Gallery Assistant, Tanya Leighton, Berlin


Requirement: Full-time, minimum 2 years
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 6pm
Start Date: 1 November 2023

Tanya Leighton seeks a Gallery Assistant to support the smooth and efficient operation of the gallery and its programme. A successful candidate will speak both English and German fluently, having had experience working in a fast-moving creative environment is preferable. Reporting directly to the Gallery Manager, the Gallery Assistant will fulfill a key role within a busy team split between Berlin and Los Angeles.

Candidate specifications:
• Ability to support team members and artists in the exhibition and promotion of artworks
• Excellent communication skills in English and German
• Proficient in creatively devising content for social media accounts
• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite with a special focus on Photoshop and InDesign, as well as Mac operating systems and Microsoft Office
• Excellent organisational skills with proven ability to work to tight deadlines, following instructions closely without oversight
• Smartly presented with a polite and positive demeanor
• Fast learner able to pick up the operation of new systems in an efficient and timely manner

Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Welcome visitors to the gallery, giving introductions or tours of the exhibitions
• Update artist CVs, press packs and portfolios in a timely manner using InDesign
• Assist with content creation for gallery’s social media channels and update public exhibition listings
• Maintain the gallery’s digital archive and online
• Prepare exhibition openings and events as well as off-site events including dinners and parties
• Assist with updating the gallery’s website and digital sales tools such as online Viewing Rooms
• Create exhibition and artwork presentation documents using InDesign
• Fulfill image and press requests; field inquiries from institutions, curators and private clients as needed
• Liaise with external providers, facility managers, and suppliers (internet, phone, etc.) to arrange repairs and maintenance as necessary
• Ensure office and gallery spaces are tidy, presentable, and most efficient at all times
• Maintain office diary and shared calendar
• Make travel and accommodation bookings for staff, and prepare schedule and information packs for visiting artists and guests
• Provide general assistance to the Director and Gallery Manager as well as lend support to other members of the team as required
• Uphold gallery standards in all communications, both internal and external

Application: To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to with ‘Application: Gallery Assistant, Tanya Leighton’ as the subject line by 1 October 2023. Interviews will take place on a rolling basis.

Applicants without the above specifications need not apply.

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Tanya Leighton Gallery
Tanya Leighton
Kurfürstenstraße 156
+49 030 21972220
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