Careers

Please submit your resume and cover letter including references by email only to: [email protected]

Hauser & Wirth is the leading commercial gallery globally for modern and contemporary art, with spaces across the UK, USA, Europe and Asia. Based in London, we are looking for a collaborative, creative, and highly innovative Digital Designer to join the Digital Product team to aid in the ambitious expansion of the gallery’s digital brand identity. This a rare chance to be at the heart of an industry’s digital transformation, in a fast changing and creative field.

In this role, day-to-day tasks will consist of collaborating with marketing and digital product teams to define requirements, iterate on design solutions, and contribute expertise for various digital products. The ideal candidate comes with a deep understanding of visual design principles and strong experience in creating digital assets for a wide range of platforms and channels including: responsive + mobile-first websites, social media, display advertising, eCommerce, email marketing and long form content.

This position requires the creation of digital and printed assets, testing or Q/A, implementation, and optimization based on performance. Responsibilities also include staying up to date on industry trends and the latest digital design software and contributing unique ideas for strategic marketing initiatives.

Responsibilities:
· The conceptualization of design solutions that leverage the opportunities to create immersive and rich experiences digitally.
· Set the standard for excellent digital design in the business, working with other designers to evolve approaches.
· Act as key stakeholder in the continued development of Hauser & Wirth’s digital brand identity. Be a guardian of upholding these brand standards.
· Participate in design discussions and give feedback during planning and strategy meetings.
· Execute creative, high-quality digital designs from concept to delivery. Test these assets and optimise based on their performance.
· Collaborate with digital product and marketing teams to ensure that all designs align with the brand image, while also meeting usability and website standards.
· Reviewing image asset positioning and online marketing content to identify room for improvement.
· Create digital assets (static, video, and HTML) for a range of platforms including: social, display advertising, eCommerce, email marketing, and mobile + desktop website experience.
· Upload assets to the CMS an array of assets, primarily but not exclusively for: email campaigns, website content, homepage content, when required.
· In collaboration with marketing managers, create email designs and coordinate the creation of email templates in HTML + CSS.
· Aid in the creation of motion graphics assets for use-cases across web, mobile, and social-specific campaigns.
· Research industry trends to present ideas and concepts for timely digital innovation.
· Comfortable working in front-end design implementation with HTML & CSS.
· Proven ability to embody brand guidelines to create cohesive multi-channel visual assets.
· Create long form content that is optimized for mobile and desktop viewing as well as physical prints. Design and artwork dinner invitations, menus, events’ flyers, booklets, posters, packaging etc., adhering to the gallery’s corporate identity guidelines.

Skills & Requirements:
· Passionate about the power of design to transform experiences.
· Proven track record of effective digital campaigns and content
· A people person, capable of thriving in a multi-disciplinary environment.
· At least 3-5 years of experience in a digital design role, preferably working within a collaborative digital product team environment.
· Excellent written and communication skills, as well as organisational and interpersonal skills.
· Bachelor’s degree in Digital Design, Graphic Design, or proven relevant experience in a professional digital design role.
· Experience working directly with developers to implement designs.
· Expertise with standard digital design, presentation, and prototyping tools including: Sketch, Adobe Suite (including After Effects and InDesign), InVision, Figma, or similar. Must be experienced with creating user-centered design, rapid prototyping, and Q/A testing.
· Working knowledge of CSS and HTML.
· Experience in motion graphics creation and video editing is a plus.
· Strong knowledge of current digital design best practices and web production techniques.
· Experience creating digital assets for a variety of target audiences.
· Experience or willingness to learn Working experience from WCAG and ADA (Americans with Disabilities) accessibility best practices for web all platforms.
· Ability to work independently to solve problems, mitigate risk, make decisions, and communicate effectively under tight deadlines and challenging situations.
· Be a creative thinker who can assert their perspective in both design output and design-related problem solving.
· An interest in art is important, but prior roles within art institutions or designing for an art gallery is not required.

Position hours are Monday – Friday, 9 am – 6 pm, worked remotely until further notice. Candidate may occasionally need to work additional hours.

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

We believe diversity of thought and experience creates the most brilliant communities to serve our organization, and that is why Hauser & Wirth is an equal opportunities employer and a believer in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access.

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

This Communications Manager role requires a meticulous and organized approach, exemplary writing, proofreading and copyediting skills, and a keen eye for detail. A strong interest and experience in arts PR is essential. The role involves project coordination on campaigns with guidance from the communications team in New York; preparation of press materials for US based art fairs and exhibitions (primarily 22nd Street, 69th Street, and Southampton) to deliver PR campaigns; and handling inbound requests.

Main tasks include, but are not limited to, the following responsibilities:

PR
• Respond to incoming press enquiries for images from Hauser & Wirth’s represented artists and estates
• Draft communications strategies in conjunction with senior team
• Draft, design and format press releases
• Deliver exhibition PR campaigns for art fairs and exhibitions, in consultation with senior team members
• Prepare press images, captions and information for the external PR consultant
• Outreach on press campaigns as needed
• Organize press events in collaboration with existing Communications Manager

General
• Assist and support campaign work
• Build out network of press contacts
• Collation of images and checking copyright clearance of images with the artist liaisons where required
• Proofreading and copy-editing texts
• Liaison on distribution of press materials
• Oversee creation of ‘end of show’ packs

Press archive and reporting
• Monitor press coverage and request corrections where appropriate
• Source and log press coverage
• Maintain the US press contacts database with the wider team
• Mentor the Communications Assistant
• Manage print subscriptions in conjunction with Communication Assistant

The successful candidate will have the following attributes:
• Minimum 3 years of art industry experience preferably in Communications
• Experience in a commercial art gallery or arts institution’s press office or arts focused PR agency
• Educated to degree level (BA required) and knowledge of contemporary and modern art history
• Excellent written skills and knowledge of editorial processes and PR campaigns
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Meticulous eye for detail and exemplary organizational skills
• Experienced in Adobe CS5, particularly Photoshop and InDesign (essential)
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Mac OSX
•Excellent English language skills are a must, additional languages are desirable

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

Hauser & Wirth is looking for a People and Culture Coordinator to join the Los Angeles team. The role will focus on providing administrative and professional HR support in a fast-paced environment and on supporting the development and publication of key global internal communication materials. Our ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, attention to detail, is motivated by consistently improving and facilitating internal processes that enhance the employee experience and is passionate about building relationships with people from various backgrounds and experiences.

Key Responsibilities

Administration
• Provide support to our staff throughout the employee lifecycle from onboarding, performance cycles and critical moments through departure
• Act as first point of contact and research/respond to employee inquiries related to benefits, payroll, compensation, and HR related policies
• Work cross-functionally with multiple internal departments to manage ongoing daily administrative tasks
• Assist with the recruitment process including scheduling interviews, preparing offer letters, and be the first point of contact for candidate questions
• Execute key aspects of the onboarding process including new hire paperwork, leading orientation, scheduling internal inductions, inputting new hires into HRIS
• Support benefits administration and organize materials for new hire orientation, annual benefit open enrollment, invoice reconciliation, employee leave management, 401K management,
• Assist with administration and compliance regarding employment verification, training requirements, personnel files, unemployment, claims, and labor law posters
• Prepare promotion and merit increase letters and ensure HRIS systems are reflective of any team and/or employee job changes
• Keep a pulse of the gallery’s culture, employee satisfaction, and develop trusting relationships with staff to better support their needs.

Data Management
• Maintain employee data across HR systems, including entering new hire information, updating organizational charts, job titles, and pay changes.
• Input all relevant employee and payroll information (new starters, job changes, employee information changes, leavers,) in ADP.
• Support benefits administration and organize materials for new hire orientation, annual open enrollment, invoice reconciliation, employee leave management. 401(k) eligibility, health insurance, and other benefits.
• Assist with administration and compliance regarding employment verification, personnel files, unemployment, tax notices, and labor law posters.
• Maintain employee data and keep personnel files and HRIS files organized and updated; manage digitization process of all HR files with a goal of being a fully digital office by year’s end.
• Assist in key projects rollouts and training (i.e., performance review process, salary planning, benefits open enrollment, harassment prevention training)
• Be proactive in making data-driven recommendations and identify key areas for process improvement and efficiency

Internal Communications
• Provide support with content production and publication of the gallery’s weekly newsletter, ‘HausNews’ and engagement platform
• Assist in the development, writing, creation, and production of content for distribution across the gallery’s communication channels, with the goal of driving engagement, raising awareness, motivating employees and encouraging feedback.
• Assist with the creation of all types of media for content production: copy, images, videos, presentations, and interviews
• Partner closely with key stakeholders to understand their communications needs and work closely with them on content and development
• Collaborate with internal communications, including Diversity & Inclusion, to develop a content calendar for internal digital communications

Qualifications
• 2-3 years of experience as a HR coordinator/assistant or relevant human resources/administrative position
• Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required
• Keeps abreast of latest HR trends and best practices
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
• Excellent attention to detail, strong storytelling, and decision-making skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Strong collaborative and influencing skills
• Excellent organizational skills to work independently while engaging in projects with many moving parts, strong time management skills with the demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
• Excellent follow-through skills and positive approach to problem solving
• Ability to adapt to different tones and voices for different audiences
• Professional integrity and sense of responsibility and accountability
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Apple applications, as well as internal communications channels and tools
• Autonomous and proficient in Graphic Design: InDesign, Adobe, Illustrator, Video edition
• Familiarity with HelloSign or DocuSign preferred, but not required.

To apply, please send your CV to [email protected] Successful candidates will also be asked to provide qualitative references.

We believe diversity of thought and experience creates the most brilliant communities to serve our organization, and that is why Hauser & Wirth is an equal opportunities employer and a believer in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access.

Hauser & Wirth the leading international gallery for contemporary art in the world with locations across the UK, USA, Europe and Asia. With very fast growth and development, we are always on the look for talent and aim for a diverse and unique representation of all talents globally.

Hauser & Wirth Somerset is now looking for an Assistant to the Directors to support our Directors in Somerset. The role will report to our Director with a focus to help them and the Associate Directors in a variety of departments. A pivotal position within the Somerset team, ensuring efficient collaboration across the site.

The ideal candidate will have experience in supporting senior staff members, programming activity and bringing teams together. It is desirable that the Assistant to the Directors has an appreciation for the arts, or previous experience in the world of art. Further, they will lead by example in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment in terms of immaculate and constant communication and being the voice of their leader internally and externally.

Main Tasks include but are not limited to:
• Coordinate PVs, public openings, dinners, and Frieze events in collaboration with Directors, managing all RSVP lists and correspondence
• Liaise with on-site restaurant Roth Bar & Grill, and Durslade Farmhouse teams to coordinate bookings, events, and visits, ensuring all business remains aligned
• Manage visiting staff, client, and artist itineraries, including organising travel and accommodation
• Assisting in all aspects of sales and offers
• Handle confidential and sensitive matters with integrity and discretion
• Provide weekend Director cover when necessary; deliver tours of site and exhibitions, contact for enquiries
• Provide administrative support for exhibitions in collaboration with Directors; coordinate meetings, conduct research, maintain filing
• Assist Presidents, CEO, CCO and other senior staff where necessary
• Accounting of credit card charges and expense accounts
• Manage gallery property bookings; communicate schedule to Front Desk team and liaise with Gallery and Facilities Managers for repairs and maintenance
• Support with the creation of presentations, reporting or analysis for Directors
• Attend meetings, take records or minutes and process these accordingly and monitor actions taken on decisions made
• Manage and update staff handbooks, manuals, project lists and annual leave records
• Manage Hauser & Wirth Somerset’s Zoom account
• Organize staff inductions
• Coordinate staff events and celebrations
• Point of contact for wide network of local venues, restaurants, hotels and B&Bs
• Acting as an ambassador of HW at all times, in line with the company’s values

Skills and experience required:
• Excellent organization and communication skills (written and verbal)
• Previous experience in a support role for senior staff desirable
• Appreciation or passion for art, art galleries and institutions
• A team-player with a can-do attitude
• Ability to work independently, autonomously and with a problem-solving mindset
• Preferably client-facing experience in art environment
• Expert all Microsoft Office suite applications
• Knowledge of Adobe suite desirable
• Advanced studies in Fine Art, History of Art or a related subject are welcome

To apply for this position please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Hauser & Wirth zählt international zu den bedeutendsten Galerien für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst mit Standorten in Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, Somerset, St. Moritz und Zürich.Für unseren Standort in Wil (St. Gallen) suchen wir eine:n erfahrene:n

Sachbearbeiter: in Spedition und Zollabwicklung 100% (w/m/d)

Ihre Aufgaben
• Organisation und Überwachung von Kunsttransporten in Zusammenarbeit mit der Galerie, als auch unseren Transportdienstleistern im In- und Ausland
• Selbständige Erledigung sämtlicher Zollabfertigungen
• Mitarbeit in der Verwaltung für – der Lagerverwaltung Verwaltung der verschiedenen Lagerhäuser
• Mitarbeit bei der Verwaltung der Warenhäuser / OZL
• Kontrolle von Lager Ein-/Ausgänge und der Lagerbewirtschaftung
• Selbständiges Erledigen und Verwalten der entstehenden Pendenzen
• Verhandeln von Preisen mit Transportdienstleistern und eruieren von Bedingungen für die Ein- und Ausfuhren im internationalen Raum
• Hilfestellung für die Finanzabteilung im Bereich Steuern und Zoll
• Mithilfe bei der Koordination von Abläufen in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Technik-, Registrar- und Logistikteams
• Ansprechperson bei Zollbehörden und offiziellen Stellen
• Unterstützung bei Projekten und Verbesserungsprozessen

Ihr Profil:
• Abgeschlossene kaufmännische Berufslehre
• Mehrjährige Berufserfahrung im internationalen Transportwesen, Import sowie Export
• Fachkenntnisse im Zollverfahren
• Ausgezeichnete Kenntnisse in den Programmen NCTS/EDEC und gute MS-Office Kenntnisse
• Fliessende Englisch- und Deutschkenntnisse, Französischkenntnisse von Vorteil
• Sehr gute soziale Kompetenzen
• Selbständige und exakte Arbeitsweise

Sie sind eine teamorientierte, motivierte und engagierte Persönlichkeit, die vernetzt denkt, zuverlässig, äusserst diskret, initiativ und flexibel ist. Sie legen Wert auf Präzision, arbeiten ausgesprochen sorgfältig, effizient und selbständig (hohe Eigenverantwortung) und haben eine hohe Dienstleistungsbereitschaft.

Sie verfügen über hohe Qualitätsvorstellungen und behalten auch in hektischen Situationen den Überblick.

Falls wir Ihr Interesse geweckt haben und Sie diesem Anforderungsprofil entsprechen, senden Sie uns bitte Ihre Bewerbungsunterlagen inkl. Foto und Referenzen per E-Mail an [email protected]

Wir bieten interessante und abwechslungsreiche Aufgaben in einem dynamischen internationalen Umfeld an und freuen uns auf Ihre vollständigen Unterlagen.

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

Hauser & Wirth is one of the world’s leading commercial galleries for modern and contemporary art with locations across the US, UK, Europe and Asia. Based out of our New York gallery with work from home flexibility, we are seeking an experienced Registrar with a working knowledge of collections care and shipping logistics to join the Operations team.

In this role, day-to-day tasks will require extensive collaboration and communication with the Artist Liaison, Sales, and Technician teams. The ideal candidate will have experience operating in a fast paced and dynamic environment while maintaining the highest standards.

Responsibilities:
• Arrange shipments of sold artwork to clients and ensure compliance with sales tax regulations
• Coordinate collections from local artist studios
• Maintain and follow best practices for packing, storing, handling, and shipping artworks
• Oversee artwork framing, as needed
• Work closely with Sales and Technician teams for internal and external viewings
• Maintain meticulous records and update artworks in database accordingly
• Coordinate treatment and condition reports with conservation studios, as needed
• Draft and file incoming and outgoing condition reports
• Compile estimates and coordinate logistics budget for internal gallery exhibitions in support of other teams

Skills & Requirements:
• 3-5 years of experience as a Registrar in an international art gallery, museum, or auction house
• A self-starter with the ability to solve complex problems under tight deadlines and challenging situations
• Capable of operating in a multi-disciplinary environment and collaborating with a large team across international locations
• Detail oriented with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
• Expertise in New York State Sales Tax regulations
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Proven IT skills in all areas, including Microsoft Office Suite and Mac OS X, with the aptitude to learn additional programs as needed
• Ability to travel between New York gallery and storage locations, as required

To apply for this position please submit a cover letter and resume in English to [email protected] Only candidates that meet the above requirements and criteria will be reviewed.

Hauser & Wirth is one of the leading international galleries for contemporary art with locations in Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, Menorca, Monaco, Somerset, St. Moritz and Zurich.

For our Publishers Headquarters in Zurich, we are looking for an outstanding, experienced Editor 100 % (f/m/d) who will join our team, working in a highly successful and prestigious world-class organization.

The editor is responsible for the editorial management of 4-6 titles per year including large-scale monographs and exhibition catalogs, as well as supporting outreach where needed.

The role will include, but not be limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Project management of publications, incl. budget planning, scheduling, contract negotiations and overseeing payments
  • Overseeing project process, liaising with in-house teams (rights, artists’ liaisons, sales team, marketing, communications, finance, logistics)
  • Check final artwork for accuracy and errors
  • Liaising with artists, their studios and estates, and production
  • Research, suggest, and commission authors and scholars
  • Cooperate, and liaise with designers and photographers
  • Coordinate and oversee text submissions, copywriting, copyediting, fact checking, translation, proofing, and layout (artwork, design, photography)
  • Sourcing of material, securing image permissions and copyright clearance
  • Maintaining deadlines and oversee cost control
  • Overseeing production with production team (color separation, printing, binding, shipment etc.)
  • Quality and release management (liaise with release manager and marketing, delegating distribution and setting prices)
  • Supervising interns

Requirements

  • At least 4 years working experience as an editor, preferably in a publishing house
  • Academic background, preferably in Art History, Bachelor’s degree
  • Outstanding writing, editing, and proofreading skills and an excellent portfolio
  • Outstanding organization and project management skills, including the ability to work flexibly and with precision under tight deadlines
  • Native English speaker with excellent command of German language
  • Experience and knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style
  • Excellent skills in MS Office and InDesign, Photoshop, or other publishing tools
  • Ability to work autonomously, prioritize a demanding workload, set and meet deadlines, and adjust priorities as necessary
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to work effectively within a global team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • An eye for detail along with critical thinking

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.

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

Hauser & Wirth is seeking a Director of Finance to join our growing team. Reporting to the CFO, this individual will inspire, train, supervise, and work alongside other members of the Finance team.

The ideal candidate will have a BA or higher in Finance/ Accounting; an MBA is strongly preferred. Strong organizational and collaboration skills, the ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines, a keen eye for detail and a thorough knowledge of fundamental finance practices is essential.

Qualifications:

  • 8-10 years of relevant work experience
  • Accounting or finance degree from a four-year college/ university; MBA is preferred
  • Experience in a supervisory role, with ability to inspire, train and develop staff
  • Advanced proficiency with accounting software (D365, CCH, SureTax, Exflow, Concur, etc.) and Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook)
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to synthesize data and provide insightful narratives
  • Ability to multitask across numerous projects/ work streams
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills: ability to compare actual financial performance against operating plans and standards and then interpret and report the results to various levels of management

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, manage and provide training and advice to the members of the Finance team (set goals and run staff appraisals)
  • Ensure compliance with internal accounting policies and procedures by helping to train staff in non-financial departments
  • Liaise with external auditors to ensure adherence to local reporting and compliance with other relevant legislation & meeting reporting deadlines
  • Responsible for postings and payments related to artwork sales by HWNY
  • Responsible for all treasury and tax matters
  • Responsible for controlling & reporting for HWNY, running review meetings with all non-financial departments to build accountability against budgets
  • Responsible for the HWNY and HWLA budgeting/forecast process and cost controlling of New York based exhibitions and fairs.
  • Support Global Business Controller to identify cost saving initiatives and help to implement them.
  • Responsible for US insurance matters (fine art insurance, property & liability)
  • Support CFO with legal matters
  • Collaborate between departments (Operations, People & Culture, Sales, etc.)

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V, committed to ensuring that all current and prospective employees are afforded equal opportunities.

Employee health and safety is of the utmost importance and as such Hauser & Wirth is committed to adhering to New York State Department of Health covid safety guidelines.

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

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 Standort in der Nähe von Wil (St. Gallen) 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: [email protected]

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 [email protected]

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