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Gallery Assistant Needed Four Days a Month 


We are looking for a hard working individual to assist in the gallery one day a week (with one additional day every fortnight).

Full details below. Please email with your full C.V.  if you're interested in working with us.


Job Description

Hours: 6 1/2 hours per week (one day a week)

Rate: £11.25 per hour

Additional hours: Sometimes you'll be asked to work an additional few days a month. 


As a gallery assistant you'll be required to assist where help is needed on the day. This could entail; staffing the gallery on your own when needed, creating social media campaigns, hanging exhibitions and general cleaning. The individual needs to be flexible and willing to use their own initiative. The job is based in Macclesfield and full training will be given.

The post will ideally suit someone who uses their own initiative, is happy to work independently, and is comfortable using Facebook, Twitter, Mailchimp, and Instagram. We are looking for someone to work every Thursday (10am till 4.30pm), with an additional day every fortnight (Fridays or Saturdays).

Duties may include but not limited to:

  • Upkeep of the gallery and studio

  • Staffing the gallery

  • Updating social media

  • Contribute to exhibition ideas

  • Helping at art fairs

The ideal candidate will/has;

  • Knowledge of art

  • Some sales experience

  • Be confident, relaxed and personable

  • Have an interest in a career within the creative industry

  • Be very organised with a calm and collected approach to a busy workload

  • Time management skills and multi-tasking abilities

  • Communication skills with a friendly and helpful manner

  • Be very flexible and willing to help where needed. The job requires physical fitness as hanging exhibitions can be physically demanding, as well as, other aspects of the job

  • Their own car

  • No experience is necessary as full training will be given, however the individual must have knowledge of social media forums and be comfortable using a computer.

Deadline: 3rd April 2023

  • Wage: £11.25 an hour

  • Four days a month (sometimes a couple of extra days a month). Most likely every Thursday (10am till 4.30pm) and occasional weekends.

  • A basic DBS check will be required

  • Part-time hours: 6.5 hours per week (sometimes up to 13 hours in a week spread over two days)

  • Driving licence (preferred)

  • Willingness to travel (required)

  • Commission on online sales considered for the right applicant

  • We are able to increase the hours over time for the right applicant

Work Location:

  • Macclesfield

Job Types: Part-time, Freelance

Salary: £11.25 per hour


  • Flexitime

  • No requirement to work in January 2024 (please note the gallery is shut every January). No requirement for two weeks over August 2024 as we are shut for two weeks every August.

We're very sorry, however we are not able to respond to all applications. If you've not heard from us by the 10th April please assume we have hired someone.

Best wishes, Macc Art Lounge



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