GALLERY | DIRECTOR | JOB #2920

Murk & Co

A contemporary art gallery in Los Angeles is seeking an extremely motivated and experienced Director. The ideal candidate will have at least 8-10 years’ experience, with a minimum of 5-years in a high-level director role. This candidate must be highly accountable, dependable, detail oriented, and eager to lead a sales team and create a culture of professionalism, accountability, and focus.

The Director will work closely with the owner of the gallery in all aspects of the business and be the liaison between himself and the entire staff. In this leadership role the director must display management and mentorship skills and have a genuine passion for artists and their cultural impact.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Manage and lead sales team and create sales goals

  • Maintain the created sales strategy

  • Oversee and enforce deadlines for exhibitions, press related matters, art fair applications etc.

  • Conflict resolution

  • Manage day to day operations for Los Angeles gallery

  • Anticipate and troubleshoot issues

  • Hiring and training

  • Manage gallery related calendar including exhibitions and fairs

  • Create and maintain Museum and Curatorial relationships

  • Conduct daily and weekly meetings with staff and departments

  • Art fair applications, planning, etc.

  • Travel on behalf of gallery to meet new clients and curators abroad and within the states

Requirements

Personal Qualities & Skills

  • Detailed and motivated

  • Independent worker in fast paced environment

  • Can-do attitude and self-starter

  • Multitasker and initiative taker

  • Efficient and positive

  • Focused and respectful

  • Possesses a deep understanding of the contemporary art word especially current market trends and movements

  • Excellent communication skills

How to Apply

TO APPLY:

Submit a cover letter and resume to recruiting@murkandco.com with the job title and number in the subject line.

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Posted on July 17