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Gallery Director

Job Details

  • Posted:28th April, 2023
  • Sector:Fine Art & Gallery
  • Location:Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Job Ref:16409
  • Salary:Competitive salary + Commission + Benefits Package

Alchemy is working alongside an established Dubai based Contemporary Gallery who are looking to bring on an energetic Gallery Director. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Building and maintaining client relationships, with collectors and curators.  
  • Network and establish new collectors for the gallery. 
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the practises of the gallery’s artists and biographies. 
  • Manage the gallery’s artists while in Dubai and across the globe at Art industry events. 
  • Work closely with the artists and gallery staff in order to provide ideas and help produce artworks. 
  • Write press releases when needed, and other written content including catalogues and wall text. 
  • Develop and present presentations.
  • Propose ideas for Art Fairs and manage applications. 
  • Develop and strategies gallery sales and client outreach. 
  • Work alongside other gallery staff in order to ensure day to day operations are completed. 
  • Participate in gallery openings, client networking, dinners, and international and local events. 
  • Complete contribution to Exhibition/Art Fair ideas, and suggestions of new artists. 

Skills required: 

  • Ability to maintain and reach out to clients. 
  • Management of all gallery employees. 
  • Confident negotiating and communicating with clients. 
  • Genuine passion for art, artists and its ever evolving markets. 
  • Exceptional writing skills and attention to detail is a must. 
  • Ability to represent the brand and reputation of the gallery space. 
  • An individual who works work both independently and collaboratively is essential. 


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