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Gallery AssistantThe French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in HK
Gallery AssistantThe French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in HK
Job Highlights
  • Energetic, committed, flexible
  • French Art Gallery
  • Strong Communication skills
Job Description

Mission

Our client is an Art Gallery based in HK. They are looking for bilingual/multilingual Gallery Assistants with a minimum of 1 year of experience in providing support towards the administration, coordination and general operations of contemporary art exhibitions and projects.
  
The Role
 The successful candidates will be part of a group of Gallery Assistants providing administrative, coordination and operational support to the gallery team on all its exhibitions, art fair participations and projects. The Gallery Assistants shall maintain a warm, welcoming atmosphere in the gallery through staffing the front desk and providing general assistance to visitors.
  
Responsibilities

  •  Develop a sound understanding of the gallery’s roster of artists and programme of exhibitions; 
  • Responsible for administrative tasks which include but are not limited to: updating artwork databases and gallery contacts, preparing and maintaining documents (e.g. briefs, information decks, proposals, presentations, schedules, lists, reports), and recording production expenses;
  •  Front desk duties include: transferring calls, maintaining an excellent understanding of current exhibitions in order to convey to visitors the concepts behind each show, handling visitor enquiries, handling sales of books and merchandise, maintaining a tidy and organised front desk, switching on and off exhibitions, monitoring exhibitions, and alerting relevant colleagues to situations and matters arising at the front desk/in the gallery; 
  • Translation of correspondences and information for internal and external circulation;
  •  Assist the gallery team with occasional general tasks and offsite projects where necessary; 
  • Ad-hoc duties or projects as assigned.

Profile

  • A Degree in art history or a related discipline;
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in the visual arts, preferably at an art gallery or museum;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English (a second or third language such as Chinese, Japanese, Korean and/or French is required);
  • Energetic, committed, flexible team player with a self-starting, ‘can do’ approach and a strong sense of initiative;
  • Strong skills in communication, inter-personal relations, coordination, time management and problem solving;
  • Ability to thrive in an extremely fast-pace work environment that is multicultural and spans multiple time zones;
  • Skilled in Mac operating system and Microsoft Office (skills in SketchUp and Adobe would be a strong asset);
  • Right to reside in Hong Kong.
Additional Information
Career Level
Entry Level
Qualification
Not Specified
Job Function
Years of Experience
Not Specified
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Benefits
Five-day work week
Company Website
Company details

The recruitment department of the French Chamber is specializing in the recruitment of international and local talents. With more than 4,000 active candidates covering all major industries and position range from junior to senior levels, our mission is to present the best profile to our clients (MNC, SMEs, Startup…)

Please visit our website: www.fccihk.com for more details about us.