Part Time

GALLERY ASSISTANT

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TBD depending on experience

LECLAIREUR GALLERY is looking for a part-time gallery assistant to work front of house. We are seeking someone who has meticulous attention to detail, who possesses a warm personality and is a great sales person.

Candidates must have experience with and an understanding of the nuances involved in working with global clients and a positive, proactive, "can do" attitude. Desirable candidates will be highly personable with the ability to multitask and to write at a formal and high academic level.

Responsibilities include:

Daily gallery responsabilities such as answering telephones, fielding general queries, puting together sales quotes an shipping quotes and greeting clients

Manage gallery and owner’s calendars with relevant meetings

Light event planning for annual gallery events

Work to develop and execute digital communications and social media using Mail Chimp, Instagram and other relevant platforms 

Update and maintain email and mailing lists in ArtBinder

Catalogue artworks in the gallery database using ArtBinder

Write informative essays for artworks and create fact sheets

Update gallery website and other online platforms such as Artsy and Artnet

Other day to day tasks including, filing and general gallery maintenance 

 

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Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required and specific knowledge of mid century to contemporay design, or ability to learn very fast

Database management experience 

Knowledge of Artbinder a plus

Must be comfortable speaking with high level clients and daily visitors alike

Outstanding writing skills

Knowledge of or interest in interior design history and the design world

Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks

Must be organized and detail oriented

Must be discreet and confidential

At least 1 year gallery experience required

Candidate may be asked to submit writing samples 

The position is part time 5 days per week, Tuesday-Saturday.

Salary commensurate with experience.

How to apply: 

Please send resume and cover letter to losangeles@leclaireur.com

Facilities Manager

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$27.60 per hour
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SCP is planning to fill this position immediately

The International Studio & Curatorial Program is seeking a Facilities Manager in East Williamsburg, NY. ISCP is a not-for-profit, residency-based contemporary art center for emerging to mid-career artists and curators from around the world. Founded in 1994, ISCP has hosted over 1,800 artists and curators from 90 countries. Please visit www.iscp-nyc.org for more information.

The Facilities Manager works primarily under the supervision of the Director of Finance and Operations, with supervision from the Programs Director, Director of Development and Communications, and Executive Director as needed. The Facilities Manager works 32 hours per week and sometimes more, depending on availability and programming-related needs. S/he/they is also required to work full-time for two to three weeks prior to the Open Studios event, for a total of 40 hours per week during those times. Must be available to work Tuesday evening events as needed.

Successful candidates should have experience working with artists and art, mechanical skills including carpentry and construction, good communication and organizational skills.

Responsibilities include:

● Maintain studios and office spaces (moving/repairing furniture, garbage and recycling removal, occasional painting, hanging lights, proper hazardous waste disposal, etc.)

● Respond to the needs of ISCP residents including art installation, production assistance, studio logistics, etc. ● Assist the Arts Residency Manager with exhibition production planning

● Art handling, installation, and packing/shipping required for exhibitions and fundraising events

● Provide technical and practical assistance for public programs

● Work closely with contractors to oversee completion of work requests and building upkeep with an emphasis on preventative maintenance and safety

● Liaise with landlord, property manager, and superintendent as needed for building maintenance and repairs

● Point of contact for maintaining building vendor relationships for: elevator, boiler, plumber, electrician, pest control, water filters, utilities, etc.

● Responsible for tools and audio visual equipment lending to residents, upkeep of tools and audio visual equipment, and maintain inventory list

Position paid at hourly rate of up to $27.60 per hour, commensurate with experience. Benefits include paid holidays, vacation, paid sick time, pro-rated health insurance, and 401k plan. Please note; Candidates will be required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law. 

Gallery Manager

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Logistics

  • Ensuring the installation of the works of arts in the exhibition space
  • Arranging for their transport and storage
  • Arranging for loans with other art galleries
  • Managing inventory
  • Prepare gallery documents such as checklists etc.
  • Maintain collectors database

PR and communication

  • Providing information to the visitors
  • Networking with art collectors and artists
  • Updating the gallery’s website and social media accounts
  • Arranging writing press releases

Sales

  • Negotiating sales with clients
  • Planning and management

Requirements

  • Bachelors’ Degree in a related field
  • Prior gallery or museum work experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple time sensitive projects
  • Self-motivated
  • Familiarity with and interest in contemporary art
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