20 Apr, 2017

Art Fair Helper - Hong Kong Art Gallery Association

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Hong Kong Art Gallery Association is looking for helpers to support our booth at Affordable Art Fair. Duration: 18–21 May 2017.

Responsibilities:
- Assist in on-site operations
- Distribute marketing materials
- Introduce our member galleries to visitors

Requirements:
- Current University student in the Art/Culture field
- Good command of spoken and written English & Chinese (Cantonese & Mandarin)
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- Flexible hours preferred

Please email your cover letter & CV to membership@hk-aga.org.
If you do not hear back from us by 15 May, please consider your application unsuccessful.

06 Apr, 2017

Communications Manager - Leo Gallery

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23 Mar, 2017

Gallery Assistant - Sin Sin Fine Art

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If you are looking to be a Gatekeeper to the Art World, look away.

We are currently looking for a hands-on, independent adult who is ready for some challenges and determined to pursue their career in the art industry but NOT as an artist.

Responsibilities:
- Assist Gallery Manager with day-to-day operations including general office administration
- Assist Gallery Manager with planning and organising exhibitions, art fairs, events
- Manage the reception desk
- Manage client database and inventory registration
- Maintain office filing
- Work on ad-hoc tasks from time to time

Requirements:
- At least 1 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

Please send your CV and reference letter to heather@sinsinfineart.com.

18 Apr, 2017

Communications Officer - de Sarthe Gallery

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de Sarthe Gallery Hong Kong seeks a Full-time Communications Officer. The ideal candidate should have 4-5 years of press/PR experience within arts communication, with a strong working knowledge of key press and outlets. The candidate will be based in Hong Kong, but will work in conjunction with gallery teams in Beijing and the USA.

Responsibilities:
- Create and execute media plans for gallery exhibitions and special projects
- Organise press previews/walk-throughs for in-house exhibitions and other select events (ie, getting press to attend and/or cover public talks)
- Connect with press teams at selected institutions on artists’ solo and group shows
- Oversee external press image requests and reporting
- Pro-actively garner press through targeted outreach
- Compose and distribute press recaps and occasional news alerts internally to staff
- Prepare press material including artist bios, press releases, etc.
- Maintain the gallery and artists press archives
- Scan, format, file, and distribute press clips, including print, audio, etc.
- Set up and comb through artist and gallery google alerts
- Liaise with the whole gallery team to share information about exhibitions and artists news
- Update and organise the index of contacts / database, shared with the whole gallery team

Requirements:
- Relational, editorial and synthesis skills
- Excellent written and oral skills
- Knowledge of contemporary art, its network and press media
- Fluent English, written and spoken; fluent Cantonese and/or Mandarin is highly preferred
- Versatility, dynamism and pugnacity
- Team spirit, sense of organisation
- Mastering the Apple universe, Adobe Suite, Office and major social networks

Compensation:
Salary shall commensurate with experience.
Full time position with double pay.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and references to willem@desarthe.com with ‘Communications Officer’ in the subject line.

26 Mar, 2017

Manager, Arts Support - HKAGA

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Responsibilities:
· Serve as the face of the company to collaborators, supporters, and sponsors, discussing potential & strategic partnerships and raising funds
· Prepare grant applications, reports, presentations and proposals
· Communicate regularly with Board directors to plan strategy & facilitate initiatives
· Liaise regularly with art galleries in Hong Kong to build relationships
· Supervise the team, including overseeing daily office administration, finances, marketing & public relations
· Plan & organise events and initiatives, including Hong Kong Art Week in November each year

Requirements:
· Bachelor’s Degree or higher
· At least 8-10 years working experience
· Relevant experience in the Arts/Culture or Marketing/PR field
· Knowledge of Hong Kong’s art galleries, market, trends
· Good command of spoken & written English and Chinese; proficiency in Putonghua
· Excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership & organisational skills

*This is a part-time position, with full-time hours expected from August - December.
Interested candidates should apply with cover letter and CV to membership@hk-aga.org.