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Job Vacancies

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Gallery Assistant to join our growing team!

Gallery Assistant 2021

 

Full-time: 5 days per week – 35 hours per week 

(Including Saturdays & evening events) 

£20-25k pro rata

Deadline for applications: Sunday 12 December 2021

 

London Glassblowing is a well established art/craft business with a beautiful gallery attached to a working studio located on vibrant Bermondsey Street in SE1.  Visitors can see and purchase stunning contemporary glass art by our resident and guest artists as well as being able to view the creative process.  We pride ourselves on being one of the best glassblowing studios in Europe with a friendly and hardworking team.  

 

We are seeking a highly motivated Gallery Assistant to:

 

  • Be a first point of contact for visitors to the gallery
  • Increase our retail sales in the gallery 
  • Phone clients and build relationships with confidence
  • Liaise with our customers through emails to encourage sales
  • Enter accurate data entry of customer records
  • Perform gallery administrative tasks
  • Conduct general housekeeping including dusting of gallery and artworks
  • Maintain high presentation standards and tidiness throughout the gallery and storage areas
  • Pack and shipping sales internationally
  • Assist with exhibition setups

 

The candidate must have:

 

  • Proven sales experience 
  • Experience of previously working in a gallery
  • Great organisational skills with the ability to multitask
  • A love of contemporary art
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • The ability to work as an individual and as part of a team
  • Good IT skills, literacy and numeracy
  • A strong attention to detail
  • A willingness to learn and the ability to follow instructions

 

What we offer is:

 

This is an exciting opportunity to become a member of our gallery team. The ideal candidate will have experience in sales, a passion for contemporary art/craft and outstanding people skills. The role will suit a creative, organised individual with an enthusiasm for the promotion of contemporary art. Availability to work Saturdays is essential.

Please send a CV & Cover Letter to: Gena Johns, Gallery Manager | jobs@londonglassblowing.co.uk

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