Now Hiring Winter 2015 Gallery Assistant (Internship)

Winter 2015 Intern / Gallery Assistant

Galleryna19 is seeking motivated college students to complete an internship at the gallery from January through April 2015. 

Galleryna19 presents between 12-18 exhibitions per year, and hosts up to 6 events per year.  The Intern will help make preparations for shows on a weekly basis and install shows the week prior to opening receptions that fall on the third Friday of each month.  The intern will be available during normal office hours as agreed upon by the Gallery and Intern.

Qualifications and Skills
Candidate must be self-motivated, have attention to detail, and follow instructions both written and verbal.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills, general to advanced knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software, and the ability to climb 10-foot ladders and lift 50lbs are needed.  Knowledge of social media, SEO, website design and graphic design are big plus!

Responsibilities
Assist the Exhibition Director in monthly exhibitions including:

  •   Preparation of gallery space
  •   Unpacking and installation of artwork
  •   Adjusting lighting
  •   Preparation of labels, artists’ exhibition cards, price lists and signage
  •   Dismantling, packing and return shipping unsold exhibition pieces
  •   Other duties as assigned

Maintain gallery space including:

  •   Regular rotation of artwork
  •   Preparation and maintenance of art labels
  •   Preparation and maintenance of inventory sheets
  •   Light duty cleaning of gallery space, studio, bathroom and kitchen areas

Responsibilities for Artist relations including:

  •   Communication (both written and verbal) with artists
  •   Ensure artist contracts (consignment/exhibitions) are received timely and are accurate
  •   Upkeep and organization of artist files (recording sales and return of work to artists)

Marketing Responsibilities:

  •   Grow and maintain current mailing list of contacts
  •   Collect new emails from visitors to gallery and events
  •   Research new ways to engage audience via email and social media
  •   Take photos of events, artists, and paintings to post to social media
  •   Assist in the maintenance of website, Facebook, and Instagram

Time Commitment: 10-20 hours per week during business hours and/or Saturdays
Benefits:  Interns receive a 25% discount on artwork, art business education, college credit, and 10% commission on sales you help close
Reports to:  Gallery Intern is supervised by and reports to the Exhibition Director and Creative Director

Contact Us to inquire