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Marketing & Communications Manager

Hauser & Wirth Menorca,
Menorca, Spain

Hauser & Wirth is one of the world’s leading contemporary art galleries with locations in New York, London, Zurich, Gstaad, St Moritz, Somerset, Los Angeles and Hong Kong.

In spring 2021, Hauser & Wirth will open a new art center in Menorca. It will be located on the Kings Island (Illa del Rei), one of the islands in the Mahon harbour. Its ethos sits at the very heart of Hauser & Wirth as a place where art can successfully merge with architecture, education, history, heritage, nature, food and the local community.

Based in Menorca, this role focuses on developing successful marketing and communications strategies for Hauser & Wirth Menorca in order to attract a broad local and global audience to the art center. The role is very hands on and will include managing every aspect of marketing and communications campaigns – from developing media contacts and writing press releases to writing website, email or advertising copy, as well as planning media and organizing events. You will be working in a fast and dynamic environment as a key member of the local team based in Menorca.

You will also work closely with the Marketing and Communications team at Hauser & Wirth in London. Previous experience in an arts organization is preferable as is a good understanding of the international art world.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Marketing

  • Devise, manage and implement the marketing strategy for Hauser & Wirth Menorca.
  • Plan and manage an effective, measurable programme of marketing activity including identifying target audiences and creating and delivering campaigns which include (but are not limited to) website content, email marketing, social media (organic and paid), advertising, partnerships, promotions and print.
  • Develop creative and evidence-based marketing initiatives.
  • Develop innovative partnerships with other organizations, both locally and internationally.
  • Ensure marketing objectives and targets are met/exceeded by monitoring effectiveness during campaigns and developing contingency strategies or adjusting plans if required.
  • Manage the marketing budget, following business procedures, monitoring expenditure and obtaining best value.
  • Maintain and update the content of Hauser & Wirth Menorca on www.hauserwirth.com
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    Communications

    • Develop a long-term strategic communications plan for Hauser & Wirth in conjunction with the Director of the art center and the communication department of Hauser & Wirth.
    • Manage and execute all outgoing communications for Hauser & Wirth’s Menorca art centre.
    • Write press releases for the exhibitions, news and events at the center.
    • Liaise with communication partners connected to all Hauser & Wirth projects.
    • Manage and work closely with the PR Company to establish press campaigns for Exhibitions, Events and Education Activity.
    • Schedule and manage all on-site press visits, events and photo-shoots.
    • Manage and work closely to the Director and the Sales Director to organize the educational and events programme.
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      Requirements

      Essential

      • Bachelor’s in Marketing, Communications or a related field.
      • Excellent verbal and written English, Spanish and Catalan.
      • Demonstrable Experience of managing, devising and implementing effective marketing campaigns.
      • Creative thinker with an enthusiastic and entrepreneurial approach to producing innovative marketing campaigns.
      • Experience in an arts environment and an interest in education and community projects.
      • Sound visual literacy and understanding of the principles of branding and the motivation to create creatively standout work.
      • Experience of managing agencies, designers and suppliers.

       

      • Excellent writing and communication skills, as well as analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.
      • Self-motivated with a meticulous attention to detail.
      • Able to prioritize a varied workload and use initiative to meet deadlines.
      • Experience of digital marketing including content marketing, programmatic advertising, SEO and e-CRM.
      • Experience of using ESPs such as MailChimp or CheetahMail.
      • Fluent in Adobe CS5 (particularly Photoshop and InDesign), Microsoft Office and Mac OSX and basic knowledge of HTML.
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        Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

        This is a full-time position. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

        Please submit your CV and cover letter by email only to menorca@hauserwirth with the subject line ‘Marketing & Communications Manager’

Please submit your resume and cover letter, including references by email only to:

Full Stack Developer

Hauser & Wirth London
London, United Kingdom

Hauser & Wirth is one of the world’s leading commercial galleries for modern and contemporary art. We are seeking an experienced, collaborative, and energetic Full Stack Developer to join our new Digital Product team. This is a rare chance to be at the heart of an industry leader’s digital transformation, in a fast-changing and creative field.

This position requires skills in building web-based applications using the latest back-end and front-end WordPress technologies. You must write clean, reusable code with strong emphasis on stability and performance.

In this position, you will partner with an internal project management lead and field directives from various internal departments to assess requirements and execute website developments on an ongoing basis. You will work closely with the Product Manager to transform complex business requirements into on-brand, design-driven, and highly workable improvements to our public-facing websites. You must be organized, self-sufficient, and adaptable to the contemporary art industry’s rapidly evolving digital landscape.

What you’ll do:

● Participate in stakeholder discussions and collaborate with internal project manager (and external agencies) to transform business requirements into workable solutions on our public facing websites, Hauserwirth.com and vip-hauserwirth.com.
● Work to help architect, develop, test and deploy new components & site features, primarily in a WordPress backend. Aid in determining and documenting technical project requirements.
● Provide technical advice and input to the scope of work including: Platform recommendations, server/hosting best practices, 3rd party plug-ins, and overall technical specifications for each project. Be able to justify dev costs (and limitations, if any) back to the business.
● Along with the internal project manager, take accountability for go live deadlines. This includes assisting PM with QA on our staging sites and taking the lead on dev revisions following stakeholder feedback.
● Collaborate with internal Marketing + Creative Teams to translate visual designs into responsive frontend code.
● Assist with the integration / onboarding of new technologies and applications.
● Provide long term solutions and short-term options for common website maintenance requests.
● Be comfortable with building out custom Shopify themes and modifying preexisting themes.
● Implement marketing pixels and case-specific tracking integrations.
● Be an advocate for best practice and in documenting / developing technical procedures for our internal teams.
● Work on multiple development projects simultaneously when required.
● Be available to vet and manage relationships with technical service providers, including web hosting providers and external developers.

Skills & Requirements:

● At least 3-4 years of experience as a web developer, with specific experience creating, implementing, and sustaining responsive websites. You should be proficient in JavaScript, jQuery, HTML, CSS/SCSS, Shopify (working with liquid files), and related technologies. Experience in AWS (Lambda, S3, API Gateway), Node/NPM, and with SQL and/or NoSQL databases is also desirable.
● A working knowledge of WordPress CMS implementation and server-side programming languages including backend (Node.js, specifically using Nuxt.js) and frontend (Vue.js, Nuxt, Nginx) is required.
● Solid knowledge of performance improvement and optimization best practices.
● A strong sense of how to create and manage easy to use WordPress backend environments for our website admins.
● Experience in Shopify development, including custom themes, modifications to existing elements, and a fundamental understanding of Shopify Liquid template language and its API / Application ecosystem is strongly preferred.
● Knowledge in data migration and synchronization between Shopify + WordPress instances.
● Understanding of web design, ecommerce solutions, development process, and third-party applications (integrations with warehouses/distribution, ERPs, POS systems, etc.) is preferred.
● Experienced with A/B testing, SEO and data-driven practices.
● Experienced with analytics tools such as Google Analytics, GTM.
● Experience or willingness to learn WCAG and ADA (Americans with Disabilities) accessibility best practices for web.
● Can work and stay well-organized between a variety of projects.
● Ability to work independently to solve technical problems, mitigate risk, make decisions, and communicate effectively under tight deadlines and challenging situations.
● Approach all projects with a positive attitude and a problem-solving perspective.

Please submit a CV and cover letter to londonjobs@hauserwirth.com by 20 July 2020.

Please submit your resume and cover letter, including references by email only to: