Gallery Coordinator

We are looking for a Gallery Coordinator!

Are you two parts assistant store manager, one part art appreciator or artist, and one part social butterfly? Have you held a management position in retail? Worked in a non-profit? Always had at least a toe in the art pool? If so, you could be perfect for our gallery coordinator position.

We expect the gallery coordinator to

  • Be a positive and respectful self-starter
  • Communicate regularly with visitors and gallery stakeholders, as well as with supervisors and subordinates
  • Excel in time management and task prioritization
  • Understand how to be incredibly flexible to meet gallery priorities
  • Maintains confidentiality while still helping visitors and artists
  • Confident in using Microsoft Office, Gmail, Google Drive, Constant Contact. Familiarity or ability to learn Adobe products, Google Apps, e-commerce sites, etc.
  • Comfortable managing gallery sales and other monetary and math-based tasks
  • It is preferred that you have a drivers license and vehicle

The gallery coordinator will take ownership of the day-to-day operations of the gallery, as well as coordinating exhibitions and other duties as assigned. The coordinator should expect to work at least 20 -25 hours a week with some evening and weekend hours. They will be committed to opening and closing the gallery by arriving at least a half hour prior to opening and staying a slightly after close. Our current hours are Thursday 12-4, Friday 12-4, and Saturday 11-4. Other hours will be determined with the Gallery Director and Board of Directors based on fluctuating demands. This is a physical job. You will be cleaning, setting up for reception, and moving art, packages, and pedestals just to name a few tasks.

You will get paid experience in art handling, exhibition coordination, project management, and volunteer and intern management.  The gallery coordinator will average 20-25 hours including weekdays and weekends, and some nights. There is the possibility of occasional 30-hour weeks based on gallery needs. Pay will start at $12-15 an hour depending on your qualifications.

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Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 

Please use the link to read the detailed list of responsibilities for this position, or look at the attachment. 

Education & Experience

  • Preferred – Education in the visual arts. Experience in galleries, museums, and/or nonprofits. Retail or customer service experience.
  • Will consider – Some education in the visual arts, nonprofits, the arts, and/or business. Retail or customer service experience. Sustained personal interest in the visual arts.

Physical Demands/Work Environment

  • Regularly – sit, talk or hear, use stairs, lift and/or move up to 50 pounds up and down stairs
  • Frequently – use hands, reach with hands and arms, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, and balance
  • Stress level – moderate

 

To Apply: 

Send a resume and cover letter to director@unionstreetgallery.orgby Sept 1, 2018.

Interviews will be held mid September with a tentative start date of Oct 1.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Samantha Goss
Contact Phone Number: 
708-754-2601
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