Temporary Staff Hiring Notice

Frieze is returning to New York this May in a new venue: The Shed, located in Hudson Yards, Manhattan. We are seeking temporary staff to fill the following roles.

Temporary Staff Hiring Notice

Frieze is returning to New York this May in a new venue: The Shed, located in Hudson Yards, Manhattan. We are seeking temporary staff to fill the following roles.

Credentials Team: applicants should be IT literate and comfortable using databases. Good people management skills and experience working with the public and/or contractors in a very fast paced environment are essential.

Positions Available: Pass Administrator

Distribution Team: applicants should be dynamic, enthusiastic, and reliable. These positions involve a high degree of manual handling.

Positions Available: Distribution Runner

Exhibitor Team: applicants should have good interpersonal, organizational and computer skills, as well as experience working in a fast-paced environment. A knowledge of and genuine interest in contemporary art is desirable, as is prior experience working in an art fair or gallery environment.  Candidates who speak languages in addition to English are especially encouraged to apply.

Positions Available: Exhibitor Services Manager, Exhibitor Assistant

Frieze Studios: applicants should have excellent problem-solving skills, be highly personable, and have prior public-facing or art production experience.

Positions Available: Producer, Artist Project Assistant

Marketing Team: applicants should be personable and friendly, with previous sales/retail experience. Familiarity with frieze publications is desirable.

Positions Available: Magazine Stand Assistant

PR/Press staff: applicants should be personable, patient, and have strong people management skills. Prior PR or events experience desirable, as is an interest in contemporary art. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is helpful.

Positions Available: Press Coordinator, Press Assistant

Sponsorship Team: applicants should have prior events and VIP client experience, excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, and the ability to effectively handle high-pressure situations.

Positions Available: Events Manager, Events Assistant

VIP Team: applicants should have experience of working with VIPs in a fast-moving environment, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively handle high-pressure situations.  

Positions Available: Desk Assistant, Offsite Events Assistant

Visitor Experience Teamapplicants should be outgoing, detail-oriented communicators, who are comfortable addressing crowds as well as VIP clientele. These positions, which require extended periods of standing, may involve greeting visitors upon arrival, confirming ticketing information, wayfinding, and explaining Frieze’s COVID testing protocol.

Positions Available: Visitor Experience Team Member

Application: Please email a one-page resume and a cover letter outlining your experience, which position you would like to be considered for and why you are interested in working for Frieze to: applicationsny@frieze.com. Please specify the position for which you are applying in the subject line of your email. If you are interested in applying for more than one position, please send in one application and specify in the subject line all the positions in which you are interested. If you are interested in working at the fair but are not certain which department would be the best fit, you can write “General Application” in the subject line of your email. In addition to the listed positions, other opportunities may be available in additional departments.

All applicants should be available between May 3 and May 9; some positions may begin and end earlier and later than these dates. Not all positions require availability for the entire week. Applicants will be interviewed and positions filled on a rolling basis, however interested candidates are encouraged to apply at earliest convenience. All applicants must have a valid US Social Security number and the right to work in the US.

Frieze New York is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse work environment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age. 

Frieze is following strict health and safety protocols, including mandatory training and regular PCR COVID-19 testing.