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Fair Management Assistant, Gallery for Contemporary Art

Posted: 07.09.2023
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Berlin, Germany
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

Our client, an established gallery for contemporary art is looking for a candidate to support Fair Management. The job holder will implement ideas and concepts of the gallery owners and liaise with various teams at the gallery. A hands-on attitude and structured way of working will ensure a smooth process.

Your work primarily includes the following tasks:

  • Support the entire process from planning, preparation, implementation to follow-up of the art fair activities with the Fair Manager
  • Draft and manage applications and registrations art fairs and the online viewing rooms
  • Deadline management, as well as coordination of all necessary internal processes
  • Contact person for all art fairs and support the coordination of information in the gallery and with external partners
  • Attend all art fairs and oversee the art handling team

You have the following qualifications:

  • Previous experience in organising art fairs
  • Very good project management skills
  • Available to travel frequently
  • Ability to work independently and also appreciate working in a professional team
  • Solid IT knowledge (MAC applications and databases / Artlogic)
  • Business fluent in German and English, further language skills would be an advantage