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Administrative & Research Associate, Art Gallery, New York City

 

For our renowned art gallery client we are seeking an Administrative & Research Associate. The successful applicant will work closely with the gallery owners to provide comprehensive administrative and research support. Duties include: research all provenance and exhibition-related history of a rapidly expanding inventory of secondary market work with a focus on American Modernism through Postwar art; generate, expedite and manage all gallery invoices, contracts, consignment agreements, purchase agreements and related paperwork; liaise with collectors, dealers and museums to obtain relevant information; manage and update databases; answer insurance and appraisal-related queries; arrange biddings, condition reports and images for auctions; supervise gallery librarian; liaise with sales directors; other duties as required. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years' experience in a research or administrative role with a major art gallery and detailed knowledge of 20th century American art. BA in art history required; MA strongly preferred. Knowledge of art databases including ArtBase and ArtSystems, strong Photoshop and excellent research, communications and organizational skills are essential. An excellent opportunity for a proactive, detail-oriented, intellectually engaged and flexible problem solver with the ability to anticipate needs and support a diverse team. Salary DOE and benefits. Please send resume with detailed cover letter and contact information or at least three references to careers@artstaffing.com.

Posted on 9/15/2016

Gallery Manager, Art Gallery, New York City

 

For our renowned art gallery client we are seeking a Gallery Manager. The successful applicant will oversee all aspects of management, operations and website maintenance. Duties include: draft consignment agreements and invoices; negotiate insurance policies; manage gallery finances and liaise with bookkeeper; create and implement new cost-effective procedures; serve as liaison for New York auction consignments; oversee staff and hire and train new staff and interns; organize and monitor staff schedules; create, design and manage e-mail marketing campaigns; create and update content for Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest accounts; manage and update gallery website; other duties as necessary. The ideal candidate will have at least 5-7 years' experience managing an art gallery or arts business; experience with legal and financial contracts; ability to manage staff; and excellent project management, communications and organizational skills. Competitive salary and benefits. An exciting opportunity for an energetic and focused professional who thrives in a multi-faceted role. Please send resume and cover letter along with contact information for at least three references to careers@artstaffing.com.

Posted on 9/15/2016

Long-term Temporary Registrar — Two Positions
New York and New Jersey locations

 

For our distinguished foundation client we are seeking a registrar to fill a long-term temporary position of approximately four months starting immediately. The successful candidate will coordinate the production, shipment and installation for the Foundation's New York headquarters; establish policies and protocols; and transition the permanent collection into a new TMS database.

For our world-renowned arts business client we are seeking a registrar to fill a long-term temporary position of approximately six months starting in November. The successful candidate will manage all registrarial duties, including condition reports, databases, storage and shipping. New Jersey location; some experience with decorative arts and jewelry strongly preferred.

Competitive rates. Please send resume with cover letter and contact information for at least three references to careers@artstaffing.com.

Posted on 8/25/2016

Human Resources Assistant, Art Gallery, New York

 

For our internationally celebrated Contemporary art gallery client we are seeking a Human Resources Assistant. The successful candidate will assist with all aspects of Human Resources, including benefits and general administration. Duties include: prepare benefits packages; process enrollments and terminations; review monthly invoices and related deductions; maintain personnel files; track resume submissions and related interview schedules; Prepare offer letters, info packets and orientation for new employees; assist with payroll; liaise with employees; other duties as required. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years' experience in Human Resources, excellent interpersonal, communications and organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. BA required. An excellent position for an energetic and resourceful candidate. Please send your resume with detailed cover letter and contact information for at least three references to careers@artstaffing.com.

Posted on 8/19/2016

Sales Director, Art Gallery, New York

 

For our celebrated New York gallery client we are seeking a Sales Director. The successful applicant will assist with all aspects of sales with a focus on Modern through Contemporary primary and secondary market. Duties include: generate sales revenue and achieve sales goals; build and maintain client relationships; source secondary market materials; research, write and edit support materials for available works; participate in all art fairs; represent gallery at art world events, openings and programs; other duties as required. The ideal candidate will have 7+ years' experience and proven sales record with a blue chip art gallery or auction house department with a focus on Modern through Contemporary; international experience and contacts; broad knowledge of related markets; excellent communications, project management and organizational skills; and the ability to work in an intimate team-oriented setting. BA in Art History or equivalent and some travel for art fairs and other projects required. Highly competitive salary DOE with commission and benefits. An excellent opportunity for a polished and engaged professional. Please send resume with detailed cover letter and contact information for at least three references to careers@artstaffing.com.

Posted on 7/25/2016

Associate Director, Institutional Development, New York City

 

For our globally influential museum client we are seeking an Associate Director, Institutional Development. The successful applicant will identify museum funding needs and develop and manage a strategic plan for soliciting support from foundations and governmental agencies. Duties include: Manage and expand an existing portfolio of funders; develop proposals and budgets; provide strategy and vision with the departmental director; manage and motivate a team of three development professionals; monitor revenue projections; provide analysis and ensure compliance; some travel and participation in events required. The ideal candidate will have at least 7 years' experience in fundraising for a major arts & culture organization, demonstrated success in securing foundation and government funding; and excellent communications, organizational, and presentation skills. BA required; MA preferred. Excellent salary and benefits. An exciting opportunity for a take-charge and detail-oriented professional able to manage multiple projects and deadlines. Please send resume with detailed cover letter and contact information for at least three references to careers@artstaffing.com.

Posted on 7/20/2016

Human Resources Manager, Roundabout Theatre Company, New York City

 

For our client, The Roundabout Theatre Company, one of the nation's largest and most celebrated non-profit theaters, we are seeking a Human Resources Manager. The successful applicant will work with senior management to create and implement all HR policies and procedures, including the standardization of processes to attract, retain and develop staff. Reporting to the Director of Finance, the position's duties include: manage planning and delivery of recruitment and staffing, employee relations, performance management, training, compensation and benefits; Provide day-to-day direction across the organization to ensure application of HR practices and compliance; liaise with and respond to needs of managers and staff; resolve employee relations issues and consult with legal consul as necessary; provide support in assessing and refining compensation practices, including bonuses; create and implement a strategic HR plan that supports the goals and mission of the company and its internal culture; other duties as required. The ideal candidate will have at least 7 years' experience in Human Resources with comprehensive knowledge of recruitment, employee relations, compliance, compensation, benefits planning and administration, as well as training management and organizational development. Demonstrated success in supporting a creative arts and culture non-profit organization; knowledge of current HR trends, labor laws and federal and state regulations; and excellent communications and organizational skills are essential. BA required: HR-related degree or SPHR certification a plus. Competitive salary DOE and excellent benefits. An exciting opportunity for a hands-on and highly adaptable professional able to manage multiple priorities. Please send resume as standard Word document with detailed cover letter and contact information for at least three references to careers@artstaffing.com.

Posted on 6/23/2016

Bookstore Manager, New York City

 

For our world-renowned arts & culture/luxury retail bookstore client we are seeking a Bookstore Manager. The successful applicant will manage all aspects of the day-to-day and strategic operations of the bookstore's flagship location. Duties will include: execute corporate directives and implement strategies for growth; liaise with corporate offices; analyze sales and identify trends; manage inventory; oversee operations; manage a staff of 13 and hire and train personnel; oversee website and social media; supervise Events Manager to produce all public and private events; liaise with industry partners; provide client support and customer service; other duties as necessary. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years' experience in arts & culture retail; broad familiarity with art, architecture, fashion, photography and design; and excellent communications, presentation and leadership skills. BA in Art History or equivalent required; languages a plus. Salary DOE plus benefits. An exciting opportunity for a proactive and collaborative professional who is able to represent the company and the brand. Please send resume with detailed cover letter and contact information for at least three references to careers@artstaffing.com.

Posted on 6/16/2016

Senior Auction Specialist, Auction House
Washington, DC

 

For our distinguished DC Auction House client we are seeking a Senior Auction Specialist. The successful candidate will oversee sales, secure consignments, provide expertise and meet annual figures for sales and operating income. Duties include: develop new market and client opportunities; research and assess current market trends and values for a broad range of art and antiques, with preferred focus on American and European Fine and Decorative Arts and strong general knowledge of Silver, Jewelry, Watches, Books and Asian Art; determine sale potential of materials; increase transactions in consignments and sales; review photo queries and appraise objects; develop and maintain client base; other duties as necessary. The ideal applicant will have at least 8 years' experience as a generalist in an auction house, demonstrated ability to appraise property and increase client base; knowledge of auction platforms (AuctionFlex, Live Auctioners, etc.,) and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. BA in Art History or equivalent required; diverse relations with dealers and collectors essential. Salary to 100K plus commission and benefits. Please send resume with detailed cover letter and contact information for three references to careers@artstaffing.com.

Posted on 6/1/2016

Project Manager & Administrative Assistant
Private Art Collection, New York City

 

For our art collector client, we are seeking a Project Manager & Administrative Assistant. The successful candidate will assist with all administrative functions regarding the care, management and loan schedule of a globally renowned private art collection of Old Masters. Duties include: assist with schedule of collection projects, including museum loans, exhibitions, website updates and work agendas; oversee and update databases; perform research into provenance and maintain related archives; provide support to senior staff, including document production, internal schedules, correspondence, travel plans and filing; serve as courier as needed; other duties as necessary. The ideal applicant will have at least 3 years' experience in a private collection, gallery or museum with a focus on Old Masters; knowledge of basic collections management and best practices; familiarity with collections management databases; and excellent communications, organizational and time management skills. BA in Art History or equivalent required. An excellent opportunity for a dedicated, engaged and team-oriented professional. Some travel. Salary DOE and excellent benefits. Please send resume, detailed cover letter and contact information for at least three references to careers@artstaffing.com.

Posted on 5/12/2016

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