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PHOTOGRAPHY ART DEALER ASSISTANT IN SANTA MONICA (CALIFORNIA)This part-time position requires someone fairly self-reliant and some previous experience in an Art or Photography Gallery.
The owner/manager of the company, Valérie-Anne Giscard d’Estaing, shares her time between Los Angeles and Paris (France) where the original gallery is located.
She manages a dozen of Artists, sets up five to ten exhibitions a year in Paris and participates in several international Art Fairs (Art Elysées, Fotofever, Art Paris Art Fair, PhotoLA, Photo Shanghai, etc.).
Profile/Qualifications:

  • Strong written communication skills
  • Independent; used to work on his/her own
  • Work hours: 20 hours a week; part time, flexible but regular (the person can work two and a half days a week; or work part time every day; but it has to be the same every week).
  • Interested in Photography and/or the Art market. Has some experience in the area.
  • Outgoing, likes to network and sell.
  • Internet and software skills: Office, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Facebook, Twitter. We have an internal database which is fairly sophisticated, the person would be trained on it but has to be comfortable with Excel and/or professional back-offices.

 Missions: 

  • Working on the Press Releases, catalogues, database, newsletters, marketing material, inventory;
  • Preparation of Art Fairs (labels, shipping, insurance, etc.); follow up.
  • Follow-up on sales (liaising with the collector, framing, shipping, etc.)
  • Widening the online customer base, identify the important players and find their contact information;
  • Representing the company at professional events.

 Additional missions (optional) 

  • Initiate relationships with foundations, exhibition spaces, curators;
  • Pitch and head collaborations with the above.

 About the GalleryEstablished in Paris in 2007 by Valérie-Anne Giscard d’Estaing, the galerie’s focus is on 20th century and contemporary photography. The Galerie represents Photographers whose work is more oriented towards documentary photography and Artists more in the conceptual area. Since 2012, Valerie-Anne has established Fine Photographs LLC in Santa Monica (California) in order to champion the works of the photographers to American and Asian audiences.We have a strong commitment to our artists, set up six to ten exhibitions a year, participate in international Art Fairs and work with institutions, galleries and collectors around the world. 
For more information, visit our website: www. Galerie-photo12.com
Salary$25,000. Commissions and benefits to be discussed according to experience and qualifications.

 

Contact:Valerie-Anne Giscard d’Estaingvagiscard@live.com424 666 9987