07 Jun, 2019

Gallery Executive / Gallery Assistant - Karin Weber Gallery

Job

Responsibilities:

  • Assist gallery team in the production and promotion of gallery exhibitions and art fair exhibition
  • Manage the publication of exhibition catalogs, database, website information and social media platforms
  • Translation of written material from English to Chinese and vice versa
  • Handle shipping of works to and from overseas and logistics locally
  • Daily maintenance of the gallery
  • Perform other ad hoc duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Must possess passion to develop career in the art industry
  • University degree holders preferably in art or culture related discipline
  • Cheerful, confident, well-organized, self-motivated and detail-orientated
  • Happy to liaise with a broad range of people and being outgoing with strong people skills is important
  • Excellent in written and spoken English and Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese)
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator is preferred
  • Fresh graduate and upto 1 year relevant work experience for Gallery Assistant; 1-2 years relevant experience for Gallery Executive
  • Immediate availability is preferred
  • Applicants must be HKID holder

Working Hours:

  • Tuesday – Saturday 11:00a.m – 7:00p.m
  • Helping out at opening receptions once a month in the evening
  • May be required to work on Monday once in a while

Interested candidate please email cover letter and detailed resume to hr@karinwebergallery.com with subject ‘Application for Gallery Executive or Gallery Assistant’.  Please state expected salary.

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 hongkong@a2z-art.com or bring your CV in person and ask to see the management.

22 May, 2019

Senior Sales Associate - Opera Gallery Hong Kong

Job

Opera Gallery Hong Kong seeks an outgoing, detail oriented and positive-minded person for a senior sales position to join the team. 

Working in an international team of 5, the senior sales person will report directly to the Director and work together with the sales team in gallery sales and business development efforts across Asia.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Developing and maintaining client relationships
  • Providing a premium client service through artwork knowledge and expertise
  • Participate in targeted outreach and marketing efforts for upcoming exhibitions and art fairs within the Greater China region

Administrative support

  • Maintaining post-sales procedures, liaising with warehouse and logistics team
  • Assisting with general management of the gallery space, exhibitions and gallery daily operations

Requirements

  • Experience working in a gallery, auction house or luxury industry
  • Fluency in English, Mandarin or any second language will be considered a plus
  • 5 day work week 10am - 7 pm, medical and dental insurance coverage
  • HKID holder preferred. Visa sponsorship will be considered for the right applicant

Please send resume and cover letter to hkg@operagallery.com with the subject line “Att: Director - Senior Sales Associate”