Gallery Attendant

David Zwirner is seeking reliable and energetic gallery attendants for an upcoming exhibition at our West 19th street gallery location.

Primary duties include welcoming visitors to the gallery, answering basic questions regarding the exhibition and the artist, and guarding the artwork on display.

The ideal candidates will have a positive attitude and be especially comfortable interfacing with the public and standing for long periods of time.  Presentable attire and punctuality are a must.

The exhibition runs from Thursday, September 5th until Saturday, October 26th. Position hours are Tuesday - Saturday, 10 AM to 6 PM. Candidate 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 

Operations Intern
London

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

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. 

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

Bookkeeper
New York

This position will be the primary contact to the Managing Director of DZ Books for all financial and reporting needs, as well as facilitating partner with the David Zwirner accounting department. This roll will have retail financial experience with multiple POS systems and brick and mortar locations.  Main tasks include accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, inventory management.

Responsibilities include: 

Accounting

  • Manage all incoming invoicing with Managing Director

  • Create Purchase Orders for approval

  • Pay outside vendors via check/wire transfer

  • Log outside/internal sales as needed into online inventory system

  • Manage DZB team’s expenses and credit card receipts

  • Update master departmental budget as needed

  • Communicate financial summaries with accounting department

Reporting

  • Create bespoke project reports

  • Monthly & quarterly sales reports

  • Quarterly financial statements

Inventory management

  • Responsible for inventory management for all item across all locations including international

  • Log all shipping/location transfer data into online platform

  • Bi-annual stock takes 

  • Liaise with all front desk staff regarding on-site sales and weekly sales reporting

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in related field and 5+years similar accounting/bookkeeping experience.
  • Software of note: Stitch online inventory, Stripe POS, Square POS, Paypal POS, Shopify, Expensify, Quickbooks Pro, Microsoft Suite (Excel proficiency)

Position hours are Monday-Friday, 10am to 6pm. Candidate 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. 

 

Digital Marketing Manager
New York

The Digital Marketing Manager is responsible for managing paid digital marketing efforts, including affiliates, SEM, SEO, paid social and performance display advertising as well as unpaid digital marketing efforts, including campaigns and segmentation strategies for both email and web channels.

This role will be pivotal in redefining the client experience across our digital channels, including web and mobile, as well as developing and executing a digital strategy for customer acquisition, retention and segmentation across paid and organic channels.

Working closely with external agencies and cross functional team members, this role will require the ability to operate on both strategic and tactical levels, translating vision to execution. 

Responsibilities

Email & Website

  • Oversee management of email program and strategy including any client segmentation and remarketing campaigns
  • In partnership with Marketing team, determine optimal email calendar, as well as segmented, retargeting and triggered email campaigns.
  • Manage data-driven aspects of email marketing campaigns end-to-end, including audience segmentation and targeting, set-up, deployment, reporting and ongoing testing and optimization.
  • Oversee tracking and reporting of key email metrics such as Open Rate, CTR, and Unsubscribes by various segments, establishing benchmarks for each.
  • Develop close working partnership with Email Service Provider and in-house Technology and Creative teams to help lead progress on departmental goals for email optimization, including HTML template enhancements, mobile optimization, data-driven personalization and more.
  • Manage landing page strategy and testing (especially in international locations and regarding artist intent) with an eye on ROI tied to lead generation and engagement

Paid Channels

  • Oversee management of affiliates, SEM, SEO, paid social and performance display advertising channels and deep dives on channel performance and is actively involved in program management and execution
  • Managing tactical elements of digital marketing programs, including designing tests, outlining key targets, prospecting groups, goals, etc to internal and external partners
  • Analyze data to provide insights and action on recommendations to drive optimization of paid marketing channels
  • Proactively identify new digital marketing activations and technology/platforms to help drive brand awareness, sales and customer acquisition and oversee ad-hoc projects as needed.
  • Assist in developing and executing on digital channel testing plan that includes ad copy, landing page optimization and various targeting options to increase conversions.

Budgeting & Reporting

  • Prep for Monthly and Quarterly Business Review with Marketing and Digital leads, clearly presenting results and KPI’s
  • Strategize, create, manage, and forecast marketing budget for efficiency across different channels including branding and acquisition efforts
  • Set goals for channel performance, track performance against goals and report performance to senior leadership staying cognizant of ROI
  • Manage vendor strategy, implementation and reporting of campaigns
  • Initiative and develop A/B testing ideas to improve conversion and other key KPI’s

Skills

  • Ability to understand analytics data, build reports, and summarize in meaningful ways for the goals of the business
  • Previous management or leadership experience – Team of 2 direct reports
  • Proactive, positive, and solution oriented
  • Strong knowledge of Excel, and PowerPoint a must
  • Knowledge of Sitecore, Salesforce Commerce Cloud, Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics, Salesforce Marketing Cloud a plus
  • Strong proficiency in using 3rd party software platforms such as Google AdWords, Facebook Ads Manager, Web analytics reporting tools like Google Analytics, Omniture preferred. Google AdWords, and Facebook Ads Certification a plus.
  • Technological acumen, including basic knowledge of HTML and a comfort-level with the application of data, strongly preferred
  • Relentless attention to detail, strong organization skills, cross-functional project management leadership abilities and the ability to prioritize in a fast-paced, nimble environment

Experience

  • Email marketing and customer acquisition marketing experience required; knowledge of best practices, and ability to learn technical systems and in-house tools quickly
  • Deep experience and dexterity working with Sitecore CMS in a digital marketing capacity (or other enterprise system CMS such as EPiServer, Kentico, Umbraco, Sitefinity)
  • Good understanding of Web development, information architecture, CMS and integrated technologies
  • 5+ years digital marketing experience at a global and/or ecommerce brand strongly preferred
  • 2+ years direct email marketing experience, including strategy, implementation, analytics and reporting
  • Bachelors (B.A. or B.S.) from a four-year college or equivalent

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. 

Sales Assistant
Hong Kong

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. 

 

Fall Internships
New York

David Zwirner seeks highly motivated interns to join our Fall Internship Program 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 Fall Internship is offered September-December. 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 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.
 

Please read the specific department descriptions and requirements carefully before applying and clearly state which department you are applying for.

 

Archive
Qualified candidates should have a strong interest in contemporary art and library science. Primary duties include:

  • Oversee organization and proper storage of materials and special objects in the gallery’s main archive.
  • Assist Archivist to build, catalogue and properly store new collections to the gallery's archive
  • Assist Archivist to distribute third-party exhibition materials and special objects between the artists and other gallery locations
  • Assist in digitizing out of print catalogues and ephemera, both on and offsite 

 

Books 

Qualified candidates should have a strong interest in retail and gallery/bookstore relations.

Primary duties include:

  • Manage and run the bookstore on Saturdays
  • Maintain the bookshelves at the three gallery front desks, ensuring they are fully stocked and organized
  • Assist in fulfilling web orders and preparing packages for shipment/messenger
  • Maintain organization and inventory of three book storage locations
  • Assist in receiving and accounting for deliveries from the warehouse and vendors, and distributing to galleries and storage locations
  • Assist with and work at any events DZB participates in, including setting up and selling books
  • Assist with distribution and marketing related projects, including resizing and formatting images in Photoshop, drafting book descriptive copy for catalogues, researching information on artists and authors, proofreading and editing texts, editing the DZB website, among others. 
     


Communications

Qualified candidates are required to effectively communicate in person, phone, and email. High attention to detail, excellent writing skills, and superior time management is essential. Knowledge of Photoshop, Adobe Creative Cloud, Excel, and Google documents is a plus.

Primary duties include:

  • Press monitoring: Assist in monitoring daily media alerts on incoming press for all gallery artists and estates. Assist Communications Assistant in formatting  incoming press into a weekly press coverage digest email that is distributed within the gallery globally
  • Press clipping: Scan and format physical and digital press to clip and file in our digital archive. A working knowledge of using a large-scale scanner and image editing software is preferred
  • Press Packages: Create packages of press materials to accompany sales offers and to send to artist's studios
  • Press Archive: Assist in organizing and updating  the digital and physical  press archive
  • Media Contact Research: Research new and upcoming arts publications for contacts in addition to maintaining our current roster of media contacts
  • Special events: Assist at press previews and press conferences. Responsibilities include assisting on-site at the event itself with check-in for members of the media.
     

 

Exhibitions & Operations (INC)

Qualified candidates should be proficient in Photoshop, Sketchup, and Microsoft Excel. Previous experience building scale models and digital Sketchups is required. Previous experience at a gallery or museum a plus.

 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Build physical scale models from Foamcore, modeling clay, and various miscellaneous materials for gallery and artist exhibitions and projects
  • Create digital architectural models in Sketchup, and other 3D renderings as needed
  • Exhibition-related projects for gallery locations and outside venues, as needed, including digitizing checklists and exhibition plans, and creating post-exhibition packets
  • Organize, edit and upload Condition Reports files in our database and update files with appropriate changes
  • Maintain ongoing department project of digitizing shipping documents
  • Assist with project-base inventory spreadsheets

 

 


Marketing

Qualifications include ability to multitask, high attention to detail, strong communication skills, and a desire to work in a fast paced environment. Knowledge of HootSuite, Photoshop, Adobe Creative Cloud, Excel and Google documents is a plus, as is enthusiasm for engaging in a range of media and interdisciplinary projects, from private events to digital marketing.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Social Media Support
  • Engage with social media followers on behalf of the gallery, sourcing compelling images for social media use, and drafting social copy as needed
  • If interested in design and/or photography: Help produce content for dynamic Instagram stories including photographing David Zwirner Books for social media use and capturing photo content at on-site events

Operational Support

  • Provide administrative and organizational support for the Marketing department as needed such as below projects:
  • Regularly clean and update the marketing drive to keep consistent file names and folders across all departmental teams
  • Assemble end of show binders post-Exhibition closing
  • Track and create a filing system for magazines containing David Zwirner and David Zwirner Books advertisements

Event Support

  • Assist on-site with press previews, openings, and special events
  • Research restaurant venues in NYC; keeping up with top new restaurants and determining locations for potential site visits
  • Prepare materials for dinners and special events such as seating tabs, face charts, and seating maps - an opportunity to grow a nuanced understanding of the gallery’s relationships with key art world figures including artists, collectors, curators, critics and institutional contacts
     

 

Photo 

Qualified candidates should be proficient with DSLR cameras and the Adobe Creative Suite. A strong knowledge of Photoshop is required.

Primary duties include:

  • Assist the in-house photographer on photo shoots, including helping to carry equipment and taking light and Pantone readings.
  • Work with the imaging team to organize and maintain digital, and film image filing systems.
  • Print with an Epson 4900 to make specialized sales presentations.


 

Registration & Production (LLC)

Qualified candidates should be diligent, motivated, organized, detail-oriented, and possess a strong interest in gaining experience in gallery operations. A working knowledge of artist materials and media is necessary.

 

Primary responsibilities include

  • Assist with inventory and updating records
  • Internal exhibition, outside venue and art fair-related preparations including organizing lists and spreadsheets, obtaining estimates for display needs, assisting with budget reconciling 
  • Download and file condition reports and condition images 
  • File and process loan forms and shipping paperwork
  • General departmental meeting planning and administrative support, as needed

 


Research & 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

  • Assist with documenting and maintaining information about gallery artists and estates
  • Library and archival research and provenance documentation
  • Assist with exhibition-related research projects
     


Sales 

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.
Primary responsibilities include:

  • Provide general administrative support to the Sales team, Gallery Assistants, and other departments
  • Assist with upcoming openings, as well as general support during exhibitions
  • Prepare materials for client viewings
  • Maintain pristine appearances at the front desk area and the book display, while keeping exhibition materials stocked and orderly
  • Set up for internal and external meetings and events, as needed
  • Maintain and stock office and pantry supplies
     

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. 

Assistant Designer
New York

David Zwirner is seeking a Design Assistant to support both the Marketing and Digital Department as well as the department at large. The gallery is seeking a candidate to fulfill marketing objectives through thoughtful design and art direction. You’re strong in conceptual thinking and design development. Create compelling and artfully integrated digital and print collateral, motion, and other materials that ultimately build awareness for David Zwirner (New York, London, and Hong Kong), and David Zwirner Books. 
 

The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience working within design environments (gallery, agency, studio) and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design. Must be passionate about all things design. Must have outstanding technical skills with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects), familiarity with new media technology/software is a plus. Can collaborate with team members and is eager to help provide design solutions. David Zwirner is looking for an experienced, forward-thinking, and passionate full-time designer to join our growing creative team. Experience with digital and branding is a must, as well as a strong eye for typography and composition. Superior communication skills, the ability to manage multiple projects at once, work collaboratively and efficiently, and manage and meet deadlines is required.

Responsibilities:

Gallery & DZB Design Support:

  • Design all digital gallery collateral (invitations, advertising, press releases, presentations & digital templates)
  • Partner with Creative Director & Digital Manager to optimize and unify the database design and automated templates
  • Support Design Manager as needed on gallery collateral (signage, pamphlets, previews, posters, catalogues, special presentations, books, etc)

Social & Digital Design Support:

  • Conceptualize and create motion graphics, GIFS, and animations for weekly content
  • Translate written content from site into visual content for social channels
  • Develop a cohesive aesthetic across all visual assets to drive brand recognition; partner with Designer to turn into an international digital/social style guide
  • Create engaging digital and social ad units as needed for DZ/DZB

Skills/Experience:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to effectively work and interact respectfully within a diverse and inclusive environment
  • Ensure a level of excellence in all creative work. Design and execute consistent, cohesive, materials that advance the brand and are within budget and meets deadlines. This includes digital and print design, video, and execution of integrated campaigns from conception through execution.  
  • Advance innovation in design concepts and art direction, while maintaining consistency, quality, and integrity of the brand.

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of experience practicing design within gallery, agency, studio environment
  • Strong knowledge of Creative Suite CC (especially InDesign, Photoshop,  Illustrator, and After Effects) and designing online content. Knowledge of HTML/CSS a plus as well as Keynote. 
  • Excellent layout and typography skills (including setting up master pages, paragraph styles, etc.)
  • Exceptional time management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • Strong digital design background
  • Ability to absorb and apply constructive criticism from peers within numerous departments
  • Experience within a fine arts institution is a plus
  • You feel most comfortable in a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary environment that demands a high degree of adaptability while maintaining the utmost quality of work.

Position hours are Monday-Friday, 10am to 6pm. Candidate 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. 

Senior Registrar
New York

David Zwirner seeks a Senior 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 seven 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
  • 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) 
  • 7+ 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.

Assistant to Senior Partner
London

David Zwirner seeks a full-time Assistant to Senior Partner for immediate hire at its London gallery. The position reports into and fulfills administrative assistant duties for the Senior Partner in London. The ideal candidate has at least five years related experience. Superior communication skills, the ability to time manage and meet deadlines, and the ability to work with multiple teams is required. This position will involve contact with curators, artists, and clients, therefore discretion and poise are essential. 

 

  • Daily management of Senior Partner’s to-do list and schedule: set daily priorities and goals 
  • Monitor incoming/outcoming Senior Partner emails and calls, assist in ensuring these are followed-up appropriately 
  • Print and prepare materials for gallery viewings, offers, meetings, and other occasions as needed 
  • Coordinate all travel and prepare travel itineraries 
  • Manage expenses by creating reports and compiling receipts 
  • Prepare client lists for events and outreach activities 
  • Support Senior Partner in post-sale client correspondence 
  • Support Senior Partner in following up on all client requests in a timely manner, ie. condition report requests, special delivery requests, re-framing requests, etc. 
  • Support Senior Partner with roster of Artists 
  • Send artists/studios press and museum requests for their approval 
  • Maintain list of all artists’ solo & group exhibitions (‘Artist doc’) 
  • Support Senior Partner with ‘exhibition lead’ on gallery exhibitions for Senior Partner’s managed artists 
  • Assist Senior Partner with general management of artists as required with exhibitions, press requests, image and publication requests, general studio requests, events 
  • Coordinate schedules with Artists Studios. 

 

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

Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please. Immediate start and eligibility to work in the UK is essential. 

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. 

Sales Assistant, Online Sales
New York

David Zwirner Inc. seeks a full-time Sales Assistant to work alongside the Director of Online Sales and the Gallery Sales Team and oversee, respond to, and track all incoming sales through all digital channels. This is a first-of its kind, dedicated role in the evolving landscape where an increasing amount of gallery sales are shifting online.

The ideal candidate is a cross-disciplinary, strategic thinker with experience in art, an aumen in technology, with at least two years related experience working with top tier clients and collections.  

Exceptional communication and writing skills, rigorous attention to detail and thorough knowledge of contemporary art are required. Knowledge of analytics and Excel, paired with ability to develop new processes is an asset. This position will involve significant contact with the gallery sales team, Senior Directors and collectors, therefore superior interpersonal and correspondence skills are required, as well as the ability to problem solve, balance and prioritize key conversations in a thoughtful way. 

About the David Zwirner Viewing Room

The Viewing Room is David Zwirner’s online exhibition and sales platform, where visitors from around the world can explore and collect works from curated, online-only exhibitions of gallery artists and special collaborations. The Viewing Room is envisioned as a sixth gallery space and reflects the evolution of the art-collecting experience in a rapidly changing digital landscape. Launched in 2017 as the first of its kind, the Viewing Room provides both established and emerging collectors access to works from both single-artist presentations and group shows, allowing for experimentation in both scope and format. 

Through the Viewing Room, along with the gallery’s other digital initiatives, such as its influential podcast, David Zwirner continues to expand the definition of what a gallery can be in the 21st century.

 

Below is a description of primary duties:

  • Oversee and respond to requests from all inbound digital channels on behalf of the Sales Team.
  • Manage and direct inquiries to relevant team members and ensure proper follow up. 
  • Communicate with collectors and be the first point of contact on any online, third party and social channel sales interest. 
  • Be able to problem-solve and quickly triage any collector requests and special circumstances which arise.
  • Add collectors information to the database. Establish data-entry  processes and methodology to ensure all relevant information is being captured systematically.
  • Rigorously track and record inquiries and key KPIs. Alongside the Director, produce weekly, monthly and larger project-based reports.
  • Working closely with the client development team, pull collector lists for emails, offers, reactivation campaigns and other outreach.
  • Communicate with collectors to re-engage them and move them along the sales conversion funnel.
  • Optimize and develop best practices and language for online collector communication.
  • Liaise with the sales team and other staff regarding online fair previews, available works and Viewing Room inventory and pricing.

Position hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10am to 6pm. Candidate 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.

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. 

 

Junior Art Handler / Technician
Hong Kong

David Zwirner seeks a Junior Art Handler / Technician for immediate hire at its Hong Kong gallery. Qualifications include solid language skills (English, Mandarin, Cantonese) and the ability to effectively communicate in person, phone and email. High attention to detail and superior time management is essential.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Support Head Technician in exhibition and viewing room installations

  • General exhibition and viewing room area maintenance and upkeep

  • Maintain a complete and organized stock of tools and supplies

  • Unpack / pack artworks to highest possible standards for shipment, pickups and deliveries

  • Support Head Technician in coordination of day to day operations

  • Assist in condition checking of incoming and outgoing works

  • Labeling of all artworks and artwork wrappings

  • Support Head Technician in coordinating restoration and framing of artworks

  • Art fair and off-site exhibition support, as required

  • Maintain and update exhibition manuals for HK gallery

  • Fluency in Cantonese & English, with good working knowledge of Illustrator and SketchUp

  • Support in-house inventory movement and off-site warehouse management

  • Preference given to candidates with valid HKSAR work permit, with 2+ years experience at an art gallery or museum

Position hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 am to 7 pm. Candidate will occasionally need to work additional hours. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. No calls or walk-ins please.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references to hrhongkong@davidzwirner.com to apply.  

Communications Manager
New York

David Zwirner gallery seeks a Communications Manager to join its international Communications department. The position is based in New York and reports to the Director of Communications. The ideal candidate will have at least three years related experience in public relations and marketing with good contacts in art and culture publications. Superior communication skills, the ability to manage multiple projects at once, work collaboratively and efficiently, and manage and meet deadlines is required. 

Primary responsibilities include:

Press

  • Support the Director and Associate Director of Communications in the planning and implementation of press campaigns in a wide range of top local, national, and international media, including print, online, tv, and radio for DZNY shows and selected 3rd-party museum shows
  • Help field day-to-day media requests pertaining to DZNY
  • Create and distribute all press release mailings for DZNY and David Zwirner Books
  • Coordinate all press image requests for DZNY
  • Create and maintain all press image links for DZNY
  • Help execute media strategies, pitch, and field incoming press requests for David Zwirner Books
  • Inform staff and gallery artists of key published media placements in real-time 
  • Help liaise with museum press offices and PR agencies on 3rd party shows
  • Work with the Communications Assistant on maintaining the press archive
  • Coordinate with the Marketing and Photo teams on all DZNY Exhibition packages for artists
  • Represent the gallery at New York events, as needed
  • Keep track and maintain all Communications items in Asana Exhibition Memos

Events

  • Assist in the coordination of the bi-annual New York press conference
  • Coordinate logistics for all New York press previews and provide on-the-ground support
  • Work closely with the New York Communications department to create general and targeted invite lists for press previews and outside press trips

Art Fairs

  • Help coordinate press materials related to North and South American art fairs
  • Assist with sending out sales reports to the art market media, liaising with art fair PR departments and agencies

Requirements

  • BA or Masters degree in Art History or Communications preferred
  • 3 + years of related experience in a gallery, PR agency, museum, or art institution 
  • Past experience working with New York media and achieving coverage
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, InDesign, and Photoshop

Position hours are Monday to Friday, 10 am to 6 pm. Candidate will occasionally need to work additional hours and travel. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. 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.