Communications Coordinator

David Kordansky Gallery

Los Angeles, CA

COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR
Monday - Friday                                

David Kordansky Gallery seeks a highly motivated, organized, hardworking, and team-oriented individual to fill the position of Communications Coordinator. This position is a full-time role, Monday through Friday, and requires flexibility for additional hours based on the needs of the gallery.
 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Serve as the primary contact for press inquiries, liaising between the gallery’s PR firm, Directors, Artist Liaisons, and artists as needed

- Propose weekly mail-outs, social media posts, and other media outreach, working closely with the Director of Institutional and Media Relations on strategic scheduling

- Draft text for and format mail-out messages and social media posts

- Maintain and manage the quarterly gallery newsletters, gathering content from the Artist Liaisons and updating text and images

- Prepare digital and hard copy artist packets, including press and images, for distribution to press, collectors, institutions, etc.

- Work with the Director of Institutional and Media Relations to manage advertising budget and liaise with advertisers accordingly

- Copy edit texts intended for publication, including press releases, social media posts, mail-outs, and books/catalogues

- Maintain online profiles for the gallery on WeChat, Ocula, and fair websites

- Facilitate copyright and image permission requests

- Assist in execution of fair applications


QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

- Bachelor of Arts degree with prior experience working in press or communications role at a gallery, museum, arts PR firm, or comparable arts organization preferred

- Experience communicating and working with artists/artists’ studios preferred

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- High attention to detail, exceptional organizational skills, and ability to implement and manage multiple projects and timelines

- Ability to think strategically and creatively about the gallery’s communications program

- Knowledge of contemporary art and art history

- Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Instagram, and WeChat

- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

- Strong negotiating skills and ability to creatively resolve problems

- Proficiency in Mac computers and Microsoft Office programs

- Experience using an inventory database program such as ArtBase preferred
 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to jobs@davidkordanskygallery.com.

Submissions without the above items will not be considered. No phone or walk-in inquiries please.

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