Working Relationships: Maintains positive relationships with gallery directors, artists, vendors, patrons, and visitors.
Position Details: Modern Eden Gallery seeks a professional, reliable part-time gallery coordinator for a minimum of 6 hours/week, with specific availability on Sundays and up to 21 hours/week for event setup, artwork installation, order management, and media production.
Compensation: $18–$22/hour DOE, no direct benefits, onsite only.
Growth Opportunities and Perks: Opportunity to learn and gain experience in the art industry. Networking opportunities within the local and international art community. Potential for future full-time opportunities within the gallery.
Typical Duties and Responsibilities: The Gallery Coordinator will be responsible for interfacing with the public, clients, and artists, managing retail and customer service duties such as opening and closing the gallery on Saturdays, answering calls, and providing online assistance. They will handle shipping and receiving of artwork, maintain the gallery's cleanliness and organization, assist in exhibition setup and breakdown, and contribute to digital content and marketing efforts. This flexible role will be tailored to the candidate's skills, and gap training will be provided as needed.
Minimum Qualifications: Interest in contemporary art, excellent communication skills, detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated, and able to work independently. Experience with or willingness to learn e-commerce platforms, retail POS systems, social media content creation, and handling fragile artwork. Willing to grow your career path by helping grow the business.
About us: Founded in 2010 by local artists and entrepreneurs Bradley Platz and Kim Larson, Modern Eden Gallery is an art garden—one maintained and nurtured by a local and international community of artists, patrons, family, friends, and fans. Modern Eden is a member of SFADA (The San Francisco Art Dealers Association) and was awarded a certificate of honor for “Outstanding Dedication to the Arts” by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. The gallery features rotating monthly exhibitions of local and international artists, coupled with a robust online ecommerce and social media presence.
We are considered one of the premier destinations in our genre for high-quality, handmade art in the US. We are family-owned and locally-based, with a commitment to expanding contemporary visual art and creative opportunity in San Francisco and beyond.
How to Apply: To apply for the Gallery Coordinator position, please submit your application via email to email@example.com.
Include a cover letter detailing your interest in the role, your availability, your CV, and any relevant experience you believe makes you a strong candidate. In your application, feel free to mention any additional skills or experiences you believe would contribute positively to the role, such as project management, event planning, or previous involvement in the art community. We will be accepting applications until the position is filled. No recruiters.