Artist & Sales Assistant

New York

Pace Gallery is a leading international art gallery representing some of the most influential contemporary artists and estates from the past century. Since its founding by Arne Glimcher in 1960, Pace has developed a distinguished legacy as an artist-first gallery that mounts seminal historical and contemporary exhibitions. Under the current leadership of President and CEO Marc Glimcher, Pace continues to support its artists and share their visionary work with audiences worldwide by remaining at the forefront of innovation. Today, Pace has ten locations worldwide including London, Geneva, a strong foothold in Palo Alto, two galleries in New York and our newest location in Los Angeles. Pace was one of the first international galleries to establish outposts in Asia where it operates permanent spaces in Hong Kong and Seoul.

Pace Gallery is seeking an Artist & Sales Assistant responsible for supporting your Dealer with all sales and artist-related activities including exhibitions, appraisals, loans, consignments, shipping, and general research projects. You will have the opportunity to gain both artist and sales exposure and experience while exercising independent judgement in the above activities.



What you'll be doing:

  • Provide artist waitlist management including recording interest, tracking placement priorities and historical sales
  • Build artwork records in shared inventory system with Registrar; maintain records for all artist consignments, loans, and donations
  • Manage artist production costs and invoices
  • Track upcoming auction for artists
  • Partner on local shipping coordination with Registrar for framing, studio collections, etc.
  • Facilitate quarterly artist statements; circulate reports to office
  • Liaise with Imaging on artwork photography and videography as well as exhibition installation views
  • Renew reserves twice weekly and track active sales conversations
  • Support client viewings by generating reference materials
  • Manage all client catalogue mailings
  • Source and manage client and artist gifts
  • Support post-sale process through invoicing and shipment
  • Generate fair market appraisals upon request
  • Maintain, monitor, and develop client database
  • Assist with Vice President and artists travel and accommodations
  • Record and submit Vice President's Expenses
  • Maintain office master schedule with shows, projects, and events

What you'll bring:

  • BA Degree in Art History or related field
  • 3-4 years of art gallery and/or art institution experience
  • Dynamic planning ability.
  • Must have excellent multi-tasking and detail-oriented abilities.
  • Ability to work well in fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Excellent writing skills with proven writing experience
  • Technologically savvy and Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Microsoft Dynamics or similar CRM tool.
  • Ability to work onsite

In addition to an active and progressive work environment, Pace Gallery offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, retirement plans with a company match, flexible spending accounts and commuter benefits. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and offer a generous vacation policy.

Pace Gallery is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status.