Studio Voltaire, London
£23–25k per annum plus benefits
2 year fixed term contract, Six–month probationary period
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5pm, 14 April 2017
INTERVIEW PROCESS: W/C 24 April 2017
This is an exciting opportunity to work closely alongside our Director and Head of Development and Communications to devise and manage Studio Voltaire’s sales strategy, including developing and leading on our renowned fundraising initiative House of Voltaire. The role will include working with leading artists and designers to develop new editions and products, participating in international art fairs, and realising strategic commercial partnerships that work to enhance our brand, reach, income and profile.
Studio Voltaire is a leading not–for–profit contemporary arts organisation in Clapham, South London. Our main activities are the provision of affordable studios, a renowned programme of exhibitions, and a localised education programme. Through these contingent parts, we provide multiple ways for audiences to engage with contemporary art and culture.
For over 20 years, we have supported emerging and underrepresented artists at a pivotal stage in their careers. We have established an ambitious and vibrant programme that enjoys a national and international profile.
Studio Voltaire is a place of constant artistic production and creativity, with a full year–round programme of exhibitions, events, participatory and educational projects, as well as our on–site complex of affordable artist studios.
House of Voltaire offers unique artworks, and specially commissioned limited edition prints, homewares, clothing and accessories by leading contemporary artists and designers to support Studio Voltaire’s renowned exhibition and education programmes.
House of Voltaire Mayfair occurs biennially in London for a period of 4–6 weeks, showcasing over 200 works in–store and online. Special international presentations occur in interim years and have included House of Voltaire Miami and House of Voltaire Melbourne. Strong online sales are constant through our own sales channels, and those of our partners.
To apply for this position candidates must email a full curriculum vitae with covering letter outlining details of all relevant experience (no more than two pages) and details of two references to:
Laura Parker c/o email@example.com.
Your email subject header should be ‘Sales and Production Manager Application’.
Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Listen Up!, 2014. Performance, 06 September 2014, Studio Voltaire, London. A Studio Voltaire commission. Courtesy of the artist, Sadie Coles HQ, London and Massimo De Carlo, London/Milan. Credit Tom Carter.