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Assistant, Wedel Art

Description

Wedel Art is an art advisory firm with special expertise in Modern and Contemporary Art. We work with private, institutional and corporate clients on their collections, exhibition programmes, special projects and philanthropy, as well as curating exhibitions and artist projects internationally.

We are looking for a dynamic individual who can adapt to the changes and fast-pace of the contemporary art-world while maintaining rigorous organisational and administrative standards. The candidate will be assisting with sales, major art projects, exhibitions, the day-to-day running of the business and a variety of other challenges as they come up. Discretion is an essential part of this role.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

·       Communicating with clients and artists
·       Co-ordinating shipping, installation and insurance of artworks
·       Managing invoicing and accounts
·       Preparing sales texts and images
·       Booking and co-ordinating busy travel schedule
·       Researching and compiling information on artists, shows and institutions
·       Answering phone and handling general inquires
·       Managing website and social media
·       Managing mail, general correspondence, calendars, rsvps and reservations
·       General duties such as filing, copying, ordering supplies, office organization.

Desired Skills/Competencies/Experience:

·      Relevant experience as Personal Assistant
·      Strong organisational, communication, and writing skills
·      Knowledge of basic business accounting essential
·      Impeccable interpersonal skills and phone etiquette
·      Self-starter with ability to handle responsibility and autonomy
·      Knowledge of MS Office, PowerPoint, Keynote, InDesign, website management platforms
·     Interest in contemporary art
·      A flexible, enthusiastic approach to work