Website Mountainside Gallery Inc.

Job Title: Gallery Assistant
Work Hours: Part-time, flexible hours
Wage: $18/hour + commission
Anticipated Start Date: Immediate
Location: Collingwood, ON

Job Description

Job Description:

Mountainside Gallery is seeking a dynamic and passionate individual to join our team as a Gallery Assistant. As a Gallery Assistant, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of the gallery and providing exceptional customer service to our visitors.


Customer Service: Greet and assist gallery visitors, providing information about the artwork on display and answering inquiries about artists, exhibitions, and events.
Sales Support: Assist customers with art purchases, process transactions, and handle sales inquiries both in-person and over the phone.
Gallery Maintenance: Maintain the cleanliness and organization of the gallery space, including dusting artwork, arranging displays, and ensuring all pieces are properly labeled.
Inventory Management: Assist with inventory management tasks, including receiving and unpacking new artwork shipments, cataloging inventory, and updating records in the gallery database.
Event Support: Assist with the planning and execution of gallery events, such as exhibition openings, artist receptions, and workshops.
Marketing Support: Help promote gallery exhibitions and events through social media posts, email newsletters, and other marketing channels.
Administrative Tasks: Provide administrative support to gallery staff, including answering phones, responding to emails, and scheduling appointments.




·         Previous experience in a customer service or sales role, preferably in a retail or art gallery environment.

·         Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage with a diverse range of customers and visitors.

·         Knowledge and appreciation of fine art, with a willingness to learn about the artists and artwork represented by Mountainside Gallery.

·         Detail-oriented and organized, with the ability to multitask and prioritize tasks effectively.

·         Proficiency in computer skills, including Microsoft Office and database software.

·         Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.


·         Competitive salary and commission.

·         Opportunities for professional development and growth

·         Employee discounts on artwork and gallery merchandise

·         A supportive and collaborative work environment

Employer: Mountainside Gallery Inc.
How to Apply: To apply for the Gallery Assistant position at Mountainside Gallery, please email your resume and cover letter to Maria Lamon, at In your cover letter, please include why you are passionate about art and why you would be a great fit for this role.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Mountainside Gallery; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Date Posted: April 30, 2024 Posting Expires: May 30, 2024


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