NEWS: PHOTOFAIRS | We're Hiring! | PHOTOFAIRS

NEWS: PHOTOFAIRS | We're Hiring!

The World Photography Organisation are hiring a FAIR MANAGER for PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai. 

The World Photography Organisation is a global platform for photography initiatives. Working across more than 180 countries, our aim is to raise the level of conversation around photography by celebrating the best imagery and photographers on the planet.  

The Fair Manager reports to the CEO to build and grow PHOTOFAIRS Shanghai into Asia Pacific’s leading photography fair brand and international destination. With a crucial overview of the entire Fair, the candidate will work with the Marketing, Social Media, PR, VIP, Production and Design teams in China.

 

FAIR MANAGER ROLE

 

POSITION TITLE: Fair Manager

BRAND PORTFOLIO: PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai  

REPORTS TO: CEO

WORKS WITH: Fair Director/ PR Director / Head of VIP / Head of Marketing / Head of Gallery Development / Head of Production

DIRECT REPORTS: Head  of VIP, Head of Marketing, Social Media, Production, Press, Design

OFFICE LOCATION: Shanghai

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Represent PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai on a full time basis in China 

  • Work with the CEO / Managing Director to develop a strategy for PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai.

  • Develop a strategy with the CEO to represent PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai with key external stakeholders including government, existing sponsors, contractors and venues.

  • Manage PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai Marketing, Social Media, Press and VIP team in Shanghai to develop and implement a strategy to deliver a VIP & art loving audience to the Fair in September and year round cultivation events Design & execute an effective promotion, marketing & communications strategy to continuously build the fair’s brand and profile in China

  • Work closely with the Production Team to ensure the Fair runs smoothly, maintaining relationship with key local suppliers and providers

  • Develop partnerships for building PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai brand

 

BEHAVIOURS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Client facing skills 

  • Articulate and fluent communication, both written and verbal, Mandarin/EnglishArts based background, knowledge and understanding of the commercial and not for profit art world, including commercial galleries, private and public museums and cultural institutions in China 

  • Excellent understanding of marketing, PR and social media strategy within arts world 

  • Proven track record of developing partnerships and delivering strategy

  • Experience managing an extensive team 

  • Detail orientated

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your CV/Resume plus a covering letter to Cecily@worldphoto.org

Please ensure the subject line is titled ‘Fair Manager Application’