22 Oct, 2018

Sales Representative - 10 Chancery Lane Gallery

Job

Art Gallery Sales and Business Development Person Needed

 

10 Chancery Lane Gallery is seeking a highly motivated Art Gallery Sales and Business Development person. The Sales Representative will oversee profitability of the gallery and implement sales and marketing strategies to achieve the successful placement of artworks to collectors and institutions. The Sales Representative will be responsible to maintain client relations and extend the client base with a focus to explore the PRC market, as well as follow up on day-to-day sales activities in the gallery.

 

Job description:

  • Oversee the financial profitability of the gallery and provide implement sales and marketing to achieve the successful placement of artworks to collectors
  • Identify and develop new customers and markets for placing artworks.
  • Establish a relationship with current clients
  • Present artworks to new and old clients
  • Offer pre-sales and after-sales services to customers.
  • Establish a network for business opportunities exploration.
  • Initiate commission projects by making proposals to art consultants.

 

Requirements:

  • University Graduate with Sales experience. Preferably Business degree majors with an interest and experience in art or Art History Majors with business and sales experience.
  • Highly entrepreneurial and result driven. A strong customer service focus is preferred.
  • Understanding of Art, the Art market competitive situation and product positioning.
  • Able to transform ideas into workable objectives.
  • Able to travel
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills. Good command of both written and spoken English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
  • With computer proficiency (including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook, Filemaker pro) with English and Chinese processing.
  • Salary with commission.

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

 

 

18 Oct, 2018

Logistics Art Handler - CHRISTIE'S

Job

 

PRIMARY FUNCTION/POSITION SUMMARY:

Support and respond to all property and art handling business. Conduct physical handling of property from the time of arrival at Christie’s until its sold and released to client/owner or back through the cycle for re-offers.

Closely work with Logistics Coordinator, specialist departments, shipping team, client services department and any related departments to ensure smooth logistics arrangement of our inventory.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS (Duties include but are not limited to the following):

  • Liaise and coordinate with Logistics Coordinator & Sale Departments to ensure a smooth logistical of warehouse operation
  • Inventory Record maintenance (e.g. Circle count inventory check, ERP inventory system, etc.)
  • Property receiving, unpacking, taking general condition check and snapshot, labelling and barcoding upon property arrival
  • Notify relevant manager and Logistics Coordinator of any damages, losses or discrepancies immediately
  • Arrange Transfer of Property throughout Christie’s facilities (on-site/off-site)
  • Maintain warehouse daily operation and tidiness
  • Sale Room, Auction & Exhibition Setup
  • Artwork Handling (General artwork packing, framing and restoration arrangement)
  • Organisation and housekeeping of warehouse
  • Hand-carry and deliver property which approved by Manager/ Security dept.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management/Supervisor

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma (college degree preferred)
  • Minimum of 1-year working experience in warehouse operation/ logistics industry/ Art Gallery business and sales supporting function.
  • Art Handling experience is highly preferred.
  • Possess basic computer skills (MS Outlook Calendar, MS Word, MS Excel)
  • Demonstrates strong communication, organisational skills and time management ability
  • Excellent attention to detail-oriented, proactivity and well-organised
  • Ability to oral communicate in Mandarin, English, and Cantonese clearly and effectively

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Box, crate, heavy property lifting (typically up to 35 pounds/ 16 Kilograms per piece)
  • Ability to lift up 70 pounds/ 32 Kilograms (average limit of check-in baggage) independently
  • Uncrating / Unpacking/ Bending/ Lifting/ Carrying
  • Extensive walking throughout Christie’s facilities and Exhibition site (e.g. 300,000+ sq. ft. as well as off-site warehouses)
  • Use of Dock equipment & tools (pallet jacks, crowbars, material handling equipment), Use of Ladder.
  • Ability to Working at height (up to 10-meter platform)

Please send your resume to JTung@christies.com.

28 Sep, 2018

Gallery Assistant (Full-time / Part-time) - Blindspot Gallery

Job

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 full-time / part-time Gallery Assistant to work closely with our team.

Responsibilities:
Assist in compilation of press materials 
Assist in preparation of marketing materials including printed and electronic catalogues
Assist in preparation and organisation of exhibitions and events
Update website and manage online social media platforms
Assist in daily operation of the gallery including inventory and database management

Requirements:
- Tertiary education level
- Fluent in spoken and written English and Chinese
- Creative software skill is a must, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
- Photographing skill is preferred
- Organised, independent, good timekeeping, multi tasking, pay attention to detail and team player
- Immediately available

Candidate should commit to work 2-3 days a week and have the flexibility to engage more working days and hours before and during art fairs and events. 

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

12 Sep, 2018

Senior Gallerist - Contemporary by Angela Li

Job

CONTEMPORARY BY ANGELA LI is an established HK art gallery dedicated to promoting contemporary art from the greater China area.

Job Description:

  • Handling client enquiries and relationships
  • Assist in organization of exhibitions, including issuing press releases, liaising with artists and other sources
  • Promoting exhibitions and handling press enquiries

Requirements:

  • Experience in art field essential
  • Good written and conversational English and Cantonese / Mandarin
  • Computer proficiency including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • High caliber individual who can work independently and is highly organized
  • Basic salary plus commission

Interested parties please send full resume via email to:  info@cbal.com.hk

18 Oct, 2018

Communications Manager - Leo Gallery

Job

Leo Gallery Hong Kong is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our team.

Position
Communications Manager
5-day work per week

Job Description
- Prepare press release (E & C), media pack
- Manage website, social media and promotion of exhibitions
- Handle sales enquiries and liaise with clients
- Translation
- Business Trip Opportunities

Requirements
- Fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin spoken and written
- Experience in the art industry
- Familiar with working on sales
- Dynamic and good with maintaining relationships with clients and contacts
- Strong computer proficiency, photoshop/illustrator/InDesign skill is a plus
- Filming and editing knowledge – create short artist's interview video. Not mandatory but a bonus.

Please send your CV and cover letter with expected salary to
hongkong-recruit@leogallery.com.cn

11 Oct, 2018

Gallery Manager (Full-Time) – Art Supermarket

Job

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, organising, 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
- Organising 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 organised, 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 (because the candidate is HK citizen or permanent HK resident or is in HK on a dependent visa)
- Availability by arrangement

Interested parties please apply with CV (incl. photo), cover letter, availability, working permit status 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.

15 Sep, 2018

Gallery Operations Manager - Rossi & Rossi Hong Kong

Job

ART HANDLER

ROSSI & ROSSI, HONG KONG

Full-time, Permanent - 5 days weekly, Monday–Friday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Position Summary:

- Ensure the overall safety, preservation, maintenance, and documentation of artworks on view, in storage, and on loan.

- Oversee the management of the gallery physical space and activities, including installation and deinstallation of artwork, opening and closing procedures and special events.

- Receive, catalogue and photograph newly delivered works; plan and organise exhibition-related movement of objects, including packing, shipping, and insurance for exhibitions as well as for incoming and outgoing shipments.

- Manage the database of inventory and digital images.

Responsibilities:

- Manage all aspects of artwork care, following and implementing accepted professional standards and practices.

- Maintain inventory records, database and labels; maintain files and archives.

- Coordinate with Rossi & Rossi London on the maintenance of internal databases.

- Responsible for logistics related to loans and traveling exhibitions, including documentation, condition reports, packing, shipping, and receiving.

- Administer loan forms and agreements and ensure adherence to established policies.

- Prepare and maintain all equipment needed for art fairs—toolbox and supplies.

- Coordinate Audio and Visual equipment needed for exhibitions.

- Organise and maintain gallery tools and equipment used for installation, repairs, conservation and storage.

- Establish object conservation priorities and plan/implement the safe storage of all works.

- Oversee monitoring of environmental conditions, including humidity and temperature.

- Assist in preparing proposals and applications for fairs and special exhibitions.

- Proper packing of artworks and maintenance of packing supplies.

- Liaise with shippers and manage off-site storages.

- Oversee local deliveries and off-site hanging when required.

- Coordinate framing and delivery of artwork to and from framers.

- Train and supervise part-time staff and and/or interns performing related work.

- Complete a bi-annual inventory report for the management team.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in art, art history, museum studies or related field and/ or experience as an Art Handler, Registrar or Collections Manager or comprehensive studio experience.

Required Skills:

- Fluency in Cantonese and English.

- Proficiency in photography and working with photographic equipment, digital file maintenance and photo-editing software.

- Proficiency on Mac platform and related software.

- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

- Handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds.

A successful candidate should have a strong work ethic, an eye for detail, understanding of art handling, packing and storage, knowledge of photography equipment, willing to dedicate additional hours during exhibition installations and have a positive attitude about performing many kinds of tasks on a demanding schedule.

A competitive salary for this position will be offered commensurate with experience.

Cover letter, resume and letter of reference may be sent to: ashley@rossirossi.com

22 Feb, 2018

Art Handler - Rossi & Rossi Hong Kong

Job

ART HANDLER

ROSSI & ROSSI, HONG KONG

Full-time, Permanent - 5 days weekly, Monday–Friday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Position Summary:

- Ensure the overall safety, preservation, maintenance, and documentation of artworks on view, in storage, and on loan.

- Manage the gallery physical space and activities, including installation and deinstallation of artwork, opening and closing procedures and special events.

- Receive, catalogue and photograph newly delivered works; plan and organise exhibition-related movement of objects, including packing, shipping, and insurance for exhibitions as well as for incoming and outgoing shipments.

- Manage the database of inventory and digital images.

Responsibilities:

- Manage all aspects of artwork care, following and implementing accepted professional standards and practices.

- Maintain inventory records, database and labels; maintain files and archives.

- Coordinate with Rossi & Rossi London on the maintenance of internal databases.

- Responsible for logistics related to loans and traveling exhibitions, including documentation, condition reports, packing, shipping, and receiving.

- Administer loan forms and agreements and ensure adherence to established policies.

- Prepare and maintain all equipment needed for art fairs—toolbox and supplies.

- Coordinate Audio and Visual equipment needed for exhibitions.

- Organise and maintain gallery tools and equipment used for installation, repairs, conservation and storage.

- Establish object conservation priorities and plan/implement the safe storage of all works.

- Oversee monitoring of environmental conditions, including humidity and temperature.

- Assist in preparing proposals and applications for fairs and special exhibitions.

- Proper packing of artworks and maintenance of packing supplies.

- Liaise with shippers and manage off-site storages.

- Oversee local deliveries and off-site hanging when required.

- Coordinate framing and delivery of artwork to and from framers.

- Repair and paint gallery walls between exhibitions.

- Train and supervise part-time staff and and/or interns performing related work.

- Complete a bi-annual inventory report for the management team.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in art, art history, museum studies or related field and/ or experience as an Art Handler, Registrar or Collections Manager or comprehensive studio experience.

Required Skills:

- Fluency in Cantonese and English.

- Proficiency in photography and working with photographic equipment, digital file maintenance and photo-editing software.

- Proficiency on Mac platform and related software.

- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

- Handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds, standing/walking an average of four (4) hours per day.

A successful candidate should have a strong work ethic, an eye for detail, understanding of art handling, packing and storage, knowledge of photography equipment, willing to dedicate additional hours during exhibition installations and have a positive attitude about performing many kinds of tasks on a demanding schedule.

Cover letter, resume and letter of reference may be sent to: ashley@rossirossi.com