Borrelli's is Hiring!

Borrelli's is Hiring!

Joe and Suzanne, Gallery Owners
Joe and Suzanne, Gallery Owners

Interested in being Borrelli's Chestnut Hill Gallery's next Gallery Associate? Good news - we're hiring!

Borrelli’s Chestnut Hill Gallery, a thriving art gallery and custom framing business located in the heart of historic Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, is seeking a personable and professional part-time Gallery Associate to fulfill an integral position in the Gallery. The idea candidate will have a Fine Arts background, strong computer and people skills and will be able to multitask and work autonomously. Self-motivation is a must. Experience with custom framing intake a plus. 
We provide a fun, flexible place to work in a gorgeous historic part of Philly. Reliability for the weekends a must. Full job description below:

Qualifications/Experience

• Fine Art/Art History background preferred
• Excellent computer, writing and organizational skills
• Excellent Social Media Skills
• Experience with MailChimp or similar preferred
• Professional demeanor and excellent work habits 
• Experience/interest in working with public – custom framing retail experience a plus!
• Energetic and Self-motivated

Responsibilities/Job Description

Office/Retail Work
• Greet Customers and answer phones
• Assist customers in selecting molding, mats and glass, etc.
• Assist customers in purchasing art and framing pickups
• Retail sales – responsible for invoice write-ups for framing/renovation, art sales, etc.

Art Related and Exhibits
• Complete artist contracts
• Assist owner with exhibit hangings 
• Work with owner to create exhibit postcards 
• Familiarize self with Gallery artists 
• Attend exhibits (roughly once a month) – assist with food prep and set up, clean up, wine pouring and talking with customers
• Create wall tags for all pieces in Gallery exhibits 
• Work with artists to get digital photos and biographical information for exhibits

Communications and Database/Web Updating
• Mail and email Press Releases approximately 3 weeks before exhibit
• Keep website, Facebook and Instagram accounts updated with current exhibits/artists
• Create Label and post cards for artist’s reception 
• MailChimp – create and schedule regular emails, newsletters and ads and keep contacts updated 

Long Term:
• Maintain Artists Bio/Photo book for public viewing (without artist contracts)
• Create system for categorizing artwork and Gallery location

Interested candidates should email a resume and letter of interest to chestnuthillgallery@gmail.com