in the evening

Please send your cv and cover letter to Michelle Lau, [email protected]

13 Dec, 2019

Gallery Intern – Galerie Ora-Ora

Internship

A fine art gallery and art consultant in Hong Kong is inviting high-caliber individuals to join:

Responsibilities:
- Assist in preparing for exhibitions and related art events or international art fairs , including Taipei Dangdai 2020 and Art Basel Hong Kong 2020
- Assist in daily operations of the gallery space, event planning ( e.g exhibition opening or VIP events) and related administrative tasks
- Assist in art researching, prepare exhibition materials, translations and marketing collaterals

Requirements:
- Degree in Fine Arts, Art History, English Literature, Chinese History, Marketing, Communication Studies (or currently studying in related fields)
- Passion and knowledgeable in contemporary art
- Responsible, organised and self-motivated
- Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese are essential
- Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
- Immediate availability preferred

Please apply with resume and cover letter to [email protected] .

27 Nov, 2019

Internship - Hong Kong Contemporary Art (HOCA) Foundation

Internship

The Hong Kong Contemporary Art (HOCA) Foundation is looking for enthusiastic individuals interested in gaining experience in a non-profit contemporary art institution. The intern will be provided with a multi-faceted and hands-on experience of working on current and upcoming exhibition and programs. The intern will participate in HOCA's curatorial and administrative processes and is encouraged to explore ideas relevant to their studies/professional interests. The intern will also be able to participate during the Foundation's art exhibition during Art Basel 2020.

 

An intern's tasks may include the following: curatorial assistance, exhibition organization, social media outreach, event planning and support, administrative, and other assigned projects. The intern will also assist HOCA team in handling day-to-day tasks at exhibition venue and delivering high quality customer service to the exhibition visitors.

 

Responsibilities
  • Enforces HOCA Foundation policies pertaining to visitors
  • Monitors works of art on display in the exhibition galleries; reports damages or losses to the HOCA Director
  • Greet visitors; accepts mail deliveries; take messages
  • Prepares daily activity and incident reports as necessary
  • Compiles a variety of records online (visitation statistics, records of class visits and assignments, etc.) and prepares reports as requested
  • Alerts appropriate authorities to safety or security problems in Art Museum, including emergency safety and fire situations, and follows approved emergency procedures
  • Assists with preparation of HOCA newsletter, social media content and annual reports

 

Requirements
  • Computer literate, Apple OSX, etc.
  • Eligible to work in Hong Kong
  • Possess some relevant working experience is preferred but not required.
  • From Early January to Late April 2020
  • Working hours are 9:30am- 6:30pm, Monday to Friday (except during exhibition periods)
  • Responsible, organized and self-motivated
  • Must be able to handle unusual/difficult situations in a courteous but authoritative manner; refers community members and visitors appropriately
  • Must be eligible to work in Hong Kong

 

Applicants should speak English and Chinese, be organized, motivated and detail oriented individuals with good writing skills, computer skills and a professional phone manner.

 

Reimbursement
This is an unpaid internship. You are responsible for the cost of traveling to and from the office.

 

Other necessary travel and purchases for work purposes will be reimbursed if agreed with your immediate supervisor in advance.
Interested applicants please submit you CV and cover letter to [email protected]

05 Mar, 2019

Gallery Assistant Internship

InternshipJob

A2Z Art Gallery Hong Kong are hiring. The job vacancies for part time and full time gallery assistant internship positions are now open. Candidates who display high potential and are willing to start immediately, will be given the opportunity to take on the internship full time and could also be offered a full time or part time role as Gallery Assistant.

Job Description: Gallery Assistant Internship

Administrative

Gallery assistants provide administrative services such as ordering office or retail supplies, answer phones, issue and manage written correspondence, and set up or confirm appointments or event schedules with artists, vendors, clients or visitors. Additionally, you should provide desktop publishing support and design mailers, posters, brochures, artist background materials and event invitations. They might also write and post classified ads for new job, internship or volunteer positions, review open position applications and train volunteers.

Exhibits and Events

Perform a wide range of duties related to exhibitions and events. Check shipments to confirm arrival of new pieces for an event; unpack and prepare pieces for display; set up exhibition or event spaces; install pieces; or pack and ship pieces previously on display. Provide help to design and coordinate an exhibit or event. Arrange catering for events, create an event schedule or coordinate with event participants.

Public Relations

The gallery assistant might also be required to provide public relations services such as issuing press releases, handle media interview arrangement, maintaining online social media accounts or greet visitors. Also to speak to visitors about an artist or specific pieces on display, or answer questions about pieces or upcoming exhibitions or events. Additionally, they might assist with the purchase and sale of artwork, manage art orders, prepare sold artwork for shipment or follow up with customers to confirm the successful arrival and good condition of sold pieces.

Other Duties

A gallery assistant could take photos for print and online usage or work on special projects. May also help maintain the gallery. For example, a gallery assistant might clean floors, windows, counters or display cases. The candidate might also be responsible for recognising threats to the gallery or artwork, and handle these threats following protocols as dictated by the gallery director, manager or owner.

Requirements:

Degree or relevant qualifications in Art History of related

Oral and written fluency in English, Cantonese and Mandarin

Eligible to work in Hong Kong

Please send CV's to [email protected] or bring your CV in person and ask to see the management.

24 Dec, 2019

Gallery Associate - Opera Gallery Hong Kong

InternshipJob

Opera Gallery Hong Kong seeks an organised, detail-oriented, and positive-minded person to join the team as a Gallery Associate.

Responsibilities include the following:

Administrative Support

  • Implementing and maintaining procedures/administrative systems
  • Assist with general management of the gallery, including front desk tasks
  • Manage and coordinate opening events for the Hong Kong Gallery

Sales Support

  • Liaising with sales team and suppliers
  • Conducting research and assemble proposals
  • Preparing outgoing correspondence including drafting emails
  • Preparing presentation proposals

Requirements

  • Fluency in Mandarin, Cantonese and English
  • Eligible to work in Hong Kong
  • Proficiency in Photoshop and Video Editting preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions in a timely manner

Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line “Application for Gallery Associate - Your Name”.

11 Dec, 2019

Gallery Internship - Ben Brown Fine Arts

Internship

Ben Brown Gallery is looking for a reliable individual who has a strong interest in developing a career in the fine art industry. Candidates will gain an in-depth experience of gallery operation and be exposed to a wide selection of artworks. Candidates will also be able to assist and participate upcoming art fairs.

Responsibilities:

- Assist in organizing upcoming exhibitions, coordinate with art fairs, gallery exhibitions
- Conduct art research, and other administration assistance
- Assist in preparation of exhibition materials and marketing collateral
- Responsible for library stock keeping and organizing
- Provide post-sale support and daily operations maintenance to the gallery

Requirements:

- Candidate with work experience in related field (art history, design, art handling, museum studies) is preferred

- Ability to complete given tasks in a timely manner

- Attention to detail with demonstration of solid research skills

- Excellent command of oral and written English and Chinese (Cantonese / Mandarin)

- Knowledge in Photoshop/AI is an advantage

- Responsible, organised, self-motivated and good problem-solving skills

- Minimum 3 months availability

Working Hours:
Monday to Saturday 11am - 7pm (min. 4 days a week)

Please submit your CV, cover letter and availability to [email protected] with the title "Gallery internship" in the subject line.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

21 Oct, 2019

Full-time Intern

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 [email protected].