We currently have two job vacancies at cambridge contemporary art and cambridge contemporary crafts.
MATERNITY COVER PART TIME GALLERY ASSISTANT
When hiring a new member of staff, we look for a friendly, approachable person who will be able to give guidance to a customer looking for a particular work of art, discuss how it has been made and be able to gauge what the customer is looking for. You will need to be comfortable talking to customers about their preferences, advising them of what may be a good piece to buy and have the confidence to recommend alternatives when they aren’t sure about your choice. You will be responsible in ensuring that you deliver excellent customer service in the gallery, on the phone and over email, alongside taking payments, wrapping purchases, and constantly monitoring and tidying the displays. The exhibitions change monthly in both galleries, showing artists from all stages in their career. You may be part of the team that hangs the new exhibition and meets the artist(s) delivering their work. The working hours are variable from week to week, from 2 days a week to 5 days a week.
GALLERY BOOK-KEEPER AND ADMINISTRATOR
We are looking for a friendly, approachable person with an interest in the visual arts. Candidates should be able to prioritise tasks and be able to work independently. To keep the business running smoothly you will be responsible for maintaining sales and purchase ledgers on Sage Line 50 accounts. You will prepare; debtors and creditors reports, monthly management reports, VAT Returns and Bank Reconciliations. You will be working closely with the accountant to ensure all accounts are entered/prepared to their specification, as well as assisting with the year-end audit and statutory accounts preparation. The working days are flexible, 21 hours a week.
We are a small team of staff and are looking for the right people to join our team. They will be conscientious, enthusiastic and consider themselves a team player.
Please email us (click here) for a job description and application form for either vacancy. Closing date for application forms is 11th March.