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Jul 22

Communications & Media Relations Assistant

Gagosian Gallery, Inc.

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Communications & Media Relations Assistant

Gagosian Gallery, Inc.

Posted on
Jul 22


Gagosian is seeking a full-time Communications & Media Relations Assistant to support its Upper East Side team.

The ideal candidate is outgoing, organized and detail-oriented, has exemplary writing, proofreading and copy-editing skills, as well as the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment. A collaborative team player is a must, and an interest in arts PR is preferred.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Provide general administrative support to the global communications team
– Assist with the management of the press contact database
– Research media outlets and writers for pitching and cultivation
– Participate in brainstorming and strategic planning for the promotion of gallery and museum exhibitions
– Help organize and distribute gallery information to agency partners
– Assist with the distribution of press announcements
– Assist in planning and staffing press events
– Assist with the monitoring and management of global subscriptions

Media Coverage Monitoring & Archiving
– Research current media coverage on Gagosian and gallery artists on a daily basis
– Convert relevant, digital press coverage to standardized, archival formats (PDFs)
– Maintain digital and physical press archives and digitize content as appropriate
– Assist with the compilation of weekly media coverage emails to be shared with staff
– Generate media coverage reports for artists and gallery exhibitions upon request

– Assist in the updating of global gallery listings

– BA required (preferred areas of study include communications, journalism, or art history)
– Experience in a commercial gallery, art institution press office or PR agency, including internship experience
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written
– Team player
– Outgoing/self-starter
– Exceptional organizational and follow-up skills, with the ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
– Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and Word, as well as Adobe Photoshop
– Basic understanding of social media tools + channels
– Interest and basic knowledge of arts / luxury publications

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 “Communications & Media Relations Assistant” in the subject line. Walk-ins or phone inquiries will not be accepted for this position.

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