Gallery Manager

  • Full Time
  • Ottawa
  • On site
  • $55,000 – $70,000
  • Deadline: Open until filled (position may be filled before posting expiry date)
  • Posting expires: July 28, 2024

Wall Space Gallery + Framing

Description

WALL SPACE is currently hiring for the position of Gallery Manager. We are looking for a team-leader with a strong background in sales.

The ideal candidate must have a background in art and sales (or relatable experience). They possess an entrepreneurial spirit with a strong willingness to uplift the gallery’s represented artists, work closely with and build relationships with clients, be diligent in overseeing the day-to-day functioning of the gallery and its employees, have a strong work ethic and willingness to take on a wide range of tasks as required. This is a full-time position.

CVs can be sent to [email protected]

Role Description

  • Overseeing the day-to-day management of gallery staff and tasks
  • Building strong collector relationships and working directly with clients to help them find the right artworks for their home/collection
  • Leading and supporting a strong, upbeat sales environment
  • Facilitating gallery outreach through networking opportunities and building relationships with media outlets
  • Handling exhibition press releases and marketing plans
  • Corresponding with and maintaining relationships with artists
  • Staying current with the gallery’s represented artists and practices
  • Managing gallery inventory and making sure all staff are trained accordingly
  • Aiding in exhibition installations and the rotation of artworks through the gallery space
  • Overseeing the proper care and handling of artworks in inventory,
    making sure all staff are properly trained in artwork handling and inventory management
  • Supporting the curator in the creation of the exhibition schedules and planning of additional programming/community outreach
  • Grant writing, award applications, and letters of nomination/recommendation for gallery artists

To apply, email your details to opportunities@wallspacegallery.ca

CVs can be sent to [email protected]


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