Assistant, Taymour Grahne


Taymour Grahne is looking for a full time assistant to work alongside Taymour and a current assistant. 


  • Taymour Grahne is an independent London-based art advisor with a focus on contemporary art. The advisory is divided into three areas of focus: Art Advisory & Collection Management, Exhibitions & Curatorial, and Private Sales & Brokerage.

Job Description

Advisory Duties

  • Lead administrator for artwork collections - this includes working across platforms to upkeep individual worklists  
  • Maintain an ongoing log for allocated clients, sales, shipments 
  • Acting as an intermediary between external contractors, clients and the advisory
  • Post-sale: client and shipping follow-up 
  • Manage client collections and making sure database is up to date with images and full information
  • Annual insurance valuations for client collections
  • Collate artist presentations 
  • Sales support: preparation of press kits, catalogue, mailings, PDFs, proposals
  • Artist research and information packets
  • Comb through preview PDFs to extract and file information

Exhibitions Duties

  • Research on venues, restaurants (for openings) and ordering supplies
  • Plan and execute national and international projects, such as organising consignments, acting as an artist liaison and writing press releases 
  • Update systems such as Art Logic, Artsy and the company website
  • Exhibitions on location will include: the daily opening of the exhibition space, manning the desk and any associated front of house duties
  • Develop knowledge of artist and exhibitions - proactively talking about art and engaging with all types of visitors
  • Acting as a representative on location during artwork delivery and pick-ups 
  • Sales support: preparation of press kits, catalogue, mailings, PDFs, proposals

 Other Duties

  • Take the lead on keeping all Accounting details organized, etc
  • Generate invoices, reports and other numerical data
  • Manage the calendar
  • PA duties will include supporting Taymour with personal and household organisation 
  • Booking travel, accommodation and creating itineraries 

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