WED – FRI: 11AM-5PM SAT: 12-4PM | or by advance appointment
WED – FRI: 11AM-5PM SAT: 12-4PM | or by advance appointment
Chicago Artists Coalition helps people connect with opportunities including calls for artists, jobs, grants, and art advising


Full-time ,
submitted by
Darshita Jain

Gallery Shop Coordinator

Essential Job Functions:

Gallery artists

  • Coordinate with Outreach and Artist programs to display work for upcoming Visiting Artist workshops and lectures.
  • Work with the Outreach and Artist programs director to develop a featured artists series each year.
  • Communicate consistently with current artists carried in our shop
  • Consistently reach out to artists to promote the representation of new and diverse artists


  • Manage the merchandising of the store
  • Assist in the installation of all artist's exhibitions and features
  • Spend time engaging customers on the floor each day
  • Work with Marketing Director to develop a strategy to utilize the gallery’s Instagram


  • Photograph new work and upload it to the gallery website.
  • Ensure accurate inventory for work sold on the website, gallery store, and backstock.


  • Assist class advisors with registration and gallery sales as requested
  • Assist class advisors during class check-in weeks, the opening of class registrations, and be present as front desk representative for special events and public programs
  • Other duties as assigned


• 3-5 years of gallery operations experience.

• Knowledge of social media and internet platforms.

• Strong interpersonal, problem-solving, planning, and organizational skills.

• Self-sufficient and proactive.

• Proficient with WordPress.

• Comfortable in a fast-paced, growing organization.

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

• Detail-oriented and able to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively.

• Strong interpersonal skills

• Impeccable verbal and written communication skills.

• Knowledge of contemporary ceramics

• Experience photographing 3-dimensional artwork

Educational Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in Art or Art Management required.

Work Hours :

Monday - Thursday 10:30 – 6:30 PM, Saturday 10 - 6 PM. Some evenings and additional weekend hours are required for special events and public programs.

Reports to: Artist Programs and Outreach Director

Status: Full-time (40 hrs) / Exempt

Salary: 52k/annually

Benefits: Healthcare (including vision and dental), sick leave, and paid holidays following a trial period. Additional benefits include one free class at Lillstreet per session in any department, a class discount for immediate family members, and a 25% discount in the gallery shop.

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Ravenswood, Chicago