Currently, we are excited to announce openings for two positions in our Grand Marais, Minnesota, gallery:
Sivertson Gallery’s focus is “Art of the North,” reflecting Lake Superior’s beauty, environment, history, and people, and includes the unique regions of far north Alaska and Canada. We develop long term relationships with customers and artists to provide the best art-buying opportunities in the region. And we believe art in our homes and workplaces enhances our lives.
Overview. Full-time, year-round OR full-time summer position. Must be friendly, flexible, available to work weekends and holidays (nights not necessary), and love working in a busy, enthusiastic environment with delightful coworkers. Sales Associate reports to the Gallery Manager.
Minimum qualifications. High school diploma, excellent social skills, reasonable math and computer skills (previous point of purchase sales software experience preferred), previous sales experience, and previous knowledge of art and/or art processes preferred. Able to lift reasonable amounts of weight, climb ladders, and stand for up to 10 hours.
Salary: $16-$20/hour depending on sales experience and background. Benefits include health insurance stipend, employer-matching simple IRA program, and paid vacation. Start date by June 15, 2021.
Overview. Full-time, year-round position. Must be friendly, flexible, available to work weekends and holidays (nights not necessary), and love working in a busy, enthusiastic environment with delightful coworkers (6-7 full time staff; 3-4 part time staff; 2-4 part time, seasonal staff) and engaged customers.
Job is based at Sivertson Gallery in Grand Marais, Minnesota. 45% of time is managing/working the sales floor of Sivertson Gallery and oversight of our e-commerce website; 20% of time is staff management; 20% of time is inventory management (includes artist relationships); 15% of time is oversight of our Grand Marais frame shop and print shop and our Duluth, Minnesota, sister gallery, Siiviis—with travel to Duluth 1-2X per month (van available for travel). Gallery manager reports to the gallery owner.
Minimum qualifications: High school diploma; valid driver’s license; bachelor’s degree in business administration or similar is preferred. Ten years of professional experience in a customer service role, preferably retail. At least 4 years of experience managing employees in a retail setting. Able to lift reasonable amounts of weight, climb ladders, and stand for up to 10 hours. Background in the arts, including fine art appreciation, is preferred. A willingness and enthusiasm for learning with ongoing education in sales, management, and fine art processes.
Salary: $48,000-$60,000/year, depending on experience in retail management and background. Benefits include health insurance stipend, employer-matching simple IRA program, and paid vacation. Start date by July 1, 2021.
To apply for the Sales Associate or Gallery Manager position, please send a letter of introduction and a resume to Jan Sivertson at firstname.lastname@example.org or to Sivertson Gallery, 14 W Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604.
Please, no phone calls or drop ins to the gallery inquiring about the position.
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