Gallery Associate

AF Projects

AF Projects is seeking a full-time Gallery Associate who wants to be part of a rapidly growing, international contemporary art gallery at its new space in Los Angeles. Candidates are required to be highly personable, have strong organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple projects, a passion for business development, proactive, motivated and have strong communication skills. The role is for immediate hire.

Responsibilities
  • Assist in sales

  • Assist gallery director in exploring new business opportunities

  • Help identify new clients and contact information

  • Prepare, log and send offers to clients during exhibitions, art fairs and respond to digital inquiries

  • Greet gallery visitors, answer gallery phone and facilitate client visits

  • Maintain general tidiness of the gallery

  • Manage event guest lists and invitations, monitor RSVPs

  • Assist with gallery opening and events

  • Assist on exhibitions and art fairs

  • Organize photographers to photograph exhibitions and works

  • Communicate with artists regarding exhibitions, assist on consignment of works

  • Manage gallery’s social media accounts and schedule posts regularly

  • Manage press release and co-ordinate media placements for forthcoming gallery exhibitions and news

  • Oversee exhibition catalogues and exhibition print material

  • Open and close the gallery, as needed

  • Manage logistics of gallery; artwork shipping, art handlers and receiving/sending of mail and packages

  • Provide general administrative support

The position is Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00am to 6:00pm. Applicant will occasionally need to work additional hours for events and openings.

Requirements

Applicants must have previous experience as a Gallery Assistant, museum, or comparable arts organization.

How to Apply

Please submit the following to info@afprojects.com:

A cover letter detailing your previous experience and a brief explanation of how you would approach the position and CV.

Submissions without the above items will not be considered. No phone or walk-in inquiries please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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Posted on May 7