Executive Manager

Piero Atchugarry Gallery

Reporting directly to the owner, the Executive Manager is a senior staff member who acts as chief of staff. This position is responsible for managing all administrative, sales, and exhibition related activities and plays a critical role in ensuring that our Miami’s office operates seamlessly. If you are a creative and proactive team player with a vast knowledge of, and interest in, the contemporary art market, who is hardworking, focused, positive and enjoys a collaborative working environment, we encourage you to apply.

Duty and Responsibilities

  • Manage vernissage receptions

  • Prospect for new collectors and maintain contact with collectors, maintain de collector database

  • Greet clients

  • Sale of artworks

  • Keep record of inventory of all works in and out of the gallery

  • Supervise the dismantling and installation of new exhibitions

  • Manage the gallery assistants and interns (coordinate logistic, schedule, payments, etc)

  • Performs general office duties, attends meetings

  • Remains current in trends in local and national contemporary art

  • Track and monitor all sales invoices, payments and shipping

  • Prepare materials and documents for offers, exhibition checklists, and viewings

  • Work closely with Registrars on consignments, loans and exhibitions

  • Compile monthly receipts and expense reports

  • Coordinate with fellow gallery staff and departments all pre- and post-sales details

  • Create and implementing systems for elevated efficiency

  • All other duties assigned

Requirements

Skills

  • Must be self-motivated, hardworking, able to worked unsupervised

  • Excellent communication, time-management, follow-up and organizational skills, multitasking, an abundance of patience, professional manner, and a desire to collaborate are vital

  • Ability to develop and maintain positive and productive relationships with collectors, artists, interns, board and staff

  • Experience managing art galleries/art spaces and implementing special events and programs

Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Experience managing art galleries/art spaces, with a minimum of 2 years in a senior management position

  • Master’s degree in related field (Art History and/or Management)

  • Strong knowledge of Latin American art and Contemporary Art

  • Fluent in Spanish, additional language is a plus

  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally for art fairs

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, Mac skills and Photoshop, spreadsheet and database software applications

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and be flexible to changing priorities

  • Be able to work effectively as a team member with a ‘big picture’ view

  • Valid driver license

How to Apply

Candidates must send the following atchugarry.hr@gmail.com to be considered:

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • Salary Requirements

  • Two professional references

Posted on October 22