Vertical Gallery and Line Dot Editions are currently seeking a joint part-time Gallery Assistant. We will work with the right individual to coordinate a flexible schedule that will alternate between the two galleries, offering a breadth of experience. Candidates must be self-motivated and independent with a strong work ethic. Must display an active interest in contemporary art and ability to interface effectively with the public. Prior gallery experience is preferred. This is an excellent opportunity to engage in the Chicago art world, learn the details of gallery operations, and gain a wide range of experience in the art industry.
Responsibilities will include:
Communicating with clients and executing sales
Prepping for solo and group shows
Daily gallery operations and cleaning
Packaging artwork for shipping
Creating social media content, tracking and reporting analytics
Providing marketing and communications support
Updating inventory and website maintenance
20-30 hours a week, with evening openings and special events.
Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Must be 21+ over.
Send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘[Your Name]_Gallery Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins please.