20 Oct, 2017

Gallery Manager (Full-Time) – Art Supermarket

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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, organizing, 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
- organizing 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 organized, 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 is an advantage
- immediate availability is preferred

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

16 Oct, 2017

Gallery Assistant (part-time) / Intern - Blindspot Gallery

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

Responsibilities:
- Data entry and other administrative works including inventory management
- Update website and online platforms
- Assist in graphic design and layout of marketing materials such as printed and electronic catalogue
- Assist in preparation and installation of exhibitions
- Assist in preparation and organisation of gallery events such as opening reception and artist talk

Requirements:
- Tertiary education level
- Fluent in spoken and written English and Chinese
- Creative software skill is a must, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
- Photography skill is desired but not essential
- Organised, independent, good timekeeping, multi tasking, attention to detail and team player
- Immediately available

Candidate should commit to work 2-3 days a week.

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

10 Oct, 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.

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 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

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

19 Oct, 2017

Intern (Full time / part time) - 10 Chancery Lane Gallery

InternshipJob

10 Chancery Lane Gallery is looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working and motivated intern to join the team.  This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in gaining experience in the art world.

Responsibilities:
- Assist in Exhibition, Event and Art Fair Organisation
- Prepare in presentations, data-entry, proof-reading and translation
- Work on ad-hoc assignments

Requirements:
- University graduate (related degrees preferred)
- Strong interest in art and the Hong Kong art scene
- Highly-organised and self-motivated. Strong attention to detail
- Able to handle multiple task at one time and work under a timely schedule.
- Able to work in a team with excellent communication skills, as well as independently with a strong sense of responsibility
- Strong command of written and spoken English and Chinese essential
- Immediate availability preferred

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

14 Oct, 2017

Gallery Executive - Blindspot Gallery

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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 Gallery Executive to work closely with our Gallery Manager and Director.

Responsibilities:
- Writing and editing texts for press materials
- Writing and editing texts for presentation materials such as printed and electronic catalogue
- Assist in organisation of exhibitions and events
- Assist in artist liaison
- Assist in frontline duties such as online and on-site enquiries
- Manage website and online platforms
- Daily operation of the gallery including inventory and database management, and other administrative work

Requirements:
- University degree holder
- Proficiency in spoken and written English and Chinese
- Proficiency in spoken Putonghua is preferred
- Excellent presentation and communication skill
- Creative software skill desirable, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
- Organised, independent, good timekeeping and team player
- Relevant experience preferred
- Immediately available

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

19 Sep, 2017

Gallery Manager - Galerie Huit

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

Full time, permanent

Working Hours: 10.30 am - 7.30 pm, 5 days per week (1 day on weekend); candidate is expected to report to duty should there be gallery events that are outside the working hours

Responsibilities:
- Assist Gallery Directors in the production and promotion of gallery exhibitions
- Maintain gallery space and manage the daily operations and staff members
- Managing communications with artists and curators
- Manage international and local logistics of shipping artworks to and from overseas
- Actively build the gallery’s clientele base and generate sales
- Organize and manage local and overseas art fair participation, including development of overseas clients
- Manage all events in the gallery with the assistance of Gallery Assistants and Interns

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
- Personal network with collectors, institutions and curators in Hong Kong and overseas
- Strong interest and knowledge in art and Hong Kong art scene
- 5+ years’ experience in art industry/gallery is a plus
- Immediate availability is preferred

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