Alex de Mare

Gallery Business Manager

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Visual Arts
  • Art
  • Management
  • PA
  • Excel
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Admin
  • French
  • Italian
  • History of art
  • Art Sales
  • Spanish

Work history

Currently

Gallery Business Manager

The Gallery Print Centre

Feb 2016
  • - Managing all aspects of this start-up gallery and fine art printing studio, owned by printing company Service Point, Ltd.; from online content (website, online shop, marketing, newsletters, social media); to people management (supporting a team of 7 members), identifying training needs, mentoring staff, and delegating tasks and jobs; quoting jobs; artist liaison; curation of exhibitions; and organising all Private Views and events. - Managing the Front of House, as main point of contact for deliveries, sales queries and client printing needs. - Budgeting and forecasting financial projections for the business, as well as bookkeeping and sales management, using SAP NetWeaver to administer sales, quotes and P&Ls. - Developing and extending client lists, by networking on behalf of the gallery, and promoting and selling artists’ works, through both exhibitions and personal contacts.

2015

Gallery Assistant

Rook Raven

Feb 2014 - Feb 2015
  • - Managing the Front of House as the main point of contact for clients, artists, deliveries, and all enquiries. - Art handling, professionally packing works for shipment to clients and artists globally. - Bookkeeping and stock control management. - Designing sales material, from catalogues and press releases, to invitations for internal and external gallery events - Managing online content, writing material for the website and social media

2014

Research Intern

Christies

Nov 2013 - Feb 2014
  • - Managing the Front of House as the main point of contact for clients, artists, deliveries, and all enquiries. - Art handling, professionally packing works for shipment to clients and artists globally. - Bookkeeping and stock control management. - Designing sales material, from catalogues and press releases, to invitations for internal and external gallery events - Managing online content, writing material for the website and social media

Education

2012

BA(Hons) Italian and History of Art

University of Leeds

Aug 2008 - Jun 2012