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Artistic Director Americas/Asia - Frieze Fairs

Requirement: permanent
Salary: upon application
Location: New York office
Closing deadline: 31 October 2014

Frieze is seeking an exceptional candidate to join the organisation at an exciting stage of its development.

Based in New York, the newly created role of Artistic Director for the Americas and Asia contributes to the strategic delivery of all three fairs in London and New York. Reporting to the Director of the Frieze Fairs, the role is part of a dynamic team leading the vision of the fairs together with the corresponding role of the Artistic Director for Europe, Middle East, Russia and Africa, who will be based in London.

The Artistic Directors will be the key liaison for galleries, institutions and collectors in their regions. You will be a member of the art fair strategy team which has responsibility ranging from the production to the promotion of the fairs as well as the curated sections; Frame, Focus and Spotlight and the programme of special commissions of Frieze Projects and Frieze Talks.

The role would suit a candidate with several years of senior management experience in a related environment, such as a gallery, museum or international art event. Deep knowledge of the art world and possessing of relationships in the Americas, and potentially also Asia, with opinion makers in the professional field is desirable. Demonstrable experience of managing and delivering complex and ambitious projects is required. Excellent organisational skills, an aptitude to problem solve and an ability to work independently is necessary.

For further information, please email hr@frieze.com. To apply, please submit a covering letter and CV by 31 October 2014 to hr@frieze.com.

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