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Technischen Mitarbeiter

Hauser & Wirth Zürich
Zürich, Switzerland

Wir sind eine der führenden internationalen Galerien für Zeitgenössische Kunst mit Standorten in Zürich, London, Somerset, Hong Kong, New York, Los Angeles und St. Moritz. Für unseren Hauptsitz in Zürich suchen wir für unser Team einen erfahrenen

Technischen Mitarbeiter, 100 % (w/m/d)

Ihre Aufgaben beinhalten:

• Organisation und Durchführung von Ausstellungsauf- und –abbauten, sowie Messen
• Mithilfe bei der Vorbereitung von Kunsttransporten
• Aus-/Einpacken von Kunstwerken
• Herstellen von Kunstverpackungen
• Kurierdienste
• Auslieferungen und Installationen von Kunstgegenständen
• Mitarbeit bei der Gebäudeinstandhaltung (Facility Management)


Für diese Tätigkeit bringen Sie folgende Eigenschaften mit:

• Abgeschlossene handwerkliche Berufslehre (z.B. Schreiner)
• Erfahrung im Galerien- oder Museumsbereich von Vorteil
• Sie sind teamorientiert, kommunikativ und haben Freude am Umgang mit Kunst
• Freundliches und gepflegtes Auftreten
• Sehr gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift, Französisch-kenntnisse von Vorteil
• Gute Computerkenntnisse (Mac OS X, Microsoft Office, SketchUp)
• Führerausweis (Kat. B)

Sie legen Wert auf handwerkliche Präzision und sind mit unterschiedlichen Materialien und Werkstoffen vertraut. Sie arbeiten ausgesprochen sorgfältig und zuverlässig, haben hohe Qualitätsvorstellungen und behalten auch in hektischen Situationen den Überblick.

Wir bieten Ihnen eine interessante und abwechslungsreiche Aufgabe in einem dynamischen Umfeld. Falls wir Ihr Interesse geweckt haben und Sie diesem Anforderungsprofil entsprechen, freuen wir uns auf Ihre vollständigen Bewerbungsunterlagen inkl. Foto per E-Mail.

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

Gallery Assistant

Hauser & Wirth Zürich
Zürich, Switzerland

Hauser & Wirth ist eine der führenden internationalen Galerien für zeitgenössische Kunst mit Standorten in Hongkong, London, Los Angeles, New York, Somerset, St. Moritz und Zürich. Für unseren Standort in St. Moritz suchen wir eine positive, flexible, engagierte und verlässliche Persönlichkeit.

Gallery Assistant, 100% (w/m/d)

Verantwortlichkeiten:

• Tägliches Öffnen und Schliessen der Galerie
• Bearbeitung von telefonischen und schriftlichen Anfragen, sowie Bereitstellung relevanter und hilfreicher Informationen
• Organisation von Veranstaltungen und Events (Vernissagen, Cocktails etc.) inkl. Catering
• Unterstützung bei Marketingaktivitäten (Mails, Aktionen etc.)
• Erstellen von Verkaufspräsentationen und zugehörigen Dokumenten
• Betreuung der Besucher und Gäste, inkl. Reise- und Unterkunftsplanung
• Verantwortung für Postein- und ausgang
• Überprüfung von Dienstleistungs- und Lieferantenrechnungen, Kreditkarten- und Bargeldtransaktionen
• Erstellung wöchentlicher Berichte, Besucherstatistiken
• Verwaltung der Bibliothek und der Giveaway-Bücher
• Adressmanagement und Datenbankpflege
• Sicherstellung der Ordnung in der Galerie
• Verantwortung für das Bestellwesen (Büromaterial und div. andere Artikel)
• Allg. administrative Arbeiten

Anforderungen:

• Berufserfahrung im kaufm. Bereich, mind. 1-2 Jahre Erfahrung in einer ähnlichen Position, vorzugsweise in einer Galerie oder Museum für zeitgenössische Kunst
• Sehr gute Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift, weitere Sprachen von Vorteil
• 5-Tage-Woche, flexible Arbeitszeiten mit Verfügbarkeit am Wochenende
• Zuverlässige, kommunikationsstarke und freundliche Persönlichkeit
• Strukturierte und selbständige Arbeitsweise
• Organisationstalent, Multitasker
• Hohe Einsatzbereitschaft, Eigeninitiative und Flexibilität
• Kenntnisse über moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst von Vorteil
• Gepflegtes und sicheres Auftreten, ausgeprägtes Kunden- und Dienstleistungsverhalten, sowie ausgezeichnete Umgangsformen
• Sehr gute IT-Anwenderkenntnisse (Mac OS X, MS Office) und die Bereitschaft, bei Bedarf neue Programme zu erlernen

Hauser & Wirth bietet ein einzigartiges, spannendes und internationales Arbeitsumfeld mit interessanten und abwechslungsreichen Aufgaben. Wenn Sie Wert auf Präzision legen, hohe Qualitätsvorstellungen haben und auch in hektischen Situationen den Überblick behalten, dann freuen wir uns auf Ihre vollständige Bewerbung per E-Mail.

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

Intern

Hauser & Wirth Zürich
Zürich, Switzerland

Hauser & Wirth zählt zu den weltweit führenden Galerien für zeitgenössische Kunst
und verfügt über Standorte in Zürich, St. Moritz, Hong Kong, London, Somerset,
New York und Los Angeles.

Für unsere Galerie in Zürich suchen wir Praktikanten-/Innen (100%) für die Zeiträume Juli –Dezember 2021, Oktober 2021 – März 2022 und Januar – Juni 2022. Das Praktikum dauert 6 Monate. Während dieses Zeitraums hast Du die Möglichkeit Einblicke in verschiedene Bereiche einer internationalen Galerie zu erhalten.

Deine Aufgaben:

• Unterstützung der Künstlerbetreuer: Recherchen, Ausstellungsvorbereitungen
• Pflege der Künstlerarchive, wie beispielsweise Aktualisierung der Künstler-biographien und Bibliographien, Arbeiten mit der Ausstellungs-, Werk- und Literatur-Datenbank
• Allgemeine Galerietätigkeiten einschliesslich Unterstützung des Front Desk und Aushilfe bei Mailouts
• Unterstützung der Registrare im zweiten Teil des Praktikums

Was Du mitbringst:

• Sehr gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse
• Sehr gute Kommunikationsfähigkeit (mündlich und schriftlich)
• Organisiertes, selbstständiges Arbeiten mit der Fähigkeit Prioritäten zu setzen
• Belastbar und flexibel
• Gute Computerkenntnisse (Mac und MS Office)
• Abgeschlossenes Studium im Kunst- oder Kulturbereich oder berufliche Erfahrung im Galeriewesen von Vorteil

Das erwartet Dich:

• Dynamisches, junges, internationales Team
• Eine spannende und anspruchsvolle Position, in der du sehr viel dazu lernen kannst
• Eine gelebte Kultur voller Respekt, Wertschätzung und Teamgefühl
• Abwechslungsreiche und verantwortungsvolle Aufgaben

Wir freuen uns auf Deine vollständigen Bewerbungsunterlagen inklusive der Begründung, warum genau Du die richtige Person für unser Team bist. Sende Deine vollständigen Unterlagen per E-Mail an jobszurich@hauserwirth.com.

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

Corporate Accountant

Hauser & Wirth New York
New York NY

Hauser & Wirth is an equal opportunities employer. We believe that employing passionate people is essential no matter their background. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We particularly encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Hauser & Wirth is one of the leading international galleries for contemporary art with locations in Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, Menorca, Somerset, St. Moritz and Zurich. Based in New York, we are looking for an experienced full-time Corporate Accountant.

 
Personal specification:

  • Looking for a driven, hands-on, self-starter who enjoys multi-tasking and working within a fast-paced, dynamic, environment. Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in an equivalent role. Meticulous attention to detail is essential, along with excellent organization, analytical and communication skills and the ability to prioritize a demanding workload within our three-person finance team.

 
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Maintain consistent accounting policies, practices, and procedures upholding federal, state, and local legal standards and legislation
  • Support ongoing initiatives to streamline and automate financial processes
  • Support requirements re: US sales tax and coordination of monthly and quarterly sales tax filings; strong knowledge of US sales tax regulations post SCOTUS Wayfair decision
  • Implement, document, and enforce internal controls to maximize protection of company assets, policies, procedures, and workflow
  • Assist with processing of high-volume accounts payable to ensure accurate bookings and maintain digital filing of supporting documentation
  • Reconcile daily and monthly bank activity
  • Assist with monthly financial close requirements including booking of accruals, prepaid expenses, journal entries and financial data analysis/reporting
  • Involvement in year-end budget preparation and ongoing variance analyses, including communication of results to relevant department heads

 
Requirements:

  • BS in Accounting required, CPA or CPA candidate highly preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience as a senior-level accountant or equivalent position
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and cost center and project-based accounting
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Strong skills in advanced Excel and accounting software, a plus if proficient with Microsoft D365 applications, SK Global Exflow, SK Global Treasury Automation Suite, SAP Concur

 
Please email your CV to nyjobs@hauserwirth.com

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

Director of Communications

Hauser & Wirth New York
New York NY

Hauser & Wirth is an equal opportunities employer. We believe that employing passionate people is essential no matter their background. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We particularly encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Hauser & Wirth is one of the leading international galleries for contemporary art with locations in Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, Menorca, Somerset, St. Moritz and Zurich. Based in New York, we are looking for an experienced full-time Director of Communications.

Primary tasks of the Director of Communications include, but are not limited to, the following responsibilities:
 
Publicity:

  • Oversee communications for gallery’s US projects, including but not limited to exhibitions and events programs.
  • Establish strategy and oversee PR campaigns for projects, internal exhibitions, art fairs and general corporate PR as relates to the US, in collaboration with external PR consultant, Andrea Schwan.
  • Oversee communications for specific priority US fair projects.
  • Manage gallery relationship with external PR consultant, Andrea Schwan.
  • Foster relationships with key journalists.
  • Write and sign off press releases for exhibitions, art fairs and special projects.
  • Ghost-write press interviews / quotes for Partners and artists where relevant.
  • Draft briefings for staff / artist interviews.
  • Oversee interviews, photoshoots and arrange copy approval with journalists.
  • Oversee press events as required.
  • Represent the gallery at selected events, as required.
  • Provide strategic advice on the contents of the events program.

 
Shared responsibility with EU Communications Team
Publicity (Corporate Communications):

  • Develop and maintain key-messages documents and publicity tools to align company’s internal and external communications.
  • Oversee, plan and deliver international publicity campaigns for capital projects, art fairs, new initiatives, new artists and staff appointments, with support from internal and external local PR teams.
  • Oversee communications strategy for retail and publishing arms.
  • Identify and activate communications opportunities related to non-gallery activities (such as artist affiliated projects, e.g., Venice Biennale, publishing projects, public commissions etc.).
  • Offer PR support to major museum projects in connection with gallery artists.
  • Act as point person for local PRs with regards to global external communications, ensuring coherence and optimum scheduling across projects.
  • Manage crisis communications in liaison with external PR agencies/consultants.
  • Identify and pursue partner profile opportunities / manage partner public profiles.
  • Draft press releases and communications, presentations and speeches for senior management.

 
Management:

  • Manage the Communications Manager and Communications Assistant (NY) and co-manage the Associate Director of Communications and Marketing (LA) in partnership with Director of Marketing.
  • Participate in Senior Management meetings and events.

  
Strategic Planning:

  • Work in collaboration with global marketing and communications leadership to develop a cohesive global Marketing and Communications strategy based on the objectives of the business.
  • Offer guidance on communications and positioning of Director-initiated projects to ensure alignment with company brand and objectives.
  • Advise on issues related to brand messaging and strategic positioning of projects adjacent and external to the company structure, including retail and publishing projects.
  • Create opportunities for amplifying corporate objectives.
  • Advise on relevance of HW exhibition and events program for local audiences.
  • Advise on appropriate promotional and brand partnerships for the organization.

 
Digital Content

  • Contribute ideas to social media campaign plans.
  • Review exhibitions and events emailers (in partnership with Marketing team).

 
Internal Communications in Partnership with Internal Communications Manager (People & Culture Dept)

  • Partner with Internal Communications Manager to create and execute internal communications strategy to ensure appropriate teams are properly informed about new initiatives.

 
Requirements:

  • Minimum of 8 years’ art world communications experience.
  • Proven management skills including a relevant qualification or professional training in management skills
  • Strong experience of developing and executing Comms strategies for art world projects. A variety of experience preferable: exhibitions, art fairs, corporate comms and museums.
  • Experience of working with artists.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills of relevant subject matter. A relevant degree is a bonus.
  • Proven crisis comms experience and media training ability.
  • Proven ability to lead projects from strategy to execution.
  • Excellent relevant art and consumer press contacts and a sound knowledge of the changing media landscape.
  • Experience of commissioning content is a bonus.

 
Please email your CV to nyjobs@hauserwirth.com

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

Senior Director of Operations

Hauser & Wirth London
London, UK

Hauser & Wirth is an equal opportunities employer. We believe that employing passionate people is essential no matter their background. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We particularly encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Hauser & Wirth is one of the leading international galleries for contemporary art with locations in Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, Menorca, Somerset, St. Moritz and Zurich. Based in London, we are looking for an experienced full-time Senior Director of Operations.

We are growing fast, and it’s an exciting time to join us, with new projects and openings coming. The Operations function is at the heart of everything we do, coordinating all projects and galleries activities, as well as ensuring excellence and advanced level of technical execution in supporting the handling, shipping and care of our artworks and places.

The Senior Director of Operations for the UK is responsible for leading all operations in the country, and all the technical, handling and facilities teams in all locations in the UK. In this role, you will be managing a wide team (10-20 people) and key development projects related to locations/facilities.

Main Tasks include but are not limited to:

Gallery Operational Activities

  • Responsible for overall coordination of the UK locations in close collaboration with COO, Partner and Senior Directors.
  • Coordinate business schedules and operations ensuring efficient and smooth office operations.
  • Meet with contractors to negotiate potential savings and partnerships that will result in a positive outcome for the gallery.
  • In collaboration with Senior Directors oversee exhibition, event and art fair programming, purchasing and staffing.

 
Projects and Administration

  • Manage costs and ensure savings are a top priority
  • In conjunction with the Finance Director, manage the budgeting/forecast process throughout the year
  • Approve and sign invoices ensuring costs have been approved; ensuring all costs are within budget or have been communicated properly if an overrun has occurred

 
Art Handling and Registrars Teams

  • Coaching and managing of all direct reports: Registrars and Handling Team, incl. performance reviews
  • Manage and support proactively, including delegating responsibility to other staff members in charge and ensuring actions are completed in a satisfactory way and in good time.
  • Oversee workload and processes and enhance workflow where appropriate in collaboration with COO
  • Oversee shipping costs, freelancers etc. and manage costs control incl. budgets
  • Organize and prepare weekly meetings with gallery staff and registrar/handling, take records or minutes if necessary and process these accordingly and monitor actions taken and decisions made.
  • Provide an effective interface between CEO, Presidents, Directors and other internal staff at Hauser & Wirth, Artfarm and all UK locations.

 
Facilities Management

  • Project management of all gallery and office build projects, liaison with contractors, architects and landlords
  • Responsible for day to day operations of the Savile Row galleries, offsite venues, offices and warehouses including maintenance, utilities, security, etc.
  • Responsible for liaison with the building management for Savile Row and other gallery related premises.
  • Responsible for Health & Safety including risk assessment, method statements, PAT testing and all training for staff on fire procedures
  • Input on data collection requests for environmental management and contribute ideas towards environmental sustainability agenda

 
Education and Experience

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject
  • Strong background and work experience in Operations, minimum 10 years, ideally within the art world
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Strong leader with the ability to drive a culture of high performance and achievement in the team and to meet deadlines
  • Excellent people manager, open to direction and collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done
  • Self-starter: ability to take responsibility for own areas of activity, to plan strategically with the Senior Leadership Team and to have a flexible, positive and collaborative outlook
  • Organized with the ability to take a structured approach to own workload, prioritizing as appropriate
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise with a range of stakeholders including staff
  • Results orientated project management capabilities, 2+ years of project management experience
  • Ensure effective Environmental Health and Safety including appropriate emergency preparedness, business continuity planning, and disaster recovery capabilities, including commitment to Hauser & Wirth’s Environmental Sustainability goals
  • Financially literate with experience of budget management
  • High attention to detail
  • Knowledge and experience in organizational effectiveness and operations management implementing best practices
  • Excels at operating in a fast pace environment
  • Sound MS Office skills

 
This is a full-time position. Salary information available upon request.

Please email your CV and covering letter to londonjobs@hauserwirth.com

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

Internal Communications Manager (global)

Hauser & Wirth London
London, UK

Hauser & Wirth is an equal opportunities employer. We believe that employing passionate people is essential no matter their background. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We particularly encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Hauser & Wirth is one of the leading international galleries for contemporary art with locations in Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, Menorca, Somerset, St. Moritz and Zurich. Based in London, we are looking for an experienced full-time Internal Communications Manager.

We are growing fast, and it’s an exciting time to join us, with new projects and openings coming. As part of this expansion, Internal Communications has become one of the key priorities for our People & Culture team, to change and re-energise the internal tone of voice, lead a technology led engaging culture of change, and enable efficiency and improve ways of working.

The Internal Communications Manager is responsible for developing and implementing internal communications strategies and plans that engage, align, and inspire employees around our vision, business strategy and culture. In this role you will work closely with the CEO to ensure consistent messaging, tone, style and voice for all communications in alignment with brand standards. In tandem, this person will serve as a partner to the company’s P&C and leadership teams to develop internal communications to help keep employees informed, engaged, inspired, and connected.

Responsibilities:

Internal Communications and Engagement Strategy:
• Create, implement and manage a proactive internal communications strategy and plan.

• Responsible for proposing and managing an internal communications budget, including for investment in tools, apps and other resources/services.

• Ensure all content is measurable and be able to evaluate it using the appropriate tools and analytics.

Internal facilitation and bridging the gaps in communication:

• Act as a main point of contact for all announcements and communications in the entire Company.

• Work closely with CEO, People & Culture on a daily basis to ensure their latest news, announcements and developments are communicated professionally and in a timely manner.

• Build and sustain good working relationships with all Head of Departments and Offices. Gather news from all of them in ways that are consistently effective and structured.

• Be knowledgeable about everything that takes place in our Galleries globally, as well as our partner Artfarm.

• Identify and resolve major employee/departmental email communication bottlenecks/problems by creating/advising/educating on efficient email best practice.

• Maintain the highest standards of discretion and emotional intelligence when interacting with all team members.

Content creation:

• Create and manage a content calendar.

• Manage the content production and publication of our weekly newsletter, “HausNews”: constantly engage all locations and department in sharing content, lead Editorial meetings.

• Write/create/produce regular content that informs, engages and motivates all employees and encourages feedback.

• Be unafraid to interview, engage and challenge others’ points of view to produce the best possible insights and outcomes.

• Be committed to integrity in everything and best practice approaches, tools and storytelling techniques using a variety of mediums.

• Be fully autonomous and proficient with all types of media for content production: copy, images, create your own videos, presentations, interviews, calls.

Online and physical events:

• Set up and manage all IC communications channels and major employee events, online and in-person.

Manage with the CEO office team kick-off events, CEO/management briefings, and other initiatives.

Engagement Measure & Risk Management:

• Ensure all communications channels enable employees to have a voice and say. Create feedback mechanisms and approaches that encourage everybody to feel confident to share their feedback honestly and constructively.

• Monitor and make recommendations on Employer’s reputation.

• Flag of any issue/concern that may affect team members’ motivation or
engagement

• Ensure effective mechanisms are in place to relay urgent news as well as for crisis communications.

Technology:

• Identify constantly with the IT teams the next level of technology needed to improve regularly tools and platforms for communicating efficiently: content, meetings, engagement platforms.

• Lead and support the teams with the implementation of new technology related to People & Culture / Internal Communications.

Requirements:

• BA in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing or similar.

• Must have an outstanding command of the English language. Additional languages as German, Spanish or French are a plus.

• At least five years’ experience working in an Internal Communications Manager role.

• Excellent writing, editing and proof-reading skills, including the ability to source and craft stories from Heads of Departments, Offices and other employees.

• Technology-savvy is a must, using and knowing what is new and working for content creation and internal communications / engagement platforms.

• Autonomous and proficient in Graphic Design: InDesign, Adobe, Illustrator, Video edition.

• Track record in developing and delivering effective Internal Communications strategies, campaigns and content based on insight and evidence-based research.

• Proven as a creative, professional storyteller for companies.

Experienced in giving presentations to global teams and able to advise Heads of Departments on their IC needs.

• Able to build rapport, trust and great working relationships with all colleagues in a multicultural, multinational work environment.

• Strategic thinker and content planner, ability to work in high-energy, high expectation and team oriented global culture.

• Proficient in Microsoft and Apple applications, as well as IC channels and tools.

• Experience of working in multinational environments and adept in managing organisational change.

• Approachable, diplomatic and adaptable to changing demands and deadlines.

• Absolute discretion and high emotional intelligence.

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