A multi-lingual Gallery Manager with five years of professional experience covering sales, marketing, events and general administration in the fields of contemporary visual art and design. A self-starter with strong organizational, people and customer service skills, a good eye for detail and the ability to prioritise tasks and to meet deadlines. Key Skills: - Organizing, promoting and managing art exhibits, installations and events. - Developing and maintaining relationships with artists and clients. - Implementing sales & marketing strategies to drive sales of art works.
Day-to-day management of the gallery, reporting directly to the gallery Director. Client relationship management, customer service and direct sales; +/- £1m annual sales Sales & marketing activities such as creating client mailers, cataloguing, brand partnerships, regular website and social media updates, private VIP events. Assisting Gallery Director in secondary art market advisory services. Transport and logistic; assessment and selection of artworks for exhibition; planning, overseeing and promoting exhibitions at the gallery as well as at art fairs. Ongoing inventory and client list management and reporting. Management of client lists and advisory services. Recruitment, training and management of staff. General administration such as invoicing, budgeting and accounts.
Assisted in the development of the Barbican’s online community, managing the company website and main social media pages. Contributed to the production of online marketing campaigns by writing and distributing e- newsletters, carrying out online research and creating digital content to send to appropriate PR & marketing sites.
Front of house activities, sales support, installation of exhibitions, assistance in delivering exhibition opening events.
Support to the senior management team in day-to-day running of the studio. General office duties; accounts administration and project coordination liaising with clients, suppliers, and site inspections.