type: Fixed-term, Full-time
hours per week
Circa £15 - 18,000 per annum plus sale commissions
client is a new art gallery, located in central London, with operation in South
Korea. The gallery represents the finest modern and contemporary art and design
to an international audience, creating a bridge between the Eastern and Western
gallery has dedication and specialism in Asian contemporary art. In particular,
it advocates Korean art and provides a platform for Korean artists in London
showcasing the most exciting art from Korea. The gallery also promotes the
interchange and conversation between the global art arenas, introducing British
and European art into Asia.
The Gallery Manager will be responsible
for overseeing the general functions (ie: Art Sales, Administration, Marketing
& Communications, PR, Events, Publications) while heading the development
of exhibitions and working closely with the Gallery Director. The role will
involve executive management of the team of collaborators of the gallery and
cooperating with external curators.
The candidate will be self-motivated
and experienced in working within a contemporary art gallery framework. Someone
who is presentable, mature and confident in using own initiative and
approaching work in a proactive and professional manner and someone who will
commit long-term. Knowledge and understanding of the contemporary art scene in
the West and East are ideal. Demonstrable experience of project management,
specifically in planning, organizing and delivering ?projects is essential, as
are good written and verbal communication skills.
At least 3 years proved experience in a commercial contemporary art gallery OR
strong sales potential
Experience in working with an art gallery database.
Experienced in sales, with a medium-sized client base and good at networking.
High degree of digital literacy – skills in Microsoft Office and Mac Os X
knowledge of business and accounting.
As the gallery is just establishing
itself in London, this is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to
commit to a role and grow with the gallery, thus increasing one's earning
Client wants to begin interviews mid-June with
an aim to hire someone starting from September.