29 Nov, 2021

Gallery Executive/Gallery Assistant - Karin Weber Gallery

Job

Gallery Executive / Gallery Assistant

Responsibilities:

  • Assist gallery team in the production and promotion of gallery exhibitions and art fair exhibition
  • Manage the publication of exhibition catalogs
  • Maintain database, website and social media platforms
  • Translation of written material
  • Handle shipping and logistics
  • Daily maintenance of the gallery
  • Perform other ad hoc duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Must be energetic and possess passion to develop career in the art industry
  • University degree holders preferably in art or culture related discipline
  • Confident, well-organized, self-motivated and detail-orientated
  • Strong people skills
  • Excellent in written and spoken English and Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese)
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator is preferred
  • Gallery Assistant: Fresh graduate and upto 1 year relevant work experience; Gallery Executive: 1-2 years relevant experience.
  • Immediate availability is preferred
  • Applicants must be HKID holder

Working Hours:

  • Tuesday – Saturday 11:00a.m – 7:00p.m.
  • May be required to work on Monday and Sunday during art fair and special occasions

Interested candidate please email cover letter and full resume with reference to [email protected] with subject ‘Application for Gallery Executive or Gallery Assistant’.  Please state expected salary.

10 Nov, 2021

Part-time Gallery Assistant / Docent - Amanda Wei Gallery

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Amanda Wei Gallery is seeking a part-time Gallery Assistant or/and Docent with high self-motivation and passion about art. Mutually reinforcing with Amanda Wei Gallery’s Central space, we also have a private & multifunctional contemporary art space for museum-scale exhibitions, showcasing masterpieces from international artists.

The Role

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

Responsibilities

  • Daily operation duties include: answering calls, handling visitor enquiries, handling sales of books and merchandise, maintaining a tidy and organised environment in the gallery, switching on and off and participate in exhibitions/events, and alerting relevant colleagues to situations and matters arising in the gallery;
  • Maintaining an excellent understanding of current exhibitions in order to convey to visitors the concepts behind each show; Preparing private guided tours according to appointments;
  • Responsible for administrative tasks which include but are not limited to: updating artwork databases and gallery contacts, preparing and maintaining documents (e.g. briefs, information decks, proposals, presentations, schedules, lists, reports), and recording production expenses;
  • Develop a sound understanding of the gallery’s roster of artists and programme of exhibitions, and assist in preparation of future exhibitions/events documents;
  • Help in digital and communication tasks including social media content writing, graphic design for exhibitions and translation of correspondences and information for internal and external circulation;
  • Ad-hoc duties or projects as assigned.

Requirements

  • Minimum two days of work per week with high flexibility in schedule (from Monday to Saturday)
  • 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;
  • Skilled in Mac operating system and Microsoft Office (skills in SketchUp and Adobe would be a strong asset);
  • Knowledge of digital and graphic design is necessary;
  • Experience and result of selling art in events and exhibitions would be a plus.

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]

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

22 Oct, 2021

Art Handler at Blue Lotus Gallery

Job

We need your strong arms and legs to help us pack and ship our book and print orders, assist with delivering artworks and help with setting up and taking down exhibitions. With the gallery being located on a terrace only accessible by walking a set of stairs, this job is physical!

Responsibilities:

  • Process online book orders; pack each order, prepare labels and bring to post office or arrange Fedex.
  • Bring parcels to the post office
  • Set up and take down exhibition according to a master plan
  • During fairs manage a crew to set up and take down exhibitions
  • Execute deliveries of artworks to clients
  • Prepare international shipment of artworks
  • Bring goods back and forward to our storage

Requirements:

  • Basic computer skills to manage online shipping order logistic workflow
  • Basic computer skills to manage our inventory system
  • Have a strong sense of order and tidiness
  • Wishing to learn on how to manage professional printers is a bonus.
  • Be physically strong as there is a lot of legwork involved
  • Being careful and gentle with fragile artworks
  • Be handy with handyman skills such as drilling walls and hanging artworks
  • Have strong intercommunication skills to work with our team and communicate with clients during deliveries.

Deadline Application: 15 November 2021

Candidates should send their CV, cover letter to Sarah Greene, [email protected]

18 Nov, 2021

Exhibition Manager - Hong Kong Contemporary Art Foundation (HOCA)

Job

FULL TIME, APPROX 40 hours per week for 2 to 3 months
Dec 2021 - Mar 2022

OVERVIEW

As an Exhibition Manager, your main responsibilities will be the organisation, planning and managing of HOCA’s UPCOMING MARCH 2022 exhibition, overseeing the full process and ensuring all aspects of an exhibition are managed and completed in an effective and timely manner. Reports directly to Director.


MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for liaising directly with the Artist and studio (based in New York plus any additional time zones, as needed).
  • Work together with the Artist and studio on curating the Exhibition and managing installation on site in Hong Kong at the venue.
  • Liaise with external contractors and suppliers to build out the Exhibition and install the artworks. You will be required to review and work within the approved Exhibition budgets, ensure quality control, and adhere to deadlines.
  • Coordinate and implement install and de-install of the Exhibition, including: packing and unpacking artwork, shipping, inventory artwork, condition reports, framing (if required), hanging and cleaning of artwork, as well as any other required set up tasks, as needed.
  • Assist the Director with all Exhibition correspondence, including: contracts, condition reports, checklists, contractor agreements, loan agreements and insurance policy, as well as any other required tasks, as needed.
  • In partnership with the Director and the Artist Studio, support exhibition design and production of the Exhibition catalogue.
  • Work on the marketing and promotional campaigns, together with the Director and the PR team to make sure event information, event collateral and invites are ready and sent in a timely manner and actively promoted to relevant contacts.
  • Assist the Director with the organisation, logistics and guest lists for the Exhibition Opening, Artist dinner and VIP party.
  • Collaborate with the Director to organise related educational activities for the duration of the Exhibition.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A Degree in arts education, museum studies, art history, or other related area, is preferred.
  • A background in art related project management is essential for this role. Minimum 4+ years work experience in this field is required.
  • Fluent in English and proficient in Cantonese or Mandarin.
  • Prior budget management experience.
  • CAD design ability and 3D rendering, is helpful.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to lead and administer teams while working on multiple projects on budgets.
  • Strong organisational skills: Proven ability to work independently and with a team, manage multiple concurrent projects, and meet deadlines.
  • Strong administrative skills: ability to lead, organize, delegate and ensure good communication within teams.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Knowledge in all aspects of exhibition set up, construction, fabrication, demolition, budget building and management.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • The Exhibition Manager will work partly from home, the HOCA office and the Exhibition Venue, as agreed in advance with the Director.

The manager will be working directly with the Director and supervise 1 or 2 interns.

He/she must be able to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and positively represent the Foundation, its partners, program and team in these relationships.

APPLICATION

Interested applicants to send an updated Resume to [email protected] with "Application for Exhibition Manager" in the subject.

26 Oct, 2021

Gallery Intern - Lucie Chang Fine Arts

InternshipJob

Lucie Chang Fine Arts is a contemporary art gallery that was founded in 2011. We are currently looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Gallery Intern to join the team! Candidates will be able to gain an in-depth understanding of gallery operations through working on exhibitions and art fairs.

Responsibilities:
- Assisting with day-to-day operations in the gallery space - including sourcing materials, welcoming visitors, running errands and other ad hoc tasks
- Supporting the team in organizing upcoming exhibitions and art fair preparation (longer hours may be required on installation and event days)
- Preparing marketing and press material for upcoming exhibitions
- Managing social media accounts, ensuring the gallery’s online presence
- Translation work may be required

Requirements:
- Good grasp of English, Mandarin, and Cantonese, spoken and written
- Art history or related University degree
- Detail-oriented, organized and timely
- Independent, self-motivated, and willing to learn
- Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office, basic Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator)
- Minimum 2 months availability

Application:
Please send your CV and cover letter with ‘Gallery Intern Application - Your Name’ to [email protected]