Artiq is a London-based art agency creating impact with culture. We connect our clients with the cultural world, curating art collections and experiences while guaranteeing fair pay for our artists.
We are looking for a bright, creative Art Consultant with a proven track record in the hospitality design industry to join us, focusing on servicing existing clients as well as growing our reputation across prospective projects.
The successful candidate will be well-connected in the hospitality interior design world and have a keen interest in art and design, finding it easy to work with some of the biggest international brands and designers.
Purpose of Role
• To effectively manage your team and help them deliver on their own targets.
• To discover, sign and nurture the best creative talent.
• To oversee the management of the Artiq catalogue.
• To oversee the management of Artiq artists, galleries and archives.
• To spearhead and manage partnerships and collaborations with galleries, institutions and creative businesses, specifically with art institutions and leading art school departments.
• To work closely with Sales & Marketing in delivering artist-focused events, partnerships and collaborations.
• To discover, sign and nurture the best creative talent; actively research and meet creative talent, from emerging to mid-career and established artists and studios, focusing specifically on mid-career artists.
• Negotiate terms with prospective and existing represented artists, makers, galleries and institutions. Ensure contracts are kept up to date and regularly reviewed.
• Work with the Sales team to understand how the contracts are performing for our artists.
• Attend industry events, including relevant exhibitions, open studios, auctions and art fairs for networking purposes, developing long-term relationships in the art world.
• To oversee the management of the Artiq catalogue; working closely with the Sales and Curatorial team to ensure sufficient art is added to the catalogue and available to Artiq clients.
• Work with the Operations team to oversee the stocklist of incoming and outgoing artworks on the catalogue and in storage.
• Implement and lead a structure to ensure communication is maintained across all Artiq artists, galleries and archives; maintain high-level relationships with existing artists, archives and galleries through regular and open communication with all connected parties.
• Be a mentor to artists, nurturing talent and developing their commercial viability.
• To implement events and structures that will build our artist community.
• Provide duty of care and ensure your team are motivated and effectively managed; ensure and help your team deliver on their targets.
• Report monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to the COO and the Board.
• Champion Artiq’s model amongst your network and relevant partners.
• Demonstrate commercial awareness in all aspects of the role.
• Develop sound business processes, systems and record-keeping practices.
• Drive efficiencies and find cost savings and innovations wherever possible.
• Always maintain the confidentiality and integrity of the Company.
What we're looking for
• A BA or MA in History of Art or equivalent.
• Proven track record in artist management.
• An existing and extensive network of artists, galleries, institutions, and collectors.
• Knowledge of and contacts within contemporary British art.
• Knowledge of, and with contacts, within contemporary international art.
• Personable and organised with excellent attention to detail.
How to apply
Please send a cover letter and your CV to email@example.com with the subject line Artist and Partnerships Manager application.
7th of October.
This is a full-time role based partly in our London office.
Artiq is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.