Gallery Invigilator, Hauser & Wirth Somerset

Image Credit: Hauser & Wirth Somerset

01749 814060
somerset@hauserwirth.com
www.hauserwirthsomerset.com

Deadline Wednesday 28 June 2017

Hauser & Wirth Somerset Invigilators are part of the front of house team, responsible for offering an informative and welcoming experience for visitors, acting as ambassadors of the gallery. The role is offered as casual position with variable days.

Main duties
• To assist with maintaining the very high standards of customer service required in the Gallery
• Providing information to visitors about current exhibitions, events, the history of Durslade Farm, the architecture, the garden and all aspects of the gallery programme
• To attend relevant meetings, training and exhibition walkthroughs where required
• Maintaining security of the artwork and safety of all visitors
• To keep a record of visitor attendance and capture evaluative information
• Maintaining a tidy and well-presented gallery
• Managing visitor’s use of the space – including prohibiting drinking, eating, photographing artwork (when appropriate)
• Working on weekends and during events and private views

Person specification
• Excellent communication skills
• Must be well presented
• Flexible and reliable
• Highly motivated and enthusiastic with an interest in contemporary art
• Must have strong interpersonal and organisational skills with excellent attention to detail
• Previous experience in invigilation or visitor experience in an arts environment is desirable
• Must enjoy working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Benefits
• Discount offered in the gallery shop, including discount on Hauser & Wirth publications
• Discount offered on the Roth Bar & Grill takeaway menu
• Discounted entry to selected gallery events

This is a unique opportunity to work in a newly established destination for experiencing art and architecture. With an extensive events and education programme inspired by the exhibitions, the countryside and the local community, there will be exposure to many international cultural activities.

Please submit your CV and cover letter by email only to:
Flo Yapp, Front Desk, Hauser & Wirth Somerset
somerset@hauserwirth.com

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