At this African art gallery, I hold the position of gallery intern working across both administrative ad organisational tasks to assist in the running of the gallery. My position requires me to liaise with both artists and clientele and to have great communication skills.
At Art Naked, my responsibilities are varied and range from research based work, scouting local and international artistic talents and aiding with the organisation of art and cultural events. I assisted with the promotion of events by writing articles and connecting with student media to advertise appropriate art events. I aided in administrative tasks such as the creating artist contracts as well as working with images on Photoshop to create ones which suited the company's needs. I updated the website with relevant information, documenting all past and future events.
At this Art Centre I aided with administrative tasks such as the organisation and translation of documents to promote the current Arte Povera exhibition. I also worked closely with the art manager to carry out international research in a variety of languages, and liaise with art schools all over the globe in a variety of languages in order to create professional partnerships.
At this art boutique I was responsible for bringing the new business to the attention of similar art locations in the area. I wrote blog posts about new artists and documented the available stock on the website, photographing and uploading any new products that we received. I was given the responsibility of designing the window displays and dressing the mannequins as well as designing the display of products within the shop space. I spent a lot of time on the shop floor engaging with customers from different countries and having to explain to them in a variety of languages the concept of the brand and assist them in finding what they wanted. I also translated many documents between French and English to enhance the boutique’s international branding.
At this Marseille art gallery I worked very closely with the gallerist to prepare for the next exhibition both in terms of planning and administration. I learnt valuable lessons in art communication, presentation and upkeep and guided visitors around the gallery explaining both the artists and their pieces in a variety of languages. I was also given the responsibility of aiding in the curation of the paintings. I played a very active role in the preparation of the exhibition’s new catalogue translating all of the French documents into English.
I was part of a small team tasked with rebranding and designing this familial restaurant. This included the interior design as well as work on the menus, logos and the website. I also aided in finding an appropriate team of staff and have completed many administrative tasks including job descriptions and placing advertisements. I have worked on the advertising side of the business and play an active role with the social media sites.
Here I worked as an administrative assistant aiding with a variety of Human Resources tasks including Job Descriptions, Contracts of Employment and dealing with customer and staff complaints. In Summer 2009 I was given the challenge of re-constructing the entire wedding package system, which I successfully accomplished and it is still in use at the establishment today.
Modern Foreign Languages (French, Spanish and Portuguese) with the election of philosophy, literary and art historical module choices.