Location:
Petworth, West Sussex
Description:

A new opportunity has arisen for a passionate and enthusiastic Gallery
Assistant Manager to join our friendly team in Petworth, West Sussex. The full-time position offers a chance to be a key contributor to an exciting exhibition programme and further development.

The role involves:
Working closely with our curatorial team, nurturing existing client relationships and establishing new ones, driving sales, managing catalogue production to tight deadlines, handling logistical issues, exhibition de-installation, exhibition openings and presentations / talks, inventory management, handling artist contracts and consignment agreements, assisting in daily running of the space and being prepared to generally assist the team.

Requirements:
Three to four years’ experience of working in either an auction house or with a commercial gallery. Preferably with knowledge of Art History to degree level (or equivalent), excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), exceptionally organised, creative and a good team player. Highly proficient in Microsoft Word, including Excel and Desktop Publishing, would be very advantageous; together with a knowledge of Filemaker. Familiarity with commercial social media skills would also be helpful, particularly Instagram.

Remuneration:
We are offering a competitive salary for a full-time position, a performance managed bonus scheme, participation in the company bonus scheme and group discount card.

Any applicants should understand that the gallery will be open seven days a week, and whilst they will be required to work only five days a week, this
will include some weekends.

How to apply:

Please forward your interest and CV to: joyce.spinks@markettowndevelopments.com