Location: The Avenue Gallery, 2184 Oak Bay Ave., Victoria, BC V8R 1G3
Do you have a passion for fine art and love building connections with people? The Avenue Gallery has a rare part-time position and is looking for the next great addition to our exceptional team!
The Gallery Associate reports directly to the Manager and is a key member of our collaborative team. You will spend time interacting with prospective buyers and existing clients, speak about our artists’ artwork with enthusiasm, liaise with gallery artists on occasion, process sales, and exceed our clients’ needs and expectations in a friendly, professional manner. You will handle and move artwork with attention and care, assist with exhibition installations and displays, package artwork for shipping, contribute to keeping the gallery sparkling clean, update inventory on our e-commerce website as needed, and so much more! No two days are the same in this inviting, elegant gallery in charming Oak Bay Village.
This exciting opportunity will be Thursdays 10am – 5:30pm, with flexibility for occasional fill-in coverage, including weekends.
WHAT YOU OFFER:
- A minimum two years’ experience in a customer service and/or retail sales role
- Ability to lift 30 lbs and comfort standing for extended periods of time
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, with a personable and professional approach
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written
- Attention to detail and accuracy of information (written and numerical)
- Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
- Ability to multitask with adaptability; highly motivated self-starter; organized and efficient
- Willingness to learn and accept new challenges in a motivated, enthusiastic and flexible manner
- Experience with Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, an asset
- Experience with social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter), Wordpress and Constant Contact, an asset
- Experience installing, packing and shipping artwork, an asset
One of the premiere boutique art galleries in Victoria, The Avenue Gallery has been showcasing contemporary Canadian fine art since 2002. This impressive art gallery carries a broad spectrum of modern art that appeals to people new to the contemporary art scene as well as knowledgeable collectors.
Email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, attn: Kathleen, or bring to the gallery, 2184 Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria, BC. No phone calls, please.