Gallery Job Description

Gallery Job Description

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Gallery provides in person support to the Client Services Department at the Front Desk, bidder registration, telephone bidding, Christie’s LIVE clerking, and Evening Sales.

Gallery Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective gallery job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included gallery job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Knowledge of Word, Adobe, Excel, and Mac platforms a must
Greet visitors and provide exhibition information
Answering phones, occasionally handling shipping and running errands
Light art handling and assisting with installation and de-installation of exhibitions
Database and social media maintenance
Maintain gallery cleanliness and appearance
Methodically input, manage and update art inventory software [Gallery Manager]
Art handling and packing
Assistance with exhibitions
Organizing and cataloging photographic inventory

Gallery Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Gallery

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, BLS, TIPS, PUL

Education for Gallery

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the gallery job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Art, Contemporary Art, Art History, Communication, Social Media, Management, Writing, Arts, Fine Art, Graduate

Skills for Gallery

Desired skills for gallery include:

Store products and services to build sales and minimize returns
Perform sales support functions related to POS procedures
MPOS
MyClient
MyStore App ― and ability to educate others
RF equipment
Store systems ― POS
Excel
Microsoft Word
PowerPoint

Desired experience for gallery includes:

Cataloging and updating database of digital images
Installing and taking down exhibitions
Packing and un-packing shipped items
Deliveries and pick-ups at galleries, photographers' studios, and labs
Maintaining social media platform, website updates
Filing documents, updating sales materials, CVs, press kits, local courier and errands

Gallery Examples

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Gallery Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a gallery. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for gallery
  • Responsible for organizing and keeping track of our 200+ donated art works in Auction Storage
  • Assisting with installation of our Auction Preview, transportation of art work, and installation of our Silent Auction lots
  • Creating volunteer training packets, badges and thank you letters
  • Scheduling interns and gallery sitting shifts
  • Creation of patron nametags and VIP parking tracking
  • Helps with installation, creates wall labels and bid sheets
  • Directs movement of artwork via radio during live auction
  • Bulk mailing of artist thank you letters and catalogs
  • Oversee intern contest for “auction” t-shirt design competition
  • Assistance with administrative details surrounding the planning and installation of gallery exhibitions and art fairs
Qualifications for gallery
  • Particular interest in contemporary art and the art world is key
  • Knowledge of French language preferred but not required
  • Generate more social media presence
  • General administrative support and office maintenance
  • Research and data entry
  • Exhibition planning and logistics
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Gallery Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a gallery. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for gallery
  • Maintaining gallery supplies
  • Assist with general administrative tasks and gallery operations
  • Work on research projects
  • Assist gallery staff in preparing for new exhibitions and art fairs
  • Update inventory and client database
  • Maintain artist press and archives
  • Assist with press mailings
  • Website updates -This will involve updating artist’s CV’s to reflect recent exhibition and
  • Be the primary phone contact for the gallery
  • Greet all gallery visitors and answer general questions
Qualifications for gallery
  • Studio art and/or art history background required
  • Strong typing skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong follow-up skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Reliable, friendly, curious and dedicated
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, including excellent phone manners
  • Diverse administrative & research ability, or desire to learn
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Gallery Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a gallery. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for gallery
  • Provide director and admin support, including booking appointments, scheduling travel arrangements, and general correspondence
  • Assisting with upcoming exhibitions/art fairs
  • Strong skills in Adobe Suite and graphic design
  • Chinese language appreciated by not required
  • Inventorying artwork across a variety of mediums
  • Creating records in FileMaker Pro for newly added pieces, keeping current records up to date
  • Working with registrar to organize and pack artwork properly
  • Compiling information to be added to press kits and artists bios
  • Assisting with daily administrative tasks and gallery management operations including keeping the gallery clean and organized, greeting visitors, filing documents, updating sales materials, CVs, and press kits, local courier and errands
  • Staffing openings and other events
Qualifications for gallery
  • A general background in art history with an enthusiastic interest in the arts and an eagerness to learn
  • Organizational skills, attention to detail, and demonstrated administrative and research skills
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft office, database entry, internet research)
  • Knowledge of FileMaker Pro and QuickBooks is preferred
  • Fluency in Mac platform with MS Office, Photoshop and gallery inventory software is a plus
  • Photography and/or art history or arts management background preferred
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Gallery Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a gallery. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for gallery
  • Take part in research projects
  • Support gallery staff in preparing for exhibitions and art fairs
  • Update web content, artist press, and archives
  • Gallery maintenance
  • Welcoming guests
  • Developmental research
  • Assisting with the various tasks at the gallery and helping with exhibition openings
  • Light art handling (helping with art installations, adjusting lighting, re-hangs, paint touch-ups)
  • General gallery maintenance/upkeep (admin work, ordering office supplies, running errands, cleaning, gardening)
  • Develop strategies for sales
Qualifications for gallery
  • 2 + years experience in NY art gallery
  • Fluency in Mac platform with MS Office, Photoshop a must (Illustrator and gallery inventory software is a plus)
  • Particular interest in Photography and the art world is key
  • Strong verbal and writing skills with a positive outgoing attitude
  • Strong organizational and time management skills is a must
  • A working knowledge and passion for contemporary art
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Gallery Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of gallery. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for gallery
  • Assist for Gallery Openings
  • Answering phones and disseminating messaging
  • Design basic flyers and gallery press material when needed
  • Front desk/reception duties including greeting gallery clients and visitors
  • Maintaining gallery price lists (will utilize Artsystems database)
  • Keeping gallery artist information updated
  • Generating wall labels
  • Willing to assist the gallery owner with a wide range of personal tasks
  • General daily gallery maintenance
  • Social media maintenance
Qualifications for gallery
  • Knowledge of ArtBase or FileMaker database preferred
  • Reliable and able to commit to one shift per week for a minimum of 3 months
  • Outgoing and willing to engage with visitors
  • Approachable and enthusiastic
  • Interest in creative expression and arts programming
  • 4 year college degree (or be in the process of acquiring)

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