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.

Responsibilities:

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.

 

 

Qualifications:

·         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.

Benefits:

·         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 maria@mountainsidegalleryinc.com. 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

 

*This posting has been provided by an external Employer.

To apply for this job email your details to maria@mountainsidegalleryinc.com.