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Jul 22

Associate Director of Public Programs

Gagosian Gallery, Inc.

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Associate Director of Public Programs

Gagosian Gallery, Inc.

Posted on
Jul 22


Gagosian is hiring a full-time Associate Director of Public Programs.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
– Create and develop programs for all New York galleries (performances, film screenings, talks, etc.).
– Cultivate and develop partnerships with external performance arts, film, and music organizations to create programs.
– Oversee logistics of in-person programs in New York.
– Prepare budgets for programs; submit invoices to Global Director of Public Programs for approval and processing.
– Liaise with all artists, speakers, participants and collaborators. Organize prep calls for programs. Draft contributor releases.
– Book travel for artists, speakers, participants and collaborators.
– Negotiate honoraria with speakers and collaborators.
– Prepare all marketing materials for programs; draft copy for webpage, Eventbrite page, and social channels. Work closely with marketing and press departments to increase public program attendance.
– Coordinate program staffing and supervise.
– Act as on-site point person for speakers, attendees, tech needs and vendors.
– Oversee technical logistics of program; manage sound check, liaise with videographer, etc.
– Work closely with gallery staff during programs to ensure smooth operation and excellent client service.
– Create and maintain program budgets; track invoices internally; communicate with vendors.
– Oversee the data collection, analysis, and reporting on all New York programs; liaise with online sales team and send post-program data to appropriate departments.
– Oversee filing and archiving of program materials (invitations, guest lists, budget spreadsheets).
– Work with video team on editing program recording; liaise with artists and speakers on edit.
– Report on programs, including numbers, participant feedback, observational notes on curriculum and program structures. Generate reports to provide insight on departmental finances and audience metrics.
– Conduct ongoing research into contributors, collaborators, partners and venues.

Qualifications for the role
– A long-term interest in developing a career within the field of Public Programs and Education.
– 5-8 years of experience in a similar role.
– Excellent communication and written skills are required.
– Professionalism and discretion is a must.
– Proactive planning ability combined with keen attention to detail.
– Possess excellent time management and organizational skills
– Excellent computer skills including: Microsoft Office Products, Eventbrite, Zoom.

The position schedule is Monday–Friday, 9:30am–6pm, with additional hours required for programs, openings and events.

Benefits and perks
– Comprehensive benefits suite through Cigna, including a fully subsidized employee only level HSA plan
– MetLife pet insurance
– A 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
– Employee discount on Gagosian products and publications
– Pre-tax flexible spending, dependent care, and commuter benefits

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular position.

Salary commensurate with experience; comprehensive benefits package.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V, committed to ensuring that all current and prospective employees are afforded equal opportunities.

Employee health and safety is of the utmost importance and as such Gagosian is committed to adhering to New York State Department of Health covid safety guidelines.


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Please send resume and cover letter to with “Associate Director of Public Programs” in the subject line. Walk-ins or phone inquiries will not be accepted for this position.

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