09 Sep, 2020

Gallery Manager - Blindspot Gallery

Job

Set up in 2010, Blindspot Gallery is a Hong Kong-based contemporary art gallery located in Wong Chuk Hang. 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

- Oversee after-sales logistic - Manage gallery’s inventory system and database

- Manage staff’s payroll and MPF

- Recruit, train and assign workflow to junior staff and intern

- Oversee exhibition production and installation

- Organize gallery events including opening receptions, talks, and dinners

- Prepare marketing materials such as electronic catalogue and press kit

- Organize logistics for art fair participation

- Participate in programme planning with Director

Requirements

- Degree holder or above

- Fluency in English and Chinese (Cantonese & Mandarin)

- Minimum 5 years of relevant experience

- Organised, detail-oriented, independent, proactive

- Strong interest in contemporary art

- Strong communication and interpersonal skill

- Team player

Interested parties please send résumé and cover letter with expected salary to [email protected]. Please state “Application for Gallery Manager” in the subject line.

30 Aug, 2019

GALLERY ASSISTANT/ SALES ASSOCIATE (PART-TIME)-AMANDA WEI GALLERY

Job

Amanda Wei Gallery is seeking a part-time Gallery Assistant or/and Sales Associate with high self-motivation and passion about art.

The Role

The successful candidates will be part of the gallery team providing administrative, coordination and sales support on all gallery day-to-day operation, exhibitions, art fair participations and projects. The Gallery Assistants shall maintain an elegant, welcoming atmosphere in the gallery and providing general assistance to visitors.

Responsibilities

  • Daily operation duties include: answering calls, maintaining an excellent understanding of current exhibitions in order to convey to visitors the concepts behind each show, handling visitor enquiries, handling sales of books and merchandise, maintaining a tidy and organised environment in the gallery, switching on and off and participate in exhibitions/events, and alerting relevant colleagues to situations and matters arising in the gallery;
  • Responsible for administrative tasks which include but are not limited to: updating artwork databases and gallery contacts, preparing and maintaining documents (e.g. briefs, information decks, proposals, presentations, schedules, lists, reports), and recording production expenses;
  • Develop a sound understanding of the gallery’s roster of artists and programme of exhibitions, and assist in preparation of future exhibitions/events documents;
  • Help in digital and communication tasks including social media content writing, graphic design for exhibitions and translation of correspondences and information for internal and external circulation;
  • Ad-hoc duties or projects as assigned.

 

Requirements

  • Minimum two days of work per week with high flexibility in schedule (gallery opens from 10:30am to 7:30pm Monday to Saturday)
  •  Excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Energetic, committed, flexible team player with a self-starting, ‘can do’ approach and a strong sense of initiative;
  • Strong skills in communication, inter-personal relations, coordination, time management and problem solving;
  • Ability to thrive in an extremely fast-pace work environment that is multicultural and spans multiple time zones;
  • Skilled in Mac operating system and Microsoft Office (skills in SketchUp and Adobe would be a strong asset);
  • Knowledge of digital and graphic design is necessary;
  • Experience and result of selling art in events and exhibitions would be a plus.

 

Applications should include:

A resume clearly outlining your employment history, skills and qualifications (reference check might be conducted);

Please send your application to [email protected]

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

26 Aug, 2020

Internship Opportunity - Villepin

InternshipJob

Internship offer

 

Villepin is seeking highly motivated interns with strong passion of art. The interns will have an opportunity to interact with our important clients, to assist the team in artworks’ sales, to participant in gallery’s events, etc. Candidates should be out-going, detailed- oriented, and with a friendly manner.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Front desk inquiry
  • Daily operations of the gallery
  • Provide private tour of ongoing exhibition
  • Answer phone calls and emails inquiries
  • Research on art-related project

 

Willing to assist all colleagues with occasional general tasks as necessary

 

Requirements

  • University student in the Art History, Visual Arts, Culture, and any other similar fields is preferable
  • Previous experience in client-facing role
  • Excellent command of English and Chinese (Cantonese and/or Mandarin)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good team-player
  • Proficiency in MS (PowerPoint, excel, word)
  • Friendly, helpful and enthusiastic disposition
  • Flexible approach, willing to take on a variety of tasks
  • Able to work on weekdays

 

 

Application

Interested applicants, please send your CV with daily availability and potential start date to [email protected]. Please state “Internship Application – Your Name” in the subject line.

 

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