Crescent Hill Gallery – Job Call: Assistant Gallery Director
Duties will include but are not limited to: -handling all daily aspects of gallery operations including managing and...

Duties will include but are not limited to:

-handling all daily aspects of gallery operations including managing and handling inventory of original artwork

-in-home consultations with clients across the GTA

-selling original art to clients and collectors online through email correspondence and social media platforms

-proactively generating new business through email, phone, mail and in person

-create and send out email newsletters weekly with engaging themes that invite clients to respond

-update and maintain all social media platforms including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn

-design marketing and advertising material, create advertising campaigns and assist to organize spring and fall group shows

-work all exhibitions (2-3 per year, evening events)

-wire, frame and hang artwork as needed

-generate sales reports

* Qualified applicants must be available to work on weekends and evenings, have a valid G drivers license and their own vehicle. They must be capable of performing tasks that are physically demanding (such as packing and shipping of artwork, hanging heavy framed pieces, standing on a ladder, and setting up for events).

* A large part of this position is related to sales and as such priority will be given to applicants who have prior luxury retail experience.

This is a full-time, salary and commission based sales position.

The ideal candidate will:

-have several years of proven high-end/luxury retail sales experience

-hold a bachelors degree in a related field (preferred)

-be confident in approaching collectors/clients and closing sales

-be capable of providing exceptional customer service to upscale clientele in a professional manner

-be comfortable following up with multiple clients at any given time via phone or email

-have a passion and a deep commitment for the visual arts

-be comfortable maintaining professional relationships with gallery artists

-have experience with framing original works of art

Necessary qualifications include:

-excellent computer knowledge including experience with Mac OS, Filemaker Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, Constant Contact and Basecamp.

-strong written and verbal communication skills

-high attention to detail and accuracy

-ability to help organize and plan large scale gallery events

-proven experience with successful Social Media campaigns (Facebook, Instagram & Twitter)

-being available to work weekends and evenings

To apply, please submit your Cirriculum Vitae/Resume, list of references (professional and character if available) and cover letter to