Gallery and Store Manager
(Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Identified position)
3 -5 days (negotiable)
Aboriginal Art Co, South Brisbane
Closes Monday 30 May 2023
Aboriginal Art Co is a not-for-profit company established in July 2019. As a Registered Charity and listed on the Register Of Cultural Organisations, we are committed to creating social impacts for artists and their communities through the promotion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts.
We run an art gallery and store in Brisbane’s Cultural Centre Precinct. We curate and sell a diverse range of quality Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artworks from across Australia. We run an art gallery and store in Brisbane’s Cultural Centre Precinct. We curate and sell a diverse range of quality Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artworks from across Australia. We are an arts organisation supporting artists in the process, promotion and presentation of art. We also offer tourism experiences.
Aboriginal Art Co is seeking an experienced retail manager/artsworker to join the team. As Gallery and Store Manager you will be tasked to oversee the day-to-day operation of the retail store in Brisbane and online. You will need excellent communication and organisational skills to handle of wholesale orders and consignments as well as supervise part-time gallery staff. You will be creating monthly sales reports , regular stocktakes and ordering new stock.
Working with us means
You will gain experience working for a professional art gallery alongside creative and inspiring people. You will have the opportunity to work with local and national First Nations artists, creatives and community members, hearing stories, learning about culture, history and art.
To be successful in this role, you will have:
You will also communicate and contribute to team meetings to work towards a wholistic approach to the organisation and its goals. This may include curation, organisational processes, marketing and comms opportunities. We welcome innovation and inspiration and look forward to working with the right applicant on our expanding our offering with exciting and new art.
This is a fixed-term appointment of 12 months with probable extension. We encourage leadership and career progression opportunities. Flexibility in work hours and travel may be necessary.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur for up to 12 months.
How to Apply
Submit application before the Closing Date: Monday 15 May 2023, 5pm.
To be considered for this position applicants are required to:
Note: Applications with no cover letter outlining will be automatically ranked “not suitable”. Applications submitted after the due date and time will not be considered.
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