Gallery Assistant (Paid/Hourly)

Posted on 08/23/2019

Gallery Assistant (Paid/Hourly)
JRB Art at The Elms – Application Deadline: Open until filled

Established OKC Paseo District art gallery seeking Gallery Assistant to work Tuesday through Saturday.  The successful candidate will be customer focused, thrive in a hands-on team environment, and possess excellent communication and organizational skills.  Initiative, thoroughness, and attention to detail are critical. 

Responsibilities of the job include greeting customers, answering gallery phone, monitoring gallery email, maintaining calendar, filing, drafting general correspondence and press releases, and preparing for exhibitions.  The assistant will also maintain updated artist information, mailing lists, and help with receiving/shipping artwork, processing sales, and general gallery upkeep.

Technology Requirements:

  • Must be Windows computer savvy and proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Must know or be able to learn ArtSystems inventory management system.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds safely
  • Must own and be able to legally operate a vehicle
  • Presence at gallery functions (First Friday openings from 6-9pm every month, occasional brunch, and other gallery events)

Benefits may include health care insurance and paid time off for vacation and sick leave.  The gallery provides beautiful work surroundings and opportunities to interact with a wide variety of customers and artists.

Bachelor’s degree in the arts, English, arts administration or marketing/business is a plus.

Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]. No phone calls.