Exhibition Host, The Store X, 180 Strand
- Closes31st August 2020
- TypePart time
- SalaryPaid (£20k-25k pro rata)
- Artformmuseums, visual arts
- ContactAlex email@example.com
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.
- 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.
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.
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.