Gallery Assistant (Entry-level)

The Art Shop is seeking a gallery assistant (Entry-level). Position responsibilities include but not limited to:

Essential:

  • Open and close the gallery
  • Assist with the general running of the gallery space
  • Maintaining art inventory
  • Promptly and warmly welcome guests to the gallery
  • Field and direct customers in the gallery
  • Field and direct incoming phone calls. Must have an excellent telephone manner.
  • Re-merchandising gallery displays
  • Maintain general gallery cleanliness
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to learn custom frame design
  • Check in framing packages, call clients & assist with pick ups
  • Must have a strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to learn to create domestic and international shipping labels
  • Assist with corporate projects
  • Track customer special orders and check-in incoming packages
  • Maintain frame wall organization

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of Photoshop
  • Copywriting skills
  • Ability to photograph artwork/products to a high quality
  • Previous custom frame design experience
  • Retail experience

This position can be  full-time or part-time.
The Art Shop is open Monday through Friday 10 am – 6pm and Saturdays 10 am – 5pm.  Some Saturdays required.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please send a resume and short answers to the questions below to:   [email protected] with “Gallery Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

1. What appeals to you specifically about The Art Shop?
2. Tell a professional anecdote about yourself that exemplifies your value in a team setting.
3. What is your most memorable art experience to date?