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Gallery Representative
Arts & Crafts Cooperative Inc.

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Gallery Representative

Arts & Crafts Cooperative Inc.
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Job Summary

Wage
$16.50 per hour
Job Type
Part-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 25 days ago
Job Role
Sales
Employer's Industry
Arts & Entertainment, Retail
Job Schedule
Weekends, Weekdays

Job Description

  Arts & Crafts Cooperative, Inc. (ACCI), located in the heart of North Berkeley's Gourmet District is a member-based community of artisans, artists, and art patrons.  Initially conceived by a small group of artists and craftspeople in the mid-1950’s, ACCI Gallery was incorporated in 1959 and moved to its current location in 1960.  ACCI purchased the beautiful brick building which houses the gallery in 1976.  As the oldest Arts and Crafts co-op west of the Mississippi, ACCI is celebrating its 60th year of operation.
 

Approximately one hundred artists exhibit a variety of mediums, including ceramics, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, textiles, and sculpture.  It is the mission of these artists to promote ACCI as a locally and nationally recognized cooperative model that presents a thriving retail outlet and exhibit venue for distinctive arts and crafts while providing a source of income support to its artists and an excellent working environment for its employees, all within a mutually supportive community.   Gallery Representative –    Requirements:    

  • 1-2 years retail sales experience
  • Availability on weekends and evenings for gallery      events
  • Must have proficiency in MacOSX, and Google Suite and      be generally well-versed in current technology
  • Familiarity      with social media platforms, experienced posting and sharing to Facebook      and Instagram
  • Experience with POS and inventory systems 
  • Must be able to stand for extended hours and able to      lift up to 20 pounds
  • Self-motivated and Ability to multi-task
  • A positive attitude and excellent customer service      skills
  • Educational Background in Art/Art History, or related      experience 

Position Responsibilities:   Sales/Customer Relations   

  • Maintaining a warm, clean, and      inviting shopping environment for customers

 

  • Make your presence known all around      the gallery to prevent shoplifting
  • Show knowledge of artwork, artists,      and processes so that you can discuss artwork and our artists
  • Demonstrate the ability to listen to      customer needs and provide appropriate assistance
  • Demonstrate knowledge of ACCI events,      Membership procedures, and history to customers
  • Ensure that the Daily Sales Desk      Checklist + Closing Checklist are completed everyday

Inventory/Artist Relations   

  • Working with members to add inventory      and/or remove inventory via email, and phone
  • Understand how to run inventory      reports for members to aid them in inventory tracking efforts
  • Using POS database to track and manage      inventory - Knowledge of POS and Inventory database systems is preferred!

Support Gallery Director  

  • Ability to communicate efficiently and      effectively with the Gallery Director, other Staff, and Member Artists.
  • Supervise and train members when they      come in for work hours
  • Answer phone calls and emails      regarding general gallery inquiries, questions from artist members, etc.
  • Order supplies 

Other  

  • Assist with gallery events as needed
  • Cleaning and Organizing – Gallery,      front desk, stock room, bathroom – Windows, shelves, etc. 
  • Adjust artwork as needed
  • Administrative and clerical tasks as      needed

Supervisor: Gallery Director Work Environment: Front desk and gallery floor Wage: Commensurate with experience Part Time: 20-25 Hours a week  

Business Overview

Our Story

ACCI Gallery provides a showcase for emerging and established artists to display and sell their artwork, while building community among artists & patrons.

Over one hundred artists exhibit their various media, including ceramics, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, textiles, and sculpture at ACCI Gallery. It is the mission of these artists to promote ACCI as a locally and nationally recognized model cooperative that presents a thriving retail outlet and exhibit venue for distinctive arts and crafts while providing a source of income support to its artists and an excellent working environment for its employees, all within a mutually supportive community.

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