Gallery Assistant/Sales Associate
Based in Chicago for almost 30 years, Pistachios specializes in contemporary art jewelry, glass, and sculptural objects created by some of the most talented and cutting edge artists from around the world. We are looking to hire a dynamic, outgoing, organized, results-driven individual for a part time (1-2 days a week) gallery assistant position with an emphasis on sales & social media experience.
A typical day at Pistachios may consist of any of the following; attending to customers, ringing up sales, processing online orders, intaking artist collections, creating content & posting to instagram, maintaining customer relations, maintaining gallery displays + appearances.
Along with sales experience, we are looking for someone with an emphasis on social media as well. Our most used platform is instagram, so knowledge about trends, campaigns, and scheduling apps is appreciated.
QualificationsWe are looking for someone with strong proven sales and customer service experience, excellent communication skills, and is able to work independently as well as in a group.
-Proficient computer skills
-Professional written and verbal skills
-Knowledge of basic Adobe Photoshop/editing softwares
-2+ years relevant sales and customer service experience is appreciated (luxury/high end goods a plus; knowledge of jewelry/metals/gemstones a plus)
-Attention to details and problem solving
-Work well independently and as part of a team
-Must be able to stand for long periods of time
-Knowledge or background in social media curation
Team sales goal bonuses
Featured artist openings and exhibitions
Hourly wage offer is to commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To be considered, email a cover letter, resume, social media coordinating examples, and at least 3 professional references to email@example.com. No phone calls please.