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Gallery Attendant

Posted 2 February by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Your new company
High profile public sector organisation based here in NI

Your new role
As a gallery attendant your main duties will include;

  • Providing guided tours and workshops for exhibitions, programmes and special events for the general public, schools and groups with special needs. To prepare for these by doing background reading.
  • Maintaining the security of the buildings and their contents by the invigilation of designated areas and galleries as required, carrying out security searches where necessary.
  • Providing textile and craft demonstrations and subject based workshops such as hand-hackling, spinning, weaving and arts and crafts
  • Assisting in the setting up of facilities for exhibitions and events which will included the carrying of furniture and equipment and assistance with display making.
  • Assisting on a rota basis with administration tasks such as stock taking, inventory, mailing and photocopying

What you'll need to succeed

  • 5 GCSEs Grace A-C or equivalent. One of these must be in a history, science and/or arts related subject

  • At least 3 years experience in one or more of the following: Working as a gallery assistant in a museum, historic building or other heritage facility - Working with the public, preferably in an arts, history, science or crafts environment - Working in a customer care environment - Working with school children
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team

  • Proven interest and ability in some area of arts or crafts e.g. needle skills, hand spinning or weaving, wood work, art, fine arts, drama

What you'll get in return

  • Immediate start with weekly pay
  • Casual hours
  • Free onsite parking

What you need to do now
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