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Contemporary Art Gallery in Brooklyn, with a focus on the diaspora, seeks a highly motivated and experienced Director.
Successful applicants should have 8 – 10 years of gallery experience, with 5 years minimum experience as a Director.
Strong knowledge of international contemporary art, existing client base and relationships with artists, along with excellent management and communication skills are required.  

 

Responsibilities include: 

Oversee day-to-day gallery operations 

Research new artists, guest curators and art fair opportunities 

Work with gallery owner and guest curators to select artwork for exhibitions and art fairs 

Supervise exhibitions including:  

Working with guest curators for artist liaising 

managing artwork fabrication, printing, framing, and shipping 

overseeing installation and deinstallation 

writing and editing press releases and organizing support materials  

assisting in press solicitations 

distributing client previews and sales outreach  

 

Responsible for all aspects of sales for gallery including outreach to museum curators and institutions 

Work with registrar to manage inventory, consignment agreements and loan agreements 

Manage vendor and external relationships including shippers, mounters, printers, framers, craters, art handlers, suppliers, etc. 

Prepare international art fair applications 

Supervise all logistics for art fairs including shipments of art, travel, installation and support materials  

Serve as gallery representative at select art fairs 

Strategize and oversee gallery’s online and social media presence 

 

Qualifications include: 

BA from four-year college or university in art history or related field 

MA or MFA required 

Experience handling artwork, including vintage photography, mixed media, and painting 

Curatorial track record 

Experience with social media 

Excellent writing skills 

Experience working with museum curators and institutions 

Proven leader 

Team player 

Highly motivated to be an active participant in the New York art scene 

 

Additional Requirements: 

Available to work Tuesday-Saturday 

Available to travel and work at art fairs and other events 

 

Salary is commensurate with experience plus benefits. 

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Gallery Marketing & Communications Associate

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December 12, 2019

Jenkins Johnson Gallery seeks a Marketing & Communications Associate to join its gallery in San Francisco. The ideal candidate will have at least two years related experience in public relations/marketing and experience in a gallery setting. Responsibilities include Press outreach and Social Media management. Necessary skills include strong written and verbal skills, managing multiple projects at once, working both independently and collaboratively, and meeting time-sensitive deadlines. Qualified applicants will be comfortable in a fast-paced environment where attention to detail and creativity are valued. Regular gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday from 10AM to 6PM, and Saturdays from 10AM to 5PM, with occasional evenings and mornings required. Salary is commensurate with experience, and benefits are provided.

Primary responsibilities include:

Press

Write and distribute press releases and email announcements using Mailchimp

Work closely with gallery directors to plan and implement press campaigns for gallery shows, museum exhibitions and art fair presentations in local, national, and international media, including print, online, TV, and radio

Update and maintain list of local, national and international press contacts

Foster relationships with editors, writers, and PR consultants on behalf of the gallery

Help field media requests and coordinate delivery of high resolution images, and scheduling of interview and filming

Inform staff and gallery artists of key published media placements in real-time

Help liaise with museum press offices and PR agencies on museum shows

Work with Gallery Assistant on maintaining and updating press archives (both online and physical files)

Coordinate with Gallery Assistant on creating all gallery exhibition and art fair packages

Art Fairs

Assist in art fair applications

Produce press materials related to art fairs

Assist with distribution of information to the art market media, liaising with art fair PR departments and agencies

Social Media & Website

Manage gallery website and social media campaigns

Help develop a social media strategic plan

List gallery exhibitions online on art and event websites

Promote gallery artists’ exhibitions, events, lectures, etc through social media and other channels

Monitor and interpret analytics for website, mailing campaigns, and social media

Monitor activity on digital channels (web, social media, email, etc.) to identify needs and opportunities for promoting the gallery

Requirements

* BA or Masters degree in Art History, Communications, or related field

* Preferred 2 + years of experience in a gallery, PR agency, museum, or art institution

* Excellent written and verbal communications skills

* Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, InDesign, Photoshop and Mailchimp

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data management

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10,000-15,000
Application Deadline: 
1 january

You must have experience of atleast 2 years at your field. domicel and all neccessary documents are required for application form.

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Manager, Foundation and Government Relations

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DEPARTMENT: DEVELOPMENT

POSITION: MANAGER, FOUNDATION & GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

FLSA CLASSIFICATION: Exempt

POSITION TYPE: Regular Full-Time

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Manager, Foundation and Government Relations will be responsible for researching, gathering data, writing and submitting all proposals and reports to institutional funders as well as managing relationships with foundation and government representatives. This job is also responsible for government capital funding streams such as RACP and New Markets Tax Credits. The Manager will be an integral part of the development efforts of Pennsylvania Ballet.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to corporate foundations, foundations and government sources.

Perform prospect research on corporate foundations, foundations, and government funding streams to evaluate prospects for funding.

Work with finance to gather information necessary to report to institutional funders on current grant programs.

Comply with all grant reporting as required by institutional funders – including RACP.

Provide stewardship to current institutional donors including regular written updates and invitations to programs.

Maintain knowledge of both institutional history and current programs.

Serve as primary writer/reviewer for the department, working closely with artistic staff, marketing, community engagement and the School to provide consistency in messaging.

Provide staff support at Ballet fundraising events and during performance runs, as needed (evening and weekend hours) and other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of two to four years fundraising experience, primarily in grant writing.

Experience with relationship management and growing foundation and government grant programs strongly preferred

Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.

Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize their workload.

Investigate, analyze, and synthesize large quantities of data into a user-friendly and concise format.

Work in a deadline driven environment with attention to detail.

Proficiently work with Microsoft office and databases.

Maintain discretion with institutional information which is often confidential.

Previous experience with non-profit fundraising.

Able to work well in a team environment, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines.

Able to monitor and meet income goals.

A heartfelt appreciation for the arts.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree or higher.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

To apply for this position, please send a resume, cover letter, and a sample grant proposal to jobs@paballet.org.

More information about Pennsylvania Ballet can be found at www.paballet.org

Pennsylvania Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Arts Services Sales Manager

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We are looking to hire a candidate with a sales and marketing background and has previously worked with galleries, museums, auction houses or art fairs. The candidate must have 2 to 6 years of experience working in any of the the primary responsibility of the candidate is to introduce and market the Art Product (technology products developed by 72 Dragons) in Mumbai and globally. The responsibilities include but are not limited to interacting with gallerists, museum directors and other professionals, developing relationships with people in the art world, drafting professional proposals for clients and seeing the contract through till the end. The candidate is expected to work with the rest of the team in creating strategies to market the product, designing the proposals and finding solutions. The Sales Lead is expected to head the sales team in Mumbai and guide the team. The candidate must have excellent communication skills and must be comfortable in working with a global team. The 72 Dragons Art Services Sales Position is an excellent opportunity for aspiring talents with a sales background to be involved in different avenues like technology and art.

Responsibilities

  •     Connect with visiting artists and negotiate sales during events
  •     Promote and sell artists' work, through both exhibitions and personal contacts
  •     Oversee the type of artwork sold
  •     Work closely with individual artists, develop relationships with new artists, and extend relationships with established artist connections
  •     Promote exhibitions and work by individual artists
  •     Negotiate with gallery managers and curators
  •     Develop potential client lists of particular works and exhibitions, according to their interests
  •     Extend the client database
  •     Keep up to date with industry developments and market trends

Skills

  •     Excellent organisational ability
  •     Strong written and oral communication skills
  •     The ability and confidence to deal with a range of people
  •     Sales ability and commercial awareness
  •     Experience of management accounting and financial negotiating
  •     A flexible and practical approach
  •     Team working skills and the ability to lead and motivate a team
  •     A genuine interest in and enthusiasm for art
  •     Creative skill
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Arts Services Sales Manager

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