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Gallery Assistant & Events CoordinatorURE, Limited
  • Central
  • Salary negotiable
  • Posted on 22 Aug 2019
Gallery Assistant & Events CoordinatorURE, Limited

Job Highlights

  • International contemporary art gallery in Central
  • Fluent English, Mandarin & Cantonese essential
  • Experience in art industry / VIP events a plus

Job Description

David Zwirner Hong Kong is seeking candidates for the following full-time position. Qualifications include fluency in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese and the ability to effectively communicate in person, phone and email. High attention to detail and superior time management is essential:

Gallery Assistant & Events Coordinator

- Provide daily administrative and operational support to Gallery Director

- Support Gallery Director on event planning; liaise closely with NY and London teams on guest list management, invitation distribution and RSVP follow-up with VIP guests

- Off-site support for gallery events (private dinners, artist talks, film screenings) – logistics, coordinating with vendors, setting up venues, greet guests at check-in, and transport as required

- Manage and maintain Gallery Library inventory, working closely with NY and London Books team (log incoming / outgoing books, receiving catalogues, VIP mailings, book display)

- Assist with Front Desk duties (field incoming calls, greet visitors, record VIP visits, maintain exhibition materials & print-outs)

- Order office supplies

- Open and close gallery, as needed

- Assist with credit card transactions (e.g. book sales)

- Manage interns and assist with daily upkeep of the gallery

- Valid HKSAR work permit required, experience at a comparable art gallery or museum a plus

- Available to start by early October

Our gallery hours are 11AM – 7PM, Tuesdays through Saturdays, with additional hours for events and openings. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references to apply.

Additional Information

Career Level
Entry Level
Qualification
Degree
Years of Experience
1 year
Employment Type
Full Time

Company Overview

David Zwirner is a contemporary art gallery with locations in New York (Chelsea), London (Mayfair), and Hong Kong (Central). The gallery represents over 60 artists and estates and has over 200 members of staff internationally, with a recently opened space in Hong Kong spanning over 10,000 square feet, at the new H Queen's building on Queen's Road Central. Since opening in 1993, it has been home to innovative, singular, and pioneering exhibitions across a variety of media and genres. Active in both the primary and secondary markets, the gallery has helped foster the careers of some of the most influential artists working today, and has maintained long-term representation of a wide-ranging, international group of artists, including Francis Alÿs, Michaël Borremans, Carol Bove, Marlene Dumas, Yayoi Kusama, Jeff Koons, Raymond Pettibon, Neo Rauch, Richard Serra, Wolfgang Tillmans, Luc Tuymans, and others.

Additional Company Information

Industry
Benefits & Others
Five-day work week, Medical insurance, Performance bonus