Gallery Director - Hosfelt Gallery

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Gallery Director - Hosfelt Gallery


Hosfelt Gallery, a contemporary art gallery founded in San Francisco 1996 and representing an international roster of contemporary artists and artists’ estates, is seeking an experienced Gallery Director.

The position is 32 – 40 hours/week on site. Compensation includes salary + commission and is commensurate with experience.

Primary responsibilities:
•      Generate sales, develop new client relationships, and field incoming sales inquiries
•      Oversee all aspects of gallery participation in art fairs, including applications, advance preparations and staffing the booth
•      Oversee the gallery’s marketing and communications
•      Develop relationships with gallery artists and a solid working knowledge about their practice and oeuvre
•      Oversee client development events, including receptions, dinners, and educational events
•      Attend relevant events outside of the gallery
•      As part of a 4-person senior staff, generate and build relationships with new and existing collectors, gallery colleagues, critics and writers, and museum professionals
•      Supervise gallery assistants and interns

The ideal candidate:
·       Is strongly motivated and self-directed, with sales experience and prior gallery, auction house, or museum experience
·       Brings to the position a substantial client base and well-developed relationships within the art world
·       Possesses knowledge of art history, contemporary art, and the San Francisco and broader international art communities
·       Has excellent organizational, communications and managerial skills
·       Is a team player who understands the value of working together towards a common goal

To apply, email resume and cover letter to No phone calls please.
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Expires: 2022-08-19