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Art Advisor / Gallery administrator

Job description

Axel Vervoordt is an international renowned company, constructed and organized around 3 major core activities : the Art and Antiques department, the Axel Vervoordt Gallery for modern and contemporary Art and The interior Design Office.

The company is located in Belgium, with an interior branch in New York and Gallery in Hong Kong. Currently there are around 90 people employed across the various teams.

For our Art Gallery in Hong Kong, we are looking for an

Art Advisor / Gallery administrator

He or she is a Chinese speaking, sales talent with preferable an art historical background as well as a familiarity and comprehension of our company’s mission and philosophy.

His or her main responsibilities and challenges are :

  • Promoting the gallery’s artists and exhibition program to local Hong Kong and greater China region;
  • Maintaining client portfolio (Microsoft CRM system);
  • Station at a reception desk and proactively welcome and liaise with visitors of the gallery;
  • Assist in online marketing and social media especially to contents in Chinese such as website updates, Facebook, mailings and in-gallery information about the exhibitions;
  • Preparing for exhibition catalogues;
  • Planning, scheduling and coordinating exhibitions;
  • Promoting international art fairs for gallery's artists;
  • Coordinating logistics locally and internationally;
  • Translating exhibition catalogs, press release, sales and marketing materials;
  • Performing gallery’s administrative duties assigned by the management team;

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skill both in written and spoken in English, Mandarin and Cantonese (with working visa);
  • Attention to detail and good hospitality manner;
  • Art historical education and background, or similar by experience;
  • Interested in artwork sales;
  • Flexible and dynamic personality with at least two or more years of art related work experience;
  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications, Mac OS and experience in social media;
  • Discrete and professional attitude;
  • Teamplayer;
  • Well organized, self –motivated and able to handle multiple projects and exhibitions under tight deadlines;
  • Hong Kong resident;

Job informations

Description: Art Advisor / Gallery administrator

Type: Full-time

Location: Hong Kong

Please send CV’s to hr@axelvervoordtgallery.com.hk with the subject line “Chinese Speaking Art Advisor”