Art Researcher

Recruiter
OliverMak Associates
Location
W1F 9AH, London (Greater)
Salary
competitive
Posted
23 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Ref
14683A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Art Researcher

ROLE SUMMARY/PURPOSE OF JOB Our client is a London based fine arts services group comprising four companies. In total the company employs circa 100 members of staff and is growing.With our Client you would work on the website of a contemporary German artist, coordinating the research team and ensuring a consistently high standard of material. The role also entails carrying out research and editing data in close collaboration with your team members, providing new and historical content aimed at both scholarly and general audiences. As this role encompasses the management of a small team, a certain degree of maturity and responsibility is desired. This is an exciting role for a bi-lingual art historian to join a friendly art research team in an exciting, fast-growing art services company.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES

Management of the research team by organising workloads and priorities

Maintain website, carry out research and provide content for the website, always keeping it up to date with current developments

Ensure continual improvement and reviewing of existing data

Write and proof-read texts in German and English

Liaise with stakeholders and external researchers and institutions; answering email requests and filtering incoming enquires

Tracing images and their copyrights

Documenting and archiving of data content

Producing and editing of video content 

Representing the artist on social media

PERSON SPECIFICATION FOR THE ART RESEARCHER ROLE

ESSENTIAL:

  • A degree in Art History with a strong interest and knowledge in contemporary art
  • Native German language skills (at least C2 – CEFR or comparable)
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Must be pro-active and self-sufficient in organising workload
  • The ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • MS Office skills

DESIRABLE:

 

  • Experience of editing web content
  • Knowledge of another European language (ideally French/ Italian/ Spanish) or Chinese
  • Previous experience with FileMaker and/or databases or CMS
  • Experience with managing Social Media accounts

Working hours for the Art Researcher role are 9-6 Monday-Friday

If you would like the chance to join a friendly team in a creative and fast-growing company, And would like to be considered for the Art Researcher role please click ‘Apply’ Below

Unfortunately, due to the large number of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to unsuccessful applicants individual

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