29 July 2018

Opportunity Description

SMAC Gallery is looking for an experienced Gallery Manager to join our team in Johannesburg on a full-time basis. The position focuses on sales, client relations and project management and requires the capacity to work well in a team as well as individually.

The successful candidate should have the following qualities:

  • Well-informed understanding of contemporary artistic practice
  • Experience in sales and marketing
  • Excellent management skills
  • A professional manner
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Client liaison – building and maintaining relationships with private and corporate clients
  • Artist liaison – managing the gallery’s relationships with represented artists
  • Project management – gallery exhibitions, external projects, and artwork production
  • Managing the smooth day to day running of the gallery
  • Maintaining and building gallery databases and archives

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm & Saturday’s and Public holidays 10:00am to 3:00pm. Additional hours during exhibition prep, openings and fairs will be required.
Salary: Dependent on experience

The applicants must be available to begin by mid-August.

How to Apply

To apply: please submit a cover letter and CV to info@smacgallery.com