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Gallery Intern (Paid, 6 month fixed-term contract), Hauser & Wirth

Description

Based in our Somerset gallery, we are looking for an enthusiastic, pro-active, organised and personable individual to join us as a Gallery Intern.

The Gallery internship at Hauser & Wirth Somerset is a full-time position undertaken for a period of 6 months.  During this time you will be assigned a range of tasks in relation to the Front of House that ensure you gain an understanding of how a gallery operates.  The internship includes weekend work and some evenings on occasion. 

Tasks will include, but not be limited to:
·       Supporting the Front of House with general gallery duties, mail outs, archiving, post and private views
·       Greeting and providing information to visitors about current exhibitions, events, the history of Durslade Farm, the architecture, the garden and all aspects of the gallery
·       Supervising the gallery and public spaces, ensuring they are presented to the highest standards at all times
·       Assisting with the running of the gallery bookshop, making sure it is well presented
·       Looking after office and storage spaces ensuring they are always presentable
·       Assisting with research
·       Assisting with events
·       Assisting with gallery invigilation

Requirements:
·       A graduate of either a BA or MA in Fine Art, Art History or a related subject, or equivalent experience
·       A keen interest in all aspects of gallery work
·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an enjoyment of working with the general public
·       Organised with an ability to prioritise
·       Computer literate – familiarity with Mac OS is desirable
·       Candidate should be meticulous with attention to detail
·       Proactive attitude
·       Well presented
·       Team player