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Press Officer, Internationally Established Art Gallery

Job Details

  • Posted:26th June, 2023
  • Sector:Fine Art & Gallery, Art Gallery
  • Location:London, Greater London, United Kingdom
  • Job Ref:16602
  • Salary:Competitive
Alchemy is excited to be teaming up with a prestigious Internationally Established London Gallery looking for a Press Officer to join their team of excellent art experts.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Writing with press releases, media alerts, invites and gallery event texts
  • Overseeing the planning and implementing strategic and international press campaigns to promote the gallery’s exhibition programs, events, artist and gallery announcement/involvement
  • Closely work with the Head of Digital and Marketing for London to ensure communications and social media efforts are coordinated
  • Developing key relationships with press contacts, locally, nationally and internationally
  • Liaise with artist studios to develop press material for content
  • Manage and maintain the press database including admin tasks as updating the press clippings etc. 
  • Proactively gather new press contacts by coordinating the press mailing data
  • Management of journalist briefings, photo calls, press breakfasts, dinners, trips, and work events to support the galleries’ events and projects
  • Liaise with museum press offices and PR agencies
  • Representation of the gallery at UK and Europe events
Use Mailchimp to write and format press email communication 

Required Skills:
  • A University degree, preferably in arts or humanities subjects (B.A)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate strong analytical, organisational, interpersonal, and impeccable attention to detail skills
  • Passion for visual arts and knowledge of the contemporary art scene
  • Great IT skills: e.g. effortless use of Mailchimp, Microsoft Office and Mac OS X is a must 
  • A team player with a desire to be a part of a wonderful team within a vibrant fast-paced environment  

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