Publishing Assistant, David Zwirner Books

David Zwirner Books is seeking a candidate with a demonstrated interest in publishing to assist with the selling, distribution, and marketing of our imprint in New York. The ideal candidate has a BA in Art History and/or Arts Administration and is highly organized with excellent communication skills. They are interested in helping getting our publications out into the world and are available to work at book fairs, pop-ups, and David Zwirner Books events. Previous experience at a bookstore or museum shop a plus.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Assisting with online and physical bookshop, including purchasing, fulfillment of web sales and orders, and general shipments
  • Liaise with all front desk staff (NY, London, HK, Paris) regarding on-site sales reporting, stock checks, informing them of new publications
  • Assist with the logistics of and work at all DZB pop-ups, events, and book fairs
  • Manage organization and inventory of books in all repository locations
  • Track and record all sales department and press book comps and usage globally in database and lists
  • Edit, maintain, and update content on davidzwirnerbooks.com
  • Prepare both press and client book mailings, in collaboration with Marketing and Sales teams
  • Preparation of all book award submissions
  • Manage dates on DZB master calendar and DZ calendar when appropriate 

Requirements 
  • BA (Art History, Administration, Studio Arts preferred) 
  • 1–2 years experience in a museum, gallery, or art institution
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in publishing and/or bookstores a plus
  • Must have strong administrative, organizational, and professional communication skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be a detail-oriented and proactive team player

Position hours are Monday - Friday, 10am to 6pm, with additional hours as needed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references through our careers page here to apply.

The Gallery is firmly committed to equal employment opportunities in all facets of its operations. The Gallery makes decisions concerning hiring and terms and conditions of employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law.

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