Frieze is the world’s leading platform for modern and contemporary art, dedicated to artists, galleries, collectors and art lovers alike. Frieze comprises three magazines – frieze, Frieze Masters Magazine and Frieze Week – and seven international art fairs – Frieze London, Frieze Masters, Frieze New York, Frieze Los Angeles, Frieze Seoul, The Armory Show and EXPO Chicago. Legacy art fair brands The Armory Show and EXPO Chicago were acquired by Frieze in September 2023. In October 2021, Frieze also launched No.9 Cork Street, a permanent space for visiting international galleries in the heart of Mayfair, London. Frieze is part of the IMG network.

Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to many of the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events, and experiences. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation through entertainment agency WME; sports operations and advisory, event management, media production and distribution, and brand licensing through IMG; live event experiences and hospitality through On Location; full-service marketing through global cultural marketing agency 160over90; and sports data and technology through IMG ARENA and OpenBet. Endeavor is also the majority owner of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO), a premium sports and entertainment company comprising UFC and WWE.

What You'll Do:

The VIP Data Research Assistant will play a crucial role within the VIP Team at Frieze, focusing on maintaining accurate and updated data related to VIP guests. The primary purpose of this role is to ensure that all data concerning VIPs is clean, organized, and up to date. This role will involve working closely with the VIP and Data Teams to research potential VIPs and clean incoming data from the invitations process.

Responsibilities Include But Not Limited To:

  • Data Cleaning and Maintenance: Regularly review and clean VIP data, ensuring accuracy and completeness.
  • Research and Identification: Conduct research to identify potential VIPs including collectors, art advisors, curators, and museum staff, ensuring the database remains up to date with current post-holder information.
  • Event Briefings: Create briefings for senior stakeholders attending VIP events, so the team is familiar with the profiles of their guests.
  • Collaboration with VIP Team: Work closely with the VIP team to understand their needs and priorities regarding VIP data. Provide support in cleaning and updating data based on their requirements.
  • Research and Gallery and Institution Nominations: Review VIPs nominated by exhibiting galleries and institutions, identifying VIPs who are unknown to Frieze and ensuring they are in the database, including plus ones that attend the fair.
  • Quality Assurance: Conduct regular quality checks on VIP data to maintain high standards of accuracy and consistency. Identify and address any issues or errors promptly with the VIP and Data Teams

You Will Have The Following Strengths:

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, with the ability to spot and correct errors in data.
  • Excellent research and writing skills.
  • High level of proficiency in data management tools and software, such as Excel, and CRM systems.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, for collaborating with the VIP team and internal stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge or interest in the art industry and familiarity with key players, institutions, and trends is a plus.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Statement 

Frieze unites people in our love of the arts. We understand this can only be accomplished when we harness the entirety of our company and lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we are committed to practicing anti-discrimination including race, gender identity, sexual orientation, and disability, together with artists, writers, and cultural practitioners from all backgrounds. There is still much work to be done to address systemic inequality and discrimination within the arts and culture industry, and we are dedicated to making progress to both within our own organization and the art world at large.

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world’s diverse voices.

Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.