Pace Gallery is seeking a dynamic, organized and efficient candidate to join our Gallery Assistant team in New York on a Full-time basis. In this capacity the Gallery Assistant will be responsible for greeting incoming visitors, answering all incoming calls, email and in-person inquiries, and directing messages to the appropriate staff members, as well as providing general administrative support. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, possess sound judgement and excellent communication skills. Please note this position is for immediate hire with a Tuesday through Saturday schedule. The role will include, but not be limited to the following responsibilities: • Greet all incoming visitors, clients, and press, both in person and by phone. • Act as an initial point of contact and answer any questions or concerns. • Answer all incoming calls to the gallery and direct inquiries to the appropriate staff members. • Send, receive and distribute physical mail. • Maintain overall appearance and tidiness of general gallery spaces, book display, as well as kitchen and stockroom areas. • Assist with private views, special events and openings. • Mentor new team members and interns. • Provide administrative assistance to other internal departments as needed. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred. • 1 – 2 years of administrative experience required. • Prior experience working in a gallery, auction house or museum. • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse range of people and job functions. • Thorough knowledge of contemporary art is essential.
Application Instructions / Public Contact Information
Interested candidates please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, with ‘Gallery Assistant’ as the subject line. Again please note that this position is for immediate hire and only qualified candidates will be contacted. No calls or walk-ins please.