09 Dec, 2019

Gallery Assistant at Alisan Fine Arts

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Gallery Assistant at Alisan Fine Arts

 

Work in a very established local art gallery in Hong Kong Island that focuses on Contemporary Chinese Art.

 

Gallery hours: Monday – Saturday, 10:00 – 6:00

 

Will report directly to the Gallery Director. Duties include but not limited to:

  1. Helping gallery director organize exhibitions.
  • Helping in selection of works for exhibit, hanging, and framing
  • Assist in installation and dismantling of the works
  1. Plan, organize, promote and market exhibitions.
  • Writing press releases
  • Assist in production of catalogues – mostly in writing essays and translations
  • Writing quarterly newsletters
  1. 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 a good database
  1. Website and social media outlets:
  • Manage various websites and social media platforms
  • Help keep info up to date on all websites
  • Post gallery happenings and newsletter
  1. General
  • Maintain general appearance of the gallery
  • Make sure it is neat and tidy at the beginning and end of the day
  • Help file and archive books and catalogues

Requirements:

  • Fluency in English, Putonghua also strongly preferred
  • Immediate availability
  • Writing skills
  • Dexterity in social media platform usage
  • Minimum 2 years experience in an art gallery or related field (museum, arts organisation, arts NGO)

Others:

  • Maintain smooth day to day running of the gallery
  • Keep director up to date on all important details
  • 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 maybe required.
  • Once a year stock taking is performed by all staff.
  • Expected to keep up to date with industry developments and market trends

If interested, please send your CV, requirements and available start date to Pansy Chiu: [email protected]

22 Nov, 2019

Cataloguer: Chinese Paintings – Bonhams Hong Kong

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Bonhams are currently seeking a Cataloguer to join the Chinese Paintings Department based in our Hong Kong office

As Cataloguer you will be responsible for the incoming and outgoing of consignments, pre and post-sale administration and marketing and cataloguing for the Chinese Painting sales. In addition, your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the efficient handling of enquiries, whether by telephone, email or in person at the saleroom, and the up-to-date management of a client database for marketing purposes. You will liaise with clients, as well as perform other general administrative tasks to ensure the smooth running of the department, including management of stock within the Department. You will also be required to provide help with the setting up of sales, assisting clients with queries on preview days, and telephone bidding on sale days.

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, with an interest in Chinese Paintings. You must be organised, have the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines, be an excellent team player, whilst able to work on your own initiative when required.  You will have a sound knowledge of MS Office and Excel. Proficiency in the Chinese languages is essential.

Please send your CV and covering letter to the HR Department, Bonhams,101 New Bond Street, London W1S 1SR or via email to [email protected] by 21 December 2019.

05 Mar, 2019

Gallery Assistant Internship

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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.

29 Nov, 2019

Gallery Assistant (Full-time) - Amanda Wei Gallery

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Amanda Wei Gallery is seeking a Gallery Assistant with high self-motivation and passion for art.

The Role

The successful candidates will be part of the gallery team providing administrative, coordination and sales support on all gallery day-to-day operation, exhibitions, art fair participations and projects. The Gallery Assistants shall maintain an elegant, welcoming atmosphere in the gallery and providing general assistance to visitors.

Responsibilities

  • General management and daily maintenance of the gallery
  • Responsible for administrative tasks which include but are not limited to: updating artwork databases and customer contacts, preparing and maintaining documents (e.g. briefs, information decks, proposals, presentations, schedules, lists, reports)
  • Arrange logistics for local and overseas exhibitions, art fairs and delivery to the clients
  • Liaise with artists, curators, contractors and any related parties to plan and organize exhibitions and art fairs
  • Participate in exhibitions and art fairs and help with sales
  • Edit and translate artists, exhibitions and relevant materials
  • Create marketing materials including press release, written and visual content for online platforms, and correspondences for internal and external circulation in both Chinese and English;
  • Ad-hoc duties or projects as assigned.

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree or above
  • Minimum 1-year work experience; experience in gallery, museum or art-related field would be preferred but not required
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Energetic, committed, flexible team player with a self-starting, ‘can do’ approach and a strong sense of initiative;
  • Strong skills in communication, interpersonal relations, coordination, time management and problem-solving;
  • Ability to thrive in an extremely fast-paced work environment that is multicultural and spans multiple time zones;
  • Willing to travel abroad and to Mainland China
  • Skilled in the Mac operating system and Microsoft Office (skills in SketchUp and Adobe would be a strong asset);
  • Immediate available preferred

Applications should include:

A resume clearly outlining your employment history, skills, and qualifications (reference check might be conducted);

Please send your application to [email protected]

Salary to be discussed. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

25 Oct, 2019

The Graduate Training Programme - Christie's Hong Kong

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This exciting 18-month programme offers 10 outstanding graduates the chance to experience our business through a series of placements, spot rotations and workshops. Each Graduate Trainee will be offered a competitive salary and will have the exclusive opportunity to be mentored by experienced business leaders. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of Christie's, heightened commercial awareness and advanced specialist skills. We aim to retain all of our Graduate Trainees – the next generation of Christie's business leaders.

A Trainee will complete a series of rotations with both specialist departments and key support departments. They will work closely with the department teams, while completing training and mentoring programmes. Each Graduate Trainee will receive a formal performance review at the end of each rotation.

The 18-month scheme will also include shorter spot rotations with teams beyond our specialist departments, from Marketing to Legal. These placements will enable Graduate Trainees to develop an understanding of how the different business functions work together, and foster relationships across Christie's.

The locations

The Graduate Training Programme will be available in three locations across the globe; London, Head Office for the EMERI region (Europe, Middle East, Russia and India), New York, Head Office for the Americas and Hong Kong, the primary office for Asia.

Please note you can apply for more than one region, however with the exception of Hong Kong you must have the right to work in the location(s) you apply for. Due to local immigration regulations, Christie's cannot sponsor visa applications for the training programme in London or New York.

The Graduates

Our Graduate Trainees will have strong academic records, a clear appetite for personal development and the ability to thrive in a collaborative environment. They will also display commercial acumen and a passion for the arts.

The application process

• 1 October 2019: The window for online applications opens (Please note that no hard copy applications will be considered.)

• 31 December 2019: Application window closes

• February 2020: Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an online interview

• April 2020: Finalists will attend a rigorous assessment day, following which offers will be made

• August 2020: The cohort will begin the programme

• Winter 2020: Start of formal application process for the 2020 intake

Please contact [email protected] with any queries.

Please apply via the site:  https://www.christies.com/about-us/christies-graduate-training-programme/?PID=mslp_related_features1