02 Dec, 2022

Gallery Internship - Ben Brown Fine Arts

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Ben Brown Fine Arts is looking for a reliable individual who has a strong interest in developing a career in the fine art industry. Candidates will gain an in-depth knowledge of art fairs, gallery operations, and be exposed to a wide selection of artworks.

Responsibilities:

- Assist in organizing upcoming exhibitions, coordinate with art fairs, gallery exhibitions

- Conduct artist research, and other administrative assistance

- Assist in preparation of exhibition materials and marketing collateral

- Responsible for library stock keeping and organizing

- Provide post-sale support to gallery staff and daily operations maintenance to the gallery

Requirements:

- Candidate with work experience in related field (art history, design, art handling, museum studies) is preferred

- Ability to complete given tasks in a timely manner

- Attention to detail with demonstration of solid research skills

- Excellent command of oral and written English and Chinese (Cantonese / Mandarin)

- Knowledge in Photoshop/AI is an advantage

- Responsible, organized, self-motivated and good problem-solving skills

- Minimum availability from 2 Jan 2023 to end of May 2023

Working Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 11am - 7pm. Part time also welcomed. This is a paid internship opportunity.

Please submit your CV, cover letter and availability to [email protected] with the title "Gallery internship" in the subject line.

02 Dec, 2022

Project Intern (Part-time) - Hong Kong Art Gallery Association

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Hong Kong Art Gallery Association is currently seeking an intern to assist in the general planning, coordination and execution of HKAGA’s programme in 2022.

  • Working Hours: 10 am - 7 pm, work on the weekend may be required right before and on Event Days.
    Part-time: 2-3 days a week
  • Commitment: 3 months (Jan 2023 to Mar 2023)
  • A monthly stipend will be provided

Responsibilities

Assist in the design, general planning, coordination and execution of HKAGA programme, including but not limited to:

  • Liaise with galleries, arts and cultural organisations, government bodies, art fairs, educational institutions and corporations
  • Design and prepare promotional materials
  • Assist in marketing efforts and design
  • Source suppliers & vendors
  • Translation work
  • Support event logistics, such as art talks, gallery tours and workshops

Requirements

  • University graduate or student, preferably in the Art & Culture field
  • Proven interest in visual art
  • Mature, presentable, with good communication & interpersonal skills
  • Possessing creativity, initiative & self-motivation
  • Able to work independently & efficiently
  • Able to multi-task, with good organisational skills
  • Attention to detail and sense of responsibility
  • Strong command of spoken & written English & Chinese
  • Experience and skills in social media are preferred
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficiency in graphic design is highly preferred

To apply, please email your cover letter & CV to [email protected]. Shortlisted candidates will hear from us within 4 weeks of application.

Please specify whether you are applying for a full-time or part-time position for the required period in the email. 

Deadline of application: 31 December 2022

01 Dec, 2022

Kiang Malingue | Gallery Intern

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Kiang Malingue was founded in Hong Kong in 2010 to build a critical dialogue between Asian and international contemporary artists, both emerging and established, who combine aesthetic concern with conceptual enquiry, and work across different disciplines from video and installation to painting and sound.
 
We are currently seeking a proactive and organised candidate to join our team as Intern with the opportunity to explore in daily operation, archiving, art handing and exhibition production.

Responsibilities:
- Assisting the Gallery Manager
- Assisting the Marketing and Archive team
- Assisting visitors with artwork introduction and interpretation
- Greeting visitors

Requirements:
- Available for three to five days a week
- Fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin
- A knowledge and interest in contemporary art
- Good interpersonal skills

Desirable:
– Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and SketchUp
– Experience in handling AV equipment and digital technologies is a plus

Two gallery spaces locate in Aberdeen and Wan Chai.
Occasional transfer between two locations might be required.
The working hours is from Monday to Friday / Tuesday to Saturday, 10 am to 7 pm with an hour lunch break.
Immediate availability is preferable.
Interested parties, please e-mail CV with cover letter starting date of availability to [email protected]
All information received will be treated in strict confidence and used for recruitment purpose only.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

29 Nov, 2022

Gallery Manager - Empty Gallery

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Empty Gallery seeks a highly organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated individual to act as Gallery Manager of our Hong Kong space. This is a full-time permanent position operating out of our Tin Wan office and comprises work within a fast-paced environment together with other team-members operating over multiple time-zones. This role provides an opportunity to join a dynamic team producing exhibitions at an international level and engage with art institutions across the world. 

Working both independently and in active collaboration with the director, registrar, and production manager, this position will broadly cover office/gallery/building administration, event/project management, and record management/book-keeping. Public-facing interactions with clients, institutional staff, press, and other arts professionals will be required–– as well as occasional travel. 

This role will work together with the aforementioned gallery staff and various external vendors to fulfill responsibilities including, but not limited to the following:

  • Ensure smooth daily operation of the gallery
  • Routine upkeep and maintenance of gallery office, exhibition spaces, artwork storage, and other building areas 
  • Handle necessary travel arrangements for staff, artists, and gallery guests
  • Submit art fair applications, grant/fund, and visa applications as needed
  • Coordinate staffing schedules in coordination with founder and director 
  • Work closely with other gallery staff to prepare, communicate and implement timelines surrounding exhibitions and events 
  • Maintain a gallery-wide schedule of important deadlines and liaise as necessary with other team members in order to ensure timely completion of tasks and/or submission of information
  • Track expenses and income related to all gallery-projects, submitting to accounting department and supporting auditing work
  • Post-sales support: generate invoices, follow-up with clients on artwork payment and collection
  • Manage outgoing payments to artists and external vendors  

This is a long-term position, Tue - Sat, starting late 2022. The ideal candidate has a bachelors (or graduate degree) in art, art history, arts administration, or a related field and a minimum three years experience working at a commercial gallery, museum, or arts-related organization. They must have highly organized, communicative, and efficient working habits as well as an ability to collaborate with and manage both other team members and external vendors. Candidate should be comfortable working autonomously and creating unique-workflow systems while still being directed by others. Excellent command in written and spoken English and Chinese. 

Salary is highly competitive, including paid annual leaves and medical subsidy.

Please send CV and cover letter with subject "Gallery Manager" to: [email protected]

26 Nov, 2022

Over the Influence | Sales Associate (Japanese / Korean Speaking)

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Over the Influence was founded in Hong Kong in 2015 and expanded to Los Angeles in 2018, followed by Bangkok in 2021 and Paris in 2022.

The gallery represents an international roster of over thirty emerging and established artists who work in a diverse range of mediums and disciplines. Besides operating parallel programmes across locations, the gallery continues to expand its programme through art fairs, special projects and attaining museum exhibitions.

We are currently seeking a proactive, organised, and enthusiastic Japanese / Korean speaking candidate to join our team as Sales Associate in a full range of tasks, including, but not limited to daily operations, exhibitions & art fairs management, as well as generating sales.

As part of the global team, the candidate shall be responsible for:
• Establish and maintain client relations ensuring a continuous pipeline of sales prospects
• Assist with daily operations and general administration tasks
• Keep track of inventories and archival records
• Co-ordinate exhibitions and art fairs in all aspects, such as handling applications, preparing drawings, and assisting with installation & de-installation
• Provide logistic support including condition checks, packing & unpacking, and physical moving when required
• Other ad-hoc tasks as required

You are required:
• Proficiency in Art Logic Database and Microsoft Office
• Good knowledge in design software, such as Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and SketchUp
• Highly efficient, detail-oriented with strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Excellent command of written and spoken English and Japanese / Korean

Located in Sheung Wan area.
The working hours is from Tuesday to Saturday, 10 am to 7 pm with an hour lunch break.
Immediate availability is preferable.
Interested parties, please e-mail CV with cover letter stating date of availability, current and expected salary to [email protected].
All information received will be treated in strict confidence and used for recruitment purpose only.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

17 Nov, 2022

Gallery Internship - JPS Gallery

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Established in Hong Kong (2014), Tokyo (2018), Paris (2022) and soon in Barcelona, JPS Gallery is an independent contemporary art gallery to present the works of emerging and established artists from around the world.  We are seeking an enthusiastic intern to join the team!

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist and manage daily operations of gallery and store spaces
  • Responsible for administrative tasks which include but not limited to handle walk-in clients / visitors, taking care of VIPs, email and phone enquires, update database and gallery contacts, shipment orders, and inventory management
  • Preparing gallery marketing materials, proof-reading and translation
  • Attending and assisting in gallery exhibitions, art fairs, and art events
  • ad-hoc tasks

REQUIREMENTS

  • University student or degree holder in art-related fields
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Highly organized with a strong eye for details
  • Hard-working, responsible, motivated, and passionate about art
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Mac platform
  • Japanese or French speaking is a plus
  • Immediate availability preferred

LOCATION

  • JPS Gallery Hong Kong Landmark Central;
  • JPS Office, Mong Kok
  • 8 hours per day, 2-3 days per week
  • Work during weekends and public holidays are required

APPLICATION

Interested parties please send your CV and availability to Kathy <[email protected]> with the subject line "Application_Intern_Name".

16 Nov, 2022

Gallery Internship | MOU PROJECTS

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Responsibilities:

• Assist with day-to-day operations of the gallery and general office administration

• Update artist archives, database, and website

• Support content creation for social media platforms (e.g. Instagram, WeChat)

• Provide Chinese and English writing and translation

• Conduct artist research

Requirements:

• University students or recent graduates, preferably in art-related field

• Strong interest in contemporary art

• Familiar with Instagram and WeChat operation

• Strong writing and communication skills in Chinese and English

• Creative problem solving with a flexible approach

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office; knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite is an advantage

• Available to work 2–3 days a week

• Immediate availability is preferred

Interested candidate, please send CV to [email protected]

04 Nov, 2022

Gallery Intern – Contemporary by Angela Li

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Contemporary by Angela Li is looking for passionate and well-organised interns to join the team. Candidates will have the opportunity to contribute significantly in the early stages of exhibition planning and to assist the team in the sales of artworks.

Responsibilities:
- Assist in daily operations of the gallery (answer phone calls, greet visitors)
- Maintain gallery website and various social media platforms
- Assist in the preparation of exhibition/art fair materials, including research, invitation/catalogue designs and translation of written material
- Provide support at gallery openings, events or art fairs
- Provide post-sales assistance

Requirements:
- University student or University graduate
- Fluent in written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)
- Proficiency in Photoshop or Illustrator preferred
- 2-3 working days per week and may be required to work on Saturdays occasionally
- Immediate availability preferred

Working Hours:
- 10:30 am to 6:30 pm
- Helping out at openings once a month in the evening
Please send your CV and cover letter with subject "Application for Gallery Intern - Your Name" to [email protected]

04 Nov, 2022

Assistant to Art Exhibitions Department

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Company Overview

Founded in 1955, we are a private investment company based in Hong Kong.

Our Art Exhibitions department was set up for management of both art exhibitions and collections.  We have over 400 sq metres of exhibition space for displaying artwork in private and corporate collections.

Job Highlights

  • 5-day week & 13-month salary with a long-established company
  • ONLY 5-minute walk from Wong Chuk Hang MTR station
  • New grade-A office building with generous working space

The successful candidate will assist their senior(s) in the following tasks (but NOT limited to) :

  • Transfer artworks from storage to exhibition space and vice versa
  • Install artworks for exhibitions and dismantle afterwards
  • Set up lighting
  • Monitor humidity and temperature
  • Update records of artwork, including image and video formats
  • Liaise with service providers, contractors and vendors

We are not a commercial art gallery.  If you enjoy “front-of-the-house” activities such as doing sales and working on a commission basis, this position is NOT for you.

Requirements

  • Higher diploma or above
  • Microsoft Office Suite, in particular Word and Excel
  • Basic comprehension and communication skills in English and Chinese
  • Experience in museums, galleries or cultural institutions will be an advantage; as will basic photographic and video editing skills

We are looking for an individual who has substantial hands-on experience, pays meticulous attention to details and accuracy, is not afraid to ask questions and is proactive by temperament.  In addition, if your past or current work can show that you have good communication and interpersonal skills, you will have an advantage.  Salary will commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience.

Interested parties should apply with full resume, current and expected annual salary and availability to [email protected]

All personal data will be treated in strict confidence and used for this recruitment only.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we consider all qualified applicants regardless of gender, pregnancy or post-partum condition, marital or family status, disability, race, colour, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age or religion.

13 Oct, 2022

Gallery Intern – Opera Gallery Hong Kong

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Opera Gallery Hong Kong seeks an organised, detail-oriented, and positive-minded person to join the team as an intern.

Candidates must be fluent in English and have a solid background in art history.

Job Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Assist in the daily operations of gallery including front desk tasks
  • Assist with the preparation and setup of exhibition / art fair.
  • Assist the sales team in providing premium client service, artwork knowledge and expertise
  • Contribute to the writing, editing and translating of exhibition and relevant materials
  • Other ad hoc duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Degree or relevant qualifications in Art History or related subjects
  • Oral and Written Fluency in Chinese and English, French language is a plus
  • Eligible to work in Hong Kong
  • Proficiency in Photoshop and video editing preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions in a timely manner
  • Immediate available

Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line “Internship Application”.

16 Aug, 2022

Gallery Internship | MOU PROJECTS

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Responsibilities:

• Assist with day-to-day operations of the gallery and general office administration

• Update artist archives, database, and website

• Support content creation for social media platforms (e.g. Instagram, WeChat)

• Provide Chinese and English writing and translation

• Conduct artist research

Requirements:

• University students or recent graduates, preferably in art-related field

• Strong interest in contemporary art

• Familiar with Instagram and WeChat operation

• Strong writing and communication skills in Chinese and English

• Creative problem solving with a flexible approach

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite is an advantage

• Available to work 2–3 days a week

• Immediate availability is preferred

Interested candidate, please send CV to [email protected]