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David Zwirner is seeking an Art Fair Coordinator to assist with the operational logistics of domestic and international art fairs. The Coordinator assists the Associate Director of Art Fairs, serving as a liaison between various gallery departments and fair contacts, overseeing all administrative aspects of the art fairs. The role also requires a familiarity with shipping and registration. The ideal candidate possesses a strong attention to detail along with the ability to smoothly multitask in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. 

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Submitting fair applications, order forms, and catalog submissions
  • Maintaining master calendar with all administrative & event deadlines and dates
  • Liaising with gallery departments to gather information and materials to ensure all fair deadlines are met, coordinating and scheduling meetings as needed
  • Managing VIP nominations and passes
  • Managing booth plans and related order forms, including electrical, lighting, flooring, risk assessment, rigging point requests, wall or floor reinforcement
  • Assisting the Associate Director with shipping and registration, including obtaining estimates and creating packing lists, labels, and proforma drafts
  • Hotel bookings for select fairs
  • Maintaining, ordering, and packing office supplies for fairs
  • Tracking fair budgets and submitting invoices and monthly expense reports
  • Compiling relevant materials, cash advances, and info packets for meetings and for staff traveling to fairs
  • Creating physical booth models

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree Preferred
  • Experience working at a fair organization or gallery
  • Strong relationship skills and an ability to forge positive relationships with staff across departments
  • Works well independently 
  • Excel and SketchUp abilities are a huge plus!

 

Position hours are Monday-Friday, 10am to 6pm. Candidate will occasionally need to work additional hours. 

Please submit your resume, cover letter, three (3) professional references.

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 an Assistant Facilities Manager for immediate hire at its 525 West 19th Street location. All candidates should be highly organized self-starters with keen attention to detail and the ability to problem-solve. 

Primary responsibilities include: 

  • Work closely with Facilities Manager to oversee the maintenance of David Zwirner’s 19th Street location, including:

    • Opening and closing of galleries and office spaces

    • Daily cleaning of all exhibition spaces, sidewalk, and building facade,? as needed

    • Wall repair and painting

    • Refuse and recycling management

  • Assist with all physical plant projects ?including offices, common spaces, and roof?

  • Collaborate with larger Operations team on exhibition planning and execution (as it relates to gallery spaces)

  • Manage  janitorial supplies and keep common areas and storerooms stocked at all times

  • Work with outside contractors on various maintenance and construction projects

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate must have 1-3 years of related experience, preferably at a commercial gallery or other art institution 

  • Must be a proactive team player. Will work closely with the Facilities Manager, but will also need to be able to work independently and within a larger team

  • Relevant history with light construction, power tools, mudding and painting

  • General maintenance including some electrical, plumbing, HVAC, appliance repair is a plus

Position hours are 5 days a week between Monday - Saturday, 9am to 6pm. Exact days to be confirmed. Candidates will occasionally need to work additional hours. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls, emails or walk-ins please. 

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) references.

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 an Associate Director to join its global marketing department. Based in New York and reporting to the CMO, the Associate Director serves as primary Marketing lead for the gallery’s global programming including Exhibitions, OVRs/Digital Exhibitions, David Zwirner Books, Dialogues (podcast). Partnering with Sales, Digital Marketing, Content and other key teams the Associate Director is responsible for successful promotion of the gallery and its programming across all channels.

This integral role balances brand management, communications strategy, and business goals while acting as a main point of contact for internal and external stakeholders to ensure both clear communication and successful collaboration across all global marketing initiatives. This role is also responsible for being an important thought partner to the CMO and other team leads on strategizing and developing new marketing tactics, organizational solutions, campaign concepts and client development activations to ensure the ongoing success, relevance and growth of the gallery’s artists, new ventures, and brand as a whole.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Strategize, develop, and implement successful marketing campaigns designed to reach and engage both new and existing audiences

  • Identify and drive new ways to promote the gallery’s and artist programming to engage with new and existing audiences globally

  • Develop and execute a cohesive brand advertising strategy for all gallery initiatives, in collaboration with CMO, Digital Marketing and global Mar/Comms teams

  • Define deadlines and marketing objectives with x-departmental teams for all gallery projects in concert with the CMO and global marketing team

  • Partner with Editorial Content Director and Digital Marketing team to create and maintain a digital content publishing calendar that aligns with the larger, multi-channel marketing calendar 

  • Manage and maintain the master multi-channel Marketing calendar, partnering with Digital Marketing, Communications, Content, Research, Books, and Sales teams to ensure the calendar and homepage is strategically aligned with global calendar, artist programming, and gallery priorities

  • Streamline communication and serve as a primary point of contact for project-related updates between Marketing teams (Photo, Research, Books, Comms) as well as with Sales and other X-functional teams, including London, Paris, and Hong Kong

  • Serve as Marketing lead for Sales Directors & Exhibition leads in all offline exhibitions

  • Serve as primary gallery liaison to select artists and estates during key exhibitions, campaigns, events, projects, and partnerships

  • Lead and execute marketing strategies, campaigns, and audience development initiatives for all gallery locations, in partnership with x-functional teams

  • Book and confirm talent for and serve as the on-site contact and marketing lead for all NYC-based gallery-lead public events for artists, podcasts, exhibition programs, public talks

  • Maintain and cultivate partnership and special project relationships for the gallery via meetings at media outlet offices, lunches, gallery tours, community and industry events etc

  • Partner with Digital and Marketing leads to develop and leverage new workflow processes, tools, and discover other efficiencies.

  • Help drive the implementation of new processes with internal teams to enable greater efficiencies and to better x-functional communication.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5-10 years of professional marketing and communications experience, preferably in the arts or creative industries with some management experience

  • Creative thinker and problem solver who can articulate ideas, frame challenges, highlight opportunities, and offer solutions

  • Thrives in a highly collaborative, tight-knit, fast paced setting with a proven track record of working across departments to achieve organizational goals

  • Superior communication skills, the ability to manage multiple projects at once, while paying high attention to detail

  • Knowledge of Adobe, Excel, Google Suite and a project management system is a plus

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, emails or walk-ins please.  

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) references.

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 Communications Assistant to support both the Communications Director as well as the Communications department at large. The ideal candidate will have one to three years related experience in arts, public relations, or marketing. Superior communication skills, the ability to manage multiple projects at once, pay high attention to detail and work collaboratively and efficiently is required. Knowledge of Photoshop, Adobe, Excel and Google Suite is a plus as is a desire to work in a fast paced environment with enthusiasm for engaging in interdisciplinary projects.

 

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Administrative 

  • Maintain expense reports for the New York Communications department

  • Maintain all publication subscriptions for the department 

  • Maintain all exhibitions listings for David Zwirner New York

  • Organize meetings on behalf of the department and the Director of Communications 

  • Take minutes at meetings

  • General support for the Communications department 

Press 

  • Maintain the press inquiry email inbox

  • Compose and distribute weekly Press Coverage Highlights email and occasional news alerts internally to David Zwirner staff

  • Work closely with seasonal Communications intern to maintain the gallery and artists press archives

  • Set up and comb through Google alerts on gallery artists and initiatives

  • Scan, format, file, and distribute press clips, including print, audio, etc. (to artists, to staff etc)

  • Upload press clips to the server archive and website 

  • Maintain all artists and gallery Top Press on the server archive and David Zwirner website

  • Work with the Communications Coordinator on press highlight packages for the sales team as needed

  • Maintain all press contacts and press mailing lists in the database, and research new contacts

 Events

  • Assist with coordination of press previews for exhibitions, book signings, panel discussions, and select third party events as needed

  • Work closely with the New York Communications department to create general and targeted invite lists for press previews, artist studio visits, and institutional site visits as needed

 

Requirements

  • BA in Art History or Communications or similar field required.

 

Position hours are Monday–Friday, 10am to 6pm. Candidates will occasionally need to work additional hours. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls, emails or walk-ins please.  

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) references.

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 is looking for a passionate, tech-savvy digital analyst to support our rapidly expanding online initiatives. This role will be key in our understanding of ongoing digital marketing efforts and how people engage with the gallery, while aiding in the development of internal infrastructure. This position will report to the Associate Director of Digital Marketing and work closely with Marketing, Digital, Client / Business Development, and Online Sales teams. The ideal candidate will be a marketing analyst first and foremost with an understanding of computer science and how systems / applications communicate.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner with stakeholders to develop automated tools and dashboards, leveraging data from multiple sources to increase visibility of marketing KPI’s and drive growth of online sales platform
  • Monitor web traffic to identify trends, surface actionable insights, and provide standardized reporting to key stakeholders
  • Collaborate on post-campaign reporting to streamline turn-around and optimizations
  • Analyze client data for the enhancement, segmentation, and execution of marketing initiatives as well as integrations into future and existing systems
  • Assist in developing behavioral flow analyses and funnel visualizations of different user journeys
  • Create reporting structure for A/B testing and extract insights for stakeholders
  • Validate data integrity as a centralized source of analytics and performance  
  • Support department-wide ROI reporting and quarterly analysis
  • Facilitate delivery of ad hoc analysis and data requests

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, Economics, Math, Computer Science or related field
  • 2+ years of experience with Google Analytics, including funnel visualization and goal creation
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, including use of pivot tables, Vlookups and various formulas
  • Familiarity with Google AdWords, Facebook Ads Manager, and email service providers
  • Proficiency in SQL and query optimization for MySQL, knowledge of relational databases
  • Experience with Google Data Studio required - PowerBI, Tableau, Tableau Prep, Looker or other BI software / data visualization software a plus
  • Fluency in object-oriented programming languages a plus (e.g. Python, Java, Scala or R) 
  • Experience pulling data through API’s a plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Appreciation for the arts

Position hours are Monday-Friday, 10am to 6pm. Candidate will occasionally need to work additional hours. 

Please submit your resume, cover letter, three (3) professional references.

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 technology 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 would be located on site in our Chelsea, New York office - currently it is fully remote due to COVID.  

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

  • 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. Candidate will occasionally need to work additional hours. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls, emails or walk-ins please.  

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) references.

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.

Reporting to Marketing & Content Associate and Senior Director in Hong Kong, and Director of Communications and Chief Marketing Officer in New York.


David Zwirner Hong Kong seeks a Digital Content & Communications Coordinator to join our growing digital / Marketing department. As part of a small but dynamic team, this role will be tasked with important elements of executing our marketing plans in Hong Kong, China and Asia as a region. An interest in art is important, but extensive knowledge of the art world is not required. The ideal candidate is results-driven, highly organized, analytical and detail-oriented but can also be creative, and who is excited to forge a career at a leading international art gallery. 


Communications

  • Coordinate with local PR agency on press initiatives 
  • Act as local coordinator for press campaigns for gallery artists and exhibitions in local and Mainland Chinese media, working closely with the Marketing & Content Associate and Director of Communications in New York 
  • Share key published media placements in real-time  
  • Coordinate with Marketing & Content Associate and Communications & Research teams in New York on press initiatives (interview requests, press releases, image selections, etc) for gallery artists, estates and staff
  • Assist Marketing & Content Associate on advertising contracts and budgets
  • Coordinate maintenance of Chinese language website\

 

Digital Content & Social Media

  • Assist Marketing & Content Associate with maintaining the WeChat calendar and daily account maintenance
  • Assist Marketing & Content Associate with generating Chinese-language digital content (WeChat, e-newsletters, videos, etc), with direction from Senior Sales Director and NY Digital team
  • Assist Marketing & Content Associate with translation of texts (English to Chinese) for artist fact sheets, global press releases, top press and catalogue essays for gallery exhibitions and reposting

 
General
 

  • Coordinate closely with Marketing & Content Associate and New York Marketing team on the production of marketing collaterals, e.g. business cards, posters, postcards, and other artist-related or gallery branded items
  • Oversee Hong Kong gallery press archives
  • Attend press previews and events (e.g. book fairs, artist book signing), as required

 
Job requirements

  • Valid HKID or HKSAR work permit
  • Start date in April 2021
  • Filming and editing skills (e.g. DJI, iMovie, Adobe Premium, Final Cut Pro) 
  • Fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • 2+ years relevant experience with an art gallery, museum or PR agency 
  • Knowledge and / or strong interest in contemporary art and artists

 

Our gallery hours are 11am-7pm, Tuesday through Saturday, with additional hours for events and openings. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references to [email protected] 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 Digital Product Manager to join our growing product team. This position will report to the Product Management discipline lead and will be focused on a number of special projects, working closely with the product’s project manager and internal stakeholders to scope out, document, and prioritize new features and initiatives in accordance with the gallery’s business goals. Development will be realized by a combination of external vendor resources and a growing internal technology group, so the ideal candidate will have experience working with distributed development teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with various product/project/initiative teams to define and maintain/adjust goals and objectives for feature roadmaps

  • Create and lead requirements documentation for new product/project/initiatives to ensure scope is defined thoroughly upfront.

  • Evaluate and prioritize feature requests/improvements/bugs in accordance with internal goals and objectives for both short and long-term goals.

  • Lead discovery process for new product/project/initiatives from ideation and user research to conceptualizing workflows, building wireframes, and researching existing solutions.

  • Work closely with external business analyst and developer team to convert feature buckets into thoroughly thought-through user stories to hand off to developers

  • Responsible for QA and testing of new products/projects/initiatives to ensure that all deliverables are complete, incorporate all requirements, meet predefined specifications, and are error-free

  • Support the Project Manager to track work progress and deliver database features of the highest quality on-time

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years experience in digital production/product management

  • Proven success managing the delivery of new features and products from the discovery and requirements phases through development and/or implementation

  • Knowledge of artwork management and art business workflows (familiarity with modern/contemporary artists a plus)

  • Experience with Agile process, ceremonies, and tools

  • Experience working with data analytics or data analysts

  • Fluency in use of Jira, Confluence, and Smartsheet (or another MS Project-like application)

  • Fluency in product tools such as Sketch, Figma, Miro, LucidChart, or similar

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

  • Superior interpersonal and proactive problem-solving skills, along with a positive, solution-oriented attitude

  • Interest in participating across the full spectrum of product activities - from big picture / strategic vision definition through hands-on user acceptance testing of the finished product

  • Detail-oriented, take-ownership approach, self-organizing, and highly skilled in time management to facilitate involvement in multiple feature development pipelines

Bonus points for:

  • Front-end web development experience

  • Knowledge of UI / UX concepts and application

  • Knowledge of digital disciplines including: Strategy, Creative, Information Architecture, Business Analysis, Technology, QA, and Analytics – the roles of these disciplines during various phases of the project lifecycle, the deliverables they produce, and the tasks, duration, and dependencies these require

Position hours are Monday-Friday, 10am to 6pm. Candidate will occasionally need to work additional hours. 

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three (3) references.

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 dynamic Events Coordinator to join its Marketing department. The position is based in New York and reports into Associate Director, Marketing and Events. The ideal candidate will have three to five years related experience, with a finger on the pulse of restaurant, hospitality and entertainment industries. Excellent communication skills, the ability to develop and manage deadlines in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to work with multiple teams is required. This position will involve contact with artists, curators, collectors and vendors therefore discretion, professionalism, and superb client-facing skills are essential. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Private Client Events

  • Coordinate A-to-Z logistics for select events

  • Work with Marketing, Client Dev, and Sales teams to manage guest lists, client outreach (invites & RSVPs), seating charts, and additional client experience touch points

  • Serve as primary liaison to vendors: scout and secure venues for dinners and parties domestically and internationally, negotiate budgets, contracts, menu selection, venue staffing, and day-of logistics

  • Work with Marketing team on budgets, negotiating fees, PO approvals, and invoice processing

  • Partner with Marketing/Design team on event collateral (e.g. invitations) and manage freelancers as needed (e.g. calligraphy)

  • Ensure additional staffing support as needed on a case-by-case basis

  • Work with Gallery management to coordinate guest transportation from opening reception to events

  • Manage on-site logistics throughout duration of select private events

  • Assist London, Paris and Hong Kong teams as needed with budgeting, deadline coordination, approvals, menus, and other relevant coordination

Virtual, Public & Gallery-Related Events

  • Coordinate A-Z logistics for select events (includes press, third-party & David Zwirner Books events)

  • Work with Marketing, Client Dev, and Sales teams to build guest lists and manage client outreach

  • Liaise with internal and external partners

  • On-site management for physical events and webinar hosting for virtual events

  • Zoom event set-up & hosting: build registration pages, liaise with panelists and partnering organizations, schedule & host test runs and final live streams

  • Connect with Digital Marketing & Social Media teams on communication timelines for public virtual events

  • Work with Marketing & Client Dev teams in processing & recording data-capture from public virtual events

  • Internal: Manage biannual Gallery Staff event planning and logistics

Requirements

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in related fields

  • 3+ years of experience planning arts-related private events

  • Past experience planning public events

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and various digital tools

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

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) references.

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 Front Desk Manager to oversee and manage the operations of our Gallery Assistants at our New York locations. This role will report to the Associate Director. 

Daily responsibilities:

  • Supervise a team of 8+ Gallery Assistants, 1 to 2 Sales Interns and, when applicable, docents and/or guards at the 19th, 20th, and 69th street DZ locations, specifically ensuring that: 

    • Daily duties of front desks at all three locations are executed promptly and properly;

    • Front desks are staffed adequately at all times;

    • Sales support is provided to sales staff upon reasonable request;

    • General gallery support is provided to staff upon reasonable request;

    • All Gallery Assistants and Sales Interns are adequately trained.

  • When needed, be present at the front desk; execute certain front desk tasks as necessary.

General responsibilities:

  • Support Gallery Assistants and/or step in when visitor-related safety or property issues arise; request assistance from Associate Director, Facilities Team, or others if necessary.

  • Ensure that, to the extent exhibition management affects the Front Desk, provide exhibition support upon request from exhibition managers.

  • Ensure familiarity with front desk protocols at DZ’s London, Paris, and Hong Kong locations; work to support continuity of training, expectations, and job roles across all front desks at all locations.

  • Lead weekly Gallery Assistants’ meeting.

  • Regularly communicate with the Associate Director, Operations Managers, Facilities Managers, and HR to keep all teams abreast of requests, developments, updates, etc. as necessary.

  • When they resume, oversee gallery openings with the Gallery Assistants, ensuring food, drinks, and supplies are on hand; procure transportation to any post-opening dinner or event.

  • In cooperation with Associate Director, recruit, interview, and hire Gallery Assistants as necessary.

  • Support the gallery Operations team as needed to ensure gallery functionality.

  • Additional tasks as needed/requested.

Requirements:

  • BA in Art History or related field required.

  • 3-5 years work experience in a gallery, institution, auction house, advisory or artist studio.

  • Qualified candidates will possess a background in managing a team, be able to concurrently oversee multiple ongoing tasks and projects, be comfortable in a leadership position as well managing expectations of executive-level staff, be comfortable interacting with members of the public and be able to effectively and gracefully solve problems as they arise, and be supportive of a genial, friendly work environment.

  • Must have impeccable written and verbal communication skills.

Position hours are Tuesday through Saturday (summer hours are Monday through Friday), 10 AM to 6 PM; additional hours as needed/required. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls, emails or walk-ins please.  

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) references.

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 an organized and experienced Gallery Assistant. 

Qualified candidates should be highly personable, motivated, and responsible, with strong communication and interpersonal skills. The candidate will be the first point of contact for clients and visitors and must be able to adequately answer questions about gallery artists and exhibitions, and properly direct sales and press inquiries. This position requires poise and discretion under pressure, and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment. 

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Greeting visitors with professionalism and warmth

  • Managing timed-entry appointments calendars and appointments email inbox

  • Fielding and directing incoming phone calls

  • Preparing and updating price lists for exhibitions and viewings

  • Managing various gallery and staff calendars

  • Managing the shipping and receiving of gallery mail and packages

  • Maintaining general office and kitchen supply inventories

  • Maintaining the pristine appearance of the front desk area and the built-in book displays, while keeping exhibition materials stocked and orderly

  • Assisting the Sales Team with contact database maintenance, exhibition preparation, and additional projects as needed

Qualified candidates will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Art History or a related field

  • Demonstrated familiarity with and interest in contemporary art and the gallery’s program

  • A detail-oriented, take-ownership approach, self-organization, and the ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks and projects

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with data entry

  • A positive, helpful attitude

Previous experience at a contemporary art gallery is beneficial, although not required.

The position’s hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 10 AM to 6 PM; Candidate will occasionally need to work additional hours.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) references.

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 Marketing Assistant to support both the CMO as well as the Marketing department at large. The ideal candidate will have at least two years related experience in arts, public relations, or marketing. Superior communication skills, the ability to manage multiple projects at once, pay high attention to detail and work collaboratively and efficiently is required. Knowledge of Photoshop, Adobe, Excel and Google Suite is a plus as is a desire to work in a fast paced environment with enthusiasm for engaging in interdisciplinary projects.

Chief Marketing Officer support: 

  • Manage CMO’s calendar, schedule meetings, field phone calls and correspondence, prepare agendas, and book travel

  • Maintain CMO’s daily to-do list and daily schedule ensuring all appointments are met

  • Coordinate relevant meetings on behalf of the Marketing Department, creating agendas and distributing notes following key meetings (Comms, Content, Digital Marketing, Photo, Research, DZB)

  • Liaise with internal departments on recording and routing vendor invoices, purchase orders, budgets, and other projects requiring Marketing Director's approval, ensuring all documents receive proper approvals before submitting to accounting

  • Partnering with Marketing team, liaise with gallery staff and field requests in CMO’s absence

Operational & Administrative support:

  • Support the larger Marketing Team(s) through maintenance, communication, and stewardship of key information

  • Schedule department meetings and oversee department calendar, coordinating with photo, content, digital, communications, and design teams for relevant meetings; take and distribute meeting minutes at Marketing-led meetings

  • Manage the global DZ “campaign calendar” (ie all events, exhibitions, fairs, DZB titles, etc) 

  • Partnering with Marketing & Research teams, manage global 3rd party exhibition calendar for DZ artists; track 60+ solo and group exhibitions on average annually for inclusion in web, newsletter, and social promotion

  • Partnering with other Marketing leads, serve as primary point person for key external partners and vendors; share physical and digital assets for marketing and communications initiatives

  • Process, track, and file invoices, coordinate payment to external vendors; allocate funds appropriately across department and exhibition budgets

  • Manage PO & contract signing needs for the Marketing Department

  • Processing expenses and Marketing dept. credit card receipts; oversee all credit cards on “Expense Watch” (digital platform) for Marketing Director and Events Department 

  • Manage marketing interns; train, assign projects, and oversee daily workflow

  • Support Marketing Director in drafting proposal presentations for 3rd party collabs and partnerships for David Zwirner and David Zwirner Books, and other initiatives

Events support:

  • Support the A to Z logistics for Press, Public, and Private Gallery-Related events; coordinate with Front Desk and Operations teams for staffing, logistics, run of show, and other resources 

  • Maintain Global events calendar; distribute to partnering teams & Gallery Staff as needed

  • Prepare materials for dinners and special events such as invitations, seating tabs, face charts, and seating maps

  • Partner with Marketing & Client Dev/Sales team to curate guestlist for private and public Gallery events; manage outreach and RSVP management for select events

  • Partner with Client Dev, Marketing, and Sales teams on list management, invitations, RSVPs, seating charts, and other client experience touchpoints

  • Partner with Marketing/Design team on invitations, additional staffing support as needed; Partner with Gallery management to coordinate car/transportation

  • Develop and communicate key deadlines to relevant stakeholders

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, emails or walk-ins please.  

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) references.

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 Objects Researcher to join the gallery’s Research & Exhibitions department. The Objects Researcher is responsible for compiling comprehensive data and consolidating information from internal and external sources, and updating digital records of high-value works of art. This role involves research as well as a significant amount of data entry and data reporting.

The Objects Researcher works within the gallery’s Research & Exhibitions department (alongside a team of researchers who are responsible, separately, for documenting and writing about the artworks handled by the gallery), and works closely with key colleagues in the Client Development and Sales departments. The role is responsible for data processing and artwork research support in the following capacities:

  • Gather data on high value artworks and known art collections using internal and external sources 
  • Research and document artworks in known collections as assigned (working both independently and in collaboration with colleagues in Research and Client Development, as needed)
  • Scan images from publications and digitally manipulate files
  • Compile, prepare, and present lists and reports pertaining to specific artists/bodies of work and known collections
  • Enhance existing records by capturing intelligence from sales staff on an ongoing basis
  • Update and consolidate relevant client and artwork information in the gallery’s database (including images, artwork captions, source information, and relevant market intelligence)
  • Become an expert in the gallery’s data management systems 

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate must have a BA (in art history or related), knowledge of 20th Century and contemporary art, and an interest in the art market. Some gallery, museum, or auction house experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, excellent research and documentation skills, a natural curiosity to obtain more information are a must.
  • Highly organized and experienced in database management practices and be familiar with archival and research processes.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize with minimal oversight, and is able to collaborate with colleagues and share their research effectively.
  • Experience in the secondary market is a plus.

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

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) references.

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 Hong Kong seeks an Online Sales Coordinator to join our growing digital/online team. This position will be focused specifically on the gallery’s sales and content driven digital initiatives in China. Qualified candidates should be highly personable, motivated and responsible, with an acumen in digital and analytical
thinking and interest in the intersection of art and technology at a leading international art gallery. 
  
Key responsibilities:

  • Lead WeChat and Web inquiries for the Hong Kong gallery during business hours, to triage and respond to requests from all inbound digital channels to support the Sales Team in an extremely timely manner.
  • Work closely with Sales, Marketing and Design teams in Hong Kong and New York, to maintain and update digital content and sales initiatives.
  • Coordinate with Marketing & amp; Content Associate in Hong Kong, and communicate with Sales, Marketing, and Research departments in New York, to build online exhibitions and other digital content.
  • Upload Online Sales artworks and accompanying details via CMS, with regular coordination with digital agencies and vendors (e.g. website maintenance, ensuring all content updates are properly and promptly executed)
  • Liaise with the Sales team and other staff regarding approval and availability of inventory and pricing.  
  • Maintain and update the database, following rigorous data-entry processes to ensure all relevant information is captured systematically
  • Track and record inquiries and data from all relevant channels and report key KPIs at a regular cadence.
  • Prepare engagement and inquiries reports.
  • Continuously streamline and iterate the processes and ensure best practices. are being followed across all online projects

 

Job requirements:

  • Fluent in English and Mandarin
  • Strong technical knowledge, including web updates and CMS systems (for pricing, availability, etc)
  • Proficiency in Excel/GoogleDocs or other statistical application will be a strong advantage
  • Ability to work flexible hours and weekends for special project launches and art fair moments, as required
  • Solid understanding of user engagement and trends on social media platforms (e.g. WeChat, Instagram)
  • Knowledge and appreciation for contemporary art and artists
  • Preference will be given to holder of valid HKID or work permit

 
Our gallery hours are 11am-7pm, Tuesday through Saturday, with additional hours for events and openings. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references to [email protected] 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 full-time Registration and Production Manager to work cross-departmentally, with a focus on exhibitions, production, and team management. 

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with select artists, vendors, and fabricators to produce artworks

  • Manage time based media for gallery artists and all associated installations 

  • Gather cost estimates, create and manage budgets and timelines for artworks in fabrication

  • Provide support with all stages of planning, budgeting, and implementation of select exhibitions at David Zwirner 

  • Create exhibition models (physical & SketchUp), as needed

  • Generate installation manuals and/or maintenance instructions for select artworks

  • Communicate with clients and institutions regarding installation and maintenance requirements

  • Coordinate special projects and exhibitions at outside institutions and museums 

  • Condition inspect newly fabricated artwork; communicate closely with Registration regarding condition and handling requirements

  • Establish best packing, crating, and shipping methods for select artworks, and coordinate all associated logistics

  • Organization and management of the digital media archive

Requirements

  • BA with 5-7 years of related experience working within a commercial art gallery, art institution, or artist studio

  • Familiarity with various mediums of artwork and materials; working knowledge of conservation techniques a plus

  • Extensive experience in international shipping procedures and strong knowledge of contemporary art beneficial

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

  • Familiarity with time based media installation techniques and digital file formats

  • Must have strong administrative, organizational and professional communication skills; ability to handle a high level of volume and complexity with speed and accuracy

  • Must be a proactive team player

Position hours are Monday-Friday, 10am to 6pm. Candidate will occasionally need to work additional hours. 

Please submit your resume, cover letter, three (3) professional references.

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 is seeking a Senior Digital Project Manager to join our growing team. Reporting to the Director of Digital Projects, this individual will work closely with the Product Manager and internal stakeholders to establish the management, development, and growth of our online digital platform.

The project will be realized by a combination of external vendor resources and a growing internal team, so the ideal candidate will have proven success working with distributed design and development teams through all phases of a full product development project lifecycle. This position will be on contract to start with a potential for an ongoing commitment.

Responsibilities:

  • Define project approach and deliverables with discipline leads

  • Author and maintain detailed project plans, facilitate change control procedures and cost estimates with defined parameters and input from team members as needed

  • Oversee team meeting agendas, documentation of discussion, and assignment and followup of action items

  • Facilitate communication, collaboration and effective workflow between project team members as well as with vendors

  • Keep vendor resources on task and timeline, following up with contacts as needed

  • Facilitate cross-functional task completion per schedules/project plans, utilizing the most effective communication channels for team members

  • Summarize and report project status, issues and resolutions on a weekly basis, escalating issues and updates to the General Manager, Director of Digital Projects and the CTO as appropriate

  • Track work progress, anticipate delays, plan corrective actions to get project back on schedule (collaborating with team members for agreement and alignment) and adjust project plans as necessary, throughout project lifecycle

  • Identify and understand project risks along with triggers that impact severity; define mitigation strategies; quantify financial impact of risks; discuss risks, mitigation plans, financial impacts and change management procedures

  • Ensure that deliverables incorporate all requirements, meet predefined specifications, are error-free, and reflect the agency’s highest quality

  • Work in partnership with the Product Manager to deliver a digital product of the highest quality, on-time and on-budget

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years minimum experience in digital project management

  • Experience working with external vendors and a diverse group of stakeholders

  • Proven success managing the delivery of an MVP digital product and/or managing delivery of new features on existing products

  • Experience with Agile process and ability to moderate Scrum ceremonies 

  • Fluency in use of Jira and Confluence and familiarity with Project Management tools (e.g. Smartsheet or another MS Project-like applications)

  • Ability to strike a balance between formal process application and the informal nature of the gallery culture

  • Knowledge of digital disciplines including: Strategy, Creative, Information Architecture, Business Analysis, Technology, QA, and Analytics – the roles of these disciplines during various phases of the project lifecycle, the deliverables they produce, and the tasks, duration and dependencies these require

  • Ability to facilitate communications between technical vendors and non technical stakeholders

  • Detail oriented, self-organizing and highly skilled in time management to facilitate involvement in multiple workstreams

  • Ability to quickly create and maintain efficient and effective project documentation

  • Skilled at deriving tangible next steps when faced with open ended scenarios

  • Capable of maintaining a consistent and calm presence for the team during periods of high or low intensity on the project

  • Interest in participating across the full spectrum of project activities - from big picture / strategic vision definition through hands-on user acceptance testing of the finished product

Bonus points for:

  • Digital agency and/or client side experience

  • Knowledge of UI/UX concepts and application

  • Knowledge of/interest in contemporary art and artists

  • Direct experience in e-commerce

Position hours are Monday-Friday, 10am to 6pm. Candidate will occasionally need to work additional hours. The position is based in New York City.*

*Note: Candidate will be remote to start given Covid-19 protocol*

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) references.

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 looking for a talented Senior Graphic Designer to join a new digital team within the broader David Zwirner organization. This is an exciting opportunity to create all of the visual assets for a dynamic and innovative brand, all to support the ambitious goals and mission of our digital business. An ideal candidate will have experience designing for consumer digital platforms, and their portfolio will demonstrate a strong understanding of design fundamentals, a high level of creativity, and a natural alignment with this brand’s contemporary aesthetic. An interest in art is important, but experience producing design work for an art business or institution is not required; the ideal candidate is someone who isn’t wedded to art-design conventions but rather can express a new visual perspective for us.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and update templates for a variety of types of assets based on brand guidelines. 

  • Design and upload to the CMS an array of all assets -- primarily but not exclusively digital -- for email campaigns, content, the homepage and more.

  • Work closely with GM and other team members to ensure complete understanding of project briefs as they pertain to visual design elements. 

  • Own project visual design production from kickoff through to completion, including feedback gathering and seeking out necessary approvals.

  • Conceptualize and execute on small-scale photo shoots when necessary.

  • Collaborate with marketing and other team members to create parallel assets for A/B testing.

  • Provide creative oversight on video and social media executions.

  • Manage freelancers for photo retouching.

Qualifications:

  • 5 years of graphic design experience within a consumer digital business and an up-to-date understanding of relevant best practices

  • Strong experience using design software including Adobe suite and InDesign, and with HTML and CSS

  • Proven ability to embody brand guidelines to create cohesive multi-channel visual assets 

  • Highly collaborative but also a self-starter who works well independently

  • Organized multi-tasker who is comfortable in a fast-paced environment

  • Creative thinker who can assert their perspective in both design output and design-related problem solving

  • Experience with UX and UI design are a plus

  • An interest in art is important, but experience working with art or designing for an art business is not required

Position hours are Monday–Friday, 10am to 6pm EST, worked remotely until further notice. 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, three (3) professional references.

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.

The Client Development Intern will work alongside the Client Development team in entering information in the database, updating existing records, and supporting the sales team with research projects.

Candidates should be diligent, extremely organized, and have a strong sense of time management, especially when tasked with several time sensitive projects. Previous experience with data entry, updating records and research is strongly recommended. This role involves significant exposure to client information, therefore discretion is essential.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Entering information into the database as well as extracting from the database

  • Updating records and keeping the most accurate up-to date information

  • Must be comfortable and capable of working with large amounts of data

  • Conduct research through print and digital publications and social media outlets

Summer internship runs from the beginning of June through beginning of August. Position hours are 10am - 6pm and the candidate will need to be available at least 3 days a week. 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. 

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 Books (DZB) is seeking a highly motivated Editorial Intern for our Internship Program. 

Qualified candidates should be highly personable, focused, and hardworking, with strong research skills, excellent attention to detail, and knowledge of contemporary art or art history. Candidates will have the opportunity to gain experience in all facets of the bookmaking process, with a particular focus on editorial development.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Creating and organizing detailed checklists for catalogues

  • Fact-checking texts, captions, and other materials

  • Conducting photo research and photo requests

  • Tracking of image/artwork collection credit lines and photo credits

  • Organizing photo materials for release to printer

  • Updating editorial/production schedules in project management software

  • Occasional printing and trimming of materials for book presentations

  • Occasionally assisting with day-to-day DZB departmental activities and with marketing/distribution tasks

Summer internship runs from the beginning of June through beginning of August. Position hours are 10am - 6pm and the candidate will need to be available at least 3 days a week. 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. 

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 looking for a Marketing Intern to support a new digital team within the broader David Zwirner organization. This creative and curious individual will support the team on all marketing programs for a new digital initiative, with a focus on social media, email marketing and PR. 

As part of a small but dynamic team, this role will be tasked with important elements of executing our marketing plans. An eagerness to contribute ideas, learn new tools and tactics, and analyze marketing performance will be critical. An interest in art is important, but extensive knowledge of the art world is not required.

The ideal candidate is someone who is results-driven, highly organized, analytical and detail-oriented but can also be creative, and who is excited to forge an unprecedented path in the art industry’s digital landscape. 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with the Marketing Manager to execute social media strategy, including audience building/engagement and content development.

  • Manage the creative brief process and timely execution/delivery of necessary marketing assets, including for social media, email marketing and digital advertising.

  • Conduct research into potential partners and competitors.

  • Work with our PR team on any press requests, mailers, information collection, etc.

  • Help organize our cross-channel content calendar and track content/ad placements.

Summer internship runs from the beginning of June through beginning of August. Position hours are Monday - Friday, 10am - 6pm. 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. 

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 Inc. seeks a full-time Online Sales Intern to work alongside the Inquiries response team in helping to direct collector requests and compile reports. The ideal candidate will have a knowledge of contemporary art and a command of technology and data entry. Knowledge of analytics, excel and data visualization is a strong asset, in addition to time management skills, the ability to prioritize and an impressive attention to detail. This position will involve significant contact with gallery partners and directors, and clients, therefore excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required. The opportunity to be part of a quickly growing team in this unique moment where Online Sales is at the forefront and see innovation in action.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Support Inquiries Sales Team on an ongoing basis

  • Systematically track collector data and inquiries including:

  • Update contact collection with all online buyers weekly

  • Update inventory collection with all online sales weekly

  • Track and record inquiries on a daily basis

  • Add and update collectors information 

  • Create data visualizations and summary charts of collector inquiry data trends 

  • Liase with Client Development to import data and ensure all relevant client information is added to DZDB

  • Compile and disseminate language & OVR information to the inquiries team ahead of launches and closures

  • Join weekly team standup meetings

Summer internship runs from the beginning of June through beginning of August. Position hours are Monday - Friday, 10am - 6pm. 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. 

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 Warehouse Technician/ Art Handler for its fine art storage facility in Queens, NY.

Description

  • Organize and execute receipt and release of all incoming and outgoing shipments
  • Ensure that all artworks are packed safely for storage or transit; re-pack appropriately when necessary
  • Implement organizational and space-saving efforts throughout all warehouse locations
  • Maintain inventory and up-to-date database records, oversee labeling and scanning of warehouse inventory
  • Assist Registration team with timely and thorough condition checks; appropriately flag issues when necessary 
  • Responsible for all general maintenance throughout facility

Requirements

  • 2+ years experience with art handling, fine art warehousing, and/or general shipping procedures; management experience preferred
  • Capable of lifting at least 50 lbs. and performing rigorous physical duties
  • Ability to accurately and efficiently update records and locations within company database
  • Self-starter who is comfortable working cooperatively and collegially within a team
  • Able to adhere to required security and safety procedures
  • Attention to detail is an absolute must
  • Forklift experience a plus

Position hours are Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm. Candidate will occasionally need to work additional hours. 

Please submit your resume, cover letter, three (3) professional references.

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.