Archive Internship
New York

David Zwirner seeks highly motivated interns to join our 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.  

This internship starts ASAP. 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. The positions are 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.

Please read the department description and requirements carefully before applying.

Archive

Qualified candidates should have a strong interest in contemporary art and library science.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Oversee organization and proper storage of catalogues in the gallery’s main library, and keep track of all incoming and outgoing catalogues
  • Assist Archivist and Archive & Library Coordinator with organizing all viewing room libraries
  • Assist Archivist to file and maintain gallery's archive materials, and keep inventory and distribute third-party exhibition materials and special objects
  • Assist in digitizing out of print catalogues and ephemera
  • Assist Archive & Library Coordinator with distribution and transport of incoming catalogues

 

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

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

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.

 

Summer Internships
New York

David Zwirner seeks highly motivated interns to join our Summer 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 Summer Internship is offered May-September. 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.

Archive

Qualified candidates should have a strong interest in contemporary art and library science.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Oversee organization and proper storage of catalogues in the gallery’s main library, and keep track of all incoming and outgoing catalogues
  • Assist Archivist and Archive & Library Coordinator with organizing all viewing room libraries
  • Assist Archivist to file and maintain gallery's archive materials, and keep inventory and distribute third-party exhibition materials and special objects
  • Assist in digitizing out of print catalogues and ephemera
  • Assist Archive & Library Coordinator with distribution and transport of incoming catalogues

Books 

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

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Manage and run the bookstore on Saturdays
  • Maintain the bookshelves at the three gallery front desks, ensuring they are fully stocked and organized
  • Assist in fulfilling web orders and preparing packages for shipment/messenger
  • Maintain organization and inventory of three book storage locations
  • Assist in receiving and accounting for deliveries from the warehouse and vendors, and distributing to galleries and storage locations
  • Assist with and work at any events DZB participates in, including setting up and selling books
  • Assist with occasional editorial projects that arise, including printing and scanning materials, organizing and labeling digital files, creating book dummies, transcribing texts, cutting printed layouts, and image research
     

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

Communications

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

Primary responsibilities include:

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

Editorial

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

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Create and organize detailed checklists for catalogues
  • Fact-check texts, captions, and other materials
  • 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
  • Occasionally transcribe interview audio files

Exhibitions & Operations 

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

 Primary responsibilities include:

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

Marketing

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

Primary responsibilities include:
Social Media Support

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

Operational Support

  • Provide administrative and organizational support for the Marketing department as needed
  • 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 responsibilities 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 

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 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
     

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.

Operations Manager
New York

David Zwirner seeks an Operations Manager for its secondary market gallery. The ideal candidate will have a BA or higher, and at least three years experience in gallery or operations management. Superior organizational skills, the ability to carefully manage multiple projects, and a keen eye for detail are a must.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Oversee facility maintenance of secondary market gallery and administrative offices; manage repairs and day-to-day maintenance
  • Manage construction for all on-site exhibitions, as well as general construction projects and building updates
  • Hire and coordinate all outside vendors (e.g., HVAC, landscapers, janitorial services); negotiate related maintenance service contracts, obtain and maintain COIs, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with building codes, including all required inspections and maintenance
  • Plan and execute logistics for all secondary market gallery openings and events (in collaboration with related teams)
  • Maintain local IT and telecommunication functionality; work w/ in-house IT team to troubleshoot day-to-day issues
  • Oversee the set up of all new workstations, including computers, email, phones, printers, database access, and shared calendars
  • Manage and maintain supply ordering and stocking

Requirements:

  • BA with 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.

 

Gallery Assistant & Events Coordinator
Hong Kong

David Zwirner seeks a Front Desk Assistant 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:

Provide administrative support to Gallery Director, Sales Team & Communications Manager

●      Support Gallery Director on event planning, guest list management, invitation distribution, and RSVPs

●      On-site support for gallery events (private dinners, artist talks, film screenings) – logistics, vendor coordination, seating charts, guest check-in, and transport

●      Manage catering services for on-site events (opening receptions)

●      Manage and maintain Gallery Library inventory (log incoming / outgoing titles, oversee display and placement of books)

●      Assist with Front Desk duties (field incoming calls, greeting visitors, maintain exhibition materials & print-outs)

●      Coordinate catalogue mailing and distribution

●      Order office supplies

●      Open and close gallery, as needed

●      Assist with credit card transactions (e.g. book sales)

●      Assist with daily upkeep of the gallery

●      Preference given to candidates with valid HKSAR work permit, experience at an art gallery or museum a plus

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.  

Front Desk
Hong Kong

David Zwirner seeks a Front Desk Assistant 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:

  • Greet visitors and interface with clients and the public

  • Field and direct incoming phone calls, set up voicemail greetings

  • Record traffic count and VIP visits, report to the sales team

  • Open and close the gallery, as needed

  • Assist with gallery opening logistics; manage catering services for on-site events

  • Prepare and update Front Desk materials, including press releases, checklists and price lists for exhibitions and viewings

  • Maintain David Zwirner Hong Kong email account

  • Oversee daily tasks, schedules, and activities of gallery interns

  • Manage DZ Digital sales inquiries (Asia Time Zone)

  • Manage credit card transactions and assist finance manager with invoices

  • Manage and record book sales, book comps

  • Manage and record gallery card expenses, petty cash expenses

  • Assist in daily operations (cleaning schedule, daily coordination with building management)

  • Organize travel bookings for visiting artists and senior staff

  • Organize travel itinerary for visiting artists

  • Order pantry supplies

  • Arrange staff meals and holiday parties

  • Manage Fedex and Courier accounts, including shipments and incoming packages

  • 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.  

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.  

Marketing & Communications Assistant
Hong Kong

David Zwirner seeks a Marketing & Communications Assistant 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 Communications Manager on daily tasks, including content generation and day-to-day maintenance of various social media platforms; coordinating photography of artworks and gallery installations

  • Excellent writing & translation skills, and superior time management essential

  • Assist at press previews, press conferences, and event planning for gallery openings and private dinners

  • Translation of texts (English to Chinese) for press kits, social media posts, and packages to accompany sales offers

  • Coordinate closely with NY and London publications team on DZHK exhibition catalogues on production schedule, including the timely translation and editing of Chinese text

  • Monitor daily media alerts and archiving press clippings

  • Research projects as required

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

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.  

Registration Assistant
New York

David Zwirner seeks a full-time Registration Assistant for immediate hire at its New York gallery. This position reports to the Director of Registration. The ideal candidate should have 1-3 years relevant registration, collections management and/or logistics experience. An appreciation for organization, the ability to carefully manage time and meet deadlines, and a working knowledge of contemporary art are helpful.

  • Assist with cataloguing and processing all incoming artworks, including accurate entry of all pertinent data and uploading of associated images.

  • Ensure artwork has been fully and accurately processed upon receipt (i.e. catalogued accurately; dimensions and inscriptions confirmed; frame labels and COA labels applied; verso images uploaded; packing assessed).

  • Field data requests from Sales, Registration and other departments.

  • Manage and maintain database style guide.

  • Perform regular on-site location checks.

  • Oversee and execute long-term inventory projects.

  • Oversee and arrange bi-weekly DZ Warehouse shuttle: confirm lists and provide timelines to all relevant parties, and update inventory locations upon receipt at gallery.

  • Alert appropriate staff following shuttle drop-offs (e.g. Sales, Registration, Photography, Production, etc.).

  • Ensure all works going to DZW via biweekly shuttles are always properly packed and labeled.

  • Compile and organize all shipping-related paperwork (i.e. releases, bills of lading, etc.) on a monthly basis and send to Registration for filing.

  • Assist registration colleagues as needed.

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.

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 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.

Editorial Content Director
New York

David Zwirner seeks a full-time Editorial Content Director to create and manage digital marketing and editorial content for David Zwirner and David Zwirner Books.

This position reports to the Director of Marketing. Partnering closely with the Research Department throughout, this role works with Marketing and Digital teams on channel strategy, content creation, content calendar, and editorial resources to ensure the strategy, timing, content, and related assets are successfully deployed. 

Success in this integral, x-departmental role requires experience in and enthusiasm for digital platforms and new media, understanding of basic best practices and interdependence of all channels, a highly-organized and collaborative approach to content creation and campaign management, as well as a passion for excellence.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Create and execute content strategies for DavidZwirner.com and DavidZwirnerBooks.com
  • Create and manage editorial and content line-up, calendars and workflow for the channels outlined above with the Associate Director of Digital, Digital Content Coordinator,  Digital Assistant, and Marketing Project Manager
  • Write, syndicate, edit, and assign both copy and multimedia content for said channels
  • Manage and maintain a DZ.com and DZB.com homepage line-up and calendar; partner with Digital Content Coordinator to ensure publishing calendar services the newsletter calendar
  • Partner with colleagues in Research & Exhibitions Department to draw from/work with with existing content and writing on the gallery’s artists and exhibitions and to align website content
  • Partner with Sales Team and Marketing Team to develop a content calendar that parallels and supports our global exhibition, third party book and exhibition schedule; ensure artist pages are continuously up to date with relevant news items that span the above categories and beyond
  • Partner with the Digital Content Coordinator (and the Photo, Archive and Research departments when relevant) to coordinate image assets for use in digital marketing; oversee public-facing video production
  • Partner with Director of Marketing and Marketing Project Manager to create and maintain a digital content publishing calendar that aligns with the larger, multi-channel marketing calendar
  • Distribute digital content line-up and publishing calendar; communicate updates to relevant stakeholders
  • Work closely with the Photo and Research to coordinate approved assets for use in digital campaigns and initiatives; partner with Digital Assistant to create and secure approved assets for digital use
  • Partner with Digital to manage SEO strategies and execution, create new features and integrations to the website, as well as other site optimization initiatives
  • Partner with Digital to create, review and distribute campaign reporting and insights including formal campaign and/or monthly recaps for relevant stakeholders

Requirements:

  • Experience directing digital content strategy and execution for a comparable institution for 5+ years
  • Experience directing creation and editing of multimedia content (copy, art, video, etc) across multiple channels, including web, email and social
  • Experience managing an internal team of 3-5 as well as external contributors or agencies
  • Ability to make swift, strong judgement calls when faced with multiple deadlines and stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills and ability to creatively collaborate with coordinate content from multiple departments
  • Impeccable copywriting, editing, and writing skills
  • A savvy understanding of analytics, campaign measuring tools, and other digital best practices
  • Detail-oriented and deadline driven, with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, HTML and CSS
  • BA/BS or equivalent working experience

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.

Visual Content Director
New York

The Visual Content Director will be responsible for developing, executing, and managing all visual content for David Zwirner globally. This includes but it is not limited to graphic design and production as well as the coordination, creation, and distribution of photography and video.

This role will partner closely with Sales, Artist Management, Press, Marketing and Books teams to ensure that all visual documentation and presentation of our artists’ work and gallery initiatives are thoughtfully executed, accurately represented, carefully archived, and correctly distributed.

The Visual Content Director serves a critical role at the gallery in both preserving and presenting the work and legacy of our artist and estates in a range of formats and mediums.

Reporting to the Director of Marketing, this photo-focused role will oversee a highly talented team comprised of photographers, photo coordinators, designers, videographers, and editors, as well as external contributors and agencies for both David Zwirner and David Zwirner Books. The Visual Content Director will provide direction and leadership to these teams, set timelines and manage executions, and communicate effectively to internal and external stakeholders.

In addition, this role will oversee the photo archive and a growing team of archivists who handle all photo research requests, rights and reproductions, and the digital photo archive for the entire institution. 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Manage the creation and distribution of all visual content for David Zwirner and David Zwirner Books, which includes but is not limited to photography, video, and print and digital design
  • Lead, manage, and mentor in-house Visual teams comprised of photography, video, design, and photo archive
  • Partner closely with the Sales and Artist Management teams to ensure alignment on priorities, timelines, and identify opportunities to refine and enhance the process and results
  • Oversee the creative budgets, working with internal partners to forecast and actualize budgets as needed
  • Help develop and manage workflow, process, and best practices for Visual teams and their partners in Sales and Marketing
  • Formalize Visual guidelines (across photo, video, print and digital design) while continuously exploring new ways to refine and enhance our visual presentation
  • Partner with Sales, Marketing, Digital, and Research teams as needed to develop and produce relevant creative for special projects
  • Partner with Sales/Artist Managers as needed working closely with artists and estates on select projects; partner with Books, Marketing & Digital on new initiatives and select projects
  • Develop and maintain relationships with freelance photographers, videographers and designers for special David Zwirner and David Zwirner Books projects

Required Qualifications

  • Fluency in the fine art world; 5+ years of related experience within a publishing or arts institution required, ideally with a print media publication or museum publishing
  • Deep understanding of shoot production, photography, photo editing and art direction required, ideally within an arts and exhibitions-based backdrop
  • Exceptional photo proofing skills; adept at retouching, color correction and cropping
  • Experience producing and creating visual assets for multiple channels and mediums including print advertisements, books, signage, video, social, and digital
  • Experience building, managing and nurturing a creative team of 5+ people ranging in responsibilities, skill set, and career level
  • Comfortable working across multiple disciplines within the Marketing team across the gallery and David Zwirner Books
  • Strong management experience overseeing team
  • Proactive problem solver and great collaborator
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, high volume team with exacting standards

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.