Jobs

  • Assistant to Senior Director
    Hauser & Wirth Somerset
    Somerset, England

    Hauser & Wirth is one of the world’s leading contemporary art galleries with locations in Zurich, Gstaad, London, Somerset, New York and Los Angeles. Hauser & Wirth Somerset opened in July 2014 and is a pioneering world-class gallery and multi-purpose arts centre, which acts as a destination for experiencing art, architecture and the remarkable Somerset landscape through new and innovative exhibitions of contemporary art.

    We are looking for an Assistant to join our team in Somerset, to work primarily with the Senior Director. This position requires great attention to detail, organisation, discretion and a good understanding of the gallery world. You will be immaculately presented and personable.

    Main Tasks
    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Assist the Senior Director with all day-to-day matters, including management of diary, organising meetings, travel and filing systems
    • Liaising with local organisations
    • Accounting of credit card charges and expenses
    • Updating relevant cost controls
    • Coding of invoices
    • Liaise with Front Desk as regards to travel and accommodation arrangements for guests
    • Assist with the organisation of visitor agendas and arranging hospitality
    • Assist with the organisation of events and managing RSVP lists
    • Look after visiting guests, including artists and clients
    • Assist the Senior Director with the planning, organisation and management of exhibitions, events, installations and other projects
    • Attend meetings; where required take records or minutes, process these accordingly and monitor actions taken on decisions made
    • Prepare presentation materials
    • Assist with the development of content for printed materials
    • Manage the library
    • Respond to general enquiries

    Requirements

    • A minimum of two years experience in a relevant role, preferably in the creative industries.
    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred
    • Superior organisational skills with ability to prioritise and multitask
    • Excellent communication, written and problem solving skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively and follow instructions
    • Ability and confidence to take initiative
    • Knowledge of and passion for modern and contemporary art
    • Computer proficiency
    • Professionalism, discretion and a friendly demeanour are essential

    This is a full-time permanent position to include some weekend work.

    Please submit your resume and cover letter, including references by email only to: nicola@hauserwirth.com

  • Internship
    Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles
    Los Angeles CA

    This internship will be a full-time six-month position at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles.

    During your time here, you will be assigned a broad range of tasks that ensure you gain an understanding of how a large international gallery like Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles operates. Interns will work closely with the gallery assistants. These responsibilities could include assisting with the execution of private views, organizing events and sending mail outs in addition to daily administrative duties.

    An ideal candidate for this internship is required to be fluent in English, have excellent communication skills (verbal and written), and be organized with an ability to prioritize. A successful candidate will be an energetic self-starter with a poised and friendly demeanor. An interest in art and the art world is key. Familiarity with Mac OS is a must as well as proficiency with all Adobe CS6 programs.

    The internship will start immediately and last for the duration of six months.

    An internship at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles is a 35-hour per week position.

    Please send a cover letter and resume with ‘Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles Internship’ and your name in the subject line to lajobs@hauserwirth.com.

    Please do not call regarding applications.

  • Artist Liaison Intern (Paid, fixed-term contract)
    Hauser & Wirth London
    London, England

    Starting January 2018

    An internship at Hauser & Wirth London is a full-time position undertaken for a period of six months. You will be assigned a range of tasks that ensure you gain an understanding of how Hauser & Wirth operates, with a focus on the Artist Liaison department.

    Tasks will include, but not be limited to:

    • Support the Artist Liaisons with research for production of new artworks and artist projects (internal and external)
    • Research for artist publications
    • Maintaining artist archives e.g. updating artist biographies, bibliographies, artwork, exhibition and literature databases
    • Day to day departmental duties i.e. assisting with artist travel arrangements
    • General gallery duties may include assistance with mailouts, Front Desk support, archiving, post, and private views

    Requirements:

    • Fluent in English (Ability in German language is an advantage)
    • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Organised with an ability to prioritise
    • Computer literate (experience with Photoshop and Excel preferable)
    • Candidate should be meticulous with attention to detail, especially relating to data entry
    • Proactive attitude

    Please submit your CV and references with a brief cover letter / email to:
    judith@hauserwirth.com

  • Communications Intern
    Hauser & Wirth New York
    New York

    Full-time, paid position; fixed-term, six months

    Hauser & Wirth is one of the world’s leading contemporary art galleries with offices in Zurich, Gstaad, London, Somerset, New York and Los Angeles. Hauser & Wirth New York is seeking a highly motivated Communications Intern to join our New York team. This position requires great attention to detail, organization and diplomacy.

    During the six month internship, the Communications Intern will be assigned a broad range of tasks that ensure an understanding of how a large international gallery operates. This position will work closely with the Communications Manager and gallery assistants. Responsibilities include assisting with the execution of press previews and public programs, updating and managing exhibition documents, organizing events and sending mail outs in addition to daily administrative duties.

    Responsibilities

    • Use InDesign to create exhibition-related printed material and information packs for artists and gallery projects
    • Prepare and distribute press images and PR information
    • Contribute to social media campaign planning
    • Maintain and update press mailing lists
    • Track and archive press coverage
    • Prepare, update and circulate press cuttings
    • Organize and catalogue the digital archive
    • Assist with incoming image request

    Qualifications

    • Fluency in English essential
    • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills required
    • Proactive and positive attitude essential
    • Excellent time-management skills required
    • Fluency with InDesign essential
    • Familiarity with Photoshop, photography, scanning, and image editing required
    • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading abilities required
    • Experience in communications in an arts-related organization is preferred

    Application Instructions

    Send cover letter and resumé to: hwinternship@gmail.com

  • Communications Intern
    Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles
    Los Angeles CA

    Full-time, paid position; fixed-term, six months

    Hauser & Wirth is one of the world’s leading contemporary art galleries with offices in Zurich, Gstaad, London, Somerset, New York and Los Angeles. Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, located in a historic 100,000 square foot flour mill complex in the city’s burgeoning downtown Arts District, opened to the public in March 2016. The gallery transformed the site’s sprawling collection of late 19th and early 20th century buildings and outdoor spaces into a dynamic multi-disciplinary arts center. The new venue offers innovative exhibitions, museum-caliber amenities, and a robust schedule of public programs that contextualize the art on view, drawing upon, illuminating, and contributing to the urban culture of Los Angeles.

    We are looking for a Communications Intern to join our team in Los Angeles. During your six-month internship, you will be assigned a broad range of tasks that ensure you gain an understanding of how a large international gallery like Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles operates. This position will work closely with the gallery assistants and with the Communications Manager.

    Responsibilities

    Marking and Communications

    • Utilize InDesign to create exhibition-related printed material and information packs for artists and gallery projects
    • Create assets and render motion graphics for gallery TV screens
    • Update gallery TV screens with local event schedule and international exhibitions
    • Proofread promotional copy and artist information packets

    Public Relations

    • Track and archive press coverage
    • Prepare, update and circulate press cuttings
    • Assist with incoming image requests
    • Update press mailing lists
    • Prepare and distribute press images and PR information
    • Assist with the execution of private views and press previews

    Regular Intern Tasks

    • Daily administrative tasks as requested

    Qualifications

    • At least one year experience in communications, media, public relations, and/or marketing
    • Fluency in English
    • Excellent written and verbal communication
    • Excellent editing and proofreading abilities
    • Proactive and positive attitude
    • Creative thinking and problem solving skills
    • Excellent time-management skills
    • Demonstrates interest in the visual arts
    • Fluency with InDesign essential
    • Familiarity with Photoshop, photography, scanning, and image editing required
    • Experience in communications in an arts-related organization is preferred
    • This position requires great attention to detail, organization, and diplomacy
    • Ability to work effectively with multiple individuals and manage several projects at once
    • Familiar with Mac operating system and Adobe Creative Suite

    Pease submit your resume and cover letter, including references by email only to:
    lajobs@hauserwirth.com

  • Gallery Assistant
    Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles
    Los Angeles CA

    Hauser & Wirth is one of the world’s leading contemporary art galleries with offices in Zurich, Gstaad, London, Somerset, New York and Los Angeles. Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, located in a historic 100,000 square foot flour mill complex in the city’s burgeoning downtown Arts District, opened to the public in March 2016. The gallery transformed the site’s sprawling collection of late 19th and early 20th century buildings and outdoor spaces into a dynamic multi-disciplinary arts center. The new venue offers innovative exhibitions, museum-caliber amenities, and a robust schedule of public programs that contextualize the art on view, drawing upon, illuminating, and contributing to the urban culture of Los Angeles.

    We are looking for a Gallery Assistant to join our team in Los Angeles. This position requires great attention to detail, organization, diplomacy and an in-depth understanding of the gallery world. The Gallery Assistant is expected to plan, communicate and act independently and collaboratively, as projects require.

    Main Tasks
    Duties include but are not limited to:

    Front Desk

    • Answering phones and managing general gallery voicemail and inbox
    • Handling all outgoing mail, including FedEx, USPS and messenger deliveries
    • Responsibility for mailings such as exhibition invitation cards, catalogues, books and other
    • Coordinating incoming and outgoing book shipments – incl. storage
    • Making sure gallery is always neat for every occasion, maintaining the high standards of gallery appearance both during exhibitions and in between shows
    • Maintain all book displays, exhibition materials and signage
    • Staffing the front desk and managing sales in the gallery book shop
    • Organized filing and record keeping
    • Responsibility for managing new address entries and updates
    • Ordering and storage of office equipment, stationary and general office supplies as well as kitchen supplies
    • Ensuring that the archive and main library are constantly up to date and well organized
    • Assist with travel arrangements of staff and visitors
    • Assist with art fair preparations
    • Hiring, training, and supervising gallery interns
    • Hiring, training, and supervising gallery invigilators

    Exhibition organization

    • Compiling guest lists for opening dinners
    • Supervise distribution of invitations, RSVPs, and guest lists
    • Organization of gallery openings and exhibition events
    • Set up and dismantle for events
    • Organize hotel bookings for artists and their assistants
    • Assist with any promotional and marketing events and activities
    • Provide administrative support to the Education Department in the organization of tours and public events

    Requirements

    • A minimum of two years experience in an art gallery
    • 5 day work week, with overtime as required
    • Flexible schedule with weekend availability
    • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively and follow instructions
    • Ability and confidence to take initiative
    • Knowledge of and passion for modern and contemporary art
    • Exceptional customer service skills and a friendly demeanor
    • Computer proficiency (particularly with Mac OS X, Microsoft Office Suite, and Google Apps for Business) and willingness to learn new programs as necessary
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Superior organizational skills with ability to prioritize and multitask

    Pease submit your resume and cover letter, including references by email only to: lajobs@hauserwirth.com

  • Inserat Praktikantin
    Hauser & Wirth Zürich
    Zürich, Switzerland

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

    Für unsere Galerie in Zürich suchen wir Praktikanten/Innen für die Zeiträume Oktober – März 2018 und Januar – Juni 2018. Dauer des Praktikums 6 Monate.

    Während dieses Zeitraums werden Sie Einblicke in verschiedene Bereiche einer internationalen Galerie erhalten.

    Dabei erwarten Sie unter anderem die folgenden Aufgaben:

    • Unterstützung der Künstlerbetreuer: Recherchen, Ausstellungsvorbereitungen.
    • Pflege der Künstlerarchive, wie beispielsweise Aktualisierung der Künstlerbiographien und Bibliographien, Arbeiten mit der Ausstellungs-, Werk- und Literatur-Datenbank.
    • Allgemeine Galerietätigkeiten einschliesslich Unterstützung des Front Desk und Aushilfe bei Mailouts.
    • Unterstützung bei den Messevorbereitungen.

    Vorrausetzungen:

    • 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.

    Bei Interesse richten Sie Ihre Bewerbung bitte per email an:
    Nora Gurwell

  • Database Developer / Project Manager
    Hauser & Wirth Zürich
    Zürich, Switzerland

    Hauser & Wirth is a leading international contemporary and modern art gallery with locations in Zurich, London, Somerset, New York and Los Angeles. For our Zurich branch we are looking for a young, experienced and proactive

    Database Developer / Project Manager (100 %)

    Main responsibilities:

    As Database Developer:

    • Continue developing our long-standing, bespoke in-house 4D database to our needs.
    • Document the business processes supported by the 4D database.
    • Maintain and enhance connectivity with external solutions (e.g. digital asset management, email marketing platform).
    • Support and help train our employees

    As Project Manager:

    • Manage projects connecting to the 4D database to various systems (webapps, iOS apps, ERP systems)
    • Supervise project progress and ensure timely delivery of individual contributions

    Profile:

    • Experience developing in an IDE with languages such as Visual Basic (VBA), Pascal, or C and with relational databases (e.g. MySQL).
    • Experience developing in 4D is a plus.
    • Working knowledge of macOS client systems, Windows Terminal Server environments, iOS development toolchain.
    • Experience with APIs (RESTful/JSON, SOAP/XML).
    • Ability to work independently and in a well-structured manner.
    • Excellent knowledge of German and English (oral and written).
    • Excellent Project Management skills.
    • Reliable, discreet, and open-minded personality.
    • Friendly, flexible, and willing to work under pressure.

    Please submit your CV with photo and references to jobszurich@hauserwirth.com.