Pilar Corrias


Pilar Corrias offers full-time & part-time volunteer internships.

Conditions of internship:
– Minimum commitment of three months required, 2-3 days per week
– Hours: 10 am – 6 pm
– Travel and lunch expenses will be reimbursed.

 Installation View: 003.DÜRST-BRITT-MAYHEW-UN-CERTAIN-REGARD2016-PH.GJ_ Installation view Koo Jeong A: Annual Journey

To Apply: Please email CV and Cover Letter to dani@pilarcorrias.com, outlining your interest in the gallery, your previous experience, and what areas of the gallery you want to gain experience in during the internship.

Basic requirements
– Fluent spoken and written English
– Computer literate (MS office, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Photoshop & Indesign)
– Knowledge and interest in Contemporary art, a graduate in Art History, Fine Art, or Museum studies is preferable.
– Previous work experience
– A level of flexibility
– Good interpersonal skills

The internship will start with an orientation of the gallery’s structure and gather experience in the following duties:

General Administration Tasks
– General filing and gallery administration
– Collecting post from Princess House reception
– Printing and photocopying
– Ordering stationary, office, kitchen, cleaner supplies
– Handling inbound and outbound couriers, packages and post
– Updating events and upcoming exhibitions on calendar
– Preparing offer documents on behalf of the sales team
– Entering and updating contacts onto the Database and mailing list post art fairs, from the gallery book and as emailed from Artist Liaisons and Directors
– Assist with image archiving: saving all images on the server in exhibition or artwork folders and informing all staff when images of external exhibitions have been received
– Assist with packing and preparation for art fairs – making artwork labels, packing books/stationary/business cards
– Assist registrar with stock checking and database consistency
– Assist with making artist packs for Artist Liaisons and Directors

Front of House Duties
– Answering the phone and directing call to the gallery team
– Answering the door and welcoming visitors
– Responding to public enquiries
– Maintaining FOH desk information – press releases, work lists, exhibition book and gallery maps on the front desk
– Manage the gallery Info and Subscription email accounts, respond to enquiries and forward on requests to other staff members for gallery artists where appropriate
– Managing the mailing list (front desk book and emails through subscribe)

Press Department
– Assist with managing the gallery’s social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter  – announcing exhibitions, art fairs, events & press relating to the gallery and artists
– Assist with sourcing, scanning and archiving press articles – filing exhibition information, creating PDFs of all articles and were possible collecting hard copies
– Updating artist biographies and CVs for the gallery archives and website
– Research artist’s external exhibitions and update archives
– Inform press listings of all exhibitions

Exhibitions and Installation
– Assist registrar with production – obtaining quotes, research etc
– Assist with private views and ordering taxis for guests/staff to following dinner or party
– Order drinks and ice for private views and set these up prior to opening when instructed
– Assist with obtaining quotes for post-private view events (dinner or party)