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Events Associate (New York)

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Pace Gallery is seeking a dynamic, outgoing and detail-oriented Events Associate to join our New York based Marketing team. The Events Associate is responsible for supporting the Events Manager in the planning and execution of exhibition openings and other internal and external special events involving the gallery.

Responsibilities

  • Assist Events Manager with planning and execution of all special events, including research for events and all day to day tasks
  • Day-of management of certain gallery events (e.g., opening receptions, outside events, lecture or panel discussions)
  • Liaise with gallery assistants for event staffing
  • Assist with maintaining guest lists, including RSVPs and follow-ups
  • Assist with maintaining and updating gallery mailing lists/artists personal lists for internal and external events, announcement mailings, and keep track of invitations for future planning
  • Assist with the maintaining and developing the Marketing department’s contact database
  • Create and maintain calendar of gallery and art world related events
  • Assist with invoice processing and tracking
  • Liaise with various vendors for event planning and execution
  • Provide event information to gallery staff

Qualifications

  • BA Degree required, Art History, Art Business or related degree, and experience working in a museum or art gallery preferred
  • 2 – 4 years events planning experience required
  • Ability to work well in fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to take initiative, think creatively, work strategically, and build strong, productive relationships with colleagues, artists, and the press
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, with an ability to multi-task, prioritize and work nimbly in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and decisively, while also bringing a collaborative approach to working within a department and the company as a whole
  • A thorough knowledge of and passion for modern and contemporary art and the broader art ecosystem
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Teaching Artist

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AMERICAN COMPOSERS ORCHESTRA is accepting applications for Teaching Artists who are Composers

ACO is seeking exceptionally talented Composer/Performer/Educators to work with our Education Director to plan and implement a new program focused on developing creative minds.

We are seeking a diverse cadre of candidates who are extraordinarily creativitive, engaged primarily in creative endeavors (composer/performers and multi-disciplinarians welcome), love working with children (education experience preferred) and not tied to boundaries in the expression of their creativity OR educational methodology.

Teaching Artists will be required to participate in a series of planning sessions over the course of the coming months and will be asked to commit to teaching assignments at least through spring of ’21. Training will be provided as needed, and the fall teaching schedule will be light, while the program is being piloted. Fuller schedules will be achieved during spring or fall of ’20 with 3-7 services per week.

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) is dedicated to the creation, celebration, performance, and promotion of orchestral music by American composers. With commitment to diversity, disruption and discovery, ACO produces concerts, K-12 education programs and emerging composer development programs to foster a community of creators, audience, performers, collaborators, and funders.

We strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, and backgrounds currently underrepresented in the orchestra field.

All positions are Part Time
ACO Teaching Artists receive a standard scale of $75-$100/hr

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Tours Guides at Frieze New York

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Frieze New York Seeks to Expand the Conversation about Art in its 2019 Edition, Featuring Ambitious Gallery Presentations, Collaborations with Museum Directors, New Curated Sections, and Special Exhibitions, Alongside the Launch of Frieze Sculpture at Rockefeller Center in New York.

Led by Victoria Siddall (Director, Frieze Fairs) and Loring Randolph (Artistic Director, Americas), Frieze New York introduces an unprecedented number of collaborations with leading museum directors from institutions in New York and across the US. Patrick Charpenel (Executive Director of El Museo del Barrio, New York) and Susanna V. Temkin (Curator) will curate Diálogos, a new themed section for Latino and Latin American art. Franklin Sirmans (Director of the Perez Art Museum Miami) also joins the fair to oversee this year’s tribute section celebrating the enduring legacy of Linda Goode Bryant and her pivotal New York gallery, Just Above Midtown (JAM). A new exhibition of Virtual Reality artwork will be curated by Daniel Birnbaum (renowned curator, Director of Acute Art and formerly the Director of the Moderna Museet in Stockholm); and artist, Javier Téllez will curate an exhibition of self-taught artists in collaboration with The Outsider Art fair. Frieze New York will also collaborate with Courtney J. Martin (Deputy Director and Chief Curator of the DIA Art Foundation) to oversee the 2019 Frieze Artist Award, supporting a new commission by an emerging artist. Laura Hoptman (Executive Director of the Drawing Center, New York), is the curatorial advisor of the fair’s Spotlight section, dedicated to 20th-century pioneers. Finally, Laura McLean-Ferris (Curator, Swiss Institute) and Andrew Bonacina (Chief Curator, The Hepworth Wakefield) return to advise Frame, the fair’s section for galleries aged 10 years or younger.

We are looking for contemporary art professionals, with extensive 20th and 21st century art knowledge, who enjoy working with people. You will be required to give up to 4 tours per day and you would need to have availability from 29 April to 5 May 2019 inclusive.

Key responsibilities:

Researching and developing a tour of Frieze New York, presenting work within a range of periods and media;

Delivering up to four tours per day in a highly dynamic, engaging and inclusive style;

Adapting tour material to suit private group requirements;

Introducing guests to key gallery personnel;

Providing accurate and appropriate information to varied audiences;

Answering visitor questions related to the Fair layout, design and facilities;

Liaising with gallery staff, curators and Frieze staff;

Reporting to the Tours Manager with feedback on each tour given;

Essential:

Excellent verbal and written communication skillsin English;

Excellent administrativeskills and highly organised;

Excellent personal presentation and faultless punctuality;

An in-depth awareness of the global art market, galleries and art fairs;

A degree in Curating, Critical Writing, Art History or other associated field of study;

Able to interact with both diplomacy and discretion when representing Frieze with patrons of disparate demographics;

Flexible approach to working hours;

Highly desirable:

Tour guiding or docent experience within an arts context;

A network of existing contacts within the gallery world;

Experience in gallery sales;

Ability to provide tours in languages other than English, eg Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian

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Bookkeeper/Business Manager

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45-50K
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04/30/19

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POSITION OVERVIEW

The Business Manager is an integral part of the Gibney Finance team, working with the CEO and Finance Consultant to manage the overall financial performance of the organization. The Business Manager is responsible for the comprehensive administration of the finance and data records (including the accounting system), reconciling financial activities, and ensuring that management has the data they need to effectively run the organization.

The Business Manager manages and maintains financial data and documents from all internal and external sources (staff, vendors, funders, etc.); enters and maintains data in the accounting system; performs bank reconciliations and produces financial reports for review and refinement by the Finance Consultant. The Business Manager has expert knowledge of all aspects of Gibney’s financial software/data systems and ensures that data is accurate, complete and well maintained.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Managing accounts payable/receivable
  • Payroll management
  • Employee benefits & insurance management
  • Bank reconciliation & cash management
  • Assisting with the Year End Audit
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Sr. Sales Manager

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110,00
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04/23/19

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We're looking for an experienced Sales Manager to join our growing team!

The purposes of the Sales Manager role is to create and implement successful sales and client development strategy for Paddle8. The person in this role will coordinate closely with our sales specialists leading the effort to identify, engage and pitch opportunities to galleries, private collectors, brands & companies with the focus on building sustainable fruitful partnerships.

The Sales Manager will place a significant focus on Paddle8 auctions on the Curated and Benefits sides of business. The role will also work to establish effective sales strategy on the Paddle8 platform in partnership with our Technology Team. The position will deliver commercial initiatives moving them forward while maintaining and expanding on existing relationships.

Additionally, the Sales Manager will work in very close collaboration with the management team to establish a commercial strategy that generates increasing revenue. The ideal candidate will have established sales and client development experience, be comfortable with ambitious sales targets, and demonstrate the ability to create & implement effective sales strategy. It will be critical for this role to establish a network of contacts within the art and commercial world.

Requirements

  • Prior experience managing a team and collaborating closely with various departments to move critical business objectives forward
  • Ability to coach, mentor, and support employee development & performance
  • Understanding of manager accountability for personal and team performance
  • Proven and effective sales strategy a must
  • Background in art sales and culture preferred
  • High level customer service management experience

 

Benefits 

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance & commuter benefits
  • Generous and clear vacation policy
  • Small team environment and flat org structure
  • Be a part of the fascinating and elusive world of art and luxury
  • Access to exclusive events and galas
  • Help build the technology platform for the next generation collector

 

Requirements

  • Prior experience managing a team and collaborating closely with various departments to move critical business objectives forward
  • Ability to coach, mentor, and support employee development & performance
  • Understanding of manager accountability for personal and team performance
  • Proven and effective sales strategy a must
  • Background in art sales and culture preferred
  • High level customer service management experienc

 

Job Type: Full-time

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Art Researcher (On-call)

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About the Job

We are looking for an art researcher to perform research in libraries and archives.

The Art researcher will seek for valuable information of unknown paintings.

Requirements

  • PhD., Bachelor or Master degree in art history.
  • Native English speaker.
  • Inhabitant of a big city with extensive art libraries.
  • Resident of New York, Los Angeles, Amsterdam, Florence, Madrid, London or Paris.
  • Good research skills.

This is an independent job position.

We will call on you each time we need your help.

Each assignment is paid by the hour or a flat fee, by mutual agreement.

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