Marketing and Communications Manager

Jenkins Johnson Gallery

Jenkins Johnson Gallery

Marketing & Communications Manager

Jenkins Johnson Gallery seeks a Marketing & Communications Manager to join its gallery in either Brooklyn or San Francisco. The ideal candidate will have at least two years related experience in public relations/marketing and experience in a gallery setting. Responsibilities include Press outreach and Social Media management. Necessary skills include strong written and verbal skills, managing multiple projects at once, working both independently and collaboratively, and meeting time-sensitive deadlines. Qualified applicants will be comfortable in a fast-paced environment where attention to detail and creativity are valued. Regular gallery hours are Monday – Friday from 9AM to 5PM with occasional evenings and mornings required. Salary is commensurate with experience, and benefits are provided.

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter.

Jenkins Johnson Gallery is a nationally recognized fine art gallery specializing in contemporary art. To learn more about Jenkins Johnson Gallery, please visit our website at www.jenkinsjohnsongallery.com

Please note that only applicants with proven experience will be considered. References must be available upon request.

Job Type: Full-time

Responsibilities

Press

Write and distribute press releases and email announcements using Mailchimp

Work closely with gallery directors to plan and implement press campaigns for gallery shows, museum exhibitions and art fair presentations in local, national, and international media, including print, online, TV, and radio

Update and maintain list of local, national and international press contacts

Foster relationships with editors, writers, and PR consultants on behalf of the gallery

Help field media requests and coordinate delivery of high resolution images, and scheduling of interview and filming

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

Help liaise with museum press offices and PR agencies on museum shows

Liaise with artists and curators for marketing purporses

Work with Gallery Assistant on maintaining and updating press archives (both online and physical files)

Coordinate with Gallery Assistant on creating all gallery exhibition and art fair packages

Social Media & Website

Manage gallery website and social media campaigns

Help develop a social media strategic plan

List gallery exhibitions online on art and event websites

Promote gallery artists’ exhibitions, events, lectures, etc through social media and other channels

Monitor and interpret analytics for website, mailing campaigns, and social media

Monitor activity on digital channels (web, social media, email, etc.) to identify needs and opportunities for promoting the gallery

Art Fairs

Assist in art fair applications

Produce press materials related to art fairs

Assist with distribution of information to the art market media, liaising with art fair PR departments and agencies

Requirements

Requirements

  • BA or Masters degree in Art History, Communications, or related field

  • Preferred 3 + years of experience in a gallery, PR agency, museum, or art institution

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, demonstrated specifically in the arts

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, InDesign, Photoshop and Mailchimp

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to rachel@jenkinsjohnsongallery.com

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Posted on October 4