• Art Gallery Assistant

    Posted: 06/02/2021

    Job details

    $12 - $15 an hour
    Job Type
    Number of hires for this role


      • Bachelor's (Preferred)


    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.

    Job Description

    The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, responsible, and detail oriented, with an outgoing personality and articulate communication skills. An entrepreneurial spirit is also a must!

    Tasks include:

    -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

    -Special projects

    -Job schedule is predominantly Saturday and Sunday

    Experience wanted:

    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

    Supplemental Pay:

    • Commission pay

    COVID-19 considerations:
    We comply with all state and federal COVID-19 guidelines.

    Ability to Commute/Relocate:

    • Newport, RI 02840 (Required)


    • Bachelor's (Preferred)

    Work Location:

    • One location

    Work Remotely:

    • No
    Interested parties may apply here

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