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Exhibition Host, The Store X, 180 Strand

Description

This winter The Store X will present its fifth major show at 180 The Strand, London WC2R 1EA.

We are looking for exhibition hosts to be responsible for leading visitors through the gallery spaces; to clearly and confidently communicate instructions and information about the artwork, and provide assistance upon request.

Shifts are offered on a casual freelance basis Tuesday to Friday, or Saturday and Sunday - please state your preference in your application.

Please send a CV and cover letter by Monday 31st August.

Job Objectives

  • To be responsible for the visitors experience from start to finish.
  • To maintain the safety of visitors, staff and artwork.

  • To enthusiastically communicate about the exhibition with the public.

Main Responsibilities

  • To greet, check-in and guide small groups of visitors through the exhibition.

  • Supervise gallery spaces ensuring they are presented to the highest standards at all times.

  • Answer visitor enquiries about exhibition and events.

  • To attend training days and exhibition walkthroughs.

  • Maintaining security of the artwork and safety of all visitors

  • Switching on/off audio visual works and reporting technical issues to the manager.

Person Specification

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has experience working with the public in an arts based environment.

  • Has a strong interest in contemporary art and the desire to communicate that with others.

  • Has a positive outlook, patience and diplomacy.

  • Can self manage and work as part of a team.

  • Will take a genuine interest in the artist and their work outside the exhibition.

  • Is able to commit to work set days for the duration of the exhibition.

  • Has experience leading guided tours, delivering presentations and public speaking.