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An internationally recognized gallery specializing in design/art is seeking a highly motivated, educated, and organized individual as Business Manager/Director. Only applicants with 3-5 years of art or design-related experience will be considered.


Responsibilities include:

- Managing all business: budgeting, billing, invoicing, fiscal management, contracts, insurance, and our accounting firm. 

- Accounts Receivable: billing/collections; Accounts Payable: vendor/consultant payments; Artist Accounting: reporting/budgeting.

- All tasks relating to insurance, banking, payroll and taxes.

- Managing the shipping, receiving, insurance, of all gallery inventory. 

- Management of commissioned work after initial sale through delivery. 

- Coordinating business aspects of 6-8 high level exhibitions and fairs per year. 

- Updating gallery website, as well as 3rd party website partners. 

- Manage the day to day activities of a busy gallery, including but not limited to finances, sales, marketing, production, property movement. 



- 3-5 years of experience in a similar role at another art/design gallery or design firm required.

- Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or related field, preferred.

- Experience using QuickBooks is essential.

- Knowledge of Gallery Manager software, Microsoft Office preferred.

- Proficiency with Mac computers.

- Prior experience in business accounting and management.

- Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication.


Required Attributes:

Candidate must be extremely detail-oriented, organized, and have the ability to multi-task and thrive in a busy environment. 

Excellent, clear, communication skills in English. Fluency a must.

Poised and polished appearance to fit a gallery environment.

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