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Education & Events Trainee, 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 Trainee.

A traineeship at Hauser & Wirth Somerset is a full-time position undertaken for a period of twelve months.  During this time you will be assigned a broad range of tasks that ensure you gain an understanding of how Hauser & Wirth Somerset operates.  The internship includes weekend work and some evening work. 

Tasks will include, but not be limited to:
·  Assisting with research and development and delivery of the education and events programme
·  Writing and circulating detailed event memos
·  Overseeing the setting up for all events
·  Assisting with the organisation of group bookings
·  Assisting with education and events invoicing and ticketing
·  Assisting with Private View organisation and Front of House logistics
·  Assisting with invitation mail outs for events
·  Assisting with the guest list for events
·  Organising car-parking for events
·  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 development, installation and delivery of exhibitions and events
·  Supporting the Front of House with general gallery duties
·  Assisting with the gallery invigilation on occasion

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, such as administration, press, education, development of exhibitions and events
·  Excellent verbal and written communication skills
·  Organised with an ability to prioritise
·  Computer literate – familiarity with Mac OS is desirable
·  Candidate should be meticulous with attention to detail
·  Proactive attitude and a team player