Job Opportunities

Job title:  Gallery Manager

 

Organization:

Stanek Gallery

720 N 5th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19123

 

Contact:  info@stanekgallery.net

Schedule:  Full time, hybrid work schedule

Compensation:  $38,000.00-$52,000.00 annually

Start date:  mid-October 2022 (immediate)

 

Stanek Gallery launched in 2015 with an innovative exhibition program that demonstrates how distinctive styles, content, and genres can coexist in the same room with harmony and intrigue. Since, Stanek Gallery has become a preeminent force in Philadelphia’s art landscape.

 

Stanek Gallery works with the international community of emerging and experienced art collectors, creating opportunities to bring together highly regarded modern masters and intriguing new works by emerging talent.

 

With a focus on quality, Stanek Gallery presents a diverse collection of representational, abstract, figurative, and conceptual work of exceptional craftsmanship in a wide range of styles, techniques, and subject matter. The approach is modern and multifaceted, offering not only an opportunity for artists to maximize exposure of high caliber work, but also provides an intimate viewing experience for collectors and patrons.

 

About the Role

The Gallery Manager reports directly to the Gallery Owner & Director and is responsible for management of daily operations with a wide range of administrative and curatorial tasks. This role presents ample opportunity for growth and upward mobility. Qualified candidates should be highly personable, proactive, and motivated with strong project management skills. Ideal candidates will have a demonstrated investment and interest in the Fine Arts and exhibit strong communication and networking abilities. Impeccable writing and editing skills with attention to detail is a must. Previous experience at a gallery, museum, or comparable arts organization is required.

 

Primary responsibilities

Oversee support team and daily operations

Coordinate and maintain exhibitions, events, and promotional calendar

Manage exhibition programming, installations, and associated events

Liaison between the Gallery and Artists

Create content, design and publish marketing materials (including press releases, postcards, flyers, and catalogues)

Initiate buyer and client engagement for sales and support

Manage sales inquiries and process transactions

Coordinate shipments/deliveries of artwork

Manage physical and digital files and business documents

Maintain artwork inventory and associated data collection

Maintain contact distribution lists

Assist with the preparations and installation of exhibitions and art fairs

Stay educated on new artists and relevant art trends

 

Additional responsibilities & special projects

Assist in the curating of Exhibitions

Curate and design online virtual gallery on Exhibbit platform

Design and curate silent auctions on Bid Beacon platform

Assist Gallery Director in budget planning

Schedule and conduct client visits and presentations

Assist with gallery openings and events

 

Experience/Skills

BA in Fine Art, Art History, or related fields required. Strong applicants are those actively pursuing a career in the Arts or arts administration. 2+ years of experience working in a gallery, museum, or arts organization is required.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) required

Proficiency in Google+

Knowledge of Artsy a plus

Knowledge of SquareUp a plus

Knowledge of Outlook a plus

Knowledge of social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter is required

Experience with Constant Contact and WIX platforms a plus

Experience with Adobe Photoshop preferred

 

Application

To be considered, please submit a cover letter and resume to info@stanekgallery.net by September 19, 2022.