Pilar Corrias Volunteer Internships

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.

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

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)

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