Administrative and Personal Assistant (10-12h/week – flexible)
Reiss Klein Partners provides comprehensive, objective and discreet advisory services to new and established collectors of fine and decorative arts. Building on more than two decades of experience in the arts, Reiss Klein Partners works directly with a select group of clients as a private curator and art market advisor. Based on clients’ specific needs and goals, the firm provides customized services and strategies in the art advisory field including art historical education, guidance in building collections, buying and selling art, collection management, and art market analysis. For additional information, please visit www.reissklein.com. The Administrative and Personal Assistant reports to the Principal / Founder and will be based at the firm’s New York City office in the Flatiron District.
The Administrative and Personal Assistant will provide excellent office coordination, administrative, organizational, special project and personal support services to the Founder of Reiss Klein Partners. The successful candidate has administrative experience and is a proactive problem solver, detail-oriented and precise, self-motivated, and experienced in managing a wide range of tasks simultaneously—s/he has excellent instincts on how to prioritize and works with impeccable discretion and integrity. The person occupying this role has an opportunity to be exposed to a wealth of information regarding modern and contemporary artists, artwork, and international gallery and museum exhibitions. In turn, the successful candidate must be responsible, judicious, and respectful of personal, company, and client privacy. Working on a consistent, part-time basis, the successful candidate balances diverse responsibilities, wears many hats, and does so gracefully, energetically, and effectively.
The Administrative and Personal Assistant is a non-exempt position. While the work must take place between Monday through Friday, the successful candidate will have the flexibility to choose two days per week for five to six hour shifts between 9:00am and 6:00pm. It is expected that the candidate will work on the same days consistently from week to week (e.g. Tuesday and Thursday, or Monday and Friday). In July, the office operates at a reduced schedule, and it fully closes in August—this position would follow that summer schedule as well. This work is executed primarily at the Reiss Klein Partners office, which is easily accessible by public transportation.
This is an excellent opportunity for qualified candidates who are seeking part-time, predictable employment at a competitive hourly rate. In addition, July and August may offer rescheduled schedules. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by sending their resume, cover letter, and hourly compensation requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Administrative and Personal Assistant” in the subject line. Qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and email. Computer literacy test and background checks are part of the application process for final candidates.
REISS KLEIN PARTNERS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.