Social Media Assistant
New York

The Social Media Assistant creates and manages digital content for David Zwirner and David Zwirner Books social media channels. This position reports to the Digital Editorial Director and Chief Marketing Officer.
 

  • Manages and coordinates all David Zwirner and David Zwirner Books social media channels including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Manages daily posting to social media, community management, understanding of social media insights
  • Creates and maintains a standalone social media content calendar, leveraging the master marketing content calendar 
  • Coordinates content for social channels within the larger, multi-channel marketing calendar
  • Coordinates content creation with video production, photo, and graphic design teams
  • Coordinates approvals for social content with Artist Managers and Estates
  • Coordinates calendar and content with external creative partners
  • Works closely with Digital Content Director to develop posts around editorial content
  • Sources artwork images, archival images, third party exhibition images and formats for social
  • Sources user-generated content for use on social channels and formats for weekly staff meetings
  • Researches and develops best practices for social media across channels
  • Designs or art directs graphics, animations, and videos for social 
     

Requirements

  • BA or Masters degree in Art History or Communications preferred
  • 2+ years experience working in social media in a related field
  • Highly creative - ability to create simple but compelling content (videos, images & words)
  • 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 
  • A passion for working in a fast-paced environment with high level of teamwork
  • Ability to collect, analyze, and use social data to affect change

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.

Communications Coordinator
New York

David Zwirner gallery seeks a Communications Coordinator 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 Communications Manager 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 liaise with museum press offices and PR agencies on 3rd party shows
  • Maintain the press archive
  • Coordinate with the Marketing and Photo teams on all DZNY Exhibition packages for artists 
  • 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 

Requirements

  • BA or Masters degree in Art History or Communications preferred
  • 2 + years of related experience in a gallery, PR agency, museum, or art institution 
  • 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

Press, Books and Archive Internship
London

David Zwirner is currently looking for highly motivated interns to join our Winter Internship Program at our London gallery. 

Qualified candidates should be highly personable, organized, motivated, and responsible, with a polished appearance and an interest in gaining experience in the daily operations of a contemporary art gallery. Please read the specific department descriptions carefully before applying. 

Primary Responsibilities Include:
 

Press:

  • Press clips and packages, tagging DZ articles, buying more copies if necessary 
  • Scanning and formatting press clips as well as preparing physical packages and presentations. 
  • Assisting in organizing the physical and online press archive. 
  • Assisting at press previews, press conferences, artist book signings, curator tours/talks, and other press related events. 

Books and Archive: 

  • Inbooking of newly received books to DZL Library 
  • Research archival publications ahead of exhibitions 
  • Packing books/Archive material to be sent to DZ NY 
  • Assisting in managing DZL libraries and viewing rooms 
  • Assist with upcoming openings and events, as well as general support during exhibitions 
  • Assisting David Zwirner Books with ongoing projects. 
  • Inbook books and contacts in database 

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

To ensure that our interns have a well-rounded and educational experience, we ask for a commitment of 3 months. Our gallery hours are 10AM – 6PM, Mondays through Fridays, with additional hours for occasional events and openings. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please. Immediate start and eligibility to work in the UK is essential. 

Spring Internships 2020
New York

David Zwirner seeks highly motivated interns to join our Spring Internship Program at our New York galleries.

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

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

Please read the specific department descriptions and requirements carefully before applying.
 

Marketing

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

Primary responsibilities include:

Social Media Support

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

Operational Support

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

Event Support

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

 

Photo 

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

Primary duties include:

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

 

Registration & Production (LLC)

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

Primary responsibilities include

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

Research & Exhibitions 

Qualified candidates for this position should be working toward a graduate degree in art history, or be a recent MA graduate, with strong archival research, writing, and editing skills, as well as curatorial interests. Knowledge of twentieth-century and contemporary art is required.

Primary responsibilities include:

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

Sales 

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

Primary responsibilities include:

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

 

Client Development

Qualified 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, preferably in an arts institution, 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

 

Editorial

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

Primary responsibilities include:

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

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

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

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

 

Publishing Assistant, David Zwirner Books
New York

David Zwirner Books is seeking a candidate with a demonstrated interest in publishing to assist with the selling, distribution, and marketing of our imprint in New York. The ideal candidate has a BA in Art History and/or Arts Administration and is highly organized with excellent communication skills. They are interested in helping getting our publications out into the world and are available to work at book fairs, pop-ups, and David Zwirner Books events. Previous experience at a bookstore or museum shop a plus.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with online and physical bookshop, including purchasing, fulfillment of web sales and orders, and general shipments

  • Liaise with all front desk staff (NY, London, HK, Paris) regarding on-site sales reporting, stock checks, informing them of new publications

  • Assist with the logistics of and work at all DZB pop-ups, events, and book fairs

  • Manage organization and inventory of books in all repository locations

  • Track and record all sales department and press book comps and usage globally in database and lists

  • Edit, maintain, and update content on davidzwirnerbooks.com  

  • Prepare both press and client book mailings, in collaboration with Marketing and Sales teams

  • Preparation of all book award submissions

  • Manage dates on DZB master calendar and DZ calendar when appropriate 

Requirements 

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

  • 1–2 years experience in a museum, gallery, or art institution

  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in publishing and/or bookstores a plus

  • 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, 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.

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. 

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 role 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
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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.

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.