Publications Assistant

Gagosian Gallery

Gagosian is seeking a full-time Publications Assistant to join the publications department in New York.

The ideal candidate will be able to effectively prioritize multiple projects and tasks, efficiently manage time and tight deadlines, and possess strong, independent judgment. He or she must be thorough, positive, hardworking, and be willing to take initiative and perform multiple tasks under pressure while maintaining flexibility, patience, and professionalism.

Responsibilities
  • Working with project editors to assist in all aspects of producing exhibition catalogues

  • Sourcing and organizing artwork files from gallery archivists, artist studios, and/or third party photographers and agencies

  • Obtaining and managing image rights, approvals, and reproduction agreements

  • Image research and fact-checking

  • Writing artwork captions and credits

  • Various administrative duties such as keeping department supplies stocked and tracking/preparing all incoming and outgoing packages, and preparing expense reports

Requirements
  • BA in art history or related field

  • Minimum of one year of experience in a similar role in a contemporary art gallery, museum, or artist’s studio strongly preferred

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is desirable

  • Must have strong knowledge of the gallery world and modern and contemporary art

  • Excellent communication and written skills

  • Possess excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Able to complete work efficiently and accurately in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, and handle confidential information in a professional manner

  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively within the department, as well as liaising with other internal departments and galleries within Gagosian’s global network

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular/Non-Exempt/Salaried position with overtime.

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience, comprehensive benefits package including three weeks’ paid vacation.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to newyork@gagosian.com with “Publications Assistant” in the subject line. Walk-ins or phone inquiries will not be accepted for this position.

Gagosian is committed to maintaining a diverse working environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Posted on November 20