Employment Opportunities

New York, NY

Assistant to Artist Liaison

Gagosian is seeking a full-time Assistant to support one of the Gallery’s Artist Liaisons in New York.

The ideal candidate will have a BA or higher in Art History and at least two years relevant experience at a contemporary art gallery. Applicant attributes include, but are not limited to, outstanding organizational skills, multi-project and time management and attention to detail. The position involves significant contact with clients, artists, studio representatives and curators in a fast and dynamic working environment; discretion, sophistication, and poise are essential. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.

Duties include but are not limited to the following
– Work alongside the Artist Liaison to manage the relationships between the gallery and the artists and their studios. Provide administrative, logistical and project management support.
– Coordinate all artist matters, including internal and external exhibitions, consignments, loans, commissions, publications, press, research, logistics and more.
– Update and maintain artwork inventory and liaise with gallery staff on condition, framing, crating, shipping, installation, photography, and storage.
– Keep track of the fabrication process and timeline, the payments for all primary works in production and the communication of status updates to sales staff.
– Provide client liaison support and manage day-to-day relationships with their offices (execute and track consignment agreements, offers, invoices, and payments, and implement and oversee shipping and installation schedules for sold artworks).
– Assist with administrative tasks such as booking travel arrangements and preparing travel itineraries, scheduling meetings and studio visits, and issuing expense reports.

– BA or MA in Art History or a related field.
– Minimum of 2+ years of experience in a similar role at a contemporary art gallery.
– A working knowledge of and passion for modern and contemporary art.
– A flexible schedule, with availability to work additional hours as needed.
– Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
– Ability to work quickly and accurately, with a keen eye for detail.
– Highly organized and efficient, with the ability to manage a heavy workload.
– Self-starter with the ability to work independently, yet at the same time an enthusiastic and collaborative team player.
– Competence to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
– Confidence when working with numbers and using Excel.
– Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple projects and tasks.
– Detail-oriented and proactive work ethic.

Position Type
Full-Time/ Non-Exempt/Salaried position.

Salary commensurate with experience, comprehensive benefits package including three weeks’ paid vacation.

Application Instructions
Please send resume and cover letter to with “Assistant to Artist Liaison” in the subject line. Walk-ins or phone inquiries will not be accepted for this position.

Gagosian is committed to maintaining a diverse working environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation,