Workshop Assistant Job Opportunity

27 January 2017

Workshop Assistant Job Opportunity

Flowers Gallery has an opening for a full time Workshop Assistant, based Tuesday – Saturday at our Kingsland Road gallery in London. We are seeking an energetic, versatile and enthusiastic individual to support the Head Technician and Registrar in delivering all technical aspects of the exhibition programme and to provide assistance with the movement and handling of fine art. 

The successful candidate will have fine art handling experience, be comfortable working independently and as part of a team within a busy commercial gallery environment. They will be able to demonstrate a range of practical expertise, have strong written and verbal communication skills and possess a passion for contemporary art.

Responsibilities:

Art handling
Artwork inventory
Stock management and conservation
Compiling artwork condition reports
Co-ordinating gallery framing
Maintaining a well-organised workshop
Assisting with the installation of internal / external exhibitions and Art Fairs
Preparing artwork for international shipping and storage
Client and studio deliveries / collections
Assisting with client and artist presentations
General technical support and assistance

Skills / attributes should include:

Full, clean UK driving licence
Sound practical skills & experience working within a technical environment
Strong organisational, communication and administrative skills
IT literacy in all basic office applications
Professional, motivated and enthusiastic

Salary

£15k - £20k dependent on experience. 

To apply, please send a CV with cover letter by 31st January to artlinked@gmail.com