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Job Summary

We are currently working with a Contemporary Art Gallery in New York who are looking for a Director to join their team.

This position would be suited to someone who has previous managerial experience within a Gallery environment, as well as excellent artist liaison experience. This role requires someone who is both innovative and creative to bring continued success to the organisation.

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing the smooth running of all Gallery operations.
  • Maintaining and developing personable relationships with clients, collectors, and artists in order to develop business for the Gallery.
  • Carrying out Gallery sales and promote artists within clientele base.
  • Attending and assisting with Gallery events, pop-up exhibitions and art fairs and that clients are aware of all upcoming events.
  • Researching and onboarding new artists to increase art sales within the Gallery.
  • Sell representation opportunities and Gallery space to local and international artists and organizations, promoting high end services to professional artists.
  • Acting as an Account Manager and mentor to new and existing artists.
  • Reviewing artist portfolios and providing advisory on collections and exhibitions.
  • Working on marketing and publicity strategies to bring success to all artists under the Gallery name, in turn increasing Gallery turnover.

Skills required:

  • Experience within a Managerial/Director level position in a fine art organisation is essential.
  • This candidate should have a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Fine Arts.
  • Good knowledge of current art market.
  • Previous experience coordinating art events/exhibitions.
  • Fantastic communication skills, with strong clientele base.
  • Strong business development skills and ability to close deals.
  • Exceptional artist liaison skills, closely following and advising on artist activities.

This exciting opportunity would be perfect for an ambitious and motivated individual who is looking to join a Contemporary Art Gallery that works with international artists, as well as offering fantastic growth opportunities!

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Job Summary

Reference: 10601

Location: New York, United States

Salary: $0 Yearly

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 16 Jan 2020