Communications Manager

Over the Influence Gallery

Los Angeles, CA

DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a motivated and creative communications manager to be responsible for the overall communications strategy of a large commercial art gallery based in Los Angeles and Hong Kong. The successful candidate will be able to develop a marketing, PR, and communications strategy for the galleries that develops a strong story for the media. Candidates will have the most success if they have a background in PR or as an Arts and Culture writer.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Tasks vary but typically include:

Market exhibitions and shows, including responsibility for public relations

Develop and update the gallery website

Develop press releases in conjunction with the gallery curator

Develop marketing and PR strategy for the gallery as well as for individual artists and exhibitions

Maintain social media accounts for both Hong Kong and Los Angeles Galleries

Organize press tours and interviews for artists

Organize installation shoots for each exhibition and distribute to relevant channels 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge and experience:
  • University degree with contemporary art knowledge preferred
  • Strong writing skills and background in either PR or Media preferred
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Knowledge of operating MS Office, Social Media Platforms
  • Enthusiastic with can-do attitude
  • Demonstrated research skillS
  • Fast learner, attention to detail, responsible, self-starter and well-organized
  • Fluent in both English and Chinese is preferred

COMPENSATION

Salary plus commission is negotiable based on prior experience

HOW TO APPLY

Applications can be sent to lauren@overtheinfluence.comPlease include resume, cover letter, and at least 1 professional reference.

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