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Art Conservation Assistant Job in Boston MA

ART CONSERVATION ASSISTANT | A part time position located in Beverly, MA

Our company is seeking an individual to assist with several aspects of our fine art
conservation studio. This position will involve assisting the Lead Conservators with various aspects of
painting, picture frame and object restoration, as well other duties related to the operation of our business.
You will also be assisting our Lead Custom Framer with all aspects of custom framing. Prior art
conservation and or picture framing experience is desirable but not mandatory. This is a part-time position
located in Beverly, MA,  with the possibility of the position becoming full-time.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the Lead Conservators with various aspects of fine art conservation projects
  • Assist the Lead Custom Framer with all aspects of picture framing
  • Assist with maintaining the neatness, organization, and cleanliness of the Conservation Studio on an on-going basis
  • Assist with handling, wrapping, and storage of artwork
  • Pickup and drop off artwork as necessary
  • Assist with artwork de-installation and installation at customer locations
  • Assist with maintenance of studio supplies, tools and equipment
  • Assist with organization and neatness of art storage areas

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Have achieved a minimum educational level of a Bachelors degree, preferably within a Visual Arts discipline
  • Have a definite passion for the Visual Arts
  • Have a good working knowledge of basic art making techniques, such as drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture
  • Candidates should be very good at working with their hands and have excellent two and three-dimensional artistic skills.
  • Have good interpersonal skills and able to work as part of a team
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be willing pickup and drop off artwork as necessary
  • Be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Prior picture framing experience
  • The ability to identify the style and media of artwork
  • A basic working knowledge of Art History
  • Gilding and toning of picture frames
  • Woodworking skills
  • Digital photography skills

COMPENSATION

  • Commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits include paid time off and paid holidays.

HOW TO APPLY

  • Please upload a cover letter, resume and 10 digital images of your artwork and or art conservation projects (PDF or Jpg) below.
  • Alternatively  you can also email a cover letter, resume and 10 digital images of your artwork and or art conservation projects to [email protected] with “ART CONSERVATION ASSISTANT” in the subject field; your cover letter and resume should be separate attachments and not be posted in the body of an email.
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ASSISTANT MANAGER | A full time position in Beverly, MA

A high-end service business located north of Boston is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Manager. The ideal candidate will be a self-starting, proactive team player who is able to handle a wide variety of managerial, administrative and customer service tasks. The Assistant Manager oversees the day to day operations of the business under the direction of the General Manager. This position involves management of staff and includes a significant amount of written and verbal communication with management, employees, clients, and vendors. This is a full-time, salaried position, located in our Beverly, MA Restoration Studio.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage project workflow in an efficient and timely manner
  • Provide staff with direction and oversight
  • Ensure that all company policies and procedures are followed
  • Resolve customer services issues, ensuring consistent customer service standards
  • Provide senior management with weekly reports which track project progress, sales activity and other key business metrics
  • Work closely with the Business Development staff to stay on top of new opportunities and provide follow through as necessary
  • Assist in the preparation of all estimates and reports as necessary and ensure that all project estimates are submitted on a timely basis

REQUIRED SKILLS | MANDATORY

  • Have achieved a minimum educational level of a Bachelors’ degree
  • Have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a professional setting
  • Have a minimum of 2-3 years of managerial experience
  • Have knowledge of key business administrative functions
  • Have the ability to successfully motivate, and guide all team members under your direction
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Must have advanced knowledge and experience with the MS Office Applications
  • Experience with Customer Relationship Management Software (CRM) in a business setting

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Prior experience working in a high-end business
  • Prior experience working in a small business
  • Have knowledge of and or work experience within the Visual Arts field
  • Have some knowledge of Art History
  • Have some knowledge of basic art making techniques, such as drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture
  • Knowledge of digital photography and imaging

COMPENSATION

  • Commensurate with experience
  • Salary plus productivity bonuses
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) policy

HOW TO APPLY

  • Please upload a cover letter and resume below.
  • Alternatively  you can also email a cover letter and resume a to [email protected] with “ASSISTANT MANAGER” in the subject field; your cover letter and resume should be separate attachments and not be posted in the body of an email.
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