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Financial Controller

A secondary-market gallery based on the Upper East Side seeks a financial controller responsible for overseeing all financial and accounting systems and procedures for gallery and affiliate entities, process accounts payable and payroll. Additional responsibilities will include invoicing, monitoring cash flow and sales tax reporting and commercial rent tax returns. The ideal candidate will be a licensed CPA or the equivalent experience.  In addition to invoicing / accounts receivable, payroll, and general bookkeeping, the financial controller will maintain books and records using SAGE software for the gallery and other business interests of the gallery’s owner. The will also monitor the owner’s personal finances.

Full time
Americas
New York

Office Manager

We are seeking an office manager to join a PR company in London. The successful candidate will be key in driving and implementing the continual improvement of agency operations and 
procedures, with a view to optimising efficiency and productivity, manage the day to day running of the office, ensure a safe and tidy working environment. Additionally, they shall provide as hoc administrative support to the directors as well as supporting the HR department in recruiting new staff members. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working in a similar administrative role, preferably within the communications/ cultural sector. 

Full time
United Kingdom
London

EA

SML seeks an organised, proactive and committed individual to join our team as EA to our commercial director and associate director at our London HQ. This person will provide high-level support to the directors and facilitate the smooth running of projects. The successful candidate must have a minimum of two years’ experience in the art world, ideally with a flair for client liaison; a quality which will prove fundamental to this position in order to be able to build strong and trusted relationships and fulfil a key function as a primary point of contact to clients and candidates alike. We are seeking an individual who is familiar with all activity across the art world and confident in communicating effectively with people at all levels in a highly professional and friendly manner. Our directors require a high level of administrative support, so the ideal candidate will be efficient, systematic and methodical. Required competencies and attributes include but are not limited to, prior experience as a PA/EA, excellent communication skills, initiative and proactivity. 

 

Full time
United Kingdom
London

Head Preparator

On behalf of our client, a New York Gallery we are searching for a head preparator. This position requires a highly motivated, well-organised individual with at least five years prior experience working as a preparator within a gallery or museum.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the installation and maintenance of artworks of a variety of mediums, they must have an excellent knowledge of construction and fabrications as well as experience with artbase, photoshop and sketchup software. The ideal candidate must have a drivers licence and experience driving 16ft trucks

Full time
Americas
New York

Curator

We are searching for a curator to join a North Wales heritage program. The successful candidate will be part of the team developing experiences including iconic sites in Welsh culture. This unique curatorial opportunity will draw on a curator with expertise in collections, art, architecture and landscapes. The ideal candidate will extensive experience within curation of heritage sites. 

Full time
United Kingdom
Wales

Brand and Retail Manager

We are seeking a brand and retail manager to join an innovative arts publisher in London. The successful candidate will manage the presentation and sales of the publishing program, lead and train the sales team as well as actively business getting new clients. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in the upmarket retail sector, a strong affinity for the publishing program and excellent communication skills. 

Full time
United Kingdom
London

Account Director

Our client, an international PR company is seeking an account director to join their Hong Kong team. The account director is responsible for successfully leading campaigns for clients and for the overall management of their account team. They shall develop excellent relations with senior media contracts, provide excellent strategic helping to secure new business and ensuring the highest standards are met. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in business development, proven ability to manage a team and proven ability within PR.

 

Full time
Asia
Hong Kong

Managing Director

We are searching for a managing director on behalf of an international art fair. The successful candidate will handle accountability for the overall performance of the UK region, oversee strategy, budgets, development and the office, including staff. Additionally, they shall be a key board member travelling to quarterly meetings in the UK/EU, he/she will ensure the financial management of the company as well as building relationships with key exhibitors and sponsors. The ideal candidate will have at least eight years’ management experience within a small company, including management of budgets, prior marketing and PR experience and an insight into contemporary art is an advantage. This is a part-time position for three to four days per week.

 

Part time
United Kingdom
London

E-Commerce Director and UK Regional Managing Director

 

On behalf of our client an international art fair we are seeking an e-commerce director and UK regional managing director (combined position). This person will be responsible for further developing the company’s digital strategy and delivering a profitable online marketplace. Additionally, they shall work alongside the product manager, re-setting the product vision and communicating business strategy across the company to ensure buy in and support. The successful candidate will handle accountability for the overall performance of the UK region, oversee strategy, budgets, development and the office, including staff. They shall further develop the business strategy working alongside the digital steering team to develop a 3-year vision for the digital marketplace. The ideal candidate will have proven experience as an ecommerce professional with exposure to multi-channel settings, confident managing teams and experience managing a web development roadmap. Furthermore, the candidate must have at least eight years’ management experience within a small company, including management of budgets, prior marketing and PR experience and an insight into contemporary art is an advantage.

Full time
United Kingdom
London

Technician

We are seeking a technician to join a contemporary art gallery based in Mayfair. Key responsibilities will involve fine art handling and packing, quality controlling and reporting as well as everyday maintenance of three gallery spaces across London. The ideal candidate will have a full drivers licence, prior experience within fine art handling and excellent communication skills.

Full time
United Kingdom
London

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