Gallery Assistant

Various Small Fires

This position will offer the opportunity to work directly with the gallery owners in LA, as well as general operations at the gallery and work closely with the archivist. Starting compensation of $38,000 per year plus health benefits.

VSF is an equal opportunity employer. VSF provides free electric vehicle charging for employees. 

Responsibilities
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings, reservations, travel, events, staff, gifts, and vendors

  • Run errands, processing shipments and returns, and completing other assignments related to daily gallery operations.

  • Update artist materials (Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite)

  • Archive and format images and press

  • Assist in maintaining gallery website (Wordpress)

  • Assist with registrarial and administrative tasks, database management, data entry, and research (ArtLogic)

  • Assist with art handling and installation 

  • Assist with documenting and archiving gallery exhibitions and individual artworks 

Requirements
  • Previous experience in an art gallery or institution is a plus

  • Proficiency with OSX and IPadOS, word processing, spreadsheets, and art/inventory databases

  • Knowledge of Photoshop and Indesign required

  • Knowledge of WordPress (web design), Rhino, CAD, and/or Sketch Up a plus 

  • Highly organized and self-directed, comfortable with fast paced multitasking work environment 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Daily use of a car that you are willing to use for fulfillment of responsibilities (subject to mileage reimbursement)

How to Apply

Please email your cover letter and single-page CV as a PDF to alex@vsf.la

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Posted on July 2