Gallery Assistant

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Gallery Assistant – this position encompasses almost every aspect of working in a retail art gallery/high-end frame design shop with multiple locations.  An excellent all-around learning experience with on-the-job training. You must be a fast-learner, intuitive, highly organized with excellent writing skills, able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and have excellent interpersonal skills.  A major plus if working in an art gallery is your DREAM JOB as enthusiasm is the key to success.

Duties include - Administrative tasks assisting in day-to-day operations.  Website maintenance, Social Media Content, Writing Blog content, Advertising Design, Sales support, Cataloging Collections, Mounting Exhibitions. Assist in overseeing long and short-term projects.  Current short-term projects include revamping current frame offerings to move to higher-end wood and gold leaf closed corner offerings.  Relocating the frame design area within the Alexandria gallery location, advertising, and social media efforts to bring awareness to the new space and frame lines.  Organizing and advertising our Art Cataloging Service.   Position is based out of the Alexandria, VA location but travel to Charleston, SC location may be an option on occassion.

 

Experience required in the following areas –

Social Media

Creative Writing

Google Docs, Microsoft Word and Excel

Valid Driver’s License

Experience in the following is not necessarily required, but a plus.

Frame Design/Consult

Art Sales

Art Appraisals

Photoshop

WordPress