Hiring: Youth Gallery Assistant at Crystal Cabin Gallery’s Masset Airport Location (8 weeks, Summer 2024)

Hiring: Youth Gallery Assistant at Crystal Cabin Gallery’s Masset Airport Location (8 weeks, Summer 2024)

Apply to be the Youth Gallery Assistant at Crystal Cabin Gallery’s Masset Airport Location (8 weeks, Summer 2024)

We’re looking to a hire a youth who is passionate about art & jewelry, possesses knowledge of Haida & northwest coast art & culture, and loves meeting people from all walks of life. This would be an ideal job experience for an emerging artist or art student.  The Youth Gallery Assistant will work alongside the Gallery Sales Lead to support Crystal Cabin Gallery’s retail operations at the Masset Airport.

Terms: Full-time, 30 hours per week for 8 weeks between June to August 2024. $20/hour.

Location: Masset, British Columbia, V0T1M0 

To apply, please send your resume, two most recent employee references and cover letter sharing why you'd be a good addition to our team to info@crystalcabingallery.ca. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. 


  • Prior retail, sales or customer service experience
  • Tech savvy skills with ability to learn new platforms
  • Reliable transportation to the Masset Airport
  • Responsible, professional, punctual, reliable, respectful & courteous personality 
  • Ability to think quickly on your feet, handle a busy sales environment, and prioritize when there are competing demands 
  • Very good memory and talent for storytelling 
  • Able to engage anyone in conversation, positive attitude, friendly demeanor, excellent customer service in person and by phone/email
  • Copywriting, graphic design, photography, social media, website management, design, or art skills a plus
  • Must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the beginning of the employment period
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
  • And have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • You will work alongside the Gallery Sales Lead, this position includes store set-up & shut-down, basic math, maintaining & cleaning displays & stock, pricing stock, customer service, product education & digital marketing support

Additional Information:

Must be available to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, weekends, holidays, and during the music festival weekend. Shifts coordinate with local flight schedules, which typically start at 8am and commence by 2pm, giving you the afternoon free to enjoy the beauty of Haida Gwaii’s summers. 

For interested candidates, this position could transition into longer term employment opportunities after the completion of this contract. 

About Crystal Cabin Gallery: 

We are a local art gallery and jewelry store in Tlell, Haida Gwaii. We specialize in highlighting artwork and jewelry by Haida and northwest coast artists. We also sell high quality crystals & minerals. In 2021 we started the Artists Tool Fund to purchase tools for local artists. Owned and operated locally since 1984, now run by the second generation. We are woman owned and operated. Learn more atcrystalcabingallery.com

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