• Internship

    Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles

    This internship will be a full-time six-month position at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles.

    During your time here, you will be assigned a broad range of tasks that ensure you gain an understanding of how a large international gallery like Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles operates. Interns will work closely with the gallery assistants. These responsibilities could include assisting with the execution of private views, organizing events and sending mail outs in addition to daily administrative duties.

    An ideal candidate for this internship is required to be fluent in English, have excellent communication skills (verbal and written), and be organized with an ability to prioritize. A successful candidate will be an energetic self-starter with a poised and friendly demeanor. An interest in art and the art world is key. Familiarity with Mac OS is a must as well as proficiency with all Adobe CS6 programs.

    The internship will start immediately and last for the duration of six months.

    An internship at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles is a 35-hour per week position.

    Please send a cover letter and resume with ‘Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles Internship’ and your name in the subject line to lajobs@hauserwirth.com.

    Please do not call regarding applications.

  • Gallery Assistant

    Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles

    Hauser & Wirth is one of the world’s leading contemporary art galleries with offices in Zurich, Gstaad, London, Somerset, New York and Los Angeles. Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, located in a historic 100,000 square foot flour mill complex in the city’s burgeoning downtown Arts District, opened to the public in March 2016. The gallery transformed the site’s sprawling collection of late 19th and early 20th century buildings and outdoor spaces into a dynamic multi-disciplinary arts center. The new venue offers innovative exhibitions, museum-caliber amenities, and a robust schedule of public programs that contextualize the art on view, drawing upon, illuminating, and contributing to the urban culture of Los Angeles.

    We are looking for a Gallery Assistant to join our team in Los Angeles. This position requires great attention to detail, organization, diplomacy and an in-depth understanding of the gallery world. The Gallery Assistant is expected to plan, communicate and act independently and collaboratively, as projects require.

    Main Tasks
    Duties include but are not limited to:

    Front Desk
    - Answering phones and managing general gallery voicemail and inbox
    - Handling all outgoing mail, including FedEx, USPS and messenger deliveries
    - Responsibility for mailings such as exhibition invitation cards, catalogues, books and other
    - Coordinating incoming and outgoing book shipments – incl. storage
    - Making sure gallery is always neat for every occasion, maintaining the high standards of gallery appearance both during exhibitions and in between shows
    - Maintain all book displays, exhibition materials and signage
    - Staffing the front desk and managing sales in the gallery book shop
    - Organized filing and record keeping
    - Responsibility for managing new address entries and updates
    - Ordering and storage of office equipment, stationary and general office supplies as well as kitchen supplies
    - Ensuring that the archive and main library are constantly up to date and well organized
    - Assist with travel arrangements of staff and visitors
    - Assist with art fair preparations
    - Hiring, training, and supervising gallery interns
    - Hiring, training, and supervising gallery invigilators

    Exhibition organization
    - Compiling guest lists for opening dinners
    - Supervise distribution of invitations, RSVPs, and guest lists
    - Organization of gallery openings and exhibition events
    - Set up and dismantle for events
    - Organize hotel bookings for artists and their assistants
    - Assist with any promotional and marketing events and activities
    - Provide administrative support to the Education Department in the organization of tours and public events

    Requirements
    - A minimum of two years experience in an art gallery
    - 5 day work week, with overtime as required
    - Flexible schedule with weekend availability
    - Excellent communication and problem solving skills
    - Ability to work collaboratively and follow instructions
    - Ability and confidence to take initiative
    - Knowledge of and passion for modern and contemporary art
    - Exceptional customer service skills and a friendly demeanor
    - Computer proficiency (particularly with Mac OS X, Microsoft Office Suite, and Google Apps for Business) and willingness to learn new programs as necessary
    - Excellent written and oral communication skills
    - Superior organizational skills with ability to prioritize and multitask

    Pease submit your resume and cover letter, including references by email only to:
    lajobs@hauserwirth.com

  • Communications Intern

    Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles

    Full-time, paid position; fixed-term, six months

    Hauser & Wirth is one of the world’s leading contemporary art galleries with offices in Zurich, Gstaad, London, Somerset, New York and Los Angeles. Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, located in a historic 100,000 square foot flour mill complex in the city’s burgeoning downtown Arts District, opened to the public in March 2016. The gallery transformed the site’s sprawling collection of late 19th and early 20th century buildings and outdoor spaces into a dynamic multi-disciplinary arts center. The new venue offers innovative exhibitions, museum-caliber amenities, and a robust schedule of public programs that contextualize the art on view, drawing upon, illuminating, and contributing to the urban culture of Los Angeles.

    We are looking for a Communications Intern to join our team in Los Angeles. During your six-month internship, you will be assigned a broad range of tasks that ensure you gain an understanding of how a large international gallery like Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles operates. This position will work closely with the gallery assistants and with the Communications Manager.

    Responsibilities

    Marking and Communications

    • Utilize InDesign to create exhibition-related printed material and information packs for artists and gallery projects
    • Create assets and render motion graphics for gallery TV screens
    • Update gallery TV screens with local event schedule and international exhibitions
    • Proofread promotional copy and artist information packets

    Public Relations

    • Track and archive press coverage
    • Prepare, update and circulate press cuttings
    • Assist with incoming image requests
    • Update press mailing lists
    • Prepare and distribute press images and PR information
    • Assist with the execution of private views and press previews

    Regular Intern Tasks

    • Daily administrative tasks as requested

    Qualifications

    • At least one year experience in communications, media, public relations, and/or marketing
    • Fluency in English
    • Excellent written and verbal communication
    • Excellent editing and proofreading abilities
    • Proactive and positive attitude
    • Creative thinking and problem solving skills
    • Excellent time-management skills
    • Demonstrates interest in the visual arts
    • Fluency with InDesign essential
    • Familiarity with Photoshop, photography, scanning, and image editing required
    • Experience in communications in an arts-related organization is preferred
    • This position requires great attention to detail, organization, and diplomacy
    • Ability to work effectively with multiple individuals and manage several projects at once
    • Familiar with Mac operating system and Adobe Creative Suite

    Pease submit your resume and cover letter, including references by email only to:
    lajobs@hauserwirth.com