Careers

HR Manager

London

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 nine locations worldwide including London, Geneva, a strong foothold in Palo Alto and two galleries in New York. 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 enthusiastic, highly organized, and detail-oriented Editorial Associate to provide support for publication projects under the gallery imprint. This person will provide editorial and administrative assistance throughout all aspects of the publications process, from initial planning stages through to printing and distribution. Part of the Communications & Public Engagement Department, the Publications team is highly collaborative, working together to ensure the highest quality in all aspects of book making. Reporting to the Editorial Director, the Editorial Associate also works closely with the design and production team members to set priorities, maintain schedules, and ensure timely progress of projects.

The Editorial Associate will also collaborate closely with other departments within the gallery, including Sales, Curatorial, Imaging, and Research & Archives, as well as external designers and publishing industry professionals in the execution of their responsibilities.

Department

Human Resources

What you'll be doing:
  • Assist with project management and maintenance of global publication program
  • Draft book summaries
  • Editorial data entry and file transfers
  • Draft and file contracts
  • Facilitate invoice payment
  • Develop and maintain schedules using project management software
  • Liaise with other departments for organization of image rights and text reprints
  • Organize and maintain mailing lists
  • Assist with Art Book Fair organization and realization
  • Schedule meetings
  • Research and fact-checking
  • Review texts for grammar, spelling, punctuation, standard art historical usage, and consistency throughout publication
  • Proof interim and final versions of projects to ensure all corrections have been made
  • Participate in editorial, design, and production meetings
  • Assist with book shipping
  • Support freelance editors and act as their principal point of contact
  • Act as line of contact for external designers
  • Support other gallery editorial tasks as needed

What you'll bring:
  • Bachelor’s degree in art history, English, or related field of study with 2+ years of work experience
  • Prior gallery, museum, publishing house, or visual arts experience preferred
  • Active interest in and knowledge of contemporary visual and literary art
  • A sincere commitment to the world of books
  • Exceptional grasp of punctuation and grammar
  • Confident proofreading skills with a keen eye for detail and commitment to follow-up, and an eagerness to learn
  • Knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style (17th edition)
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team, manage time effectively, and pursue several projects simultaneously
  • Strong written communication skills, as well as interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word (especially its editing tools), Excel, and Outlook
  • Dependability, flexibility, and adaptability in a dynamic environment

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.