15 Nov

Gallery Sales Events Assistant Jobs Vacancy in Thompson Landry Gallery Toronto

Position
Gallery Sales Events Assistant
Company
Thompson Landry Gallery
Location
Toronto ON
Opening
15 Nov, 2018 24 days ago

Thompson Landry Gallery Toronto urgently required following position for Gallery Sales Events Assistant. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Gallery Sales Events Assistant Jobs Vacancy in Thompson Landry Gallery Toronto Jobs Details:

JOB OPPORTUNITY:

  • Uphold Thompson Landry Gallery's Core Values of Teamwork, Passionate Expertise, Exceptional Client Service, Business Judgement and Integrity. Demonstrate daily the Key Behaviors of these values.
  • Act as the primary support for maintaining the gallery, working directly with the Gallery Director.
  • Working in a team environment to complete art and event sales, including follow-ups and correspondence with clients
  • Physical presence required in the galleries and load-in days to assist the Gallery Directors and Gallery Operations team with set-up and installation
  • Must possess a strong attention to detail and understanding of the Gallery Operations process
  • Able to follow rigid timelines regarding exhibition requirements, property lists, installation schedules
  • Manage daily gallery and events related administrative tasks
  • Producing written documents, including press releases, artist biographies and event contracts
  • Work cooperatively other gallery assistants on site
  • Occasionally deliver and install artwork in clients homes
  • Occasionally work off hours taking meetings or working events being held in the gallery spaces
  • Other duties as assigned by Director

KEY COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Flexible approach to job role and working hours, including weekend and evening availability, is essential
  • Previous experience in art and event sales and dealing with clients
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrate ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Demonstrate experience in delivering excellent client service in a commercial environment, including active listening, empathy and patience
  • Highest standard of confidentiality, discretion and work ethic
  • Ability to work professionally and responsibly
  • Knowledge of, and enthusiasm for Fine and Decorative Arts
  • Excellent standards of self-presentation with a friendly, enthusiastic and welcoming disposition
  • Confident, positive and dynamic attitude
  • Commitment to punctual attendance
  • Excellent communication skills (particularly in spoken English)
  • Fluency in a foreign language preferred (French speakers highly desired)
  • Superior writing skills
  • Ability to adjust schedule during high sale seasons
  • Strong follow-up, administrative and people skills
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3 - 5 years of equivalent work experience and administrative experience in a museum or gallery setting
  • Experience in events is preferred
  • Previous sales experience is essential
  • Knowledge and interest in art and art history
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel programs. Knowledge of E-mail, Spreadsheet, Word Processing.
  • Proficiency in Abode Photoshop
  • Strong organizational, analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including superior written and spoken communication
  • Driver’s license is essential

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extensive walking throughout and between gallery locations is required.
  • Frequent light to medium physical effort and lifting required.
  • Frequent working at heights on ladders is required

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Experience:

  • sales: 3 - 5 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)

Location:

  • Toronto, ON (Required)

Licence:

  • G (Preferred)

Language:

  • French (Preferred)

Important Note: Please apply with both a cover letter and resume

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Experience:

  • Sales: 3 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)

Location:

  • Toronto, ON (Preferred)

Licence:

  • G (Preferred)

Language:

  • French (Preferred)


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