SMAC Gallery CT_HR


28 February 2023


Opportunity Description

SMAC Gallery is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our dynamic team on a full-time basis. The position is based out of the Cape Town gallery.

Salary: Dependent on experience , mid-level position

Job Type: permanent with 3 months’ probation

Monday – Friday, 9h00 – 17h00 and 2 Saturdays per month (10h00 – 15h00), with overtime during busy periods and exhibition openings.

Start: as soon as possible

Duties: (Include but not limited to)

  • Artwork sales and post-sale client liaison
  • Artist liaison, including assisting with production, logistics and communication
  • Assisting with installations
  • Managing the smooth day-to-day running of the gallery, including gallery administration, office supply orders, supplier liaison etc.
  • Basic project management
  • General artwork administration and artwork management
  • Assisting with storeroom management
  • Managing and updating gallery database
  • Assisting with general gallery deliveries/collections in and around Cape Town area
  • Assisting with general gallery design if needed – InDesign, Photoshop


  • Minimum of 2 -3 years’ work experience, with previous experience in the arts industry; this is non-negotiable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication (English)
  • Must be highly organized, professional and accurate
  • Excellent administration skills, efficient and methodical with strong attention to detail
  • Very strong interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build and maintain positive working relationships
  • Strong time management and planning skills and able to prioritise in a flexible manner
  • Driver’s license & own car
  • Contactable references are required
  • Computer Literacy : Mac and Excel proficient
  • Photoshop, InDesign (advantageous)
  • Work well under pressure
  • Trustworthy and loyal
  • Strong work ethics
  • Must be able to adapt to and implement systems/new processes

How to Apply

Candidates can send their emails/CVs to demi-jane@smacgallery.com