Gallery Assistant - Immediate Start Needed

Stuart & Co. Gallery, a Chicago-based fine art gallery that specializes in emerging and mid-career artists, seeks a Gallery Assistant who can work independently to perform tasks to support the gallery’s needs.

 

Essential Responsibilities include:

 

  • Drafting Press Releases, Social Media Posts, Newsletters and Blog articles.
  • Planning and designing of exhibitions in conjunction with Manager and Owner.
  • Attendance at Opening Receptions & Artists Talks: Gallery Assistants must be present at all events, which typically occur every other month, and willing to assist the Manager and Owner.
  • Record keeping to include inventory, export and statements of account filed and/or distributed as needed in a timely manner.
  • Social media post scheduling and release to aid efforts
  • Miscellaneous items, as needed.

 

Duties are expected to be completed without reminder, except where necessary (i.e. social media postings and exhibition planning/design). Should there be any conflicts in availability or duties, they must immediately be brought to the attention of the Manager and/or Owner to ensure coverage.

Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite
  • Must be able to commit to work for a minimum of 6 months
  • Should anticipate a commitment of work 6-8 hours per week and must be available for all opening receptions
  • Applicants must be cognizant of the current art market with a desire to learn more.
  • Superb communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to proofread and edit written documents with fine-tuned attention to detail
  • Applicants should be pursuing college degree or equivalent in a creative field
  • Experience with creative writing, art administration, photography, or other creative field preferred
To Apply: 

To apply, please send a letter of intent and resume to info@stuartandco.com. No phone calls.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Britney Lipton
Organization: