Gallery Assistants x 2

Redcar Contemporary Art Gallery

Redcar Contemporary Art Gallery is seeking two part-time Gallery Assistants to assist with its Arts Council England-funded Redcar Summer Exhibition.

These two flexible part-time positions are ideal for recent art graduates or those with a background in related areas. Both roles run from 1 May – 7 September, but focus on different areas, as follows:

Part-time Gallery Assistant (Digital Marketing)

Responsibilities

  • Manage social media for the 2024 Redcar Summer Exhibition.
  • Create online content and promotional material.
  • Assist with art sales and provide customer service.
  • Support exhibition events and installations.
  • Collaborate on logistics with the Gallery Assistant (Logistics).

Requirements

  • Background in art and creative industries.
  • Strong digital marketing skills.
  • Enthusiasm for contemporary art.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Flexible schedule, including weekends and evenings.
  • Previous gallery or digital marketing experience is advantageous. 

Part-time Gallery Assistant (Logistics)

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate shipping and receiving of artworks.
  • Liaise with artists for safe shipment.
  • Assist with installation and de-installation of artworks.
  • Maintain exhibition spaces and records.
  • Provide customer service and support exhibition events.
  • Undertake exhibition invigilation duties.

Requirements

  • Hands-on skills for artwork preparation.
  • Previous gallery or museum experience preferred but not essential.
  • Strong organisational and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Physical ability to handle artworks.
  • Flexible schedule for evenings and weekends.