Gallery Invigilator

Salary
£9 per hour
Hours
Varied hours
Position Type
Temporary
Location
23 Savile Row
Closing Date
31/01/2020
Advert expires on
27/01/2020

Hauser & Wirth

Main Duties

Main duties

· To assist with maintaining very high standards of customer service established in the Gallery

· Providing information to visitors about current exhibitions, events, and all aspects of the gallery programme

· To attend relevant meetings, training and exhibition walkthroughs where required

· Maintaining security of the artwork and safety of all visitors

· To keep a record of visitor attendance

· Assist with maintaining a tidy and well-presented gallery

· Managing visitor’s use of the space - including prohibiting drinking, eating and photographing artwork (when appropriate)

· Working on weekends and during evening events and private views when required

Skills and Experience

Hauser & Wirth is one of the leading international galleries for contemporary art with locations in Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, Somerset, St. Moritz and Zurich.

Hauser & Wirth London Invigilators are a key part of the front of house team with the responsibility for offering an informative and welcoming experience for visitors. The role is offered as a casual position with variable days.

Person specification

· Excellent communication skills

· Must be well presented and punctual

· Flexible and reliable

· Highly motivated and enthusiastic with an interest in contemporary art

· Strong interpersonal skills

· Previous experience in invigilation or visitor experience in an arts environment is desirable

Benefits

· Becoming a part of a like-minded community of creative individuals

· Expanding one’s knowledge, confidence, and experience

· Opportunities to meet artists and professionals in the field, and to learn more about a commercial art gallery

· Opportunity to be involved in gallery events and engage with visitors

· Discount offered in the gallery shop, including discount on Hauser & Wirth publications