Gallery Associate

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Located in the Myers Park area of Charlotte, NC, we are proud to say we have been placing art in the community and internationally for over 20 years. Shain Gallery serves a discriminating clientele of homeowners and corporations and represents over forty different nationally and regionally acclaimed artists. We offer consultation and acquisition assistance, an annual schedule of exhibitions and welcome clients who are just beginning to collect art and those who have been collecting for years.

Overview:
Shain Gallery is seeking an enthusiastic, professional individual to join our team as a full-time Gallery Associate. This position is responsible for generating sales while providing an exceptional client experience. In addition, the Gallery Associate handles all inquiries, ensures purchases are packed and shipped in a timely manner, and assists in maintaining the gallery. The Gallery Associate will be friendly, highly motivated, and team-oriented with a passion for art and sales. Previous gallery experience a plus. The gallery is open Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday availability a must.

Responsibilities:
• Drive and close sales of artwork
• Serve as the initial point of contact in the gallery, greeting and assisting clients
• Handle client inquiries across all channels of communication, including email, telephone, and social media
• Serve as the primary agent for gallery fulfillment and logistics, including packing and shipping
• Maintain artwork inventory, including on-site storage organization and updating website
• Assist with daily gallery operation, including handling artwork, gallery installations, and local deliveries
• Build and maintain relationships with clients and artists
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
• Knowledge of contemporary art market
• Detail oriented with emphasis on organization and ability to multitask
• Excellent communication and negotiation skills
• Ability to work flexible hours and perform off-site work as required
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with Quickbooks Pro and Photoshop preferred
• Must have a driver’s license
• Heavy lifting required

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