Honfleur Gallery Seeks Gallery Assistant

By Editorial Team on March 16, 2022

Deadline: Sun, 10 April 2022

Annual East of the River group show at Honfleur Gallery. Photo courtesy ARCH Development Corporation.

The Gallery Assistant will support the President and Gallery Curator with the daily operations involved in the management of Honfleur Gallery, a contemporary fine art space, by ARCH Development Corporation (ADC) a nonprofit community development organization that has been in Historic Anacostia since 1991.

Tasks will vary from administrative to hands-on projects, including assistance in exhibition installation. In addition to an interest in and knowledge of contemporary art, a qualified candidate will possess excellent communication and writing skills, be well organized, and be computer proficient (Mac). Experience working with various image files, Photoshop, Constant Contact, and Dropbox is a bonus. Experience working in an art gallery is not required. Social media experience with Face Book, Twitter, Instagram necessary.

This is a part-time six-month position with potential for extension beyond six months. Applicants must be available to work Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Schedule flexibility in the weeks leading up to new exhibitions is desired. Incredibly competitive compensation.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Public Profile

  • Meet and greet customers and clients of Honfleur Gallery; includes gaining a comprehensive understanding of each exhibit, its artists, and the premise for the show
  • Maintain a clean environment for visitors (clean desk and door, sweep, etc.)
  • Attend public meetings, opening receptions, and special events as scheduled
  • Assist with community outreach projects as needed

Administration

  • Support as needed in all areas of exhibition production
  • Assist with mailers, online promotions, and social media
  • Assist with updating gallery websites
  • Assist with maintaining an inventory of artists, artworks, and customers
  • Maintain the galleries’ photo archives through the use of Dropbox
  • Assist senior staff with gallery programming

Art Handling

  • Assist Assistant Director with installation of exhibitions at Honfleur Gallery
  • Honfleur has a sister gallery space in Baltimore. Where help in installing will be needed.
  • Assist with other art handling and packing as needed

To apply:

Send a cover letter and a resume to gautier.duane@gmail.com. Attach these materials as PDFs or Word documents to your email. We will field questions not answered by the job description above.