Custom Picture Frame Manager/Salesperson wanted for busy South End Retail Shop
We are currently seeking a custom picture framing
designer/salesperson to work in and manage our showroom in the SoWa arts
district on a full-time basis. You will be solely responsible for running our location
at 460 Harrison Ave in the same building as many other galleries and art studios.Duties will include (but aren't limited to):
Custom framing sales and design, working with our clients
to help them find the custom framing solutions that best fit their art and
style, while presenting artwork in the most appropriate archival manner
Working with various local Boston galleries and as
well as art consultants, designers and artists helping to frame gallery shows, exhibitions
Art handling, wrapping and storage
Management and running of the showroom on a day to day
Working schedule is set at 10-6p, Tues-Saturday. Some Sundays during the SoWa Open Market season are required,
over time will be paid
Must have custom framing experience with a focus in
design and sales: 3+ years’ experience required
Demonstrated customer services skills/abilities
High attention to fine detail, strong organizational
skills, problem solving and critical thinking skills
Eager to learn new skills, self-starter, self-motivated
Strong communication and team work abilities
Adaptable, quick to think on your feet
Strong sense of urgency, willingness to work hard in a
Must have basic computer skills, as well as strong and
personable phone skills
plan and coordinate events as they may arise
Art handling, fine art knowledge/background or equivalent experience/knowledge required
interpersonal skills, outgoing and willing to make and keep new business
How To Apply:
will be given to those candidates with some previous frame shop management or
multiple years’ experience and who are eager to take on new challenges. Custom
framing experience is a must, and candidates without it will not be considered.
We are looking to hire ASAP and to start you will be trained at our Cambridge
Headquarters before taking over at the SoWa showroom.We offer competitive pay, health
insurance, major holidays off and vacation/sick time.
Please submit a cover letter introducing yourself and why
you'd be the right fit for the position along with a resume with relevant work
experience to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please, email only.
Applications without a cover letter or resume will not be considered.
September 25, 2019
Commensurate with experience
About this Organization:
Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, we are a Boston picture framer that has been in the art framing business - producing handcrafted picture frames of the highest quality - since 1981. We fabricate welded steel frames, gold leaf-accented frames, and solid hardwood frames, transforming a wide variety of raw materials into unique creations for our clients who include individuals, artists, galleries, museums, and other custom framing companies across the country.
We provide museum quality custom framing and expert frame design. We maintain a close relationship with the fine art world, and provide all manner of art-related services for our clients, including professional design consultation, access to installation services, and conservators, as well as delivery throughout the metro Boston area.