David Altmejd, an international artist based in New York, is seeking a full-time assistant to provide personal support, along with some studio-related tasks. Responsibilities include: -Executive assistant duties to the artist, including scheduling, calendar management, travel arrangements and itineraries -Coordinating deliveries -Running errands -Answering phone -Overseeing general maintenance of the studio space -Maintaining artwork database and in-house physical archive -Updating artist’s website -Liaising with artists’ galleries or other relevant parties -Coordinating studio visits -Must like dogs This position is a unique opportunity to work closely with an artist. The candidate must be a self-starter and a problem solver, with an ability to follow through with projects. He or she should be a quick thinker who is able to anticipate needs of the artist with sensitivity. A willingness to manage a broad range of tasks simultaneously, from seemingly basic to complex is important. The candidate must be extremely organized and detail oriented, possess strong interpersonal and writing skills, in addition to being thoughtful, patient and discreet. Knowledge of French, contemporary art and Filemaker database systems is useful, but not required. Candidate should be engaged in this position and able to make a long-term commitment. Salary commensurate with experience.
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