Assistant Director/Gallery Manager

Freight+Volume

Freight+Volume is seeking a highly motivated individual to work with our team as an Assistant Director/Gallery Manager. Must have extensive sales and internet sales experience and clients in a contemporary art gallery in NYC. Qualified candidates must be proactive, detail-oriented, hard-working, outgoing, organized, punctual and reliable.

10:30am-6:30pm, Tuesday-Saturday.

Competitive salary and generous commission scale.

Responsibilities

DUTIES

  • Assist directors with promotion and sales of all of our represented and non-represented artists.

  • Oversee online venues such as Artsy, Artspace, Seesaw, and Artland

  • Presence at all gallery events, receptions, and art fairs.

  • Assist directors with developing new clients and maintain old client relationships.

  • Maintain and develop press relationships.

  • Oversee the schedule for the DNA Residency.

  • Oversee the installation and deinstallation for each exhibition.

  • Liaise with artists.

  • Artist accounting of all of their sales and commissions.

  • Sales tax records for our accountant.

  • Maintain petty cash log.

  • Maintenance and preservation of gallery inventory and database (Gallery Manager).

  • Creating and maintaining consignments for each show and each artist we work with. Both in house and with other galleries.

  • Maintaining invoices on desktop and hardcopy.

  • Maintaining artists’ binders and files.

  • Maintaining an organized and clean gallery, offices, and viewing rooms.

  • Maintain bookshelf and record book sales and inventory.

  • Shipping and receiving of work for shows and fairs, as well as sold work and book orders.

  • Preparation of release and intake forms.

  • Securing/storing all mail and messages for Gallery Owner.

  • Overseeing and ordering office supplies and equipment.

Requirements

SKILLS

  • Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator

  • Microsoft Office

  • Punctuality, ability to maintain a positive attitude and work independently are essential

  • Concise and clear writing and communication skills a must

How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to nick@freightandvolume.com

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Posted on August 26