Junyuan Xue

Business Support Administrator

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

About me

 

I am a driven and ambitious Oxford University graduate with rich and substantial work experience in arts administration, events and exhibition organisation, customer service and collections management. I am seeking employment in the creative industries where I can use my talent and skills to grow and develop a rewarding career.

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Art Direction
  • Exhibition
  • Administration
  • Assistant
  • Data Entry
  • Office Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Reception
  • Excel
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Customer Service

Work history

2015

Business Support Administrator

Shepherds Bush Housing Group

Mar 2015 - Aug 2015
  • * Assisted with office management, researched, analysed and monitored the company’s spending on business support and kick-started a project aiming to save £30k in 3 years. * Assisted with everyday administration, organised, managed and maintained documents of over 200 employees; prepared contracts, ID cards and starter package for new employees. * Processed incoming mail and ensured the security of all monies received.

2015

Overseas Research Assistant

University of Hong Kong

Apr 2015 - Jul 2015
  • * Searched library and archive sources and processed art historical materials in German.

2014

Intern

Bonhams

Apr 2014 - Dec 2014
  • * Worked in the Impressionist and Modern Art department and Japanese Art department, managed over 800 lots for 5 major sales within the company on top of providing daily administrative support. * Researched property for bibliography, provenance and exhibition history to assist with valuations, hilling sessions and preparation of catalogue notes; catalogued property for auctions using collections database, assisted with catalogue layout and proofed cataloguing before publishing. * Oversaw transfer of property, coordinated photography and maintained sale images, and took condition images upon clients’ request. * Lotted up sales, designed gallery plan and exhibition layout for preview, assisted with gallery set-up and monitored salerooms during public viewings. * Executed telephone bidding for clients and assisted with post-sale administration. * Researched top clients and compiled dealer directory to assist with business getting. * Managed department library and created inventory for sale catalogues.

2014

Intern

O3 Gallery

Sep 2013 - Feb 2014
  • * Managed day-to-day operations of the gallery and ensured smooth running of exhibitions. * Delivered the gallery’s marketing strategies, wrote press release, newsletters and blog posts, maintained social media pages using HootSuite for e-networking. * Researched new exhibitions, sourced artists and sent out invitation for submission. * Took sales of artworks and other merchandise and composed seasonal sales summaries. * Organised and delivered preview nights and special events.

2012

Volunteer

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Dec 2012 - Dec 2012
  • * Staffed reception desk at special events, managed backstage and assisted with set-up of events.

2012

Gallery Assistant

Schuebbe Inc

Apr 2012 - Aug 2012
  • * Assisted exhibition booths at Shanghai Contemporary and Hong Kong International art fairs, managed daily operations of the gallery booth and assisted with installation and de-installation of exhibitions. * Assisted with sales and translated between English, German and Mandarin for the gallery owner. * Liaised with artists over delivery and collection of artworks, with art fair organisers for supplies, and with printers for marketing materials.

2012

Intern

Shanghai Art Museum

May 2012 - Jun 2012
  • * Researched and catalogued incoming collections and translated art materials from French to Chinese. * Edited the museum’s marketing materials and assisted with the listing of upcoming exhibitions and events.

Education

2013

History of Art and Visual Culture

University of Oxford

Sep 2012 - May 2013

    2012

    History of Art and Comparative Literature

    University of Hong Kong

    Aug 2009 - May 2012