Accounting Assistant
New York

David Zwirner seeks a full-time Accounting Assistant to join the finance department. The position reports to the Controller and Chief Financial Officer and is based in New York. Qualified candidates should be organized, detail-oriented, and efficient with excellent problem-solving ability and strong written and verbal communication skills. This role involves exposure to confidential information, therefore discretion is essential. Previous experience at an auction house, gallery, or museum a plus.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the production of invoices for the sale of artworks, shipping, and other expenses
  • Manage communication with the rest of the gallery regarding payment of invoices and accounts receivable.
  • Assist with accounts payable for all US based entities, including management of weekly check payments to vendors and updating the cash journal
  • Assist in the management of staff and gallery expenses (both credit card and cash) including expense report reviews, petty cash disbursement for per diems and reimbursements (in USD & foreign currencies), monthly petty cash reconciliation and compliance
  • Work with rest of accounts team on various projects including reconciliation, audit, and tax preparation on an as needed basis including year-end audit and quarterly use tax filing
  • General departmental duties including department mail distribution, filing and correspondence

Requirements:

  • BS/BA in accounting, finance, or in a relevant field preferred
  • Proven experience as Accounting Assistant or similar position
  • General knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, reporting, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and accounting software. 

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. 

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. 

Facilities Assistant
New York

David Zwirner LLC seeks a Facilities Assistant for immediate hire at its secondary market gallery, located at 537 West 20th Street. All candidates should be highly organized self-starters with a keen attention to detail and the ability to problem-solve. Relevant experience with light construction, custodial work, and general maintenance is highly preferred. The ideal candidate must have 1-3 years of comparable experience, preferably at a commercial gallery or other art institution.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Daily paint touch-ups and wall patching of exhibition spaces and offices
  • Sweep and mop all exhibition spaces 
  • Maintain clean sidewalk and facade
  • Monitor and change light bulbs as needed
  • Assist with building maintenance projects
  • Organize common spaces and work areas
  • Assist with openings and special events
  • Order janitorial supplies
  • Assist with maintenance of building systems
  • Collect and dispose of trash and recycling daily

Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to handle a high volume of projects with accuracy and efficiency
  • Must be a proactive team player

Position hours are Monday - Friday, 9am to 5pm. 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. 

Assistant to Head of Content
New York

Responsibilities

  • General administrative support, including management of the daily to-do list and call list; arranging all travel and scheduling both internal and external meetings, and meeting preparation
  • Liaises with all gallery departments on a variety of issues including books, exhibitions, sales, online initiatives, and editorial projects brand-wide, and ensures all documents are in order prior to Head of Content’s review
  • Leads outreach and manage schedules for content-related projects involving artists, writers or other creative talent; prepare documents and research on outside talent
  • Updates Head of Content on status of projects and other relevant issues 
  • Works with sales team on select client development initiatives as well as targeted clients and sales opportunities
  • Additional tasks and projects as requested.

Qualifications

  • BA in Art History, Art Business or similar a plus but not required
  • 2+years of art industry and/or related creative industry experience preferred
  • Candidate be focused, reliable, and have an interest in art business
  • Candidate needs to be quick, able to multitask and prioritize
  • Must be able to work with team members at all levels

Position hours are Monday–Friday, 9am to 5pm. 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. 

Press Archive Project Assistant
New York

David Zwirner seeks highly motivated temporary project assistant. 
 
Qualified candidates should be highly organized, motivated, and responsible, with strong communication and interpersonal skills and an interest in gaining experience in organizing and digitizing the press and marketing archive of a contemporary art gallery.  
 
This position would begin in mid-July through the end of August. The position us Mondays through Friday, 10am-6pm, depending on department schedules. 
 
Please read the department description and requirements carefully before applying. Qualified candidates should have a strong interest in contemporary art and library science.
 
Primary responsibilities include:
Assist Communications Assistant & Archivist in conducting a thorough clean out of press and marketing materials stored in annex basement; including moving boxes and organizing ephemera
Reorganize press archive dating back to 1995 to identify which press clippings and newspapers should be digitized and stored, and which should be discarded
Implement new physical and digital filing system for press archive; cataloguing, scanning, digitizing, and shelving remaining materials

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.

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 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.

Secondary Market Registrar
New York

David Zwirner seeks a Registrar for its secondary market gallery. The ideal candidate will have a BA or higher in Studio Art, Art History and/or Arts Administration, and at least three-five years experience in registration or collections management. Superior organizational skills, the ability to carefully manage projects with discretion and meet deadlines, and a thorough working knowledge of registration, fine art shipping and logistics are required.

Primary responsibilities include

  • Draft and oversee consignment and loan agreements

  • Coordinate domestic and international shipments for sold artworks, incoming consignments or loans for general gallery purposes and exhibitions

  • Liaise with clients to coordinate shipping of sold artworks 

  • Responsible for understanding customs and tax regulations and requirements for shipping artworks internationally

  • Compile, process, and manage records of associated shipping paperwork in accordance with New York State Sales Tax requirements

  • Provide shipping and crating estimates for clients and exhibition budgets

  • Work with Art Handlers and artist estates/foundations to determine best packing and handling procedures and communicate requirements to shipping companies and clients

  • Conduct incoming and outgoing condition inspections

  • Ensure Certificates of Authenticity, manuals, and installation documents are provided to clients or borrowers for outgoing artwork

  • Coordinate gallery and offsite installations of artwork; act as courier as needed

  • Monitor insurance requirements and limits; process Certificates of Insurance

  • Oversee framing and display materials production

Requirements

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

  • 3-5 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 Tuesday-Saturday, 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.

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. 

Creative Director
New York

David Zwirner is seeking a Creative Director to provide vision and direction to all visual content aspects of the gallery, including graphic design (for both digital and offline projects), photography, and videography. This role will be responsible for communicating the brand across internal and external channels, defining and applying a unified brand look and feel across all touchpoints.

Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Creative Director will oversee a highly talented team comprised of photographers, photo producers, image archivists, designers and videographers, as well as external contributors and agencies for both David Zwirner and David Zwirner Books. The Creative Director will provide direction and leadership to these teams, set timelines and manage executions, collaborating and communicating effectively to both internal and external stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, execute, and manage all visual content for David Zwirner and David Zwirner Books, which includes but is not limited to photography, video, and print and digital design
  • Oversee the creative direction, including graphic and visual approach for all marketing, exhibition, sales, and gallery design needs
  • Conceptualize, develop and execute unique narrative content and digital marketing campaigns with innovative POV and superior execution
  • Expand upon and enforce style guidelines to inform design and messaging across all touchpoints (OOH, advertising, digital, social, collateral, signage, etc.) while continuously exploring new ways to refine and enhance our visual identity
  • Helm the design evolution of digital platforms, including davidzwirner.com and davidzwirnerbooks.com
  • Lead, manage, and mentor in-house Creative team as well as external vendors, agencies, and partners
  • Partner closely with the Marketing, Sales and Artist Management teams to ensure alignment on priorities, timelines, and identify opportunities to refine and enhance the process and results
  • Manage and prioritize the creative projects for all global locations;  build creative processes and systems that scale
  • Supervise the team’s daily/weekly workflow, manage project workload, and monitor deadlines
  • Forecast and manage the creative budget for all exhibitions, fairs, online sales, and other gallery initiatives (includes photography, videography, design, etc)
  • Partner with Sales, Marketing, Digital, and Research teams to develop and produce relevant creative for special projects
  • Develop, maintain and manage relationships with external creative agencies, vendors, and creative contributors
  • Bring latest best practices, trends, ideas, and innovations across platforms

Qualifications:

  • Fluency in the fine art and design world; 10+ years of related experience within publishing/media, luxury house, or arts institution required
  • Experience building, managing, and nurturing a creative team of 10+ people ranging in responsibilities, skill set, and career level
  • Experience directing, producing, and creating visual assets for multiple channels and mediums including print and digital advertisements, video, social, signage, books, print collateral, etc
  • Cohesive digital design expertise including user experience, product design, information design, animation, branding and identity
  • Deep understanding of shoot production, photography, videography, editing, and retouching
  • Thorough dexterity and in-depth knowledge of the latest versions of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premier, Bridge, etc
  • Proactive problem solver, great collaborator, and strong communicator
  • Exceptional attention to detail and passion for excellence
  • A unique and engaging portfolio of work illustrating the above

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. 

Objects Researcher
New York

David Zwirner seeks a full time Object Researcher to join the gallery’s Research & Exhibitions department to support our Client Development and Sales teams. The ideal candidate must have a BA (in art history or related) and a demonstrated knowledge of 20th Century and contemporary art and will demonstrate superior attention to detail and excellent research and documentation skills, a natural curiosity to obtain more information, and an outstanding ability to process and categorize data within a database structure. The gallery is looking for candidates who have excellent organizational skills and have the ability to multitask and prioritize. Some gallery, museum, or auction house experience is preferred. Experience in the secondary market a plus.

The Object Researcher works between the gallery’s Research & Exhibitions and Client  Development departments, and is responsible for artwork research support in the following capacities:

  • Gather in-depth research on artworks and art collections using internal and external sources to develop and maintain documentation on ownership of artworks. 

  • Work closely with broader Research & Exhibitions staff to follow the gallery’s best research practices and to integrate ongoing research.

  • Work directly with Client Development team to update and consolidate relevant client and artwork information in the gallery’s database (including images, artwork captions, source information, and relevant market intelligence). 

  • Enhance existing records by capturing intelligence from sales staff on an ongoing basis. 

  • Compile available market history for artists as requested.

  • Compile and prepare lists and reports pertaining to specific artists/bodies of work and current owners as needed.

The position is Monday to Friday 10:00am to 6:00pm. 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.

Library and Archive Internship
New York

David Zwirner seeks a highly motivated intern who has have a strong interest in contemporary art and books as they relate to the gallery’s artists.

To ensure that our interns have a well-rounded and educational experience, we ask for a commitment of 3 months, with a minimum of 3 full days per week, depending on department needs. The position is offered Mondays through Friday, 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.
 

Primary responsibilities include:

The below tasks can involve heavy lifting and the use of large hand trucks to move boxes and books around spaces and in between galleries on 19th and 20th streets. Candidates should be aware that this accounts for 50% or more of the daily responsibilities.

  • Assist in receiving for deliveries from vendors, distributing, and shipping to galleries and storage locations
  • Archive Library and Art Fairs
  • Viewing Rooms
  • Office Distribution
  • Storage
  • Comps Library
  • DZ 69th St. 
  • DZ London and Hong Kong locations
  • Console shipments
  • Maintain viewing room libraries for 19th and 20th St. galleries
  • Maintain the display bookshelves at the three gallery front desks, liaising with the front desk assistants to ensure they are organized
  • Maintain organization and inventory of artist and comp libraries

Special Projects:

  • Group catalogue reconciliation
  • Art Fair library reconciliation
  • Basement organization
  • Manage and take inventory of comp stock library
  • Organize the comp and bookstore inventories in the basement
  • Inbook all secondary market books in 537 library with the help of research intern

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

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.

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

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. 

Rights and Reproductions Assistant
New York

David Zwirner seeks a full-time Rights and Reproductions Assistant for immediate hire at its New York gallery. This position reports to the Rights & Reproduction Manager. The ideal candidate should have 1–3 years of relevant image rights, licensing and/or archival experience. Superior organizational skills, the ability to carefully manage multiple projects at once, meet deadlines, and a keen eye for detail are a must.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Assist Manager with third party rights requests and secure permissions from gallery artists and Estates

  • Assist Manager with managing image rights email account and reproduction forms

  • Assist Manager by working closely with ARS, VAGA, and other licensors to manage rights for both commercial and educational image reproduction for all gallery artists and Estates

  • Assist with miscellaneous invoices for third party licensing requests

  • Assist Manager to conduct research to determine third party image and artist rights, ownership of copyright and required clearances for all gallery exhibitions and publications

  • Assist Manager to correspond with rights owner(s) or legal representatives concerning copyright and permissions

  • Write image captions and photo credits when necessary

  • Collaborate on the development and maintenance of a rights data management system based on the gallery’s DAMS with Photo/Visual collections Management

  • Assist Manager to bring existing rights records up to appropriate standards for all gallery exhibitions

  • Work closely with the gallery’s Archive team to ensure that all published reproductions are carefully archived internally and correctly distributed to the gallery’s artists and Estates

 

Requirements:

 

BA with 1–3 years of related experience working within a commercial art gallery or institution.

Must have strong administrative, organizational, and professional communication skills

Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

Must be a detail-oriented and proactive team player.

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.

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.

 

Warehouse Technician
New York

David Zwirner seeks full-time Warehouse Technician for Queens, NY location.

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 w/ timely and thorough condition checks; appropriately flag issues when necessary 
  • Responsible for all general maintenance throughout facility

Requirements

  • 3+ years experience w/ art handling, freight moving, and general shipping procedures; crating experience a plus
  • Capable of lifting at least 50 lbs. and performing rigorous physical duties
  • Experience w/ Artbase, Artsystems, or other inventory software
  • Able to adhere to required security protocol and procedures
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-starter who is comfortable working cooperatively and collegially within a team
  • Forklift experience preferred

 

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references through our careers page here to apply.  Absolutely no calls or walk-ins, please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. 

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 Assistant
New York

Digital Assistant

David Zwirner seeks to hire a Digital Assistant whose primary duty is to assist the Director of Digital with administrative and technical tasks related to the technological goals of the gallery. Areas of focus will include proprietary database support, analytics tracking, website support, and 3rd party sales platforms. The ideal candidate will be self directed and highly motivated with strong communication, organizational and problem solving skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (and Google equivalents), Mac OS X and experience with databases are required. Knowledge of JIRA, HTML, CSS, content management systems and prior experience working on technology projects is also required. Background in data interpretation/statistics a plus, willingness to learn a must.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Work with gallery staff to record, track and troubleshoot errors on our various digital properties (proprietary database, gallery websites)
  • Work with external developers to track and log errors/features on our various digital properties
  • Assist Director of Digital in training, evangelizing, coordinating and carrying out new features/functions/digital initiatives
  • Assist Director of Digital in drafting proposals and project outlines for possible digital initiatives at the gallery and user manuals for programs being introduced to the gallery
  • Support onboarding training for new staff on our various digital platforms and properties
  • Manual data/record cleanup
  • Provide administrative support to the digital department including: coordinating/scheduling meetings and events; managing and processing credit card receipts/expenses
  • Keep ArtBinder up to date on a regular basis
  • Update basic content on various digital platforms

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.

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.