Gallery Assistant

Date Posted: Jun 07, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2018

Salary: TBD
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Mississauga
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Term: Full-time
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Crescent Hill Gallery

We are a Fine Art Gallery that proudly celebrates the works and talents of living Canadian artists. Exquisite works of art are offered in oil, acrylic and encaustic, and are further enhanced by our award-winning framing. For the past 25 years, the Gallery has been instrumental in bringing enjoyment and beauty into the homes of its discerning patrons. Satisfying a broad price spectrum, we offer a solid cross-section of work created by both emerging and well-known artists.
 
Our reputation for providing a professional, objective opinion and exceptional value has resulted in a fiercely loyal client base.



Job Description

A Mississauga/Oakville Fine Art Gallery is seeking a full-time Assistant Director.
 
This is a unique opportunity to work in a growing contemporary fine art gallery and join a dynamic team of motivated individuals.A

Duties will include:
 
  • Performing general administrative tasks
  • Handling all daily aspects of gallery operations, including wiring and framing of works
  • Greet customers and establish rapport
  • Identify needs and provide solutions that are consistent with the customer's preferences and budget.
  • Schedule home consultations and follow up presentations
  • Keeping clients informed through daily and weekly social media updates
  • Maintaining the Website, adding new pieces and updating as works are sold or become unavailable
  • General maintenance and cleaning of gallery space as required


Requirements:

The ideal candidate will:
 
  • Have a passion and a deep commitment to the visual arts
  • Be positive, outgoing and highly motivated
  • Have several years of proven high-end retail sales experience
  • Be comfortable with providing exceptional customer service to upscale clientele in a professional manner  
 
Necessary qualifications include:
 
  • Excellent computer skills including experience with Mac OS, Filemaker Pro and Photoshop/digital imaging software, Outlook Express, and the Internet.
  • Experience in a customer service environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proven experience with Social Media (Facebook, Instagram & Twitter)


Additional Info:

Qualified applicants must be available to work on weekends and evenings, have a valid drivers license and their own vehicle and be capable of performing tasks that are physically demanding (such as packing and shipping of artwork, hanging of framed pieces and setting up for events). 
 
Marketing and/or Interior Design experience are a plus.
 

How to Apply:

If you meet the criteria above and are interested in applying for the position, please send your resume to gallery.resume1@gmail.com

Contact Info:

Name: Michael Havers
Email: gallery.resume1@gmail.com
Website: http://www.crescenthill.com

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