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Exhibitions Assistant
Exhibitions Assistant
Gagosian
Post Date: 23 Sep 2022

JOB OVERVIEW

Gagosian is seeking an Exhibitions Assistant to join its Chelsea, Manhattan team. 

The Exhibitions Assistant will assist the Director of Exhibitions with administrative preparation for gallery exhibitions. This is an entry level job that will require good “people skills,” phone skills, and the ability to multitask. The ideal candidate will be organized, detail oriented, proactive and thorough with all relevant paperwork and document retention.

Duties include but are not limited to

– Provide the Exhibitions team with administrative, logistical, and project management support for exhibitions at all Chelsea locations.
– Submit approved vendor invoices to accounting. Track vendor payments. Update and maintain vendor accounting spreadsheets.
– Provide administrative, logistical, including expense reports and scheduling travel for couriers and exhibitions staff as needed.
– Create release and receipt paperwork, create entries in the database, assist with labeling artworks, and track insurance coverage for exhibition inventory.
– Organize the physical and digital archive of past and present exhibition materials, documents, and supplies.
– General upkeep of the exhibition spaces and opening/closing responsibilities.

Qualifications for the role

– BA or MA in Art History, Studio Art, or a related field.
– Excellent computer skills including Google Suite, Microsoft Office, and Excel.
– Must be responsible and able to follow through on tasks, take instruction from staff, as well as exercise absolute discretion with artists/estates, clients and sales staff.
– Excellent communication and written skills are required.
– Proven track record as an excellent, highly detail-oriented, proactive worker with the ability to both work independently and amongst a diverse group of peers.
– Exceptional organizational and follow-up skills, with the ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
– Willing to do manual labor and work additional hours, as needed.
– Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator) preferred.
– Curiosity of the process.

Benefits and perks

– Comprehensive benefits suite through Cigna, including a fully subsidized employee only level HSA plan
– MetLife pet insurance
– A 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
– Employee discount on Gagosian products and publications
– Pre-tax flexible spending, dependent care, and commuter benefits

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular/Non-Exempt/Salaried position with overtime.

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience, comprehensive benefits package including three weeks’ paid vacation.

Application Instructions

Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] with “Exhibitions Assistant” in the subject line. Walk-ins or phone inquiries will not be accepted for this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V, committed to ensuring that all current and prospective employees are afforded equal opportunities.

Employee health and safety is of the utmost importance and as such Gagosian is committed to adhering to New York State Department of Health COVID safety guidelines.

JOB DETAILS

Location
New York, USA

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