We're Hiring a Gallery Manager! Join The OOVOOKOO Revolution

Published 09 June 2023 in This Is OOVOOKOO

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Are you ready to take the art world by storm? Do you have a passion for curating groundbreaking exhibitions and leading a dynamic team? If so, then we want YOU to be a part of the OOVOOKOO family as our Gallery Manager. This is your opportunity to dive headfirst into the electrifying art scene of Johannesburg and shape the future of contemporary art at OOVOOKOO.

Job Role: Gallery Manager


Curatorial Brilliance: As the Gallery Manager, you'll be the creative mastermind behind our exhibition program. You'll curate innovative and thought-provoking shows that challenge conventions and push artistic boundaries. Your keen eye for emerging talent and ability to spot groundbreaking artistic movements will ensure that OOVOOKOO remains at the forefront of the art scene.

Team Leadership: You'll lead a team of passionate art enthusiasts, guiding and inspiring them to deliver exceptional experiences to our visitors. From curatorial assistants to gallery staff, your leadership skills will foster a collaborative and creative environment, where everyone thrives and contributes to the success of OOVOOKOO.

Operational Wizardry: Managing the day-to-day operations of the gallery will be second nature to you. From overseeing installations and logistics to coordinating exhibition schedules and managing budgets, you'll ensure that everything runs smoothly and efficiently. Your organizational prowess will be crucial in maintaining a well-oiled machine.

Building Relationships: As the Gallery Manager, you'll be the face of OOVOOKOO, forging strong relationships with artists, collectors, partners, and the wider art community. Your excellent communication skills and natural charisma will help you nurture these connections, expanding our network and attracting new opportunities for collaboration and growth.

Art Market Savvy: You'll stay on top of current market trends, attending art fairs, exhibitions, and networking events to identify potential partnerships and new artists to feature at OOVOOKOO. Your knowledge of the art market and industry insights will shape our strategic direction, ensuring that OOVOOKOO remains a prominent player in the art world.

Why You'll Love Working for OOVOOKOO:

Revolutionary Art Space: OOVOOKOO isn't just your average gallery—it's a platform for artistic revolution. You'll be at the forefront of shaping the future of contemporary art in Johannesburg, pushing the boundaries of artistic expression.

Creative Freedom: At OOVOOKOO, we value your unique perspective and creativity. You'll have the freedom to curate exhibitions that challenge norms, explore cutting-edge themes, and showcase emerging artists who are ready to make their mark on the art world.

Vibrant Art Community: Johannesburg's art scene is a melting pot of diverse perspectives and talents. Working at OOVOOKOO means immersing yourself in this vibrant community, connecting with artists, collectors, and art enthusiasts who share your passion for pushing artistic boundaries.

Collaborative Environment: We believe in the power of collaboration. You'll work alongside a team of dedicated individuals who are as passionate about art as you are. Together, you'll create a dynamic and supportive environment where everyone's ideas are valued and encouraged.

Professional Growth: OOVOOKOO is committed to your professional growth and development. We'll provide opportunities for training, attending art events and workshops, and expanding your network within the art world. Your career trajectory will soar as you take on new challenges and build your reputation as an art leader.

Join us on this thrilling journey to redefine the art scene in Johannesburg and beyond. If you're ready to make your mark, send us your application today and show us why you're the perfect fit for the Gallery Manager role at OOVOOKOO.

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