Art Pharmacy/Full-time/$50,000 to $60,000

Sydney

Posted 30 Jul 2022

Closes 30 Aug 2022

Artist Liaison and Assistant Project Manager

 

 Who We Are?

We are art curators, placemakers and art consultants. Art Pharmacy is a full-service art and culture agency. We curate, manage and deliver creative projects that culturally enrich spaces and tell sophisticated, interesting and people‑centric stories about place, community and creativity. We have reached all states in Australia.  We are a small team that works effectively together collaboratively with a curious nature.  We have recently been certified as -B Corp Certification is a designation that a business is meeting high standards of verified performance, accountability, and transparency

 

The Role

We are seeking an Artist Liaison and Assistant Project Manager to be the first point of contact for our artists and manage, grow and support our database of artists. You will also support a variety of art projects from placemaking public art strategy to curated corporate collections. This is a high-paced role in a dynamic office with no two days being the same. A passion for art and culture is a must! You will be working closely with our project managers to deliver and streamline our processes.

What will you love about the role?

Every day is different, we work with a whole range of clients all over the country from architects, councils, private clients, and developers – no two projects are the same. We love to push boundaries and promote curiosity. We are passionate about social impact and are currently going through our B Corp status. We love promoting our rich cultural diversity without our cities. We are advocates for artists. Our founder has written a book titled Making Art Matter and we continue to write and promote thought leadership in the art space.

 

Key tasks

● Project Management Support

● Overseeing project success

● Support with content presentations

● Artist Liaison Curation

● Selecting artists for projects

● Qualifying new artists’ enquiries – research

● Pitching creative strategy

 

Category of Work

Specific Tasks – Artist Liaison

● Source new 15 artist

● Handle all liaison with artists across projects you are on

● Produce all artist documentation – contracts, invoices.

● Ensure artists have the correct details for projects – including budget, timelines

and details

● Capsule recording of all artists

 

Assistant Project Manager

● Be aware of all timelines and details of projects you are on

● Understand all details of the project

● Management of concept process with artist

● Communicate with client/project lead the details you need for the artists

● Make project programs

● Proactively assist with the management of workload and diary.

● Prepare and edit correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents

● File and retrieve documents and reference materials

● Take notes during meetings and send a follow-up email within 24 hours of

meeting

● Track project health related to budgets, tasks to be completed

● Assist with organising and managing installs etc.

 

Content

● Artist and Concept Presentation building

● Strategy Presentation building

● Assistance with marketing/ PR on the project if required

 

Note: Phone and laptop provided.

We are based in St Peters, and currently looking at relocating to a gallery space (in the near future)

We have a sister company https://www.sugarglider.digital/ we are also in the same office.