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Rosenfeld Gallery is looking to hire an Assistant Gallery Director.



Seeking a candidate who is highly organized, a go-getter, independent worker, driven to go the extra mile, with an ability to work alone. The person has to be proactive as the gallery owner gives you a lot of freedom and requires an organized assistant. They have to be proficient in Photoshop and have excellent computer and communication skills. The candidate must be excellent with social media and other online vehicles to help market the Gallery and drive traffic to the gallery. You will be managing the daily operations alone. This person must be good at research, sourcing, and experience working art fairs is a plus. The Assistant Director will oversee the general maintenance and appearance of the gallery and exhibition spaces, including some installation and handling of artwork as well as light cleaning.This job is a true jack of all trades and requires a person that is very flexible.


Salary: $50,000


Office Hours: Monday thru Friday 11:00AM to 6:00PM


During Art Fairs and auctions, 7 days a week


2 weeks paid vacation



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Galerie XII is a fine art gallery located in the mid-Wilshire area specializing in contemporary photography. The gallery was founded in Paris in 2007, the Los Angeles space opened in 2018.We are seeking a full-time Gallery Manager to start December 2019 – January 2020. This is a full-time Tuesday-Saturday position with some schedule flexibility necessary for special events, openings and fairs. The position requires marketing and curatorial skills and an ability to coordinate multiple over-lapping projects independently with attention to detail and time management. The Gallery owner spends several months each year at the Paris Gallery so the candidate must be self-motivated and feel comfortable working without a permanent physical supervision. The main roles of the position include:Exhibition preparation, coordination and sales (5-6 shows/year)Art Fair preparation, coordination and sales (2-3 fairs/year)Promotion and sale of the works in exhibition with walk-in public and collector appointments Widening the collectors base, connecting with curators, reaching out to Art advisorsArtist discussion and follow-upWorking on Press Releases, catalogs, e-newsletters (Mailchimp), marketing materials and website and social mediaManagement of the Inventory and Contacts DatabaseAssist at openings and special eventsOversee exhibition calendar and installationLight art handling and storage tasksRequirements:BA 4 Year Degree in relevant field (Art History, Art, Photography, etc.)3+ years of gallery experience in exhibition and sales focused rolesExperience with database management, fine art sales, art fairsKnowledge of the Los Angeles area market and significant collectors and institutionsKnowledge of the history of photography and its place in contemporary artExperience with newsletter marketing, PR initiatives, and social mediaStrong interest in a gallery career and the desire to grow with the galleryExtremely organized, autonomous and personable demeanor.French Speaking a plus but not required.Timing/Duration: Ideally the position should start working early January 2020 at the latest with a minimum commitment of two years. Hours: Full-time, Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00am – 6:00pm.Please email a Resume and Cover Letter w/ professional references and starting date availability. Salary commensurate with experience.


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Lecturer/Director of Herter Art Gallery

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Job no: 501538

Work type: Faculty Full Time

Location: UMass Amherst

Department: Art

Union: MSP

Categories: Faculty

About UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

Job Description:

The Department of Art at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a full-time Lecturer and Director of Herter Art Gallery, an exhibition space dedicated to showcasing student and faculty work of the department as well as professionally curated exhibitions. The position will begin September 1, 2020. Although the initial appointment is for one year, the position has the potential for an open-ended appointment with just cause protection after four years.

The successful candidate will contribute to the Department and the University community through his/her knowledge, expertise, and experience in curating contemporary art. The director will be responsible for the exhibition program by working with students, faculty, and other artists and participants and for overseeing budgeting, public relations, and the daily operation of the Herter Art Gallery. The director is expected to offer a robust array of exhibitions that will become an important part of undergraduate and graduate studies in art and visual culture at the University.

The director will also contribute to the curriculum in the Department of Art, both at the graduate and undergraduate levels, teaching subjects that include issues in contemporary art, writing, and curating, as well as supervising students with their academic theses; participate in service to the UMass community; and engage in artistic community at the regional, national, and international level.

Applicants will be reviewed based on their experience in curatorial research, teaching and academic leadership as well as activity in artistic community. The director will have the capability to work not only in competence areas in the field but also broadly across disciplines through collaboration.

Requirements:


  • An MFA in Art or a Masters degree in Art History or related field is required, or professional experience equivalent to the advanced degree in the form of extensive publication and curating at reputable venues.


  • The successful candidate is expected to have a proven track record of strong contribution in the field of curating art and/or publication of art history/theory/criticism; teaching experience in art history or studio art; experience in curatorial practice; be informed of current practices and issues in modern and contemporary art and visual culture; and excellent written and verbal communication skills.


  • Preferred qualifications include ability to teach art writing at the undergraduate and graduate level; experience in interdisciplinary collaboration; and international track record or networks within the field of art criticism or curating.


  • Artists who are also curators and writers are encouraged to apply.


Additional Information:

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University also offers an attractive benefits package.

Application Instructions:

The on-line application is a two-part process.

  1. Please upload the following items to PageUp:

  • Cover letter


  • Curriculum vitae including a complete list of publications and curatorial activity


  • Summary of teaching experience


  • Two sample published essays or articles


  • Name, title, and full contact information of three professional references


  1. Please submit documentation of installation views of exhibitions curated (10-20 images) to SlideRoom at:

https://umassamherstart.slideroom.com/#/permalink/program/49243

To receive full consideration, please submit your application materials through PageUp and SlideRoom by September 16, 2019. The search will remain open until filled; however, applications received after the priority deadline may not be reviewed.

UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Advertised: Jul 30 2019 Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close:


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Job Description


 


Well established art gallery specializing on selling paintings, sculptures and Jewelry from the most unique brand in the modern art industry, located in the high traffic tourist places is looking for an experienced Gallery Director in luxury retail.


 


 


 


Qualifications 


·       Significant experience in art sales and/or a management role in an art gallery


·       The ability to talk comprehensively and engagingly about any and all artwork presented


·       Excellent communication skills


·       Self-motivated


·       Computer literate


·       Good memory and imagination


·       Creative sales approach


·       Exceptional follow-through, hire and train staff. 


 


The responsibilities of the director are broken down in three parts operational, interpersonal, and fiscal and include, but are not limited to the following


 


Operational Responsibilities


·      Maintain security and staff records


·      Monitoring gallery environment conditions (such as responding to temperature changes), Interacting with visitors


·      Compiling memos and time sheets


·      Answering telephones and dealing with correspondence 


·      Accessible at all times, even when away from the gallery


·      Rehanging the gallery at least once a month


 


 


Interpersonal Responsibilities 


·      Manages all of the gallery's staff, which can include gallery assistants, framers, administrative staff and interns. 


·      Secure cost-effective contracts from outside firms for restoration, framing, etc.


·      Deal with buyers, public visitors and, often, members of the press


·      Train all gallery staff


 


Fiscal Responsibilities


Balance the expenses of staging and advertising exhibitions alongside staff costs and building costs (everything from electric bills to mailing costs) and the income from sales


•       Conduct monthly gallery meetings


•       Generate an agreed level of personal sales each month. 


•       Approves discounts


•        Monitors all sales on invoice and layaways to insure collection of payments.


•       Meeting the gallery month goal


 


 


Director will be expected to work days and evenings preparing the gallery for special events, especially the day before the event. 


 


 


 


 


Please forward your resume and cover letter to the email provided.



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Job Description


Well established art gallery specializing on selling paintings, sculptures and Jewelry from the most unique brand in the modern art industry, located in the high traffic tourist places is looking for an experienced Gallery Director in luxury retail.


 


 


 


Qualifications 


·       Significant experience in art sales and/or a management role in an art gallery


·       The ability to talk comprehensively and engagingly about any and all artwork presented


·       Excellent communication skills


·       Self-motivated


·       Computer literate


·       Good memory and imagination


·       Creative sales approach


·       Exceptional follow-through, hire and train staff. 


 


The responsibilities of the director are broken down in three parts operational, interpersonal, and fiscal and include, but are not limited to the following


 


Operational Responsibilities


·      Maintain security and staff records


·      Monitoring gallery environment conditions (such as responding to temperature changes), Interacting with visitors


·      Compiling memos and time sheets


·      Answering telephones and dealing with correspondence 


·      Accessible at all times, even when away from the gallery


·      Rehanging the gallery at least once a month


 


 


Interpersonal Responsibilities 


·      Manages all of the gallery's staff, which can include gallery assistants, framers, administrative staff and interns. 


·      Secure cost-effective contracts from outside firms for restoration, framing, etc.


·      Deal with buyers, public visitors and, often, members of the press


·      Train all gallery staff


 


Fiscal Responsibilities


Balance the expenses of staging and advertising exhibitions alongside staff costs and building costs (everything from electric bills to mailing costs) and the income from sales


•       Conduct monthly gallery meetings


•       Generate an agreed level of personal sales each month. 


•       Approves discounts


•        Monitors all sales on invoice and layaways to insure collection of payments.


•       Meeting the gallery month goal


 


 


Director will be expected to work days and evenings preparing the gallery for special events, especially the day before the event. 


 


 


 


 


Please forward your resume and cover letter to the email provided.


 



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Galerie XII is a fine art gallery located in the mid-Wilshire area specializing in contemporary photography. The gallery was founded in Paris in 2007, the Los Angeles space opened in 2018.


We are seeking a full-time Gallery Manager to start December 2019 – January 2020.

This is a full-time Tuesday-Saturday position with some schedule flexibility necessary for special events, openings and fairs. The position requires marketing and curatorial skills and an ability to coordinate multiple over-lapping projects independently with attention to detail and time management.


The Gallery owner spends several months each year at the Paris Gallery so the candidate must be self-motivated and feel comfortable working without a permanent physical supervision.


The main roles of the position include:



  • Exhibition preparation, coordination and sales (5-6 shows/year)

  • Art Fair preparation, coordination and sales (2-3 fairs/year)

  • Promotion and sale of the works in exhibition with walk-in public and collector appointments

  •  Widening the collectors base, connecting with curators, reaching out to Art advisors

  • Artist discussion and follow-up

  • Working on Press Releases, catalogs, e-newsletters (Mailchimp), marketing materials and website and social media

  • Management of the Inventory and Contacts Database

  • Assist at openings and special events

  • Oversee exhibition calendar and installation

  • Light art handling and storage tasks

Requirements:


  • BA 4 Year Degree in relevant field (Art History, Art, Photography, etc.)

  • 3+ years of gallery experience in exhibition and sales focused roles

  • Experience with database management, fine art sales, art fairs

  • Knowledge of the Los Angeles area market and significant collectors and institutions

  • Knowledge of the history of photography and its place in contemporary art

  • Experience with newsletter marketing, PR initiatives, and social media

  • Strong interest in a gallery career and the desire to grow with the gallery

  • Extremely organized, autonomous and personable demeanor.

  • French Speaking a plus but not required.

Timing/Duration: Ideally the position should start working early January 2020 at the latest with a minimum commitment of two years.


Hours: Full-time, Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00am – 6:00pm.


Please email a Resume and Cover Letter w/ professional references and starting date availability.

Salary commensurate with experience.


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