Santa Monica, CA
ROSEGALLERY is seeking a full-time Gallery Associate for immediate hire. The gallery is in search of candidates who are highly personable and enthusiastic for contemporary photography and art. Candidates are required to be highly organized, motivated and have strong communication skills. Applicants must have previous experience as a Gallery Assistant, or in a museum of comparable arts organization, specifically with experience in handling and installing art.
Primary responsibilities include:
Properly handle and install artworks
Manage and Organize Inventory and maintain database with close attention to detail and accuracy
Assist in sales and maintain client relationships
Prepare, log and send presentations to clients during exhibitions, art fairs and respond to digital inquiries
Coordinate consignment agreements for partnering art institutions
Greet gallery visitors, answer gallery phone and facilitate client visits
Assist with gallery opening and events
Assist on exhibitions and art fairs
Help identify new clients and contact information
Communicate with artists regarding exhibitions, assist on consignment of works
Open and close the gallery, as needed
Maintain general tidiness of the gallery
Bachelor's Degree in visual arts, visual communications or a related creative field.
2 years of professional experience working in art institutions and creative environments, specifically with experience in art installation and art handling
Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and an understanding of new technologies.
Background in photography a plus.