Job Opportunity – Assistant Gallery Manager (Maternity Cover)

4 Sep 2019 jobs, recruitment, cambridge

Relton & Marine

Do you have strong sales and organisational skills with a passion for art?  Are you looking to take a step up the career ladder?  If so, independent contemporary art gallery Byard Art on King’s Parade in central Cambridge have a fantastic job opportunity for you.  We are looking for a hard-working and conscientious Assistant Gallery Manager to join our friendly team as a maternity cover.

  • A fantastic opportunity to gain valuable experience in a well-respected commercial art gallery and at art fairs
  • An ability to assist customers in the gallery and at art fairs in a friendly and helpful manner, achieving and processing sales
  • Assisting in hanging the gallery space in line with our monthly exhibition programme and refreshing craft displays
  • Help in the planning, organisation and implementation of exhibitions and art fairs, as well as being the key contact for all art fairs
  • Talk customers through the framing process, helping them choose what works best for them and their picture.
  • Manage all customer enquiries in a timely and organised manner.

This is a full-time role (37.5 hr/week Tuesday – Saturday) which would suit a graduate looking to move into their second job.  Excellent customer focus, communication, organisational and computer skills are essential as is a sense of humour!  If you have experience in the Art industry (preferably) and are confident, adaptable with a good attention to detail (definitely) then we would love to hear from you.  The ability to travel and be away from home during art fairs is required.

Please contact us for a detailed job description and apply with a CV and covering letter to by 23rd September 2019. Interviews w/c 30th September.  Start date 2nd December 2019.