Gallery Assistant

David Zwirner seeks a full-time Gallery Assistant (Books & Photo) for its London gallery. Qualified candidates should be highly personable, proactive, motivated, and have strong communication skills. Previous experience at a gallery, museum, or comparable arts organization is required.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Greet visitors and interface with the public
  • Field and direct incoming phone calls
  • Open and close the gallery, as needed
  • Prepare and update price lists for exhibitions and viewings
  • Manage staff calendar
  • Manage shipping and receiving of mail and packages for all staff
  • Provide general administrative support for all departments, including sales team
  • Maintain general office and kitchen supply inventories
  • Assist with gallery opening and events
  • Maintain an up to date gallery photography & videography calendar 
  • Assist with images formatting 
  • Assist in maintaining the digital workflow of images from post production, to server, to database and Dropbox
  • Assist in maintaining the digital image server
  • Assisting Sales and Comms/Marketing with internal image search
  • Assist the Managing Director of David Zwirner Books 
  • Draft and prepare the MD of DZB’s sales presentations and copy
  • Manage all David Zwirner Books events and book fairs in the UK and Europe (4-5 a year approx)
  • Assist with archival book research ahead of exhibitions and new artists representation
  • Oversee the London bookstore and comps stock
  • Send a weekly sales and comp reports to Publishing Associate
  • Presentation of new titles and exhibition related books 
  • Photography of DZB books for social media when requested  


The position is Tuesday - Saturday, 9:30am to 6:00pm. Applicant will occasionally need to work additional hours for events and openings. 

Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins, please.

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