Jobs

Junior Registrar Role 

We are looking for a junior registrar to join our London gallery team. This position will report directly to our global head registrar and logistics manager on a day to day basis, providing registrarial duties across all three gallery locations in London, Hong Kong and New York. They will be working across all areas of the gallery, from exhibitions, project planning and art handling through to art fairs, client services and import/export procedures. 

Please email your CV and covering letter to michael@simonleegallery.com to apply. 

The candidate should ideally have: 

  • Experience of working for a contemporary art gallery or fine art shipping company 
  • A strong awareness of international shipping logistics (ideally including customs formalities) 
  • A fantastic work ethic 
  • The desire to be part of a small, thriving team 

 

There is scope to develop the role for the right candidate and training and mentoring will be provided to ensure the candidate is developing in the role. 

 

 Internship Programme

We offer three full-time six-month placements at Simon Lee Gallery, London.  

During your time here, you will be assigned a broad range of tasks that ensure you gain an understanding of how a contemporary art gallery like Simon Lee Gallery operates. Interns will work closely with the gallery team in a fast-paced environment learning valuable skills that will prepare them for a career in the international art world.

Please email your CV and covering letter to zoe@simonleegallery.com to apply. 

General Internship

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with general gallery administration, e.g. general filing, printing, post
  • Assist with front desk responsibilities, e.g. answer phone, greet visitors and clients, ensure gallery is tidy
  • Update Artlogic
  • Update Private Views
  • Update the events calendar, handle invitations and inform staff of upcoming exhibitions
  • Edit and resize images
  • Scan and file condition reports
  • Mark up and archive auction catalogues after each relevant sale
  • Maintain and restock the library
  • Assist with the execution of private views, special events and press previews

 

Artist Liaison Internship

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Ad-hoc duties relating to the management of artists 
  • Assist with archiving, mailouts, proofreading
  • Carry out research, including sourcing provenance, exhibition history and literature on works of art
  • Assist with writing texts on artworks and exhibitions
  • Update artist biographies and bibliographies
  • Create support materials for exhibitions as requested
  • Source, edit and resize images
  • Daily administrative tasks as requested

 

Communications Internship

Duties include but are not limited to: 

  • Track and archive press coverage
  • Prepare, update and circulate press cuttings
  • Assist with incoming image requests
  • Update press mailing lists on database
  • Prepare and distribute press images and PR information
  • Proofreading
  • Assist with social media planning
  • Assist with the execution of private views and press previews
  • Daily administrative tasks as requested

 

Qualifications

  • Fluency in English
  • A graduate in Art History, Fine Art or Museum Studies is preferable
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Proactive and positive attitude
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrates interest in the visual arts
  • Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, MS Office, scanning, and image editing is preferable