Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Marvol Gallery Internship Opportunity 2019

Marvol Gallery is looking for someone who is interested in growing with us to join our small team as a Gallery intern who is enthusiastic, well-presented and passionate about the Visual Art industry.

The ideal candidate must have a willingness to learn and a curious mind. The role will have a strong focus on customer service and administration.

Opportunity Profile

The intern will have an up-close opportunity to observe and participate in many aspects of pre and post-production of small-scale exhibitions. The intern will be closely mentored by the Gallery manager to allow for different levels of experience. 

Since Marvol Gallery is a newly developed space the intern will gain valuable insights and experience into the start-up requirements and environment of an Art Gallery.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Fielding visitors to the Gallery and assisting with phone calls and general enquiries
  • Being confident and knowledgeable on the current exhibitions with the ability to do a tour with visitors
  • Assisting in creating exhibition dossiers
  • Some assistance with exhibition planning and installation
  • Maintaining and updating gallery databases and cataloguing of artwork
  • A measurable and keen interest in the creative and artistic fields, such as dance, visual art, music etc.
  • Eagerness to make a valuable contribution and grow within the company
  • Fine attention to detail
  • Disciplined, reliable and confident with a willingness to learn
  • Well spoken, excellent communication and writing skills
  • Must be able to work independently with strong analytical research skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Drivers license essential
Visual art, Business Administration or Business Studies diploma or similar qualification in a related field preferred

Working hours: 9am to 5pm Wednesday to Friday, 9am to 5pm every alternate Sunday, and occasional evenings may be as required for exhibition openings and gallery events

Salary: R5500

Start date: As soon as possible

How to Apply

Location: Kuils River

To apply please e-mail your CV, references, letter of motivation to using “Gallery Assistant Application” in the subject line.

Source: Vansa

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