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Gallery Assistant

Job details

Sanderson Contemporary
2 Jun 2022
Work type
Part time employment
Work classification
Visual Arts


SANDERSON CONTEMPORARY Gallery Assistant Position Description

Hours: 2 rostered days (Sun/Mon) per week with additional casual hours/days

Reports to: Manager Sanderson Contemporary and Director Sanderson Contemporary

Key Relationships: Clients / Sanderson Team / Artists / Media / Service providers

Key duties: Includes general administration, sales and client relationships, accounts and general gallery tasks outlined further below.

Sanderson Contemporary is a busy commercial gallery based in Newmarket, Auckland. The gallery manages a stable of diverse artistic practices. We are looking for a part-time Gallery Assistant to join our dynamic team - working on Sundays and Mondays. Our ideal candidate would have a tertiary qualification in Fine/Visual Arts and/or Art History and be capable and confident in sales. Experience working in a commercial gallery or auction house would be preferred - although not essential. This role is ideal for someone who is looking for part time hours within the arts sector.

Sanderson Contemporary is a small team of four. The Gallery Assistant is a major support role in running the gallery. As we are a small team communication is key, as well as willingness to take on any task - big or small - and a ‘can-do’ attitude. We will provide training and development opportunities to the successful candidate.

The key skills you will need to have to do this job include:

- Administration
- Sales/client liaison
- Computer skills including Adobe creative suite and Xero 
- Artist management
- Website management
- Curatorial
- Social media & marketing


How to apply

To apply please send a one page cover letter and CV to 

Written by

Sanderson Contemporary Art

19 May 2022