19 Apr, 2018

Production Assistant - Empty Gallery

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EMPTY GALLERY is looking for a young, passionate and creative production assistant to join us. It will be a demanding job that requires multiple tasks but it will be extremely rewarding with opportunities to travel, meet with artists and host various types of exhibitions and performances.

Essential Skills:
- Adobe CS Products (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign)
- SketchUp or similar programs (Rhino 3D)
- Experience with power tools (Drill, etc.)
- Knowledge of projectors and display equipment
- Knowledge of video file output formats
- Physical dexterity (Lifting equipment, using ladders, etc.)
- Proficiency with DSLR cameras
- Ability to communicate quickly and efficiently with other gallery staff
- Ability to work efficiently under pressure such as exhibition or event opening deadlines

Optional Skills:
- Adobe Premiere/Final Cut Pro, CAD softwares, sound engineering, soldering/cable assembly, HTML, MAX/MSP/Supercollider, Arduino, etc.
- Degree or Program Certification in Art History or previous gallery experience a plus

Job Responsibilities:
- Report directly to Production Manager and Gallery Manager Material and fabrication research
- Preparing output files for production
- Preparing gallery-related documents including but not limited to: checklists, press releases, price-lists, and press PDFs
- Exhibition design previsualisation
- Equipment inventory management [**expand here?]
- Coordinating production schedule with external vendors
- Calibrate and installing A/V components for installations
- Documentation of exhibitions and events (as necessary)

Please email your cover letter, resume and date of availability to contact@emptygallery.com

16 Apr, 2018

Gallery Intern - 3812 Gallery

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Founded in 2010 by Mr. Calvin Hui and Mr. Mark Peaker, 3812 is recognised as one of Hong Kong’s leading contemporary Asian art galleries. We are expanding our team! Let’s join us!

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research and editorial writing.
  • Support administrative duties.
  • Handle ad hoc task when required

Requirements:

  • Degree holders with passionate in Fine Arts or relevant products.
  • 1 year or above administrative experience in art or luxurious retail industries preferable.
  • Excellent in written and spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua is a MUST.
  • Proficient in MS office including MS Word, MS Excel and Chinese word processing.
  • A good team player who is responsible, result oriented, independent, multi-tasking and able to work under pressure.
  • Well-organized, creative, confident, proactive, sociable and attentive to details.
  • Excellent and sophisticate research skills.
  • Students and fresh graduates are welcome.
  • Flexible in working hours.
  • Open to virtual or onsite employee for this role.

We offer attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience for the right candidate. Interested parties please email resume, expected salary and availability to hr@3812cap.com.

06 Apr, 2018

Arts Development Officer - Hong Kong Art Gallery Association

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Responsibilities:

  • Administrative work
  • Updating website & social media channels
  • Maintaining database and records
  • Book-keeping, simple accounting work & financial updates
  • Writing/proof-reading/editing press releases & literature
  • Coordinating marketing efforts
  • Sourcing suppliers & vendors
  • Helping to plan, organise & execute events & initiatives (10/year), including HK Art Week
  • Serving as main point of liaison for galleries, arts & cultural organisations, government bodies, art fairs, educational institutions & corporations

Knowledge/ Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and coordinate active outreach programs
  • Knowledge of grant writing
  • Knowledge of the workings of small non-profit organizations
  • Knowledge of the workings of small local municipalities

Requirements:

  • University degree
  • At least 2 years working experience
  • Relevant educational or work experience in Arts/Culture or Marketing/PR
  • Excellent command of spoken & written English & Chinese preferred
  • Proficiency in spoken Putonghua
  • Mature, presentable, with good communication & interpersonal skills
  • Possessing creativity, initiative & self-motivation
  • Ability to work independently & efficiently
  • Ability to multi-task, with good organisational skills
  • Attention to details a must
  • Knowledge of relevant computer programs (incl. photoshop, InDesign, Mailchimp, Survey Monkey, etc.) preferred
  • Immediately available is preferred

Please submit your application along with your CV and cover letter with name of the position, expected salary and your availability to: membership@hk-aga.org.

If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of your application, please consider it unsuccessful.

26 Mar, 2018

Gallery Assistant – Galerie Huit

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Galerie Huit is inviting high-caliber individuals to join the team as Gallery Assistant.

Full time, permanent

Working Hours: 10.30 am – 7.30 pm, 5 days per week (1 day on weekend)

Responsibilities:
- Assist Gallery Directors and Gallery Manager in the production and promotion of gallery exhibitions
- Maintain gallery space and assist in the daily operations
- Design of gallery publications and translation of text for gallery publications (including but not limited to catalogues, press releases, presentations)
- Manage international and local logistics of shipping artworks to and from overseas
- Manage gallery warehouse
- Manage gallery website and social media platforms in Hong Kong and overseas (including Mainland)
- Handle English and Chinese press pitching, liaison and filing
- Manage event organisation
- Assist in local and overseas art fairs

Requirements:
- Fluency in spoken and written English and Cantonese (Mandarin is a plus)
- Graphic design proficiency with design software: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign
- Responsible, detail-oriented, well-organised and self-motivated
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Strong interest and knowledge in art and Hong Kong art scene
- Previous experience and relations with art press is a plus
- Proficiency in photography and video editing is a plus
- Immediate availability is preferred

Please send your cover letter, resume and letters of reference to: allisoncheung@galeriehuit.com.hk

06 Feb, 2018

(Full-time) Arts Development Manager – Hong Kong Art Gallery Association

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Primary Responsibilities:
- Work directly with the Co-presidents and Directors to the Board in developing the annual strategy for HKAGA and drive the execution plan
- Serve as the face of HKAGA to collaborators, supporters, and sponsors, discussing potential and strategic partnerships and raising sponsorship funds
- Prepare grant applications, reports, presentations and proposals
- Liaise regularly with member and non-member art galleries in Hong Kong to build relationships
- Liaise and network with the cultural community in Hong Kong in order to identify areas of collaboration and mutual support
- Manage and supervise the team of staff and interns, including overseeing daily office administration, finances, marketing & public relations
- Plan, organise and execute events and initiatives, primarily Hong Kong Art Week in November

Requirements:
- Bachelor's Degree or higher in the Arts Field, preferably in Visual Arts at a top international cultural institution
- At least 6 -10 years working experience with:
*   a primary focus on the Arts and Culture fields
*   preferably having worked in a gallery, art fair and other visual arts organizations
*   experience in senior client and relationship management role
*   experience in leading or leasing with art logistics and production departments
*   demonstrable ability to work internationally
*   demonstrable experience in driving strategic thinking and execution
- Experience in marketing, advertisement, press engagement and execution of branding strategies, including online and social media highly desirable
- Proficiency in at least one more language in additional to English
- Excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership & organisational skills
- Experience in non-profit and voluntary activity highly valued

Working location: Kwun Tong

Interested candidates should apply with cover letter and CV to membership@hk-aga.org with expected salary.

If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of your application, please consider it unsuccessful.

16 Apr, 2018

Clerk - 3812 Gallery

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Founded in 2010 by Mr. Calvin Hui and Mr. Mark Peaker, 3812 is recognised as one of Hong Kong’s leading contemporary Asian art galleries. We are expanding our team! Let’s join us!

Responsibilities:

  • Perform general clerical works which include accounting duties.
  • Manage databases, and draft documents and reports.
  • Report to Manager and work closely with the administrators.

Requirements:

  • Form 5 graduate or above.
  • At least 1 years or above experience in related industries.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Chinese Word Processing.
  • Excellent in written and spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua is a MUST.
  • A good team player who is responsible, well-organised, result oriented, independent, multi-tasking, attentive to details and able to work under pressure.
  • Sociable, confident and communicative.

We offer attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience for the right candidate. Interested parties please email resume, expected salary and availability to hr@3812cap.com.

14 Apr, 2018

Gallery Executive - Sin Sin Fine Art

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We are currently looking for a dedicated, hands-on, and independent individual determined to pursue their career in the Contemporary Art & Culture industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and organise exhibitions, art fairs, and ad hoc Art & Cultural events including any related educational programming
  • Strategise together with Gallery Founder, the yearly programming of the gallery and market accordingly to increase awareness of Sin Sin Fine Art, its artists, and initiatives both locally and internationally
  • Help contact, build and maintain close relationships with important business partners, artists, and clients
  • Manage client database and inventory registration
  • Responsible for press and media enquiries
  • Development of any promotional and marketing collateral (print and digital) including copywriting
  • Oversee day-to-day gallery operations including but not limited to:
    • sales enquiriesmaintenance of Sin Sin Fine Art website and social channelsgeneral
    • office administration
    • scheduling and arrangement of Gallery Founder business trips and related meetings

Requirements:

  • At least 2 year's working experience in administrative fields gained at an international firm
  • Excellent in both written & spoken English and Chinese
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Adaptable, with excellent interpersonal skills- Independent and well-organised
  • Immediate availability preferred

    Job Type: Full-time

Interested parties please send your CV and availability to info@sinsinfineart.com

04 Apr, 2018

Gallery Assistant - Pace Gallery

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Position summary:

The primary function of gallery assistant role is to provide administrative support. The duties are varied, and will follow the cycle of the exhibition schedule as well as certain duties to support oversea department activity.

Responsibilities:

- Coordinate exhibition events and media release
- Administration and handle phone traffic
- Shipping coordination of work, as well as task related to artwork exportations detail
- Provide the vital support to Hong Kong, Seoul, Beijing, New York, and London gallery
- Perform other duties as assigned by manager

Skills and Requirements:
- Holding legal status of Hong Kong permanent resident
- Fluent in English and Mandarin, and if with Cantonese skill is preferred
- Bachelor’s degree in art filed, or equivalent work experience
- Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize
- Strong follow-up and organizational skills with attention on detail
- At least one year working experience

Please apply with resume, picture, and cover letter to Ms. Sylvia Chen (schen@pacegallery.com) with the email title “Gallery Assistant Application - Name”. Applicant with more experience will be considered as Gallery Executive.

22 Mar, 2018

Account Executive - Willis Towers Watson

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The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

The Business

Corporate Risk and Broking
We know how companies can unlock potential through effective risk management. Our clients rely on us to craft strategies to quantify, mitigate, and transfer risk, taking advantage of our specialist industry experience and unparalleled market know-how. The result is a new way of embracing risk that drives superior results.

The Role

As an Account Executive, your role would predominantly consist of servicing and placing the Fine Art & Business insurance policies of existing small to mid-sized clients and looking after the related administration involved. In addition, you would be expected to assist develop new business in Hong Kong and more broadly in Asia alongside the Team Head.  You will be working with WTW offices all over Asia as well as liaising with the Head Office in London. Clients include galleries, museums, auction houses, private & corporate collections and logistics companies.

It is not expected for candidates to have any insurance knowledge although this would be an advantage. Right from the beginning, you will receive training in respect of Fine Art & Jewellery Insurance with the intent that you start servicing and liaising with clients as soon as the relevant mandatory insurance examinations are passed. It is expected that during this time you develop your own personal knowledge of this specialist line of insurance as well as develop a network by attending exhibition openings, Art Fairs and other art related events. You will also be given a broad introduction to the other general lines of insurance. Once training is complete, you will then be expected to assist the team in achieving the objectives of the business unit in line with the annual budget and overall corporate objectives as well as effectively manage and grow a portfolio of clients ensuring that their risk management and insurance broking needs are identified and met.

Notwithstanding the above, it is anticipated that you will also be scheduled to receive training for the administrative tasks and the familiarization of the company systems, procedures, working practices and methods after joining to support the administrative demands of the role.

Requirements:

  • University Graduate
  • Fluency in English, Cantonese and Mandarin a must (including writing)
  • Interest in the Art World
  • Self-motivated/disciplined
  • High Attention to Detail
  • Work flexible
  • Discreet

Cover letter, resume (and letter of reference) may be sent to: rhiannon.albandavies@willistowerswatson.com