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 as well as record sales data internally. 
  • 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 (interest or knowledge of contemporary art a plus)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and accounting software. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, creative environment. 

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. David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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. 

Social Media Manager
New York

The Social Media Manager is responsible for leading David Zwirner and David Zwirner Books’ social media program, managing a team of internal and external social media contributors and experts.

Reporting to the Digital Editorial Director, this role is responsible for guiding the strategic planning of objectives, goals and implementing strategies and related content across all channels. 

Channel Leadership

  • Set vision for and lead best-in-class content and strategy in all key social channels for David Zwirner and David Zwirner Books to drive awareness, traffic, and engagement both online and off

  • Develop and execute campaigns and related content across all social channels (both paid and organic) in partnership with Creative, Marketing, Online Sales & Digital Editorial teams

  • Develop campaigns, tactics, content, partnerships, and tools that help achieve Brand, Marketing, and Sales objectives

  • Determine the best practices and campaign rollout for social aspects of the Marketing X-Channel Global Calendar

  • Direct and manage analytics and performance tracking; report on relevant KPIs to key stakeholders

  • Provide strategic guidance and actionable ideas to serve all our digital audiences; increasing engagement, page views, sales and unique visitors/month

Execution and Management

  • Manage in-house social media experts and external contributors; partner with Research, Creative, Marketing and Online Sales peers to execute vision and content strategies

  • Lead the end-to-end production, creation and sourcing of content for all social brand channels including photography, video, and text

  • Ensure all content strategies are timely, thoughtful, and goal-aligned and that all posts are accurate, punctual, on budget and on brand

  • Forecast, track, and actualize budgets for tools, partnership and creative / content related to organic social channels

  • Continually drive creative experimentation, storytelling innovation and new customer experiences

  • Identify art, design, community and influencer trends and insights to inform the creation of content that will engage at scale

Requirements

  • BA or Masters degree in Art History or Communications preferred

  • 5-7+ years experience working in social media in a related field

  • Highly creative - ability to create simple but compelling content (videos, images & words)

  • Project and team management - can handle multiple projects and deadlines concurrently, motivating and organizing a team of direct reports and peers on creative campaigns

  • Extremely passionate and knowledgeable about contemporary art

  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and planning skills with meticulous attention to detail

  • Passion, energy, and enthusiasm for social media. Detailed knowledge and expertise around all social platforms with significant contacts at all major platforms

  • A passion for working in a fast-paced environment with high level of teamwork

  • Deep ability to collect, analyze and use social data to affect change

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. 

Research Associate
New York

David Zwirner is currently seeking a qualified candidate to join its Research & Exhibitions department. 

The qualified candidate will work on research/writing projects pertaining to the gallery’s artists and estates, and secondary market inventory and will assist with research for selected loan exhibitions for the gallery.

Candidates must have at least a Masters degree in Art History or Curatorial Studies and must have a demonstrated proficiency in writing about art and artists. A minimum of 2-3 years of gallery, museum, or auction house experience is required, and candidates will preferably demonstrate some familiarity with the art market. 

Successful candidates will demonstrate familiarity with the gallery’s artists and their work and will have a strong interest in working with our artists to articulate the ideas behind their work in clear and concise language. Significant experience researching and documenting historical/secondary market artworks, including provenance history, and exhibition histories/bibliographic references is required.

Excellent writing and editing skills are a must; candidates must have demonstrated experience writing about both contemporary and historical artists and artworks with clarity and on deadline.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and two art-related writing samples (no longer than 2-3 pages each, can be excerpts).

Note: Only applications that meet the above requirements and criteria will be reviewed.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Documenting and organizing material pertinent to artists handled by the gallery.
  • Researching and documenting provenance; exhibition histories; and literature references for works handled by the gallery.
  • Preparing clearly written and well-researched texts that historically contextualize artworks handled by the gallery.
  • Supporting and liaising with other key departments within the gallery, including Sales, Registration, Marketing/Communications, Archives, Books, and Digital.
  • Writing press releases, brochure texts, and other relevant promotional material for the gallery’s exhibitions, working closely with the gallery’s artist managers, and our artists and estates.

Position hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10am to 6pm, with additional hours as needed. 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. 

Gallery Attendant for the Yayoi Kusama Exhibition
New York

David Zwirner is seeking reliable and energetic gallery attendants for an upcoming Yayoi Kusama exhibition at our West 20th street gallery location.

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

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

The exhibition runs from November 7th until December 14th. Position hours are Monday - Saturday, 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM. Candidates must commit to a minimum of 3 full days per week, and will occasionally need to work additional hours. 

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. 
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. 
 

Part-Time Art Handler
New York

Our primary market gallery currently seeks a Part-Time Art Handler for immediate hire.  

Responsibilities 

  • Installation of gallery viewings and exhibitions at all locations
  • Pack artworks for shipment and storage
  • Assist Registration team with condition checks
  • Assist with packing and installation for all domestic and international art fairs
  • Perform local deliveries and off-site installations for clients

Requirements

  • Knowledge of proper handling and storage procedures for a variety of media
  • Working knowledge of power tools 
  • Must be detail oriented, communicative, and extremely organized
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Working knowledge of Macintosh OS, as well as familiarity with art database systems

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

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.

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. 

Bookkeeper
New York

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

Software of note: Stitch online inventory, Stripe POS, Square POS, Paypal POS, Shopify, Expensify, Quickbooks Pro, Microsoft Suite (Excel proficiency)

Primary responsibilities include: 

Accounting

  • Manage all incoming invoicing with Managing Director

  • Create Purchase Orders for approval

  • Pay outside vendors via check/wire transfer

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

  • Manage DZB team’s expenses and credit card receipt

  • Communicate financial summaries with accounting department

Reporting

  • Create bespoke project reports  

  • Monthly & quarterly sales reports

Inventory management

  • Responsible for inventory management with on site-staff for all items across all locations including international

  • Log all shipping/location transfer data into online platform

  • Bi-annual stock takes 

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

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

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

David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

Digital Marketing Manager
New York

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

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

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

Responsibilities

Email & Website

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

Paid Channels

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

Budgeting & Reporting

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

Skills

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

Experience

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

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

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

Sales Assistant
Hong Kong

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

Responsibilities include:

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

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

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references through our careers page here to apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. 
 
David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Gallery is firmly committed to equal employment opportunities in all facets of its operations. The Gallery makes decisions concerning hiring and terms and conditions of employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law. 

 

Assistant Designer
New York

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

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

Responsibilities:

Gallery & DZB Design Support:

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

Social & Digital Design Support:

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

Skills/Experience:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

Senior Registrar
New York

David Zwirner seeks a Senior Registrar for its primary market gallery. The ideal candidate will have a BA or higher in Art History and/or Arts Administration, and at least seven years experience in registration or collections management, as well as experience managing a team. Superior organizational and leadership skills, the ability to carefully manage projects and meet deadlines, and a thorough working knowledge of registration, fine art shipping and logistics are required.

Primary responsibilities include

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

Requirements

  • BA (Art History, Administration, Studio Arts preferred) 
  • 7+ years experience in a museum, gallery, or art institution and 2+ years supervisory experience 
  • 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.

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 Manager of Rights and Reproductions. 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 rights@dz account
  • 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.

 

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.