Roberts Projects is seeking a highly enthusiastic, motivated and hard-working individual to join our gallery in the role of full-time Communications Coordinator.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Writing press releases that generate media interest and coverage
Developing pitches and conducting outreach to media, building long-term and meaningful relationships with writers and editors
Creating press kits and project-based announcements for artists, exhibitions, fairs and special projects
Serving as the internal liaison for external consultants/agencies in regards to communications
Reviewing and responding to press inquiries, arrange interviews and media appointments
Growing and managing database and mailing lists of media contacts
Building and improving communications organization procedures and systems to support press needs
Tracking media coverage of Roberts Projects, its founders and its artists
Minimum two years prior experience in communications or public relations
Knowledge of and experience working with print and digital platforms
Candidate must be extremely organized, flexible and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Candidate must also be a problem solver; able to take the initiative; have excellent written and verbal skills; and have a thorough understanding of the contemporary art world
Strong Adobe Creative Suite skills, knowledge and experience with Mac Platform and Microsoft Office
Compensation is commensurate with experience.
About Roberts Projects:
Established in 1999, Roberts Projects aims to foster diverse perspectives within a broader context of contemporary artistic practices through its exhibitions and programs, with a focus on challenging, critical voices. The gallery represents multiple generations of internationally recognized, established artists as well as emerging artists. The gallery’s publication division produces books and catalogues focusing on exhibition surveys, contemporary artists and art historical monographs. Roberts Projects is as a member of the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA), a nonprofit organization of the nation’s leading galleries in the fine arts.