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25 West 31st Street, Fl 2
New York, NY
Posted: May 22 2015
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DescriptionAdelante Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery created as an alternative to the dictated constraints
of the commercial gallery world. The gallery reflects a broad range of styles, sensibilities and media,
from realism to abstraction, spanning painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, mixed media
and experimental work. Its strength lies in its diversity of style, ages and viewpoints. Adelante Gallery
Artists have the opportunity to exhibit their work, and share with the audiences their vision,
techniques and to act as a catalyst for new ideas in contemporary art and culture. Adelante Gallery highly
exacting aesthetic standards are continuously refreshed by new members.
ResponsibilitiesWe are looking for a part-time gallery assistant (18 hr per week) to assist in all aspects of gallery
administration and operations, with a particular focus on database upkeep, imaging, website maintenance,
social media, curating, light event management (gallery shows), sales support during art fairs and light art handling.
This is a terrific hands-on opportunity to learn about the nuts and bolts of running a gallery.
We are looking for someone who is detail oriented, well organized; a natural problem solver with real initiative
who is not afraid to ask questions, but also shows gumption to figure and solve situations independently with
common sense; and who is has a helpful personality, willing to lend a hand.
Hours of work would be during the gallery’s hours of operation only, plus possibly once a month on Sunday during
installation of new show.
ONLY CANDIDATES WITH ART GALLERY WORK EXPERIENCE NEED APPLY.
Part time hours starting 9th of June – mid of August:
Tuesdays, 2 - 6:30pm
Wednesdays, 2 - 6:30pm
Thursdays, 2 - 6:30pm
Fridays, 2 - 6:30pm
Once a month Sunday from 1:30 – 5:30
- A minimum of one year gallery experience, with one reference from the previous gallery plus references
from previous relevant internship experiences.
- A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office with a proficiency in WORD, PPT and EXCEL; Adobe Suite,
and social- media outlets is mandatory for the position.
- A Bachelor's Degree in Business with a focus in marketing.
- Knowledge of – and interest in – Contemporary Art
- Highly organized, with a good memory and attention to detail
- Professional appearance and demeanor
- Good communication and writing skills essential.
- Multi-lingual skills are a definite advantage, with preference given to candidates who speak Japanese, Russian or Spanish
SkillsRequired - Social Media, Social Media Advertising, Blogging, Curating
Preferred - Art Handling