06 Jun, 2018

Arts Development Officer - Hong Kong Art Gallery Association

Job

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 organisations
- 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.

25 May, 2018

Gallery Assistant and Graphic Designer - 10 Chancery Lane Gallery

Job

10 Chancery Lane Gallery is one of Hong Kong’s most established and vibrant art galleries representing a diverse group of artists primarily from the Pan Asia Pacific. The gallery is now looking for a gallery assistant who is also a graphic designer to join the team.

Responsibilities:
- Provide administrative and visual support to the team on gallery operations, administrations and exhibitions
- Responsible for all promotional and communication materials, including coordination and design
- Manage gallery social media and online platforms
- Upkeep Artwork Database and promotional material stock
- Assist in computer and software troubleshooting
- Responsible for Chinese press liaison; Organise press clipping and filing
- Maintain and update daily display items and gallery presentation

Requirements:
- University graduate, preferrable in design related subjects
- Strong interest in art and the Hong Kong art scene
- Highly organised and self-motivated
- Able to handle multiple task at one time and work under a tight schedule
- Good team player with excellent communication skills, as well as independently with a strong sense of responsibility
- Graphic design proficiency with Adobe Suites design software (Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign is a must). Knowledge of SketchUp, Premier, After Effects will be an advantage
- Proficient in Mac OS platform a must. With computer proficiency (including Excel, FileMaker Pro, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook) with English and Chinese processing.
- Good command of written and spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
- Previous experience in art field is a plus

Please send your CV, availability and expected salary to info@10chancerylanegallery.com

08 May, 2018

Gallery Assistant | Empty Gallery

Job

EMPTY GALLERY is looking for a young, organised and all-rounded gallery assistant to join our team. It will be a demanding position that requires working on and organising a wide variety of tasks, but it will be rewarding with opportunities to travel, meeting and working with artists and musicians and hosting various types of exhibitions and performances.

Requirements:

Essential

  • Ability to communicate quickly and efficiently with other gallery staff
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure such as exhibition or event opening deadlines
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Cantonese (Mandarin is a plus)
  • Well-organised, detail-oriented, responsible team player

Optional

  • Degree or Program Certification in Art History or previous gallery experience a plus
  • Adobe CS Products (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the daily operations of the gallery and provide administrative support
  • Assist in the production and promotion of gallery exhibitions and events
  • Simple accounting work and financial updates
  • Exhibition and event coordination with external vendors
  • Manage artwork inventory and handle logistics of artworks involved in exhibitions and art fairs
  • Preparing gallery-related documents including but not limited to: checklists, press releases, price-lists, and press PDFs

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

04 Jun, 2018

Gallery Executive / Gallery Assistant - Karin Weber Gallery

Job

Responsibilities:

- Assist gallery team in the production and promotion of gallery exhibitions

- 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:

- University degree holders preferably in art related discipline

- Cheerful, confident, well-organized and detail-orientated

- Happy to liaise with a broad range of people - artists, clients, suppliers etc - 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

- Assisting at Art Fairs as required

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

09 May, 2018

Gallery Assistant – Galerie Huit

Job

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