Senior Studio Assistant

Pope.L, artist based in Chicago IL, seeks Senior Level Studio Assistant to begin work late February, early March 2019

 

The position is 3 to 4 days a week; hourly pay based on skills and experience.

 

Studio hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM, including lunch

 

This position primarily requires the individual to work closely with Pope.L and staff to facilitate and maintain the various time-lines of the studio and assist in database upkeep.

 

The studio has a small staff of three and though each individual has a focus, tasks are frequently shared.

 

Main Duties:

-Keeper of the Calendar: coordinate scheduling of Pope.L's teaching, family obligations, travel and projects (mostly off-site, some in-studio).

-In collaboration with Pope.l and staff, assist in day-to-day communication with galleries, museums, the university, etc.

-Assist in maintaining studio databases, rights docs, and facilitate communication with teaching assistants and students 

-Facilitate Pope.l travel

 

Qualifications:

-Must be organized, efficient and communicative, some experience event panning helpful

-Must be able to work in a busy environment, light on your feet and ability to take criticism

-Must be able to work well in a group as well as focus on individual tasks

-Must be willing to stay in this position for a minimum of two years

-Must have a vehicle and valid driver’s license

-Some experience in art-related admin jobs helpful, for ex., artist studio, gallery, museum, etc.

 

Preferred Skills:

-Prior experience working in an artist’s studio or art gallery

-Prior experience working as a personal assistant

-Prior experience organizing projects involving groups of people

-Knowledge of Adobe Suite, Sketch Up, Excel

-Knowledge of art databases (Artsystems, Artbase, etc.)

 

Please send cover letter, resume, and three references in ONE PDF to info.popelstudio@gmail.com by January 19, 2018.