15 Apr, 2019

Gallery Assistant – La Galerie Paris 1839

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La Galerie Paris 1839

We are looking for a passionate member to join our team.

 

Responsibilities:

-Maintain daily operation of gallery

-First point of contact (greeting visitors, handle phone calls and emails)

-Assist in preparation of exhibitions and art fairs

-Assist at gallery openings and events

 

Requirements:

-University graduate in art related discipline is preferable

-Previous experience related in art administration field is a plus

-Good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese

-Candidates with art background is preferable

-Outgoing, friendly

 

Please submit your application with resume, cover letter, availability and expected salary to contact@lagalerie.hk.

22 Mar, 2019

Gallery Manager - Soluna Fine Art

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Soluna Fine Art is an art gallery specialized in Asian contemporary fine arts and objects with deep roots in South Korea.

We are seeking candidates for a full-time gallery manager with a solid experience in art galleries. This person will be assisting the gallery owner in business development and sales, as well as oversee the day-to-day operation of the gallery and associated exhibitions. An ideal candidate should be a responsible, great in communication and experienced person who can lead the team of 2 and assist the owner. 

This person will also ensure that all sales and profit targets are achieved and gallery expenses are under control per the planned budgets.


Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing all physical operations of the Soluna Fine Art gallery. 
  • Ensure all processes and controls are in place for the proper functioning of the gallery.
  • This may require communication and coordination with Korea team.  The responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    • Ensure proper documentation, artist contracts are secured.
    • Inventory acquisitions, loans, insurance, conservation, tracking and monitoring. 
    • Overall management of the security, safety, admin and housekeeping of the gallery.
    • Ensure gallery adheres to all government and legal regulations.
  • Responsible for all gallery events, exhibitions, art fairs, ad hoc Cultural events including any related educational programming. (closely work with Creative Director and Curator)
  • Help contact, build and maintain close relationships with important business partners, artists and clients.
  • Work on annual strategy for the annual programming of the gallery and market accordingly to increase awareness of Soluna Fine Art both locally and internationally. This will include sales, costs, and profit targets.
  • Track and monitor any sales commission programs in place.
  • Manage PR & Communications and be the main contact point and liaison for any agencies and media contacts.
  • Maintaining relationships and contacts with important business partners, artists and clients
  • Managing updates on websites, social media channels and archival documentation either internally or appointed external vendors
  • Responsible for managing the team and minor HR matters

Requirements:

  • B.A. in Art Management, or related field is a must
  • +4  years of experience in art related field
  • Excellent English language written and verbal communication skills (Cantonese and Mandarin is a plus) 
  • Must have strong interpersonal and professional skills
  • A team player with a desire to support the Soluna mission, vision and values
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Familiar with using Adobe Clouds, and Microsoft office.

Interested candidates please send your cover letter, CV and a writing sample to contact@solunafineart.com

03 Apr, 2019

Gallery Manager - Blindspot Gallery

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Set up in 2010, Blindspot Gallery is a Hong Kong-based contemporary art gallery. The gallery began with a primary focus on contemporary photography and image-based art, and has evolved to include diverse media in contemporary art. The gallery represents both emerging and established artists, mainly from Hong Kong and the region but also beyond.

Responsibilities:
- Oversee daily operation of the gallery
- Perform general administration such as invoicing, insurance and legal filing
- Manage inventory with the support of Gallery Assistant
- Manage after-sales logistic with the support of Gallery Assistant
- Maintain client and press database
- Monitor artwork handling, exhibition production and installation
- Manage online store
- Press relations development including dispatching press release
- Assist Director in managing agreements for consignment, loan and acquisition
- Assign workflow and schedule for part-time staff and intern
- Advertisement and listing placement

Requirements:
- Degree holder in Visual Arts, Cultural Management or other related disciplines, or equivalent experience working in the field
- Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
- Fluency in spoken and written English and Mandarin
- Strong interest in contemporary art
- Organised, detail-oriented, independent, resourceful and proactive
- Strong in communication and interpersonal skill
- Team player with leadership skill

Immediately available. Interested parties please send resume and cover letter with expected salary to recruit@blindspotgallery.com.  Please state “Application for Gallery Manager” in the subject line.

05 Mar, 2019

Gallery Assistant Internship

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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.