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FW: Programming and Marketing Librarian, Pace Gallery- New York, New York

  • 1.  FW: Programming and Marketing Librarian, Pace Gallery- New York, New York

    Posted 11-03-2019 16:26

    Programming and Marketing Librarian, Pace Gallery- New York, New York

    Pace recently settled into a new home at 540 West 25th Street, an eight-story gallery made up of gallery spaces and offices. Under the supervision of the Director of Research and Archives, The Programming and Marketing Librarian joins the department supporting the research needs of a large and diverse global organization. The librarian will lead and promote Research & Archives events, programs, and services; develop library and archives marketing strategies and promote internal and external communications and resources. Works collaboratively across departments with all staff to implement programs and services. The librarian will also provide research and reference services.

    The librarian will manage all Research & Archives social media platforms, including leading social media planning, writing, and editing content for all Research & Archives platforms, monitor and analyze social media metrics to assess its overall effectiveness, collaborate with Research & Archives colleagues to develop exhibitions. Position requires reference and research assignments. The librarian works closely with the following: Curatorial; Publications; Communications and Marketing; Dealer offices; and artist studios.

    Programming Responsibilities

    ·         Collaborates with colleagues to plan, organize and manage programs, exhibitions, and special events

    ·         Research, contact and negotiate with potential program participants

    ·         Lead programs, including obtaining and preparing all necessary materials

    ·         Maintain a host of ongoing programs while introducing new programs and special events

    ·         Coordinate programs to work into gallery wide strategic initiatives, departmental objectives and Pace events

    ·         Work with Marketing and Communications Department to increase awareness of programs and promote attendance by submitting relevant information to Marketing in a timely manner and actively market programs directly or with partners

    ·         Additional duties as required

    Marketing Responsibilities

    ·         Collaborates with colleagues to design marketing campaigns and well-written materials

    ·         Creates messages that communicate the value of R&A to the Pace community

    ·         Oversees R&A marketing materials to ensure a consistent visual and brand identity

    ·         Creates an editorial, graphic, and web style that is identified with the library

    ·         Edits all written materials to develop a unique and recognizable voice for the library

    ·         Maintains consistent messaging to increase overall impact of marketing and programming

    ·         Researches and writes appropriate content for all R&A platforms

    ·         Additional duties as required

    Reference and Research Responsibilities

    ·         Provide all aspects of reference, research, and information discovery services responding to requests made in multiple format and delivering accurate, appropriate information in a clear, concise and professional manner

    ·         Follow R&A policies and procedures when responding to requests for information

    ·         Use a variety of resources in multiple formats to answer requests for information

    ·         Conduct systematic literature searches on a range of topics to support gallery staff and programs

    ·         Provide one-on-one and group instruction to staff and guest researchers in using catalog, online databases or other R&A resources

    ·         Additional duties as required


    ·         Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program, visual studies or Art History, or another relevant discipline

    ·         Maintain current knowledge of library and archives trends

    ·         A minimum of two years of professional experience in an academic, museum, or corporate library

    ·         Exemplary research skills

    ·         A demonstrated ability to manage complex projects and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously

    ·         Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills

    ·         Familiarity and proficiency with MS Office suite, particularly Excel, and Adobe CC

    ·         Flexibility and strong follow through on work assignments

    ·         Ability to establish and maintain effective and appropriate working relationships with staff, interns, and outside individuals, and organizations

    ·         Strong organization skills and attention to detail are critical

    ·         Desire to function in a team-oriented environment

    ·         Exhibit a professional, responsible and self-motivated attitude

    In addition to an active and progressive work environment, Pace Gallery offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, retirement plans with a company match, flexible spending accounts and commuter benefits. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and offer a generous vacation policy.

    Please send your cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to:, Subject: Programming and Marketing Librarian.

    Pace Gallery is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status.