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Gallery Steward (#132,137,215) 

Job offer #132,137,215 in Hong Kong

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Are you a motivated self starter with a passion for art? Then join the island6 team because we are currently hiring a new Gallery Steward to oversee the daily running of the gallery, to create sales, liaise with the artists and handle PR for launch parties.

Training will be given and you can expect to receive a competitive basic salary + commission on any sales you make. Ideally, we want someone with a background/enthusiasm for art who is a great team player, as they will be in constant communication with the Shanghai team. We need someone who is reliable and committed, with a good sense of humour.

Position Requirements:
- Already residing in Hong Kong;
- Right to work in HK/Visa (NO Tourist Visa)
- Polished, polite, punctual and efficient
- English fluency to high written and spoken standard
- Must be able to work weekends

Tasks include:
- Handle sales and marketing to clients;
- Ensuring the maintenance of the gallery
- Handle tough negotiations with suppliers, shippers, and temporary services;
- Help organize promotional events, including show openings.

Desired Requirements:
- Passionate and knowledgeable about art.
- HK Native/Long Term ex-pat with a command of Cantonese
- Has initiative, drive and determination to push sales;
- Past experience in the art industry is a bonus.

Ultimately, we want someone who has skills that they can bring to the island6 team, so as long as you meet the minimum position requirements, we want to hear from any interesting individuals with eclectic interests and a diverse background. Essentially, we want someone who is able to make the most of this exciting opportunity but more importantly, transform it into a role in which they can realize their full potential.

The Company

Company Name
island6 Limited
Company Description

Following the 5 Year Plan for world domination, the Liu Dao electronic art collective has sailed across the straits to set up a mini-island6 in the glamorous heart of Hong Kong. Located in the historic district of Sheung Wan, island6 Hong Kong is propitiously situated on No. 1 New Street, an intersection that marries old and new elements of the area. With the opening of "Dripping with Aurum" (June 2012), island6 is proud to join the community of local and international art galleries located in this historic and blossoming arts district. island6 Hong Kong will follow in the footsteps of her big sister in Shanghai in showing cutting-edge new media art that explores contemporary issues in Asia through multimedia, interactive artworks. In its signature style of fusing the traditional with the modern, the artworks on display will involve the use of LED, interactive components, photography, video, neon, sculpture and post-contemporary painting imagery.
Number of Employees
1 - 10

Job Details

Employment Status
Full time
Type of Salary
Salary plus bonus
Job Location
Hong Kong

Job Requirements

Minimum Educational Qualification
Any Qualification
Languages known
English  (Expert)

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