Gallery Operations Manager. £35k.

Art works sales support. Inventory management. Gallery Operations.

Art works sales support. Inventory management. Gallery Operations.
Mayfair Contemporary Gallery.

Support the gallery sales team as well as the gallery operations team.
This is an opportunity to be a key member of the gallery team supporting both the Art Sales & Gallery Operations teams.
The Gallery Operations Manager is a critical role central to the artistic and commercial success of the art gallery.
You benefit from a bonus calculated as a share of the sales commission pool.
Experience of working in an art gallery or auction house operations is required.

Art works sales support. Inventory management. Gallery Operations.

You will have a wide variety of interesting tasks such as conducting artwork research, researching clients, maintaining contact with clients, keeping ArtLogic database up to date, responding to gallery enquires, maintaining the inventory of art works, coordinating shipping & delivery of artworks, maintaining Artist’s ReSale Rights information (ARR), raising sales invoices, supporting HR administration, and ensuring the smooth running of all gallery facilities from managing the cleaning staff to liaising with IT contractors.

Why join this gallery :

It’s an exciting time to join. With a new gallery management & executive team the gallery is embarking on strong growth plans backed by large capital investment. The gallery represents contemporary artists working in a range of mediums including video art. Whilst maintaining a strong commercial focus the art gallery has an open and engaging style whereby art related events are held to develop meaningful value added experiences for existing and potential clients.

Key Tasks. Art works sales support. Inventory management. Gallery Operations.

  • Research artwork sales including price, auction, and artist research
  • Maintain client database including ensuring records maintained in ArtLogic
  • Filter and respond to enquires
  • Assist in the sales process from consignment to delivery ensuring all documentation completed
  • Co-ordinate the shipping  & delivery of art works
  • Complete Condition Reports on received art works
  • Make certain that art works are correctly stored along with maintenance, packing, and handling notes
  • Catalogue incoming artworks
  • Maintain Artist’s ReSale Rights information (ARR) 
  • Raise sales invoices, process payments, and compile artist commission payments
  • Maintain the VAT Margin Scheme records
  • Keep inventory up to date
  • Liaise with conservators regarding restoration work
  • Administrative support regarding Human Resources, Health & Safety compliance, and Finance
  • Daily gallery facilities management including management of cleaning staff

Experience required :

  • Similar experience gained in a gallery or auction house is required.

To apply for this Gallery Operations Manager job :

Please call George Buckland : 020 7321 3701 for an informal confidential discussion or click the green “Apply Now” button below to send your CV.

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