Art Gallery Assistant
Full Job Description
Seeking a weekend Gallery Sales Associate for the Cory Silken Photography retail gallery in downtown Newport.
Cory Silken Photography is the business and brand of yacht photographer, Cory Silken. In addition to a gallery on Thames Street, Silken works with clients worldwide on editorial, commercial, fine art, and private commissions in a small niche of the luxury lifestyle industry.
The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, responsible, and detail oriented, with an outgoing personality and articulate communication skills. An entrepreneurial spirit is also a must!
-Client communication including sales, delivery, customer service, and lead generation
-Regular daily duties of preparing artwork and maintaining a retail store
-Actively use the website, internet, and social media to research and implement new strategies of marketing and growing the business
-Job schedule is predominantly Saturday and Sunday
Bachelor, Associate, or Certificate degree in business, marketing, communication, publishing, art, or a related field
1-2 years sales experience
Strong aesthetic sense and a love of photography
Experience with boats and/or international travel helpful
Fluency with Microsoft Windows and Office suites, operation of websites and social media
Physically capable of handling and hanging artwork, and using a ladder.
Job Type: part-time
Schedule: 10am-6pm Saturday & Sunday, occasional week day work available too.
Salary: $12.00 /hour plus commission
Growth: The gallery is predominantly busy with summer-season tourist traffic from Memorial Day through Columbus Day, but there is the opportunity for an enthusiastic, entrepreneurial employee to grow the position further.
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $12.00 - $15.00 per hour
- Employee discount
- Weekend availability
- Commission pay
We comply with all state and federal COVID-19 guidelines.
Ability to Commute/Relocate:
- Newport, RI 02840 (Required)
- Bachelor's (Preferred)
- One location