We're Hiring! Part-Time Gallery Associate

We're Hiring! Part-Time Gallery Associate

Come Join us on the Hill!  Part Time Gallery Associate Job Description: 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 (2 days) Gallery Associate to fulfill an integral position in the Gallery. The idea candidate will have an interest/background in fine arts, 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. Must be available to work Saturdays.

We provide a fun, flexible place to work in a gorgeous historic part of Philly.

Qualifications/Experience

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

Responsibilities/Job Description

Retail

Greet Customers and answer phone
Assist customers with their custom framing order including selecting molding, matting and glaze
Assist customers in purchasing art
Write-up invoices for framing/renovation, art sales, etc.

Art Related and Exhibits

Familiarize self with Gallery artists   
Manage artist contracts
Assist owner with exhibit hangings
Attend exhibits – 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
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

If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to chestnuthillgallery@gmail.com with subject heading: Gallery Associate Position