Sales Assistant to Senior Partner

Sales Assistant to Senior Partner London, England

David Zwirner Gallery
Full Time London, England 10.56 - 12.04 GBP Today
Job description

At David Zwirner, we look to be an industry leader in our field, with our artists at the center of what we do. Our global exhibition program expands beyond our locations in New York, London, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and Paris, representing seventy artists and estates. Home to innovative, singular, and pioneering exhibitions across a variety of media and genres. Active in both the primary and secondary market, David Zwirner has helped foster the careers of some of the most influential artists today.

Who will work well with us

  • The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate and interested in the arts/larger creative arena or is eager to learn. Previous experience and a background within the commercial art world is not required.

  • We welcome all individuals entering the workforce, those moving into a new stage of their career or vocation, making a change, returning to work, those wanting to learn and grow within the industry, to apply.

About the Opportunity | Assistant to Senior Partner

  • David Zwirner seeks a full-time Assistant to work alongside one of the gallery's Partners.

  • The Assistant will fulfill administrative assistant duties as well as liaise with curators, artists, and clients for the Senior Partner.

What you’ll do

Support Senior Partner with roster of artists:

  • Assist with general management of artists’ studios and estates, with exhibitions, requests, press, image requests, general studio requests, events, appraisals and artist care.

  • Support with artist management, as well as gallery exhibitions globally.

Providing broad sales support to Senior Partner:

  • Help create sales offers, coordinate and prepare for client viewings.

  • Conducting post-sale tasks including invoicing and coordination of shipping.

  • Preparing consignment agreements and insurance appraisals.

Provide all administrative support including:

  • Daily management of Senior Partner’s calendar, agendas, to-do list and help set daily priorities and goals.

  • Prepare travel arrangements, itineraries, appointments and expenses.

  • Liaise frequently with multiple departments within the gallery to oversee projects such as exhibition and art fair booth models, gallery exhibition checklists, online viewing rooms, sales previews, and press packets, among others.

What we would like you to have

  • The ideal candidate has at least three years of related experience or equivalent.

  • Excellent writing, organizational and communication skills.

  • The ability to time manage, multitask and meet deadlines, and work with multiple teams.

  • Proficiency in other languages is an added value, but not essential.

  • This position will involve contact with artists, their studios, curators and clients, therefore discretion and poise are essential.

What you will love about David Zwirner (benefits)

  • David Zwirner has pioneered initiatives dedicated to the gallery’s long-standing commitment to kaleidoscopic storytelling, including: David Zwirner Online, David Zwirner Books, Dialogues, Platform, Utopia Editions, Consignments, Program.

  • Premier Access - to private on-site and off-site events, such as exhibition previews, book signings, talks, and walkthroughs with gallery artists and estate members, and external curators and scholars.

  • Staff-driven projects and fundraising initiatives. This includes David Zwirner commitment to Galleries Commit.

  • Benefits! Flexible workplace and commuter benefits, corporate memberships to museums, including the Whitney, New Museum, MOMA, and others. Summer Fridays, generous PTO and leave, Family Medical/Dental/Vision benefits. 401K savings plan with automatic employer contributions.

David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Gallery is firmly committed to equal employment opportunities in all facets of its operations. The Gallery makes decisions concerning hiring and terms and conditions of employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law.

We are an equal opportunity employer, if you need assistance in applying to a role you may reach out to [email protected].

Sales Assistant to Senior Partner
David Zwirner Gallery
New York, United States
David Zwirner
$1 to $5 million (USD)
51 to 200 Employees
Company - Private
Auctions & Galleries
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