Contemporary art gallery Corbett vs. Dempsey seeks part-time Gallery Assistant/Marketing Coordinator to join staff. Assistant will work closely with various gallery staff to assist with short and long term projects and support in the daily operation of gallery. The candidate should be comfortable with independent and group work, taking direction from multiple people, answering phones and general email outreach and more. This is an excellent opportunity for someone beginning their career in the contemporary arts and a passion for art galleries and art history is a must.
Manage short-term and long-term social media strategy, prepare text and execute postings.
Assist with the management of artist’s press and CV content
Website and e-newsletter management
Assist preparator with moving artworks, packing for shipping, and light install support
General office support including: answering phones, taking messages, answering emails, managing mail, monitoring and ordering office supplies
Artwork image management and database support
Art fair preparation including: press and promotional materials, checklist and supply management
General occasional assistance to owners, directors, registrar, preparator
Bachelor’s degree in Art History, Studio Art, Communications, or related field, or in their final year of schooling
Minimum 2 years experience in professional setting
Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills
Experience with general office management including: email communication, answering phones, office supply management
Some art handling experience a plus but not mandatory
Highly organized and comfortable working on long-term projects independently
Experience with website management, social media, and e-newsletters