carlier | gebauer

OPEN POSITIONS

carlier | gebauer is an established and international gallery in the art district / U-Bahn Kochstrasse in Berlin with a dependance in Madrid.

To strengthen our team in Berlin, we are now looking for the following full or part-time positions:


Head of Operations / Team Lead, Berlin (32-40hrs/week)

Coordinating all departments of the gallery in Berlin the Head of Operations / Team Lead keeps an overview of all day-to-day operations. It is a team-leading position, which connects the Logistics Department with the Exhibitions & Sales Department, the back and front offices. The position requires solid experience of management preferably at an art gallery.

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to application@carliergebauer.com


Production Manager (32 to 40hrs/week)

The Production Manager coordinates the fabrication of artworks in close collaboration with external partners, the artists studios as well as with the artist liaisons of the gallery. Accompanying each project throughout all stages of development, the Production Manager will be working on and deliver in a timely manner proposals and solutions to meet all exhibitions and activities’ deadlines linked to the gallery's schedule. The successful candidate has proven experience coordinating production of large-scale and multidisciplinary artworks, as well as in depth experience of working in a team.

The role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

- Coordination of production projects in close collaboration and communication with artists and producers
- Quality control of ongoing productions
- Processing and controlling of all generated production costs together with the accounting department of the gallery
- Planning of installation and de-installation schedules of internal and external exhibitions of the gallery
- Manage a team of technicians/art handlers during exhibition set-ups and dismantles, and during the day-to-day in the warehouse
- Creating installation manuals / instructions for collectors and institutions
- Ordering transport crates and appropriate packaging for produced works together
- Database maintenance (creating and updating inventory entries)

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experiences:

- Several years of gallery experience - ideally in art production and exhibition planning
- Excellent organizational and communication skills
- Flexibility, ability to work under pressure and willingness to travel
- German and English as native language or on native level

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to application@carliergebauer.com

Artist Liaison & Sales

As primary point of contact for artists, the Artist Liaison & Sales is responsible for studio liaison, exhibitions and career strategy. Working within the Sales & Exhibitions department of the gallery and in close collaboration with the Sales Director, the Artist Liaison & Sales will accompany all internal and external gallery’s exhibitions of their artists, archiving their work as well as updating their textual and visual information. The successful candidate will work hands-in-hands with the Production Manager updating the database with new work entries and following their developments. Candidates have proven experiences in gallery, museum or similar and the ability to work within the fast pace of a commercial gallery.

The role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

- Liaising with gallery artists
- Coordination of exhibitions planing with the Operation & Communication Team
- Planning and setting up online sales strategies with the owners together with the Sales Director
- Preparation and sending out of price lists, offers and previews
- Organisation of exhibitions and gallery projects
- Communication with international museums and other institutions

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experiences:

- Work experience in a gallery and deep knowledge of the international contemporary art market
- Good commercial awareness
- Excellent written and verbal communication
- Proactive and positive attitude
- German and English as native language or on native level

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to application@carliergebauer.com


Registrar, Berlin (32 to 40hrs/week)

Coordinating all logistics ranging from managing imports and exports, to planning and supervising all movements of artworks within and outside of the gallery, the Registrar will work closely with the Logistics and Production Managers of the gallery to conduct inspections and condition reports, generate necessary paperwork, and record property and location information in the gallery’s database. Acting as the first point of contact for all incoming and outgoing art, while also working closely with the Sales team and the clients of the gallery. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of experience in a fine art shipping company or similar and must have detailed knowledge of customs and tax regulations.

The role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

- Planning, coordination and handling of all domestic and international transports
- Warehouse logistics of internal and external warehouses
- Proper packing for transport and storage
- Instruction and cooperation with assistants, technicians and art-handlers of the gallery
- General inventory maintenance and updating of database with input of all relevant information
- Coordination and cooperation during set-up and dismantling, installation / de-installation of works in the gallery and at fairs
- Technical and logistical support of the exhibitions on site
- Handling of insurance claims and condition inspections of the works

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experiences:

- Several years of professional experience in the field of art at an international level
- Very good knowledge in the field of art handling, packaging, handling, storage of artworks
- A basic understanding of import/export and tax regulations, and willingness to extend their knowledge on the topic
- Flexibility and willingness to travel
- German and English as native language or on native level

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to application@carliergebauer.com