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On behalf of our Client we are seeking a Gallery Administrator to join an international Gallery in Hong Kong. The ideal candidate will have experience within bookkeeping, accounting and office administration.
On behalf of our Client, we are seeking a Registrar and Collection Assistant to join an Art Advisory specalising in large scale exhibitons. The successful candidate will oversee all aspects of collection management, including shipping of works internationally, obtaining required tax documents and export proof. In addition, they will act as the main point of contact for the collection, be well versed on custom issues and oversee loan arrangements and return of art works. The ideal candidate will provide administrative support to Sales Team and have experience working as a registrar.
On behalf of our Client, we are seeking an Executive Assistant to join a Blue Chip Gallery in London. The Director they will be assisting is commercially driven and the candidate will provide extensive support, help manage their projects and assist with artist liaison. The ideal candidate should have prior project management experience, be ambitious and have the drive to develop this role.
On behalf of our Client we are seeking an Operations Executive to join an international art-focused PR firm. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing administrative and operational support to the growing team. The key responsibility within this role is comprehensive management of the database, ensuring it is kept both current and relevant and is being used to its full potential as a critical tool for the business. Our client is looking for someone who enjoys and takes pride in this kind of meticulous work, rather than someone who is looking to develop their career within a more PR specific position. This is a great opportunity to take ownership over a critically important part of the business and to really grow the role in itself on the premise of shaping a seamless operation. This person will also be responsible for server maintenance, the preparation of agendas for weekly staff meetings, marketing administration and will act as the primary contact for interns. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and experience working on an administrative basis within the arts.
On behalf of our Client, we are seeking an Auction Cataloguer/ Administrator for a boutique London Auction house. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the company’s operations, including cataloguing and researching auction lots, photography, preparation of auction catalogues and the execution of bi-annual live floor auctions. The ideal candidate will have a degree in Classics or Art History, strong researching skills, professional photography skills and proficiency with Adobe Photoshop.
Our Client is a seeking a Jewellery and Watches Specialist to join their regional auction house as their head of department. The successful candidate will develop and grow the sales sectors including sourcing private goods for sale, cataloguing, photographing, producing condition reports and building on established sales success. The ideal candidate will have excellent experience and contacts within this specialised field, as well as GIA qualifications. This position is in Cambridge.
Our client, a leading Art Advisory based in London, seeks a Finance Director to oversee art lending, investment and sales platforms for the business, which has outposts worldwide. Knowledge of the mechanics of the art world are essential, but broader experience from financial institutions would be preferable.
On behalf of our Client, a leading British contemporary art gallery we are seeking a Director of Exhibitions. Within this role, the successful candidate will work closely with the department Directors to develop and successfully implement gallery exhibitions and programmes, they shall advise and support gallery artists in all exhibition-related activities and develop meaningful, productive relationships with artists and museums. They shall additionally participate in strategic planning of the exhibition programme, support the interdepartmental requirements of the Exhibitions department and maintain a budget overview of exhibition activities. This role will require some international travel and candidates must have strong experience in coordinating exhibitions and working with artists.
SML are seeking an Assistant and Researcher to support our Director of Americas from the New York office. The successful candidate will work closely with the Director in an administrative and research focused capacity, covering EA responsibilities such as diary and travel management, coordination of interviews, correspondence and database maintenance and development. This is a client-facing role, and the successful candidate will be the first point of contact on the telephone and over email, so must be well-spoken, composed, and confident dealing with extremely high profile clients and candidates. Research forms the backbone of our company and will constitute a significant portion of this position. The successful candidate will conduct focused research in direct response to client briefs and will also work closely with the Director on broader research to fuel our business development efforts in America. The ideal candidate will have prior PA/EA experience, excellent organization skills and the ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment. We are ideally seeking someone with a strong knowledge of the international art market and its key players. This role will be 4/5 days a week
On behalf of our Client, a leading Art Fair we are seeking a Gallery Content Manager. The successful candidate will design and execute a communication strategy together with the Gallery Relation team. As well as writing, editing and updating content for the Art Fair’s digital channels and providing website and newsletter statistics to various stakeholders. Additionally, they shall manage marketing systems such as CMS and Mailchimp. The ideal candidate will have in-depth knowledge of contemporary and modern art, be an English native speaker and have previous experience in PR/Marketing within galleries. This role is based in Basel.
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