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Gallery Director

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Hourly + commission
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Gallery Director Position

We are family run fine art gallery nestled in the lovely little art town of Tubac in Southern Arizona just 40min from Tucson. 

Full time gallery director position in the fine art world. Must have sales and management experience.  A friendly and outgoing person with great people skills is a must. Casual business attire will be required. There will be weekdays, some weekends and a few evening receptions. We are a local, national and international contemporary fine art and jewelry gallery. We embrace technology so proficient computer skills and the ability to learn new programs are required. Graphic arts and advertising are a plus. We are also expanding to add an e commerce site so any experience in that field will also be helpful along with experience in social media marketing. Excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills are required.

We are a fast-paced gallery so you must be able to work on your feet and be able to access different levels of display cases as well as curating the art and installing displays. We are a full-service gallery so there will also be occasions to deliver and hang art to upscale homes in our area or pack and ship. We are a family run gallery of artists/owners and strive to create a positive and inspiring work environment. We offer hourly pay plus commissions.

Please email cover letter, resume and references to Mr. Hoffman  kwhphoto@gmail.com

I hope to have you join the Art Gallery H team.

Gallery Director

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$45,000 base plus commissions (historically around $20,000)
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08/15/2022

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Visions West Contemporary

About us

Visions West Contemporary is a top tier dynamic contemporary gallery striving to push the boundaries of Art in the Rocky Mountain region. With three locations in Montana and Colorado, the gallery brings exciting artists and exhibitions to the region with a focus on contemporary naturalism and the American West. The gallery is inspired by the wild places of the world and has sought out an outstanding stable of artists from all over the globe.

What you will be doing:

As the Bozeman gallery director you will be

  • liaising with collectors and clients, interior designers, museums, artists and various institutions.
  • Overseeing and coordinating installations, shipping, special events and part time staff
  • Collaborating and communicating with the Visions West Team in other locations
  • working closely with the owner to support, optimize, and manage the day to day of running a gallery
  • assisting in planning and coordinating exhibitions.
  • Managing inventory, sales, gallery website and various platforms the gallery uses
  • Driving sales
  • Maintaining detailed records, invoices, client notes, sales pipelines
  • Working on social media posts and marketing ideas
  • Writing marketing emails, and press related documents
  • Picking up the phone to call on clients
  • Developing and cultivating new collectors

You will be bringing the following with you

  • 2-3 years of experience in sales or arts-related field
  • Knowledge or willingness to learn about contemporary art
  • Professional dress and demeanor
  • Comfort with heavy computer time and navigating new technology on pc and smart phone.
  • Solid administrative and organizational skills with great attention to detail.
  • Strong and clear verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work well in a fast-paced environment alone, and as part of a team, while taking on simultaneous projects
  • BA in arts-related field or business marketing field, preferred

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

Visitor Services Associate

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16.50

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Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion at Getty

Getty believes diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion are essential to our excellence and to the execution of our mission. The Getty community values differences in the pursuit of inquiry and knowledge, mutual understanding, respect, trust, transparency, and cooperation. We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and includes individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Individuals of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

Job Summary

Provides a wide range of visitors with an informative, enjoyable and memorable experience by supporting all functions (posts) of Visitor Services, including assisting with parking operations and ticketing, handling general information calls, ticketing for events, assisting with business visitors, staffing the information desk, the coat check, the audio guide distribution desks, ticket offices, event welcome tables and ushering duties at performance and lecture events among other tasks. May be required to work with cash handling and financial transactions. Provides assistance with general information and directions.

$1,200 signing bonus*

*Individuals hired on or after April 4, 2022, and no later than June 30, 2022 are eligible for a one time signing bonus, which will be paid after successful completion of the introductory period (generally 90 days of employment).

 

Responsibilities:

Applies basic knowledge of visitor services to routine tasks

Provides assistance to visitors and staff in the Parking Office

Responds to general questions and visitor needs including providing wheelchairs, strollers and umbrellas

Maintains appearance of public transition spaces

Distributes, collects and provides basic maintenance of audio guides and assisted listening devices

Provides coverage in the Call Center and information desks by answering questions, providing information and assisting with ticketed events

Assists with groups, school groups and events at both locations

 

Qualifications:

High School/GED

Minimum 1-2 years related experience including cash handling

Valid California drivers license with fewer than 3 DMV points

 

Requirement:

All employees must be fully-vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus as a condition of employment. Exemptions from this requirement as a reasonable accommodation due to medical contraindication, disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice will be considered.

 

Knowledge/ Abilities/ Skills

Basic computer skills and demonstrated experience with office software and email applications

Performs routine support tasks that require familiarity with staff, projects, programs, methods and practices

Applies basic knowledge of policies, practices, procedures and other information to routine tasks in core area of responsibility

Fluency in one or more foreign language preferred

Strong customer service/interpersonal skills

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