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Associate VIP Manager
Associate VIP Manager
Art Basel
Post Date: 14 Sep 2022


Art Basel stages the world’s premier art shows for modern and contemporary works, sited in Basel, Miami Beach, and Hong Kong. Defined by its host city and region, each show is unique, which is reflected in its participating galleries, the artworks on display and the parallel content programming produced in collaboration with the local institutions. In addition to ambitious stands featuring leading galleries from around the globe, each show’s singular exhibition sectors and artistic events spotlight the latest developments in the visual arts, offering visitors new ideas, new inspiration and new contacts in the artworld.

We seek for our office in Basel a highly motivated personality as

Associate VIP Manager

Job ID 522

Your responsibilities

  • Coordinate and manage VIP program for Art Basel in Basel as the point person from cultural institutions and private collectors in Basel
  • Organize VIP events during show week that are offered to select-VIPs or international museum patron groups
  • Liaise with Art Basel’s Partnership team to relay and fulfill benefits for partners on the VIP side such as event guests, communicating details to rest of VIP team, and more
  • Act as main point person to ensure successful Partner-related deliverables such as signage, protocol, policy review, and more
  • Support Swiss VIP relations and inquiries for all Art Basel shows by working closely with VIP Representative, Switzerland
  • Liaise with Art Basel’s Gallery Relations team to help onboard newly joining exhibitors, and support VIP inquiries for galleries upon request
  • Play an integral role in the Basel VIP team, as well as support overall global projects and initiatives as part of the larger global VIP team by participating in meetings, zoom calls, and more as a collaborative team member
  • Support VIP inbox for all Art Basel shows by making VIP designations and more in CRM
  • Fulfill various other tasks upon request as a team member

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Arts Administration, Marketing/Communications or related field)
  • Professional experience in international client management a plus
  • Industry experience of a minimum of 2 years in culture, arts, fashion or luxury goods
  • Experience and knowledge of CRM
  • Extremely organized, multitasking, capable of handling several projects simultaneously
  • Great team player
  • Enjoyment working in very fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communications skills in English are essential, German or any other languages is a plus

Your employer

  • The MCH Group is a leading international live-marketing company with a comprehensive services network spanning the entire exhibition and event market
  • We develop traditional trade fairs to modern platforms and communities.
  • Our exhibition portfolio includes around 90 own and guest exhibitions, and we complete around 1800 projects worldwide each year
  • Our nearly 700 colleagues are active all over the globe

What to expect? Flexible working hours, a modern infrastructure, good social security, appealing benefits and a dynamic environment. You will find more information on the MCH Group here.

We stand for passion, professionalism, entrepreneurial spirit, agility and trustworthiness. Does that hold true for you too? Then we look forward to receiving your online job application.


If you have any questions or would like further information please contact Julie Mackerer, Talent Acquisition Manager: [email protected]. Please upload your application through this page. Applications by e-mail won’t be taken in consideration. Thank you very much.


Basel, Switzerland

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