Gallery Assistant Cover Letter

Gallery Assistants aid staff members with administrative and creative tasks, performing duties ranging from managing correspondence to monitoring visitors. They are usually in charge of special events, as well as the safety of the gallery’s collection and computer systems, and they may assist in the setting up and breaking down of exhibits, as well as the coordination of on and off-site events.

A cover letter is a form of communication that acts like a dialogue with your prospective employer before you ever even meet him or her. It can be a great way to offer up your skills and experience so as to stand out from other candidates who are applying for the same job.

Job descriptions for Gallery Assistants showcase such duties as:

  • Assisting clients during sale viewings and on sale days
  • Showing clients property that is on display
  • Answering general inquiries about sales and property
  • Assisting security in the viewing areas

A sample cover letter for a Gallery Assistant that expresses the skills and expertise required for the role is shown below. Also, be sure to check out our extensive Gallery Assistant resume samples.

Dear Ms. Agnes Hamilton:

The description you posted for a Gallery Assistant matches my interests and qualifications perfectly.

With a strong background in fine art and former experience as a gallery assistant, I am confident that I would be a successful part of your team. Having worked for a number of museums and galleries in the past, I have been exposed to a number of aspects of the art world. My experience as Program Coordinator at Diaspora Vibe Gallery in Miami, Florida demonstrates my capability of working with others through the creative process of production while meeting project deadlines. Also, my education including an MFA in Media Art and MA in Chinese Culture and History have allowed me to learn the nuances of people and have provided me with good investigative and analytical skills that will suit your needs for exceptional customer assistance.

I have a unique international background and have lived in several countries across Europe, South America, and Asia, I have also studied and worked in the US and am currently planning to relocate to New York City. I am fluent in English, Spanish, and German and have familiarity with Portuguese and Mandarin. My extensive cross cultural background makes it easier for me to work successfully with clients of all nationalities.

Some of my key skills include:

  • Creativity, ability to improvise to meet customer needs
  • Strong administrative, communication, and organizational skills
  • Quick learner and self starter with high energy
  • Proficient with the internet and social media

I welcome the opportunity to meet with you to further discuss my candidacy and will contact you to see if we might arrange a time to speak about the position. Thank you in advance for your time and consideration.

Sincerely,

Irene Lopez