About:
Our client is a newly founded art gallery for Fine Art Photography in the Algarve opening summer 2022. It will offer contemporary photo art, working closely with internationally renowned and Portuguese artists.They are looking for a Galley Manager to work closely alongside the owners in curating the artistic program of the gallery and ensuring its commercial and artistic success.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the smooth of the gallery administration, office, and programme support
  • Drive sales and marketing
  • Communicate directly with artists and clients
  • Front facing communication by phone, email, and in person
  • Maintain ongoing promotion and advertising of the gallery
  • Arrange transportation of work to and from the gallery, both nationally and internationally
  • Develop and maintain client lists and database management

Candidate Specifications:

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

Desirable but not Essential:

  • Other language skills like German, French, or Dutch

Location: Portugal; the first months will be WFH, but you will move into the gallery by the end of May
To start 1st of March, 2022
Salary: € 35.000 to € 40.000 with potential for bonus and/or other benefits

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