Assistant Director, Project Native Informant
- Closes1st September 2019
- TypeFull time
- SalaryPaid (£25k-30k)
- Artformcombined arts, film, interdisciplinary arts, photography, visual arts
Project Native Informant is looking for a full-time, highly organized new team member with a rigorous attention to detail. The new hire will be solely responsible for essential duties of the gallery and must possess an ability to work independently as much as in a small team.
Essential responsibilities include:
- artist and exhibition liaison: studio visits with the Owner and Director; close collaboration and supervision with artists, Owner and Director in sourcing materials and producing new art work; maintenance of budgets; installation, de-installation and management of gallery exhibitions, art fairs and external projects; documentation; post-exhibition follow-up “care”;
- management of the gallery’s shipping and storage: overseeing every facet of packing and transit including deriving quotations and close coordination and supervision with Director of all local, domestic, and international shipments and deliveries; quarterly inventory checks and harmonization of the database; general database entry;
- management of the artist archive, including the classification and reformatting of all photography and video;
- website maintenance;
- communication, including liaising with press and the general public;
- assisting the Owner on the financial management of the gallery, including preparing for VAT reporting;
- other duties to be determined.
PNI encourages candidates from all fields with a strong interest in contemporary art. We welcome all applicants with any educational or professional background but we do require certain unique, essential skills:
- Self-motivated initiators with a minimum of two year experience working in small businesses/organizations;
- Ability to be pre-emptive/responsive and work well within a small team;
- Excellent interpersonal skills, with good verbal and written communication skills;
- Technical skills and experience in installation and managing exhibitions;
- Expertise in Excel/Numbers, FilemakerPro-based database programs, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and SketchUp (or Cinema4D);
- Ability to travel;
- A good sense of humor.
Please send brief cover letter (250 words or less) and CV/resume as one (1) PDF to email@example.com. Applications are reviewed on a weekly basis. If you have not heard from us in due time, your application is unfortunately unsuccessful.