For our client, an international modern art dealer, we are currently recruiting an Art Gallery Manager to manage a team of 12 staff in city of Dubai.
The Art gallery manager is primarily responsible for maintaining and improving the artistic and commercial success of this top end art gallery.
Regular duties of art gallery manager include:
– implementing marketing strategies to increase sales
– advertising gallery artists and collections, organizing and promoting exhibits and art installations
-developing and maintaining relationships with artists and clientele
– conferring with executives, and updating acquisition catalogue, sales records and client database.
The Art gallery manager is also responsible for updating the gallery’s website, supervising and training gallery staff, as well as participating in auctions, art conventions and lectures. Additional tasks depend on the size, specialization and particular practice of the gallery. Some art galleries and museums require the art manager to perform more actively in finance and IT.