12 August 2022

Opportunity Description

The Goodman Gallery Group is looking for an experienced creative Writer/Researcher to join our growing team. This is a full-time position and the successful candidate will be in Cape Town.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for researching artists and artworks in order to produce copy on artworks in inventory
  • Responsibility for engaging with artists, curators and artist’s studios in order to produce relevant copy relating to the artists and their artworks and ensure that the content is distributed, stored and accessible as required.
  • Producing artist short form bios
  • Producing all press releases for SA exhibitions and projects as well as global press releases as required
  • Pitching exhibitions and projects to SA and international press
  • Working as part of the comms team to strategise, develop, generate and implement press concepts and ideas
  • Producing descriptions of artworks & bodies of works
  • Producing marketing copy
  • Producing art fair application copy
  • Producing content for website & digital platforms
  • Working with the comms team to produce artist essays for own website
  • Working with the comms team on writing for Seniors Directors
  • Conducting general research on artists and producing content and text as required by Head Curator
  • Filing and archiving of texts/content- both digitally and in hard copy
  • Proactively working with Artist Liaisons to target key inventory and producing essays as required

How to Apply

Please email a covering note and your CV to melanie@goodman-gallery.com