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Volunteer Gallery Assistant

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£15 daily expenses paid

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We are a young and rapidly developing contemporary art gallery, located in Central London, looking for a volunteer to join our small team. The successful candidate will have the chance to learn about every aspect of running a gallery and will gain hands-on experience in this field of work. We are looking for someone with an interest in the gallery’s ethos and artists, is enthusiastic, and someone who is ready to learn. Good English, attention to detail and computer literacy are essential.

 

The placement starts in early September and is for three months, with possible extension upon mutual agreement. You will need to be available two days a week. Working hours are 11am-6pm, £15 per day expenses paid.

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Digital Designer skilled in Illustration and AFX

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Our client, a growing independent award-winning digital advertising agency, is looking for a super-talented Digital Designer with skills in animation and illustration to join their East Central London office. They are looking for an enthusiastic creative-thinker who is really passionate about digital design, illustration, and animation. Someone that can deliver beautifully conceived ideas as well as being a good hands-on designer.

The successful candidate will be creating digital assets and adverts including social media images, GIFS, homepage banners and videos for a range of big-name clients, and will be confident in their own ability to deliver unique and striking designs across a range of outputs. Strong knowledge of social platforms is key.

 

Essential Requirements: 

  • You have 3+  years experience working at digital and integrated agencies.
  • You are an ideas person used to creating digital campaigns with rich content.
  • You’re up to date with the latest design trends and you have a deep understanding of all things digital.
  • You have an engaging portfolio of work that demonstrates award-worthy digital and social design, alongside impressive illustration and motion work, experimentations.
  • You possess a solid understanding of storytelling and how to reach people’s hearts and minds.
  • You have an exceptional eye for detail
 and ability to use your strong Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects to create exceptional pixel-perfect layouts
  • You can execute a variety of design, illustration and animation styles.
  • You are an adaptive designer, able to work on a variety of platforms, from static social posts to videos, using illustration and photography, 3D, image libraries and stock, or bespoke film.
  • You are an excellent communicator and articulate your ideas clearly.
  • You are highly organised and able to manage deadlines effectively.
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Co producer and fundraiser

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Co-creative producer and fundraiser

We’re looking for someone with a passion for theatre and opera, to join us at the start of our journey building a new opera company.  

You will be part of an award-winning creative team, looking to create a new scale and vision for opera in the UK and potentially further afield.

We are keen to hear from those looking to gain experience and build their reputation.

At present this is an unpaid role, but we are happy to discuss how remuneration may look in the future as funds are secured.

 

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Account Director

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1 August 2019

Account Director : Arts PR : £Neg.+ excellent bonus 

  • Create PR and brand strategy for global arts galleries, artists, arts & heritage institutions. 

Our client is a word leading PR agency for arts market.

As Account Director you will work with UK and global clients to create PR and brand strategy for commercial art galleries, art fairs, art prizes & awards, cultural events, biennales, heritage institutions, museums, festivals, cultural zones, and individual artists. You will ensure your clients get top measurable results - from creating a VIP programme to planning a media relations campaign to a brand audit to a digital communications strategy.

Core functions of an Account Director : 

  • Lead Client Accounts 
    • Lead on client meetings 
    • Demonstrate to clients coverage achieved / anticipated 
    • Formulate campaign, copy, and brand strategy.
    • Monitor client service to ensure high level service is maintained 
    • Liaise with Account Managers for status and other reports 
    • Maintain awareness of media landscape relevant to client accounts
  • Manage a team.
    • Ensure your Account Managers & Account Executives receive training & mentoring 
    • Motivate your direct reports by being a respected leader in the agency 
    • Brief your team on strategy 
    • Monitor the team’s work to make certain work is in line with strategy, timeline, and budget 
  • New Business : 
    • Create new business proposals 
    • Initiate business development ideas for the agency
    • Proactively seek new business -  you benefit from an excellent bonus for new business wins.
  • Media Relations : 
    • Provide clients with media training 
    • Write press releases and other materials 
    • Respond to press requests 
    • Meet with top tier Arts & Cultural Editors & Journalists 
    • Pitch following send-outs 

Key Candidate Criteria : 

  • Experience at SAM or AD level in an agency environment.
  • Experience of formulating and analysing media, brand. and digital strategies 
  • Demonstrate track record of securing press coverage for top level arts clients. 

This is an ideal opportunity for a PR professional experienced in and passionate about arts & culture.

You will report to the senior agency leaders.

This is a pivotal position in the agency whereby you will embody positive leadership behaviours internally and externally. 

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Shipping Co-ordinator

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£30,000 to £34,000
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1 August 2019

Opportunity to work for a world leading Fine Art Transport business.

Canary Wharf offices.  

Excellent Career development opportunity. 

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  • Completing Full Customs Declarations for Imports (Air Freight & Road Freight) 
  • Inputting Customs Entries to ASM Sequoia (customs software system)
  • Issuing AWBs (Air WayBills)
  • Meeting client deadlines.

Essential Candidate Criteria. 

  • Good experience and knowledge of Import customs clearance procedures
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in Freight Forwarding, Shipping, or Removals 
  •  Customs Clearance Platforms / Systems - ideally ASM Sequoia
  • You must be experienced in following Customs process :
    • customs processes relevant to Air Freight and Road Freight.
    • issuing Air way bill (AWB) / T-docs and other shipping documentation
    • completing Customs Entries from start to finishOur client.

Employee Benefits

  • Generous Employer Pension Contribution
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • 25 days holiday + bank & public holidays - increases over service
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan

 

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Sales & Operations Manager

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£35,000
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30 August 2019

The Sales & Operations Manager is a critical role central to the artistic and commercial success of the gallery. You benefit from a bonus calculated as a share of the sales commission pool. 

You will support the gallery sales team as well as the gallery operations team.

It is an opportunity to be key member of the team supporting both the Sales & Operations teams.

You will have a wide variety of interesting tasks such as conducting artwork research, researching clients, maintaining contact with clients, keeping ArtLogic database up to date, responding to gallery enquires, maintaining the inventory of art works, coordinating shipping & delivery of artworks, maintaining Artist ReSale Rights information (ARR) information, raising sales invoices, supporting HR administration, and ensuring the smooth running of all gallery facilities from managing the cleaning staff to liaising with IT contractors. 

Key Tasks : 

  • Research artwork sales including price, auction, and artist research 
  • Maintain client database including ensuring records maintained in ArtLogic
  • Filter and respond to enquires 
  • Assist in the sales process from consignment to delivery ensuring all documentation completed 
  • Co-ordinate the shipping  & delivery of art works 
  • Complete Condition Reports on received art works 
  • Make certain that art works are correctly along with maintenance, packing, and handling notes
  • Catalogue incoming artworks 
  • Maintain Artist ReSale Rights information (ARR)  
  • Raise sales invoices, process payments, and compile artist commission payments 
  • Maintain the VAT Margin Scheme records 
  • Keep inventory up to date 
  • Liaise with conservators regarding restoration work 
  • Administrative support regarding Human Resources, Health & Safety compliance, and Finance 
  • Daily gallery facilities management including management of cleaning staff

Experience required : 

  • Similar experience gained in a gallery or auction house is required. 

Why join this gallery : 

It’s an exciting time to join. With a new management & executive team the gallery is embarking on strong growth plans backed by large capital investment. The gallery focusses on contemporary artists working in a range of mediums including video. Whilst maintaining a strong commercial focus the gallery has an open and engaging style whereby events are held to develop meaningful value added experiences for existing and potential customers.

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