D.R.A.W. Recruitment

Managing Editor, Contemporary Gallery


Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on experience
Location: London Europe, Switzerland
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

One of the world’s leading international contemporary art galleries are looking to appoint a highly motivated and experienced Managing Editor for their publishing division.

Key responsibilities are varied and will include:

  • Develop concept and content of a neat list of titles together with artist/estate, curator and other parties involved, from initial planning stages and content collation, through editing and production
  • Propose and introduce the licensing of a selection of Galleries Publishers titles
  • Responsible for all rights activities for the Galleries Publishers list in selected territories
  • Includes editorial management

Required knowledge, skills and qualifications:

  • Considerable experience as an editor or managing editor in a publishing house, preferable experience in co-edition and licensing including management and maintenance of rights..
  • Academic background, preferably in Art History, Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong writing/editing/proofreading skills and an excellent portfolio
  • Good IT skills with MS Office and InDesign, Photoshop or other publishing tools
  • Excellent written skills in English, additional languages are a plus
  • An eye for detail along with critical thinking
  • Ability to prioritise and multitask