Our client is a newly founded, beautiful art gallery for Fine Art Photography in the Algarve which opened summer 2022. It offers contemporary high-end photo art, working closely with internationally renowned and Portuguese artists.

They are looking for a Gallery Director to operate the gallery, manage the team and ensure its commercial and artistic success.

  • Ensure the smooth of the gallery and managing the team
  • Drive sales and develop client relations
  • Communicate directly with artists
  • Front facing communication by phone, email, and in person
  • Coordinate marketing and collaborations 

Candidate Specifications:

  • Qualification in Arts or Business studies
  • A genuine interest in and enthusiasm for art photography, and sound knowledge of the current scene
  • Relevant practical experience in an art gallery or arts organisation
  • Sales ability and commercial awareness
  • Excellent organisational abilities
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability and confidence to deal with a range of people
  • Administrative, social media and IT skills
  • Fluent in English and ideally Portuguese

Desirable but not Essential:

  • Other language skills like German, French, or Dutch

Location: Algarve, Portugal; (needs to be present in the gallery, no home office)
To start: 1.3.2024
Salary: € 45.000 to € 50.000 (flexible) with potential for bonus and/or other benefits


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