Communications and Marketing Manager

David Zwirner

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David Zwirner gallery seeks a Communications and Marketing Manager for its new Los Angeles gallery, opening in January 2023 (this position would start prior to the opening, in late Fall 2022). The position is based in Los Angeles and reports into the Senior Directors of the LA gallery, the Global Head of Communications, and the Director of Marketing (both based in NY).

The ideal candidate will have at least four to five years related experience in public relations in Los Angeles or the West Coast and marketing experience. Superior communication skills, the ability to work independently, manage time and meet deadlines, and the ability to work with multiple teams is required.



Plan and implement strategic press campaigns for the Los Angeles gallery in a wide range of top local and national media, including print, online, tv, and radio for Los Angeles exhibitions.

Partner with the NY comms teams to implement regional press campaigns and mailings for David Zwirner Books.

Maintain and cultivate media relationships for the Los Angeles gallery via meetings at media outlet offices, lunches, gallery tours, etc.

Point person for day-to-day media requests pertaining to the Los Angeles gallery.

Work with the NY Research team on Los Angeles exhibition press releases.

Inform DZ staff and gallery artists of key published media placements in real-time.

Organize press previews for Los Angeles exhibitions.

Manage a press and communications intern at DZ Los Angeles.

Marketing & Events:

Partner with the NY marketing Director & team and lead all Los Angeles related exhibition campaigns, including web pages, marketing emails, advertising campaigns, and beyond.

Oversee public and private events at DZLA, with support of an Events Coordinator (role to be filled).


BA or Masters degree in Art History or Communications preferred.

6 + years of related experience in a gallery, museum, art institution, luxury house, or PR agency.

Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, InDesign, and Photoshop.

How to Apply

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three (3) references.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please.

David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Gallery is firmly committed to equal employment opportunities in all facets of its operations. The Gallery makes decisions concerning hiring and terms and conditions of employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law.

Posted on July 6