Art Business Trainee

Are you looking for a dynamic and creative work environment where you can gain your first experience within the exciting art world? Are you a results-driven self-starter willing to learn more about all sides of the business while growing within and with the company?

Informations de base

Institution / Nom
Weng Contemporary
Personne de contact
Weng Contemporary
E-mail
nathalie@wengcontemporary.com

Description

About us

Established in 2014 in Zug, Switzerland, Weng Contemporary/ArtXX AG (https://www.wengcontemporary.com/) is part of Weng Fine Art AG, a global art trading and e-commerce company. We offer a curated selection of artworks by leading contemporary artists such as Jeff Koons, Damien Hirst, Alex Katz, Ai Weiwei, El Anatsui and many others.

Our international team consists of experts from the art, luxury and digital sectors. We value an ambitious and fast-paced work environment, driven by the constant need to develop our business and transform the art market together. We value a great team spirit while working from beautiful and modern office premises.

As a trainee, you will support us in all areas that are necessary to run a dynamic and successful company and you will grow daily with your tasks.

We are looking for a well-organized and detail-oriented person, with a strong interest in the economic part of the art business.

Key responsibilities:

· Assisting senior team members with daily operations
· Artworks database management and auction consignments' support
· Sales and logistics support (databases, shipping, quality checks)
· General office administration
· Event organisation and support
· Marketing, copywriting and social media content creation support

Competencies and requirements:

· EU passport or Swiss work permit required
· Strong interest in contemporary art market / e-commerce / art administration and operations
· Microsoft Office and Computer literacy
· Excellent written and spoken skills in English and German
· High attention to details and organisation skills
· Team player with a positive and proactive attitude
· Willingness to learn and grow within and with the company
· Comfortable to commute to the workplace on a daily basis
· Business and commercial-oriented attitude

Position Type:

12-months international internship in both our German premises in Monheim am Rhein (Düsseldorf area) and in Switzerland (Zug and Zürich) with a possibility to grow and develop within the company.

Starting date: ASAP or to be discussed.

Would you like to join our dynamic team, please send your application documents (CV and cover letter) to nathalie@wengcontemporary.com

Welcome to the office life sneak-peak: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPw7rgU5c_4

*Due to the high number of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding.