Gallery DirectorRoaring Fork Valley, 81621 | 06/27/2019 | Ad id: 8-0000447963-01
Dynamic and highly regarded Aspen-area gallery specializing in contemporary western art seeks a seasoned art world professional to manage all operations, sales and artists’ relationships.
Primary responsibilities will include: managing gallery which represents 40 artists and staff comprised of a full-time sales director, various interns and 3-4 consultants; cultivating client relationships through in-gallery and online communications; supervising all shipping and transport of art; planning, curating and installing exhibitions; interacting with gallery artists and reviewing artists’ submissions; representing gallery at local, regional and national art fairs; developing special events and hosting receptions; working closely with marketing team to promote gallery; and maintaining databases.
Desired skills and experience:
-- BA or advanced degree in art history and/or art business
-- Previous management and/or sales experience in a gallery, art advisory or auction house
-- Understanding of the art world and able to speak and write articulately about art
-- Familiarity with database software such as ArtCloud, and experience with online sales process from website or third parties such as 1st Dibs and Artsy
-- Facility with MS Office, Google apps, Adobe Suites and Photoshop; photography skills a plus
-- Excellent organizational abilities with attention to detail
-- Professional manner and ability to speak easily with clients and artists
-- Ability to lift up to 50 lbs, have a driver’s license and work a flexible schedule. Standard work week is 40 hours, but that may vary, depending on gallery needs and events
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
If interested in leading a dedicated and creative team, please email resume and cover letter, including the names and contact info of three recent references, to SJJCP13@gmail.com by July 15, 2019.