1 February 2022

Opportunity Description

An Art Gallery has an exciting new opportunity for the position of a suitably qualified Gallery Assistant. This Stellenbosch based position is a contract-based junior to mid-level position, with the intention of a full-time position.
Salary: Dependant on experience, Junior (R10 000 – R12 000)
Job type: 6 months contract position with the possibility of full-time employment
Start: as soon as possible
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8h30 – 17h00, with overtime during busy periods and exhibition openings and 2 Saturdays per month (10h00 – 15h00)
Reporting to the Stellenbosch Gallery Manager and Directors

Duties: (Include but not limited to)

  • Assisting with day to day office administration
  • Assisting with artwork administration and artwork management
  • Data base management
  • Assisting with artwork sales and post-sale client liaison
  • Assisting with basic artwork shipments
  • Assisting with general gallery deliveries/collections in and around Cape Town and Stellenbosch area
  • Assisting with general gallery design need – InDesign, Photoshop


  • Excellent written and verbal communication (English)
  • Must be highly organized, professional and accurate
  • Excellent administration skills, efficient and methodical with strong attention to detail
  • Strong time management and planning skills and able to prioritise in a flexible manner
  • Work well under pressure
  • Trustworthy and loyal
  • Strong work ethics
  • Must be able to adapt to and implement systems/new processes
  • Minimum of 2 -3 years’ work experience
  • Non-smoker (preferable)
  • Driver’s license & contactable references are required
  • Computer Literacy : Mac and Excel proficient
  • Photoshop, InDesign (advantageous)

How to Apply

Please email your CV to Karla@smacgallery.com
PLEASE NOTE: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted