Gallery assistant, arts management

Resume posted by Giuseppe Covelli in Arts and Culture.
Desired position type: Any.
Location: London England, United Kingdom


A responsible and reliable team player with almost seven years of experience in the arts, both in London and internationally.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, great analytical research management skillsets.
Currently searching for a challenging role that combines the experience of
interacting with visitors in a cultural environment with in depth knowledge of any art practices, philosophy, film theories and literatures.


  • Creative,
  • initiative,
  • problem solving,
  • Team managment


  • Organisation and time management
  • Decision making and problem solving
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Team player
  • Creative thinker
  • Initiative

Spoken Languages

  • advanced English,
  • Native Italian,
  • Spanish - basic


2016 Level 3 Award in Creative Technique Professional Practice,
City and Guilds, London, UK
2009 MA, MART Master degree in Art and Culture Management,
Trentino School of Management , Trento, Italy
2006 BA, Italian Modern and Contemporary Literature,
University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy


2017 February Half Term, Visitors Assistant, Natural History Museum, London, UK
• Dealt with visitors enquires
• Point of contact for visitors
• Gallery invigilator and security check

2016-2010 Library Invigilator, Stuart Hall Library, Rivington Place, London, UK
• Administrative and technical services for research materials
• Dealt with users enquires
• Managing and monitoring photocopiers scanner computers devices
• Record of users

2010–2015 Visitors Assistant, Autograph ABP and INIVA at Rivington Place, London, UK
• Assisting visitors during exhibitions
• Provision of gallery assistance and information
• Managing and monitoring of all audio video devices in the gallery space

2015–2016 Delivery Assistant Manager, Frieze Art Fair, London, UK
• Point of contact for visitors and exhibitors
• Provision of delivery and organising entry of special deliveries access
• Contacting galleries, exhibitors
• Managing requests and materials delivered
• Organising deliveries
• Daily databases updating

2016 Installation and Visitors Assistant, The Floating Pier, Christo and Jean Claude,
Sulzano, Italy
• Assisting visitors during installation
• Provision of assistance and point of contact for visitors
• Collaborating in general care operations as installations

2015 Alarcon Criado Gallery Assistant, Seville, Spain
• Managing and updating artist’s portfolios and archives
• Updating gallery website on daily basis using different range of programmes
• Assisting artists during residencies
• Preparation and packing of artworks for exhibition and to be displayed to public

2014 The Photographers Gallery, Gallery Invigilator Temporary Basis , London, UK
• Exhibition invigilation and point of contact for gallery visitors
• Welcoming, information and hosting services
• Monitoring exhibitions spaces

2010 Visual Arts Invigilator Salon Video Art Prize 2010,
Matt Roberts Arts Project, London, UK
• Assisted visitors during the art prize
• Welcoming, hosting and supplying information about the Video Art Prize

2009 Gallery Assistant, Internship, British Film Institute, London, UK
• Assistant curator on Deimantas Narkevičius and Peter Campus exhibitions
• Researched biographies and works material
• Welcomed exhibition visitors; provided information about the exhibition and artists
• Liaison with the press and general public in order to promote the exhibition
• Organised the documentation of all relevant activities for the gallery archive

2007–2008 Assistant Librarian, Sigmund Freud Library, Lavarone, Italy
• Used IT systems Amicus to catalogue, classify and index stock
• Helped library users to find resources
• Been employed in setting up activities like reading groups
• Promoted library services through displays, talks and community events
• Dealt with users enquires.