Fine Art Gallery Curatorial Assistant

Masterworks Fine Art Gallery

This position presents a great opportunity to work with fine art and learn to manage the fast-paced environment of gallery retail. Please note that there are dogs and koi fish at the gallery, so the applicant must be an animal person.

Responsibilities
  • Coordinating domestic and international shipping of works of fine art

  • Fulfilling clerical duties such as answering phones, filing, and copying; you will be an overall multi-tasking machine who needs to remain organized and level-headed at all times

  • Maintaining inventory onsite and online

  • Researching/writing art historical descriptions and articles

  • Researching/writing SEO friendly blog posts for our website

  • Some personal assistance to our director as assigned or needed

  • Providing general assistance to rest of staff

  • Transporting artworks to and from our framers

  • Assisting with client visits and art shows as needed

Requirements
  • B.A. required, background in Art History, Museum Studies preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and remain flexible with changing priorities

  • Must be able to work well under pressure and be a team player within a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent organization, communication, and customer service skills

  • Ability to remain calm while meeting deadlines

  • Excellent people skills

  • Excellent English verbal and written skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Excellent computer skills in MS Word, Outlook, Excel, etc. (WordPress, Constant Contact, ACT! and HTML platforms – a plus)

  • Ability to complete tasks in an autonomous and timely manner

  • Valid CA driver’s license

  • Knowledge of French, German and/or Mandarin Chinese would be a plus. 

How to Apply

Please email a cover letter and résumé to fineartgalleryassistant@gmail.com.

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Posted on April 12