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.
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
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.