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Gallery Assistant/Marketing Coordinator


Contemporary art gallery Corbett vs. Dempsey seeks part-time Gallery Assistant/Marketing Coordinator to join staff. Assistant will work closely with various gallery staff to assist with short and long term projects and support in the daily operation of gallery. The candidate should be comfortable with independent and group work, taking direction from multiple people, answering phones and general email outreach and more. This is an excellent opportunity for someone beginning their career in the contemporary arts and a passion for art galleries and art history is a must.


  • Manage short-term and long-term social media strategy, prepare text and execute postings.
  • Assist with the management of artist’s press and CV content
  • Website and e-newsletter management
  • Assist preparator with moving artworks, packing for shipping, and light install support
  • General office support including: answering phones, taking messages, answering emails, managing mail, monitoring and ordering office supplies
  • Artwork image management and database support
  • Art fair preparation including: press and promotional materials, checklist and supply management
  • General occasional assistance to owners, directors, registrar, preparator


  • Bachelor’s degree in Art History, Studio Art, Communications, or related field, or in their final year of schooling
  • Minimum 2 years experience in professional setting
  • Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with general office management including: email communication, answering phones, office supply management
  • Some art handling experience a plus but not mandatory
  • Highly organized and comfortable working on long-term projects independently
  • Experience with website management, social media, and e-newsletters

To Apply:

This is a part-time, hourly, position, 2-3 days a week with the flexibility to work Saturdays a must. Please send resume and cover letter to Please submit applications by November 11th, 2019

Contact Info:
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago