Gallery Assistant Positions Available – Closing Date Jan 17th 2019.
The Royal Queensland Art Society, Brisbane Branch are looking for passionate, proactive people to join our team at Petrie Terrace Gallery.
The Petrie Terrace Gallery is owned and operated by the Brisbane Branch of the Royal Queensland Art Society (RQAS). The RQAS is a not for profit organisation and was born in 1884, formed by a group of like-minded artists and was formally established in 1887.
The objectives of the RQAS are to encourage and promote the cultivation and appreciation of the fine arts, and provide an artist hub for artists of all genres and encourage the visual arts, provide support to artists, networking opportunities and present exhibitions.
The following volunteer positions are available:
- Library and Cataloguing Assistants.
Short Term 3 – 6 months, Volunteer Position.
The historic and important collection of rare books and exhibition ephemera of the RQAS Library is being digitalised and re-catalogued. We are seeking art history students, art history enthusiasts and research students to assist us in this task. This project will be a rewarding and valuable experience for anyone wanting to work in these fields. Computer and archiving skills would be an advantage though all training will be provided.
- Gallery Assistants (Administration and Front of House)
Casual – Ongoing position, Volunteer Position.
Petrie Terrace Gallery are seeking casual assistants who wish to gain experience in the front of house operations of an art gallery. The role will include administration duties, sales and general enquiries, art handling, and occasional assistance in curating and promotion. An interest in the arts and previous experience in retail and / or administration would be an advantage though all training will be provided.
Please forward a covering letter addressing which role you are interested in and a copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information please contact our gallery director Rochelle Lindquist on
(07) 3367 1977 or email her at email@example.com