Gallery Assistant Position (Part-Time)

Aboriginal & Pacific Art is a commercial gallery located on Wellington St, Waterloo. Since its foundation in 1997, APA has presented monthly exhibitions of remote area community Aboriginal artists and artists groups across Australia. APA works strictly with Aboriginal owned and governed community based art centres.

Aboriginal & Pacific Art currently has a position available for a Gallery Assistant for three days (Wed – Fri), to begin immediately.

This role includes:

Exhibition Preparation:

Coordinating advertisements

Assistance in exhibition installation and openings

Coordinating exhibition invitations

Collating exhibition catalogues

Website and other online social media management


Day-to-day Gallery Administration:

Generating invoices

Managing correspondence

Packing and organising freight of artworks

Day to day maintenance of the gallery

Filing, both digital and hard copy

Selection criteria:

Tertiary qualifications in the arts or equivalent experience

Well-developed writing skills

Sound experience with Microsoft applications as well as familiar with Adobe Suite & Photoshop

Practical, common sense attitude

Evidence of gallery work experience

Knowledge of Aboriginal Australian art is desirable, but not essential 

The role suits a highly motivated individual, with a strong sense of initiative, who would be able to work closely with the gallery’s director in an often fast-paced environment. It is a three day a week position, working from 10am – 5pm. Attendance at gallery openings is also required once per month. Experience working in a gallery environment is highly desirable, as is a firm working knowledge of the arts in Sydney and wider Australia. Only applicants who can meet the selection criteria need apply. Please forward a cover letter addressing selection criteria and a CV to info [at] aboriginalpacificart [dot] com [dot] au. For further information or for any queries please use the above email address or call us on (02) 9699-2211.