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David Zwirner’s uptown gallery seeks a Full-Time Art Handler for immediate hire.  

Responsibilities 
  • Installation of viewings and exhibitions at uptown gallery, as well as other locations, as needed
  • Assist Registration team with condition checking, filing and disseminating reports, and database updates
  • Pack and label artworks for shipment and storage
  • Assist with packing and installation for all domestic and international art fairs
  • Perform local deliveries and off-site installations for clients
  • Work closely w/ Operations team to maintain facilities at uptown location, including daily monitoring of gallery spaces, general maintenance, and working with outside contractors/vendors, as needed

Requirements

  • Knowledge of proper handling and storage procedures for a variety of media
  • Working knowledge of power tools 
  • Must be detail oriented, communicative, and extremely organized
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Working knowledge of Macintosh OS, as well as familiarity with art database systems
  • Minimum of 2 years in a gallery, museum or auction house setting in art handling, registration, production or a similar role

   

Position hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10am to 6pm, with occasional overtime required. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please.


Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references through our careers page here to apply.

 

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. 

 

Our primary and secondary market galleries currently seek a Full-Time Art Handler for immediate hire.  

Responsibilities:

  • Installation of gallery viewings and exhibitions
  • Pack and label artworks for shipment and storage
  • Assist Registration team with condition checking, filing and disseminating reports and database updates
  • Assist with packing and installation for all domestic and international art fairsPerform local deliveries and off-site installations for clients

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of proper handling and storage procedures for a variety of media
  • Working knowledge of power tools
  • Must be detail oriented, communicative, and extremely organized
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Working knowledge of Macintosh OS, as well as familiarity with art database systems
  • Minimum of 2 years in a gallery, museum or auction house setting in art handling, registration, production or a similar role

Position days/hours are variable, between Tuesday-Saturday, 10am to 6pm. Candidates will occasionally need to work additional hours. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please.

 

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references through our careers page here to apply.

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. 

 


David Zwirner seeks a hard working Data Entry Clerk/Cataloguer to join the gallery’s Research and Client Development departments for a short-term contract of 6 months. 

The ideal candidate would possess excellent typing skills, superior attention to detail, a natural curiosity to obtain more information, and an outstanding ability to process and categorize data within a database structure. A commitment to data, thoroughness and confidentiality essential.

The Data Entry Clerk/Cataloguer works between the gallery’s Research and Client Development departments, and is responsible for working with multiple data sources to enhance gallery information. Tasks include:

  • Scanning and cataloguing information about artworks from books and other external sources into the computer.
  • Processing uploaded information appropriately in the database using gallery guidelines and protocols.
  • Verifying information quality by reviewing, correcting, or reentering data into the database.
  • Communicating progress regularly to the Directors of Research and Client Development and relevant colleagues on their teams.


Position hours are Monday-Friday, 10am to 6pm, with additional hours as needed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins, please.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references through our careers page here to apply. 

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.

David Zwirner Books seeks highly motivated intern to join our Books team as the Editorial Intern at our New York galleries.

Qualified candidates should be highly organized, motivated, and responsible, with strong communication and interpersonal skills and an interest in gaining experience in the daily operations of a contemporary art gallery.  

The Spring Internship is offered January-June. To ensure that our interns have a well-rounded and educational experience, we ask for a commitment of 3 months, with a minimum of 3 full days per week, depending on department needs. The positions are offered Mondays through Saturdays, 10am-6pm, depending on department schedules, with additional hours for occasional events and openings. Interns should be currently enrolled at the junior or senior undergraduate level or recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program.

Qualified candidates should be interested in all aspects of the publishing process, with demonstrated knowledge of contemporary art and 20th-century art history, and strong archival research, writing, and editing skills. Candidates should also be highly personable, focused, and hardworking, with excellent attention to detail. This role offers the opportunity to gain experience in all facets of the book-making process, with a particular focus on editorial development. 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Create and organize detailed checklists for catalogues
  • Fact-check texts, captions, and other materials
  • Research writers and gather writing samples for upcoming catalogues
  • Conduct photo research and photo requests
  • Track image/artwork collection credit lines and photo credits
  • Organize photo materials for release to printer
  • Update editorial/production schedules in project management software
  • Occasionally print and trim materials for book presentations
  • Occasionally assist with day-to-day DZB departmental activities and in pop-up bookstore
  • Transcribe texts and  interview audio files

All interns are paid New York State minimum wage. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references through our careers page here to apply.

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. 

David Zwirner gallery seeks a Digital Assistant to join its growing digital department.
 
Ideal candidates will have experience in / strong subject matter interest in both the contemporary art and technology fields, possess a love of ongoing learning, and display strong troubleshooting, communication, and organizational skills.
 
Reporting to the CTO, the position will provide support for the digital department as a whole for administrative needs as well as project related tasks. This position is located on site in our Chelsea, New York office. 
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Providing administrative support to the digital department:
  • Coordinating/scheduling meetings and events
  • Managing and processing receipts/expenses
  • Procuring materials needed by department staff
  • Collaborating with other gallery departmental assistants 
  • Supporting user administration and staff onboarding / offboarding across the gallery’s digital platforms, properties, and tools
  • Assisting digital team with writing proposals and project outlines for digital initiatives, user manuals for programs being introduced to the gallery, and communications to announce department accomplishments to the broader organization
  • Aiding in user and quality testing of departmental project deliverables (websites, software, etc.); helping to record and track issues through to resolution
  • Assisting the digital team in coordinating the rollout of new digital tools / functionality / processes, along with related user training
  • Updating content on various digital platforms, including: our public facing and internal websites, our internal database system, the department wiki, and third party systems such as ArtBinder
 
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree (design/art/technology focus preferred)
  • Proficiency with the G Suite toolset - Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar - (and Microsoft equivalents)
  • Comfort working in both OS X and Windows environments.
  • Basic knowledge / experience working with one or more project / team collaboration tools such as Asana, Jira, Confluence, Slack
 
Extra Credit For:
  • Knowledge of basic web technologies: (HTML, JavaScript, CSS)
  • Knowledge of basic SEO and/or web analytics
  • Experience working with content management systems and relational databases
  • Experience with digital design software (Photoshop, Figma, Sketch)
 
Position hours are Monday-Friday, 10am to 6pm, with additional hours as needed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins, please.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references through our careers page.

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.

David Zwirner seeks an Exhibitions & Production Assistant for its primary market gallery. The ideal candidate will have a BA or higher in Art History, Studio Art, and at least 1 year experience at a gallery, museum, or artist’s studio. Superior organizational skills, the ability to carefully manage multiple projects and meet deadlines, and a thorough working knowledge of 3D rendering and design software are required.

Primary responsibilities include

  • Manages frame orders for large volume gallery inventory (available, sold, online, art fairs, etc), including logistics

  • Data gathering & documentation for installation manuals (via step-by-step process photographs & notes) Drafts preliminary manuals for review.  

  • Creates technical, vector, 2D & 3D drawings for manuals in sketchup and/or illustrator. 

  • Researches the design & fabrication processes of artwork components

  • General department assistance: vendor & material research, errands, documentation of installations. Assist with special projects as needed

  • General exhibition assistance: assists exhibition leads, arranges framing, drafts exhibition design documents and mockups, vendor coordination, material sourcing, errands, documents installations for archival purposes and installation manuals.

  • Provide support to Inventory/Registration teams on select packing lists and inventory management projects (exhibition related itemized packing & elements lists):

  • Creates exhibition models (both physical foamcore & digital Sketchup) as needed. 

Requirements

  • BA (Art History, Administration, Studio Arts preferred) 

  • 1+ years experience in a museum, gallery, or artist studio

  • Must have proficiency with Sketchup and/or AutoCAD, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop

  • Familiarity with video installation techniques and 

  • Familiarity with various mediums of artwork & materials

  • Must be extremely detail-oriented and able to work on multiple projects at once

  • Ability to work under pressure and within a large organization

 

Position hours are Monday-Friday, 10am to 6pm, with additional hours as needed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins, please.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references through our careers page here to apply

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.

 

David Zwirner is currently seeking a highly motivated Operations Intern to join our Fall Internship Program at our London gallery.
 
Qualified candidates should be highly personable, organized, motivated, and responsible, with an interest in gaining experience in the daily operations of a contemporary art gallery. Candidates for this position should have previous experience working in Sketchup. Previous experience at a gallery or museum a plus.
 
Primary responsibilities include:
  • Work with registrars to organize and upload condition reports files in our database and update files with appropriate changes
  • Maintain ongoing department project of digitizing shipping documents
  • Creates scale models as needed for gallery and artist exhibitions and projects
  • Assist with project-base inventory spreadsheets
  • Assist operations team on projects and daily tasks

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references through our career page here to apply.

To ensure that our interns have a well-rounded and educational experience, we ask for a commitment of 3 months. Our gallery hours are 10AM – 6PM, Mondays through Fridays, with additional hours for occasional events and openings. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please. Immediate start and eligibility to work in the UK is essential. 
David Zwirner seeks a Registrar for its primary market gallery. The ideal candidate will have a BA or higher in Art History and/or Arts Administration, and at least three years experience in registration or collections management. Superior organizational and leadership skills, the ability to carefully manage projects and meet deadlines, and a thorough working knowledge of registration, fine art shipping and logistics are required.

 

Primary responsibilities include
  • Draft and oversee consignment and loan agreements for select artists
  • Coordinate domestic and international shipments
  • Provide shipping and crating estimates for exhibition budgets
  • Responsible for understanding customs and tax regulations and requirements for shipping artworks internationally
  • Compile, process, and manage records of all associated shipping paperwork in accordance with New York State Sales Tax requirements
  • Work with Art Fairs department to arrange shipments from clients and artist studios, provide packing and handling requirements, complete condition reports, and deliver sold artwork 
  • Work with Head Art Handler and artist studios to determine best packing and handling procedures and communicate requirements to shipping companies
  • Conduct incoming and outgoing condition inspections
  • Ensure Certificates of Authenticity, manuals, and installation documents are provided to clients or borrowers for outgoing artwork
  • Courier artwork internationally for select loans and traveling exhibitions


Requirements
  • BA (Art History, Administration, Studio Arts preferred) 
  • 3+ years experience in a museum, gallery, or art institution
  • Must have experience with domestic and international fine art shipping and logistics
  • Familiarity with various mediums of artwork; working knowledge of conservation techniques a plus
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented and able to work on multiple projects at once
  • Ability to work under pressure and within a large organization

 

Position hours are Monday-Friday, 10am to 6pm, with additional hours as needed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins, please.

 

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references through our careers page here to apply.

 

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. 
 
David Zwirner seeks a Registrar for its secondary market gallery. The ideal candidate will have a BA or higher in Studio Art, Art History and/or Arts Administration, and at least three-five years experience in registration or collections management. Superior organizational skills, the ability to carefully manage projects with discretion and meet deadlines, and a thorough working knowledge of registration, fine art shipping and logistics are required.
Primary responsibilities include
  • Coordinate local, domestic and international shipments for sold artworks, incoming consignments or loans for general gallery purposes between global locations, art fairs, and exhibitions
  • Draft and oversee consignment and loan agreements
  • Liaise with clients to coordinate shipping of sold artworks 
  • Responsible for understanding customs and tax regulations and requirements for shipping artworks internationally
  • Compile, process, and manage records of associated shipping paperwork in accordance with New York State Sales Tax requirements
  • Provide shipping and crating estimates for clients, art fairs and exhibition budgets
  • Work with Art Handlers and artist estates/foundations to determine best packing and handling procedures and communicate requirements to shipping companies and clients
  • Conduct incoming and outgoing condition inspections
  • Ensure Certificates of Authenticity, manuals, and installation documents are provided to clients or borrowers for outgoing artwork
  • Coordinate gallery and offsite installations of artwork; act as courier as needed
  • Monitor insurance requirements and limits; process Certificates of Insurance
  • Manage gallery inventory on-site and in storage
Requirements
  • BA (Art History, Administration, Studio Arts preferred) 
  • 3-5 years experience in a museum, gallery, art institution or fine art logistics company
  • Must have experience with domestic and international fine art shipping and logistics
  • Familiarity with various mediums of artwork; working knowledge of conservation techniques a plus
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented and able to work on multiple projects at once
  • Ability to work under pressure and within a large organization
Position hours are Monday-Friday, 10am to 6pm, with additional hours as needed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins, please.
 
Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references through our careers page here to apply.

 

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. 

David Zwirner's Research & Exhibitions department seeks qualified candidates for winter/spring internships beginning in January 2020. Interns in this department will work on special research projects pertaining to the gallery’s primary and secondary market inventory, estate artists, and research for upcoming historical exhibitions. Qualified candidates for this position should be working toward a graduate degree in art history, or be a recent MA graduate, with strong archival research, writing, and editing skills, as well as curatorial interests. Knowledge of twentieth-century and contemporary art is required.
 

Primary responsibilities include, but not limited to:
- Assist with documenting and maintaining information about gallery artists and estates
- Library and archival research and provenance documentation
- Assist with exhibition-related research projects


To ensure our interns have a well-rounded and educational experience, we ask for a commitment of 2-4 full days per week. Our hours are 10AM–6PM, Monday through Saturday. The Research & Exhibitions internship is only available in the gallery's New York location.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references through our careers page here to apply.


All interns are paid New York State minimum wage. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please.

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. 

 

 

David Zwirner seeks a full time Research Assistant to join the gallery’s Research & Exhibitions department. The ideal candidate must have at least a BA (in Art History or related) and a demonstrated knowledge of contemporary art. Superior attention to detail, excellent research and documentation skills, proficiency in writing about artists and artworks, and strong editing and administrative skills are required. Some gallery, museum, or auction house experience is preferred.
 
The Research Assistant is responsible for artist and research support in the following capacities:
 
Artist CVs
  • Fact-check, proofread, and actively update and maintain Curricula Vitae for the gallery’s artists, thoroughly documenting their full exhibition histories and bibliographies
  • Prepare, fact-check, proofread, and maintain up-to-date narrative biographies for the gallery’s artists
  • Supply updated CVs and narrative bios for publication to the gallery’s website, working closely with marketing to ensure CVs are refreshed online on a timely basis
  • Maintain ongoing documentation pertaining to the gallery’s exhibition history and other artist/exhibition/gallery related documents
 
Research Support 
  • Assist with updating and maintaining current information on factsheets for available inventory in the gallery’s database, in preparation for exhibitions, art fairs, etc
  • Assist with updating loaned works in available inventory with appropriate exhibition listings
  • Add and maintain active inventory factsheets to Art Binder
 
Administrative Support
  • Maintain Research & Exhibitions/Archives Departmental Accounting (oversee uploading receipts to the gallery’s accounting software)
  • Assist with locating books needed for secondary market sales viewings
  • Assist with inbooking of new books (secondary market/non-dz artists) to the gallery’s database, working with Interns and Books Coordinator
  • Assist with allocating tasks to department interns

The position is Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00am to 6:00pm. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins, please.
 
Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references through our careers page here to apply.
 
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. 
 

David Zwirner seeks a full-time Sales Assistant to work alongside its Hong Kong sales team. The ideal candidate will have a BA in Art History and/or Arts Administration, and at least two years related experience in the region. Superior communication skills (English & Mandarin), the ability to time manage and meet deadlines, and a thorough working knowledge of contemporary art are required. This position will involve significant contact with curators, artists and long time clients therefore discretion and poise are essential.

Responsibilities include:

  • Updating client database with all relevant interest and contact info
  • Creating and managing guest lists for exhibitions/dinners, support Director during gallery openings and art fairs
  • Organizing Director’s schedule, plan and book travel, keep track of meetings and create expense reports
  • Supporting Director in generating artist materials
  • Assisting in the preparation for gallery viewings; coordinate installation of artworks, prepare fact sheets & price lists
  • Liaising with other gallery staff regarding all aspects of inventory & exhibition management: production, shipping, framing, photography, research, etc.
  • Greeting visitors and interfacing with clients at Front Desk
  • Attending and recording minutes at weekly sales meetings
  • Assisting with credit card payments, as required (with Finance Manager)
  • Preference given to candidates with valid HKID and work permit


The position is Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00am to 7:00pm. Applicant will occasionally need to work additional hours for events and openings.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references through our careers page here to apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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.