Part Time - Permanent:
32 hrs per fortnight to be performed Tue and Thurs, and Mon and Tues during install periods, inc. 1 Sat shift per fortnight and occasional after-hours during events and openings).
$27.40 per hour
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To apply, please email your CV and a cover letter addressing your suitability for the role, to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close midnight Sunday 8th October 2023
JOB OPPORTUNITY: GALLERY ASSISTANT
Gallery Lane Cove + Creative Studios is currently looking for a hands-on and enthusiastic arts worker to join their small team as Gallery Assistant.
About the Role:
The Gallery Assistant role at Gallery Lane Cove + Creative Studios is an entry to mid-level position focused on assisting in the planning and execution of exhibitions and events. You will work closely with the Gallery Manager + Curator, providing vital support to ensure the smooth delivery of our artistic activities.
About the Organisation:
Gallery Lane Cove + Creative Studios is a for-purpose arts organisation located in the heart of Lane Cove, dedicated to providing exhibition, education, and development services to the community. The organisation showcases contemporary artistic practices, promotes innovative art forms, and serves as a platform for cultural exchange in Sydney. Managed by Centrehouse Inc. a not-for-profit with DGR and ROCO status, its mission is to nurture contemporary artistic practice, promote innovative forms of art making and presentation and be a platform for contemporary cultural exchange in Sydney. In 2024 Centrehouse Inc will celebrate its 50th anniversary.
Summary of key Responsibilities
Assist with Art Installation:
Support the safe setup and takedown of artworks for exhibitions, ensuring proper handling and adherence to guidelines.
Assist in installing various artworks, including paintings, sculptures, installations, video, and media works.
Help with packing artworks when necessary.
Aid in the planning and execution of events, including exhibition openings, artist talks, workshops, and special programs.
Assist with logistical aspects of events, such as scheduling, venue setup, and equipment arrangements.
Supplies and Equipment:
Maintain supplies and equipment necessary for exhibitions and events.
Ensure that essential materials and tools are available for successful installations and events.
Act as a point of contact and liaison between the gallery and stakeholders, relaying information and inquiries.
Assist in maintaining communication records and schedules.
Learning and Contribution:
Utilise your interest in the visual arts to actively engage with artists and contribute ideas to upcoming programs.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
A strong interest in the arts or relevant coursework.
Good technical skills for handling hand tools and equipment.
An introductory understanding of various art forms and styles.
Good organisational skills and attention to detail.
Effective written and verbal communication for interactions with stakeholders.
Flexibility to work occasional Saturday shifts and after-hours during events.
Passion for the arts and an interest in the local arts community.
This position offers an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in gaining or further developing their hands-on experience in gallery assistance. As a Gallery Assistant, you will play a supportive role in enriching our community's artistic experience.
Please note, training can be provided to the chosen candidate to fill in potential gaps in experience or knowledge. Applicants who may not meet the full criteria are encouraged to apply, as this is a diverse role with opportunities for training and skills development.