Blum & Poe Los Angeles seeks a full-time Executive Assistant with at least 2 years of relevant experience to begin immediately. The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, have strong organizational and multitasking skills, ability to meet deadlines, a thorough working knowledge of contemporary art, excellent written verbal communication skills, poise and discretion, and be able to work well in a dynamic, multi-location environment.
Blum & Poe is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Knowledge of Artbase
Self motivated, trustworthy and responsible
Reliable transportation and insurable driving record
Bachelor’s degree in Art History, Communications, or related field
Candidate must be extremely organized, detail oriented and possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
Ideal candidate is bilingual in Japanese
Multitasking is expected, and basic and complex tasks should be attended to with equal diligence and attention
Ideal candidate is open-minded and able to work well in a fast paced, high-pressure environment, as well as independently and efficiently on their own
Competence to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
Prior experience working in a contemporary art gallery, museum, or artist’s studio for a minimum of two years is strongly preferred
Thorough working knowledge of contemporary art
A flexible schedule, with availability to work additional hours as needed
Monthly premiums for PPO, HMO or PPO + HSA plan medical insurance options (100% employer sponsored, at no cost to employee)
Monthly premiums for Vision insurance (100% employer sponsored, at no cost to employee)
Voluntary Dental Insurance (offered to employees with pre-tax deduction from payroll)
Monthly premiums for Life Insurance (100% employer sponsored, at no cost to employee)
Paid vacation days (2 weeks annually, prorated during first year based on start date)
Paid sick time (6 days frontloaded annually, prorated during first year of employment based on start date)
Paid holidays (major holidays including two weeks at end of year)
Paid gallery closures (days vary per year based on exhibition schedules)
Paid family leave
Participation in a 401k retirement plan
Staff discounts on gallery publications, merchandise, and select artworks
Weekly Onsite Yoga on Thursdays
Please submit your resume, a brief cover letter, and 3 professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will be following up with requests for interviews in the coming weeks in order to fill this position as soon as possible.
Only serious and qualified candidates will be considered.
Salary is commensurate with experience and includes excellent benefits and paid time off.
The position is full-time, 5 days per week, Tuesday-Saturday, with some evening, weekend and potential travel commitments. Accessibility and availability across multiple time zones will be required.