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We are seeking a Head of Department, Impressionist and Modern Art, to join an international auction house in New York. The successful candidate will manage a small team, maximising efficiency and leading the direction of the department. Additionally, this person will contribute to the production of catalogues, maintain budgeted commission levels, foster good relations with collectors and trade bodies alike, pursuing new business for the department. The successful candidate will have a broad specialist knowledge in Impressionism and Modern Art, as well as proven experience in a managerial and business getting capacity.
We are searching for an Accountant to join a London Studio. The successful applicant will post supplier invoices, post customer invoices and maintain the stock system and periodically oversee a spot check of stock. Additionally, they shall liaise with Head of Production to maintain budgeting schedules for long-term fabrication contracts and assist with annual audit and help with the preparation of the audit files.
On behalf of our client, we are seeking an Exhibitions Coordinator to join a London based studio. The successful candidate will manage exhibitions, projects and loans including, overseeing all the communications in relations to the exhibitions, support the work of the Registrar and support the work of the Studio Assistant. Additionally, they shall progress opportunities and develop strategies for working alongside museums and institution, as well as overseeing the promotion and PR strategy of the studio. The ideal candidate will have practical experience working in a contemporary studio and previous experience of working in the arts in an administrative capacity. This role is a 12-month maternity cover.
We are searching for an EA to join the post-production team of a ground-breaking artist-lead project, ahead of its international launch next year. This dynamic role will combine traditional PA duties, such as diary management, travel arrangement and handling personal affairs with financial administration, and assisting with business development and partnerships. The ideal candidate will be fluent in French, have an excellent work ethic, and the desire to be involved with an ambitious, multi-faceted and experimental art project.
We are seeking a Prints Specialist to join a London Auction House. The successful candidate will be responsible for business getting for the department, working alongside the Head of Department to encourage new business opportunities and promoting the department through lectures and events. Additionally, they shall maintain a relationship with established collectors and trade contacts, develop the catalogues and assist in exhibition events. The ideal candidate will have proven specialist expertise, a network of contacts and good market awareness. Fluency in an additional language is required.
We are searching for a Senior Communications professional to join a London PR company. The successful candidate will manage a team as well as lead new business proposals. The ideal candidate must have proven experience in business proposal writing. This role is a maternity cover and is open to part-time applicants.
We are seeking an EA to join a London Studio. The successful candidate will manage the diary, extensive travel arrangements, organise meetings and expenses. They shall also manage front of house office operations. Additionally, they will oversee private duties, such as liaising with friends and family, managing the household and organising car bookings. The ideal candidate will have prior experience as an EA.
We are seeking a Collection and Exhibitions Coordinator to join a London Gallery. The successful candidate will organise the collection including arranging artwork photography, coordinate the production of all artwork commissions and provide artwork inventory information to external galleries and clients. Additionally, they shall manage exhibitions, including all loans of exhibitions, researching and compiling work exhibition histories and input on PR strategy.
We are seeking a Commercial Director to join a London Gallery. The successful candidate will manage the various teams within the Gallery, drive public and corporate engagement and oversee the PR and communications strategies. Additionally, they shall serve as the outward face of the Gallery, liaise with the finance department and liaise with the senior curator on all activities within the Gallery. The ideal candidate, will have at least five years’ experience within a gallery, a proven track record with management and be a proactive self-starter.
On behalf of our Client, we are seeking a Gallery Manager to join a Contemporary London Gallery. The successful candidate will coordinate all daily activities in the gallery, including answering enquires, managing client and artist relations and coordinating sales, managing shipping and maintaining the database. Additionally, they shall assist with the planning and installation of exhibitions as well as overseeing advertising and online presence. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a similar role, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a small team.
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