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Executive Assistant, Art Advisory

Posted: 01.05.2024
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: £30-£35k
Location: London, UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

We are looking for an Executive Assistant to support and work alongside the founder of an Art Advisory based in London. As the founder is regularly travelling this person will need to be comfortable working autonomously and proactively. The advisory has a global approach with offices in Paris and Hong Kong. They curate up to three exhibitions a year showcasing a select number of established and emerging artists.

We are looking for a candidate with:

  • Strong knowledge of the contemporary art market and the global art world.
  • Strong graphic design skills – Indesign
  • Social Media experience
  • Excellent command of English – candidate will be responsible for a Journal, which is published monthly.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to enable collaborative interactions with clients and external partners
  • Experience in an art advisory, auction house, gallery or similar position is highly desirable
  • Bachelor’s degree in Art History or related field.
  • At ease working in a small team and self-motivation.
  • Flexible schedule

Key Responsibilities:

  • Journal
  • Curatorial assistant – assisting founder with the various curatorial projects at hand. Coming up with exhibition concepts, selecting artists, curating the shows, designing invitations and catalogues
  • Social Media strategy
  • Communications
  • Sales – not a priority but the ability to look at developing sales skills

There is a lot of room for development and growth within the company for the right person.