Commercial Gallery Attendant and Graphic Designer at Swirl Fine Art

Part time Employment Opportunity at Swirl Fine Art & Design
Position: Commercial Gallery Attendant
Terms: Saturdays 11:00am – 4:00pm and as needed – permanent
Wage: negotiable
Deadline: Monday, November 28th, 2011

Essential Qualifications and Experience:

• Gallery attendants must be interested in art and able to talk about art with gallery visitors (good communication skills are essential.)
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Cash handling and debit/credit card experience.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, QuickBooks and graphic design software
• Confident in use of hand tools.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Create brochures and artist cards with graphic design software
• Handling enquiries by telephone, in person and through emails.
• Opening and closing of the gallery
• Insuring the safety and security of the art while in the gallery
• Handling and packing/unpacking works of art.
• Gaining a comprehensive knowledge of each exhibition by reading the catalogue and related information to be able to answer queries from visitors.
• Preparing invoices and sales receipts for clients
• Daily maintenance of gallery including cleaning of surfaces and floors, replacement of bulbs
• Photographing and hanging of art works in the gallery
• Ability to make minor modifications to digital photographs in Photoshop.
• Catalogue and post merchandise on website.
• Assist Gallery with events and initiatives as necessary

Application process: candidates can submit an application in confidence to Applications for this position should include a cover letter and resume, describing in detail relevant computer knowledge and experience. We thank all applicants for their interest however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Creative Commons License
This web site is licensed under a Creative Commons License, although certain works referenced herein may be separately licensed.