Assistant to Partner

James Cohan Gallery

James Cohan Gallery

James Cohan, a contemporary art gallery with two locations in Manhattan is searching for an experienced individual to assist gallery Partner.

As an organization, we pride ourselves on building and maintaining a collegial and friendly working environment that values collaboration across disciplines, with a common purpose of supporting our artists in the many facets of the contemporary art world.

  • Manage and work closely with artists in Partner’s personal roster including Yinka Shonibare

  • Help manage production spreadsheets, payments, museum loans, exhibition planning and coordinating events for artists etc.

  • Help with all sales responsibilities including maintaining and organizing client, advisor and curator lists

  • Assist with all sales outreach by putting together PDF and Private View presentations and drafting sales outreach

  • Facilitate post-sale process together with registrar

  • Coordinate travel arrangements

  • Assist with email communications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 3-5 years of prior museum or gallery experience strongly recommended

  • Familiarity and fluency with Artlogic or similar gallery management databases

  • Extensive PC literacy, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Gmail & Photoshop

  • Exceptional organizational skills

  • Meticulous attention to detail and high level of accuracy

  • Self-starter who is able to multi-task and identify projects that are in need of immediate attention versus long term projects

  • Excellent communication skills, able to work with wide variety of people, and an understanding of the fast and fluctuating pace of the contemporary art gallery.

Full time Mon-Fri 10-6:00 with some Saturday’s during art fairs and exhibition openings

Salary (with benefits) is commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to with “Assistant to Partner” in the subject line.

Posted on April 2