Gallery Assistant

David Castillo

David Castillo is hiring a gallery assistant responsible for maintaining the gallery’s online presence through regular updates of the David Castillo website, social media, gallery newsletter, and other relevant platforms. Other responsibilities include maintaining the gallery’s press archives. The Gallery Assistant will also provide general support to the Director and will assist with other tasks as assigned. David Castillo seeks an individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills who is detail-oriented, self-motivated, and technically proficient.

This is a part-time opportunity. The gallery assistant would work three full days a week on a set schedule determined by the gallery assistant and the gallery. Some flexibility is requested during art fairs, openings, and the installation and de-installation of exhibitions.

Responsibilities
  • Greet and direct visitors to the gallery

  • Appropriately direct or handle phone calls

  • Maintain the gallery contact database and prepare monthly e-mailings

  • Make timely updates to the gallery’s website

  • Maintain the gallery’s social media presence

  • Manage and sort gallery press

  • Assist in regular communication with gallery artists

  • Assist image permission requests and releases

  • Support the Director with additional projects, including general research, requesting quotes from businesses, and other general office tasks

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in art history or related field/ demonstrated interest in contemporary art

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize, multitask, and work as part of a small team

  • Experience with graphic and web design is not required but is preferable

  • Prior gallery, non-profit, or museum experience preferred.

How to Apply

Please send a resume and a brief introductory statement to Claudia Mattos, claudia@davidcastillogallery.com

Please include “Gallery Assistant” in the subject line of the email.

Only complete applications submitted via email will be considered.

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Posted on July 10