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ASSISTANT IN THE OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT FOR FINE ARTS SERVICE COMPANY

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High-end art handling company seeks a meticulous and professional candidate to work as an Assistant in the Operations Department. The Assistant will work within a team to help facilitate and support departmental needs, field a heavy volume of phone calls and emails, process paperwork and maintain both electronic and paper filing systems, perform general office upkeep & tasks, problem solve, and cultivate client relationships. Position necessitates a highly attentive and detail oriented person with an excellent phone manner and communication skills. Candidate must have the ability to maintain a positive energy within a fast-paced and stressful work environment. Job parameters demand that an established standard of detail and accuracy is consistently upheld, and will require that you excel as an assistant, but also take on added responsibility and initiative within the department as your level of experience develops. Position is entry level. Ideal candidate will have an arts background (BFA preferred) and will have held a prior position in a similar job capacity or office setting. Familiarity with Macs, FileMaker Pro, Word, Excel, and Photoshop are a plus.

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Sales/Studio Instructor

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$19.49 per hour
Application Deadline: 
April 30, 2019

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Summary

The position requires a self directed team player with an interest in sales, art, teaching and working with their hands.  The individual should be able to anticipate needs in order to assist customers, the store manager and other sales & studio instructors.  The ability to problem solve and provide high quality customer service is essential.  Sales will be driven primarily through education via customer/student interaction, classes, lectures and in-store demonstrations. 

Primary Responsibilities

Have a comprehensive understanding of product line and its use in kilnforming

Help customer with questions, which may be related to quality of product, billing, pricing and user technical issues

Have a complete understanding of pricing & discount levels

Demonstrate in-store tools and techniques

Maximize store sales through quality customer service

Sell products and classes

Help create in store displays and educational samples

Help manage store inventory

Receive and stock inventory

Teach classes

Assist in daily store and teaching studio functions

Assist with visiting artists/instructors in the teaching of kilnforming classes

Help keep the studio clean and equipment maintained

Essential Qualifications

4-year degree preferably in Fine Art/equivalent experience

Knowledge of Mac and PC, Excel, Microsoft Word, Outlook, and presentation software

2 years of prior Retail Sales or Customer Service experience

Teaching experience

Curriculum development experience

Excellent organizational and communication skills

Essential Qualifications (cont…..)

Ability to problem solve

Aptitude in math

Accuracy is critical for all phases of the job

Valid driver’s license

Knowledge of art history & aesthetics

Hands-on experience in the arts a plus

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs, which is necessary in handling the stocking of supplies, as well as assisting customers with merchandise

Ability to use a variety of equipment like; pallet jack, forklift, kilns, coldworking equipment, hand and power tools.

Lines of Responsibility

Reports to:   Store Manager

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Archive Manager

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Dependent on Experience
Application Deadline: 
30/05/19

We’re looking for an Archive Manager to lead and nurture the Rankin Archive and to manage, preserve, ensure access to and promote the extensive use of image assets and documents from across The Full Service Group: Building strong departmental and external relationships with a focus on legacy building and supporting the high-end promotion of photographic and film work.

About Us –

The Full Service is Rankin’s new hybrid cultural company encompassing creative services, contract publishing, production, editorial verticals/platforms, and talent representation. We are a fast growing, thriving cultural community creating great short and long form content on an hourly basis.

We are a team of creatives, directors, photographers, researchers, strategists, producers and editors who collaborate with brands ranging from luxury to FMCG, charities, editorial platforms, beauty, fashion & automotive.

We help brands be culturally relevant through creative communication, campaigns, brand building & content creation.

We create work that is bold, brave & beautiful.

https://www.thefullservice.co.uk

The Role -

Responsibilities –

Digital Archive

Managing the receipt and upload of all imagery and data on shoots into our digital archive system. 


Building and maintaining new filing structures for all assets as The Full Service Group expands. 


Maintaining and updating databases and digital archives for The Full Service, The Graft, Tonic & TrueBlack and other Full Service Group subsidiaries as required. 


Leading transition of information from current archiving system to new filing and databases. 


Liaising with clients to receive accurate information and design files for archiving.


Responsible for the creation and oversight of relevant captions and keywords across the 
archive in line with professional standards. 


Liaising with Production Department regarding release dates, model releases, contracts and 
usage agreements. Updating usage information on digital archive accordingly. Supplying such information on request regarding copyright, third party rights, usage and approvals. 


Coordinating with Picture Desk Coordinator in regard to image syndication and project 
promotion through social media, PR and online. 


Organising press clipping and building a Press and Social Media Mentions archive. 


Physical Archive 


Maintaining and proactively expanding Rankin’s reference library and tear sheet logs. 


Leading research projects to expand data held within digital databases via Rankin Physical 
Archive. 


Preserve, review, analyse and organise the archive of physical assets (including negatives, 
transparencies, contact sheets, vintage magazines) through digitization adhering to professional archiving standards. 


Administration 


Maintaining and creating logs and databases to professional filing standards. 


Providing administrative support for book and exhibition projects. 


Coordinating image releases and usage dates calendar. 


Gaining picture usage approvals from third parties when required. 


Support of Picture Desk Coordinator with external and internal image requests and supplying appropriate files whilst outlining allowed usage, when required. 


Team Leadership 


Lead and nurture the Photo Archive team through team meetings and one-on-one personal development. 


Regular reporting to Head of Books, Exhibitions & Archive. 


Organising workflows and project deadlines in a fast-paced creative office. 


About You -

Essential –

Experience working with a digital archive and databases. 


Knowledge of correct handling procedures for physical assets (negatives etc.) 


Proficiency with full Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Excel. 


Strong communication skills. 


Efficient with the ability to plan ahead and work to tight deadlines and schedules.

Attention to detail.

Ability to identify developments and suggest improvements to issues that may cause problems in the future. 


Desirable –

Qualification in archive management. 


Understanding of image usage rights, copyright and licensing agreements. 


An interest in photography & photographic mediums. 


Experience leading a team and managing other’s time and workflows. 


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Sr. Sales Manager

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110,00
Application Deadline: 
04/23/19

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We're looking for an experienced Sales Manager to join our growing team!

The purposes of the Sales Manager role is to create and implement successful sales and client development strategy for Paddle8. The person in this role will coordinate closely with our sales specialists leading the effort to identify, engage and pitch opportunities to galleries, private collectors, brands & companies with the focus on building sustainable fruitful partnerships.

The Sales Manager will place a significant focus on Paddle8 auctions on the Curated and Benefits sides of business. The role will also work to establish effective sales strategy on the Paddle8 platform in partnership with our Technology Team. The position will deliver commercial initiatives moving them forward while maintaining and expanding on existing relationships.

Additionally, the Sales Manager will work in very close collaboration with the management team to establish a commercial strategy that generates increasing revenue. The ideal candidate will have established sales and client development experience, be comfortable with ambitious sales targets, and demonstrate the ability to create & implement effective sales strategy. It will be critical for this role to establish a network of contacts within the art and commercial world.

Requirements

  • Prior experience managing a team and collaborating closely with various departments to move critical business objectives forward
  • Ability to coach, mentor, and support employee development & performance
  • Understanding of manager accountability for personal and team performance
  • Proven and effective sales strategy a must
  • Background in art sales and culture preferred
  • High level customer service management experience

 

Benefits 

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance & commuter benefits
  • Generous and clear vacation policy
  • Small team environment and flat org structure
  • Be a part of the fascinating and elusive world of art and luxury
  • Access to exclusive events and galas
  • Help build the technology platform for the next generation collector

 

Requirements

  • Prior experience managing a team and collaborating closely with various departments to move critical business objectives forward
  • Ability to coach, mentor, and support employee development & performance
  • Understanding of manager accountability for personal and team performance
  • Proven and effective sales strategy a must
  • Background in art sales and culture preferred
  • High level customer service management experienc

 

Job Type: Full-time

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Events Associate

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April 30, 2019

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Pace Gallery is seeking a dynamic, outgoing and detail-oriented Events Associate to join our New York based Marketing team. The Events Associate is responsible for supporting the Events Manager in the planning and execution of exhibition openings and other internal and external special events involving the gallery.

Responsibilities

• Assist Events Manager with planning and execution of all special events, including research for events and all day to day tasks

• Day-of management of certain gallery events (e.g., opening receptions, outside events, lecture or panel discussions)

• Liaise with gallery assistants for event staffing

• Assist with maintaining guest lists, including RSVPs and follow-ups

• Assist with maintaining and updating gallery mailing lists/artists personal lists for internal and external events, announcement mailings, and keep track of invitations for future planning

• Assist with the maintaining and developing the Marketing department’s contact database

• Create and maintain calendar of gallery and art world related events

• Assist with invoice processing and tracking

• Liaise with various vendors for event planning and execution

• Provide event information to gallery staff

Qualifications

• BA Degree required, Art History, Art Business or related degree, and experience working in a museum or art gallery preferred

• 2 – 4 years events planning experience required

• Ability to work well in fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

• Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

• Excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to take initiative, think creatively, work strategically, and build strong, productive relationships with colleagues, artists, and the press

• Strong organizational and time-management skills, with an ability to multi-task, prioritize and work nimbly in a fast-paced environment

• Ability to work independently and decisively, while also bringing a collaborative approach to working within a department and the company as a whole

• A thorough knowledge of and passion for modern and contemporary art and the broader art ecosystem

 

In addition to an active and progressive work environment, Pace Gallery offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, retirement plans with a company match, flexible spending accounts and commuter benefits. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and offer a generous vacation policy.

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Graphic Designer

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Salary commensurate with experience.
Application Deadline: 
May 31, 2019

Job Description

This is an opportunity for a graphic designer to accelerate their work experience by working with other designers on interesting projects. Our company works with national and international clients. Projects range from marketing materials, websites, digital advertising, package design and video editing. We encourage you to visit our website to find out more information about our company, products, and services: http://www.cornerstonemediaproductions.com.

We are located in Pickering (near Brock Road & Highway 401)

We are looking for a self-starter who has excellent communication skills and is able to bring creativity to our client’s projects. Having an interest in art will be considered an asset.

Qualifications

Programs

Illustrator

Photoshop

InDesign

Web development tools such as Dreamweaver or Sublime Text

Microsoft Office Suite (for Mac)

Adobe After Effects

Adobe Premiere Pro

Skills

Content management experience with Wordpress

Social Media Marketing Experience

HTML / CSS

Typography and a good sense of design

Attention to detail

Able to manage your own deadlines

We welcome applications from qualified candidates. Simply email us your cover letter, resume and online portfolio. All entries will be carefully reviewed with consideration; however, we will contact only those candidates for interview who meet our specific criteria.

Salary commensurate with experience.

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