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17 Jun 2013

Full-Time Project Manager

Cai Studio – Posted by Jewish Jobs New York, New York, United States

Job Description

The studio of artist Cai Guo-Qiang (www.caiguoqiang.com) is seeking a full time Project Manager.

The Project Manager will be responsible for organizing and managing new projects, exhibitions, and print publications. Other duties include art handling, registrar, on-site installation, and assisting with artwork production.

Candidates must

• Demonstrate excellent abilities in reading/writing/speaking English and Mandarin Chinese;

• Have 2-5 years of related experience in managing large-scale art projects and exhibitions, including working with international museums, non-profit institutions, auction houses and galleries.

• Be detail-oriented, have superior problem-solving and communication skills.

• Demonstrate a track record of strong leadership; be able to handle a fast-paced environment and multiple tight deadlines while working as part of a small, close-knit team.

• Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Photoshop, and FileMaker in a Macintosh environment.

• Be prepared for frequent and extended periods travel for site visits as well as oversee exhibition installation.

Strongly desired:

• Ability and experience in simultaneous Mandarin Chinese-English translation on a wide variety of topics in public speaking events.

• Experience with event production, registrar, publishing, public relations, fundraising, contracts and legal matters, budgets, and sales.

• A passion for contemporary art and knowledge of current art events. Keen interest in other art fields and disciplines, such as performance art, music and film is also beneficial.

• Candidates with an art history and/or art administration background, especially those with a master’s degree will be given preferential consideration.

This is a full time position with benefits including paid vacation, health and travel insurance. Salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Please send your cover letter, résumé, and writing samples to Cai Studio at info@caiguoqiang.com All application materials must be in both Chinese and English to be considered.

Job Categories: Business/Management, Indeed, and Other. Job Types: Full-Time.

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