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fullTime
Visual Art ,
submitted by
Chris Jackson

Gallery Assistant

Jackson Junge Gallery is currently seeking a Gallery Assistant for a full-time position.

The duties of the Gallery Assistant will consist of helping with day-to-day operations; answering phones, e-mail correspondences, and general gallery up keep. This is a sales position; strong salesmanship is required.

The Gallery Assistant will be responsible for greeting guests, conducting sales transactions, working with custom framing clients, setting-up and breaking down private gallery events and on-site pop-up festivals. Additionally, the position requires a general knowledge of graphic design with responsibilities including, the creation of promotional materials and up-keep of daily social media accounts. Other duties include preparation, installation, and shipping of artwork.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree is required along with a general knowledge of Art and Art History.

Must be outgoing, professional, and personable.

Experience in sales or customer service strongly required.

Past retail employment, with a knowledge in store and product merchandising, is preferred.

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and can function on a ladder.

Must be flexible and willing to work nights and weekends.

Familiarity with social media, Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, and possess the ability to learn new software quickly.

Contact:

Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter to support@j2gallery.com. Please no calls.

Contact Info:
Chris Jackson
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago, IL