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Job Vacancy for Gallery Intern at Belfast exposed

Job Title: Gallery Intern

Employer: Belfast Exposed Photography

Place of work: 23 Donegall Street, Belfast, BT1 2FF

Reports to: Gallery Manager

Duration: Six months with view to extend, commencing September 2017

Salary: National Living Wage

Hours of work: 30 hours per week, Tuesday to Saturday. Flexible working including evenings will be required

Benefits: 32 days per annum (pro rata) paid holiday (including public holidays)

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Belfast Exposed and make a vital contribution to this long established photography organisation as part of a dynamic and committed team. With an ability to thrive in a fast paced and demanding working environment, the successful candidate will work with the Gallery Team to provide logistical and technical support to the organisation’s gallery programmes, helping to build wider community and public interest in our work as well as providing administrative support to staff. The right candidate for this job will be someone who seeks to build a career in arts/gallery management, development and administration.

Primary Tasks Involve

  • Assisting the Gallery Team in realising Belfast Exposed’s exhibition and public participation programmes
  • Assist with the day-to-day running of the Belfast Exposed Bookshop
  • Supporting the smooth day-to-day running of the galleries

MAIN DUTIES

Gallery Support:

  • Assist with the installation of exhibitions
  • To open and close the galleries and ensure they are tidy and presentable
  • Respond to visitors enquiries
  • Monitor the gallery and condition of the work
  • Handle bookshop sales and online orders and support bookshop system and procedures
  • Assist in all gallery public participation activities, talks and events
  • Assist with documentation of all gallery activities including exhibition openings and events
  • Assist with guided tours of exhibitions

Administration / General:

  • Collate, scan and file all media coverage relating to Belfast Exposed exhibitions, events and wider activities
  • Support the general functions of the Belfast Exposed office to receive and respond to calls, deliveries and enquiries
  • Assist with general housekeeping of the organisation
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required within the remit of this role 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Graduated from a BA Photography programme within the past two years
  • Knowledge and enthusiasm for contemporary photography and the work of Belfast Exposed
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage one’s time to handle a diverse workload
  • The ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience using standard word processing and spreadsheet computer packages
  • Proficient in taking photographs for press / PR purposes and basic image editing skills using Photoshop & Lightroom
  • Experience working with the public and understanding of visitor experience and customer care
  • Experience working as part of a team 

TO APPLY

Please forward a CV and expression of interest to Gallery Manager Hannah Watson at by Friday 8th September at 5pm.


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