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Gallery and Projects Manager
Gallery and Projects Manager
Art Basel
Post Date: 15 Nov 2021

JOB OVERVIEW

Temporary assignment until end of September 2022

Art Basel stages the world’s premier modern and contemporary art shows, held annually in Basel, Miami Beach, and Hong Kong. Founded by gallery owners in 1970, Art Basel is a driving force in supporting the role that galleries play in the nurturing of artists and developing and promoting the visual arts.

Art Basel is seeking for our office in Basel, Switzerland as soon as possible a passionate personality for a maternity cover as

Gallery and Projects Manager (temporary assignment until end of September 2022)

Job ID 422

Your responsibilities

  • Project management of Parcours sector for Art Basel in Basel
  • Managing the application- and selection process of the Parcours sector
  • Organization & contracting – structuring the project with Curator, Production Company, external partners
  • Financial controlling and overseeing the budget
  • Implementation, onsite management, and quality control
  • Coordination with all Art Basel departments
  • Gallery Relation management for the Miami Beach and Basel show
  • Support galleries in administrative and logistic planning of booth build-out with internal and external partners
  • Supervise booth build-out on-site at the fairs
  • Support application process for Art Basel in Miami Beach
  • Support galleries with their digital presentation (Online Viewing Room)

Your profile

  • 3-5 years of fair, gallery or museum or equivalent local institution or University degree in a related field is a plus
  • Familiar with Basel’s institution and museum landscape
  • Experience with exhibition planning and production-knowledge in creative fields
  • Outstanding organizational and analytical skills, and attention to detail
  • Excellent project-management and financial controlling skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and long hours during fairs
  • Flexible attitude and honed negotiation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, knowledge of CRM, CAD, CMS systems desirable
  • Excellent communication and proof-reading skills
  • Native German and fluent English is required

JOB DETAILS

Location
Basel, Switzerland

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