Director of Asia Initiatives - Contemporary Art

Job Title: Director of Asia Initiatives - Contemporary Art
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DAIM-FL
Contact Name: Juliet O'Halloran
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 13, 2019 00:33

Job Description

Rare opportunity for an entrepreneurial professional specializing in the Asian art market to join one of the largest and most innovative contemporary art organizations in the USA as their Director of Asia Initiatives. Reporting to the founder, you will be responsible for cultivating artists throughout Asia to participate in their newly established affordable art sales program to consign their artwork both online and in brick & mortar galleries in various cities across the USA. You must have a strong network in Asia for both artists and collectors, along with institutions to develop partnerships. As the business expands, the position will be managing additional staff to increase the artist roster from Asia and generate more sales.

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • Minimum 5 years experience in art curation, art sales and/or business development
  • Ideal candidate will have gained both Asia and USA prior commercial experience
  • Must be willing to relocate; preference to be based in Miami or the Greater New York City area
  • Occasional international travel required, along with occasional domestic travel to other locations
  • Opportunities to expand business to other cities in the USA and Asia
  • Visa sponsorship offered as needed
  • Salary negotiable depending on experience