Foster/White Gallery, Sales Associate

We are looking for an energetic, warm and engaging personality to create and maintain client relationships with discerning collectors based in Seattle and around the world.

This is first and foremost a sales position.

Other responsibilities may include press communications, social media, managing inventory, gallery maintenance, and exhibition installation. Training can be provided for these tasks.


– Exceptional customer service

– Superior oral and written communication skills

– High level of professionalism and maturity

– Ability to work within deadlines and under pressure

– 3 – 5 years experience in fine art sales, high end retail or a similar environment

– Logical thinking and problem solving skills

– Heavy lifting ability (50 lbs)

– Comfortable working on a ladder

– Computer knowledge essential

– A valid driver’s license

We prefer candidates that have lived in the Seattle area, and welcome you to stop by the gallery with your resume and a cover letter.

Our address is 220 Third Avenue South in Seattle. If coming by in person is not feasible for you, please apply to the listed email with a cover letter and resume.

Our hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm and 8 p.m. or slightly later on the First Thursday of every month for the Pioneer Square Art Walk.

Please no phone calls.

About Foster/White Gallery:

Founded in 1968, Foster/White Gallery is a premier gallery on the West Coast and has been a prominent landmark in the Seattle arts center of Pioneer Square. The Gallery has attracted worldwide attention with its diverse and exceptional contemporary painting, sculpture, and glass exhibitions. We maintain a high level of aesthetic quality through the representation of emerging, mid-career and established artists whose works are varied in scope yet similar in mastery of materials.

Foster/White Gallery is an active member of the Seattle Art Dealers Association (SADA) and a participating gallery in First Thursday Art Walk, a Pioneer Square tradition.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $25.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance

Supplemental Pay:

  • Commission pay

COVID-19 considerations:
All of us are fully vaccinated with boosters and require masks to be worn by our visitors.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Seattle, WA 98104: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • What is your fine art history or studio experience?


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Retail sales: 3 years (Required)