D.R.A.W. Recruitment

Media Director, Contemporary Art Gallery


Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on experience
Location: Berlin Germany
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

Our client, a gallery for contemporary art in Berlin, is looking for a Media Director. The right candidate will take overall responsibility for content management, communication and graphic design at the gallery. As a creative all-rounder, the Media Director will develop and manage the gallery’s content and communication strategy and is responsible for the overall graphic design.

Responsibilities include:

  • Content Management / Communications
  • Creating and implementing social media strategy, enhancing the gallery’s online presence and outreach. Using analytics to adjust strategy.
  • Managing and overseeing content for all gallery features and listings on third party sites (i.e. Artsy, Artnet etc.)
  • Writing and developing press releases and marketing materials for all gallery exhibitions, art fairs, projects
  • Compiling and distributing quarterly newsletter
  • Managing incoming press and image requests, coordinating interviews
  • Archiving of all incoming press material, digitalisation of printed media
  • Strategically coordinating and purchasing advertising
  • Overseeing artist portfolios / Graphic Design
  • Ensuring consistent design and branding throughout all platforms
  • Layout of press kits and information material
  • Assist with catalogue productions
  • Coordination of all printed matter

Key skills:

  • Significant experience in the development of communication strategies
  • Several years working experience in a similar role in a creative industry, ideally in an art gallery, art institution or auction house
  • Great understanding of digital marketing; experience of building innovative digital experiences
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
  • Attentiveness to detail and able to work with deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills in German and English