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Gallery assistant
at Dorian Caffot de Fawes

Dorian Caffot de Fawes is hiring a gallery assistant to join its staff in London.

Dorian Caffot de Fawes is a gallery focusing on furniture, lighting and decorative arts from the first half of the 20th century. We are based in Marylebone and also exhibit at the Decorative Fair three times a year. We are looking for a full-time gallery assistant.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in antiques and interior design, excellent organisational skills and attention to detail. They will be a highly organised, efficient team player with the ability to be proactive and work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment from time to time. They should be confident to look after customers and run the gallery in the director’s absence, and should also have a can-do, hands-on attitude when it comes to more manual work.

Key responsibilities

Day-to-day running of the gallery:

  • shopkeeping five days a week
  • keeping the gallery presentable at all times
  • arranging furniture and decoration regularly (involves furniture lifting)
  • welcoming and assisting customers, emails and telephone
  • sales


  • stock management (keeping in-house software, website and selling platforms updated)
  • keeping track of inventory at the shop, various warehouses, restorers, and carriers
  • emailing customers, liaising with restorers and shippers
  • invoicing customers and looking after various types of paperwork, maintaining records
  • assisting the director (travels, admin, diary)


  • organising different storerooms
  • receiving deliveries
  • preparing orders, shipping, and collections (packing, wrapping, labelling, tracking)
  • selling and managing logistics at the Decorative Fair (Battersea) three times a year
  • assisting at off-site photoshoots five times a year (studio in Fulham)

To apply please send your CV and a letter explaining your interest in the role along with salary expectations to Dorian Caffot de Fawes via the ‘apply for job’ button below.

Start date: immediately

Salary: Undisclosed
  • This position has been filled.