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Art Multiples Production Manager – French-speaking
Art Multiples Production Manager - French-speaking
JRP|Editions
Post Date: 26 Nov 2022

JOB OVERVIEW

Since 2004, JRP|Editions (formerly JRP|Ringier) has established itself as one of the leading international and independent publishers of contemporary art, partnering with artists, museums, galleries, and private institutions worldwide. We have built up a catalogue of more than 500 titles currently in active distribution (in English, German, and French) in the contemporary art field.

In 2019, JRP|Editions launched its Multiples department, which produces limited editions such as lithographs, screen prints, sculptures, mirrors, and bronzes. We have collaborated with artists such as Kenny Scharf, Wade Guyton, Jenny Holzer, and John Armleder to offer the most desirable multiples to our collectors around the world.

About the Job

In order to support our fast-growing business, we are looking for an experienced full-time production manager. The selected candidate will oversee all aspects related to the production of our art multiples across mediums including lithography, screenprint, mirror, and textile and will monitor production schedule and budget.

Key Responsibilities

 Owning the artwork development process: coordinating and managing the production process with artists’ studios and production partners to ensure each edition is produced to the highest quality, packaged and launched successfully.
 Managing the production budget: negotiating rates for all materials and processes necessary to the production of high-quality art works. Keeping all projects on budget and on schedule and flagging any issues or risks that may arise.
 Building up a strong partner network: sourcing the best-in-class art printers, material suppliers and production houses, and building strong long-term partnerships with them.
 Driving quality and efficiency in our warehouse: collaborating with the on-site team to ensure our orders are fulfilled in a timely and efficient manner.
 Reporting: creating and distributing reports relevant to inventory management and production development.


Required profile

 Exceptional organisational and project management skills, with the ability to meet evolving deadlines for numerous projects simultaneously.
 Sound knowledge of art production processes across mediums: lithograph, screenprint, sculpture, mirror, etc.
 Proven problem-solving skills and adaptability to work in a fast-paced environment where issues occur unexpectedly.
 Excellent communication and relationship-building skills.
 Valid driving license.
 Commitment to JRP|Editions’ mission and core values.
 Fluency in both English and French.
 Interest in art and creative culture.

What we offer

 A rich and diverse work environment in one of the leading companies in contemporary art.
 Working with world-class artists.
 Varied activities and a job with a great autonomy.
 Company laptop (Apple) and telephone.
 Benefits and holidays as per country of employ.

Applications

Please send your CV by email to [email protected]

JOB DETAILS

Location
Paris, France

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