Registrar/Gallery Assistant

Shoshana Wayne Gallery

Shoshana Wayne Gallery in Los Angeles is seeking a full-time Registrar/Gallery Assistant. Shoshana Wayne Gallery is a contemporary art gallery that opened in 1986 in Bergamot Station, before moving to the West Adams neighborhood in 2022.

This job is a managerial role that requires immense attention to detail, the ability to quickly solve problems as they come up, be a collaborative team player, and the ability to complete tasks in line with the desires of the exhibiting artist and our Director. The ideal candidate must have worked in a gallery space and is familiar with current arts events, artists, galleries, and museums in Los Angeles.

Responsibilities
  • Managing the gallery’s inventory in ArtBase, and online sales on Artsy and ArtNet

  • Working collaboratively with the Assistant Director to coordinate the opening of each exhibition, gallery events, and art fair participation

  • Managing all international and domestic shipments, tracking ingoing/outgoing shipments of artwork in ArtBase

  • Assisting with the installation of each exhibition, working knowledge of best practices in terms of packing and shipping works of art

  • Maintaining communication with clients, our represented artists, press, and institutional contacts

  • Overseeing the gallery’s social media, and email blasts using Mailchimp

  • General upkeep of the website

  • Coordinating and overseeing all vendors that the gallery uses

  • Advertising and marketing each exhibition

  • Assisting the Director with all needs pertaining to the gallery

  • Filing and general office upkeep, ordering of supplies

Requirements
  • Must have working knowledge of Adobe Suite (Specifically InDesign and Photoshop) and Microsoft Suite

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong ability to multitask and prioritize as needed

  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential information

  • Demonstrated interest in contemporary art

  • Knowledge of ArtBase or similarly related arts database is ideal

BACKGROUND:

BA in Art History or related field is strongly preferred. At least 1-2 years of experience in a gallery, museum, or arts related space. The ideal candidate desires a career in gallery or museum work.

How to Apply

Please email your current resume and a cover letter to director@shoshanawayne.com with the subject line ‘Registrar Position.’ The gallery will not accept walk-ins or phone calls regarding this position.

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Posted on June 6