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Job: Gallery and Artistic Development Manager

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join Candlestar as a member of the Photo London team as its Gallery and Artistic Development Manager.

The inaugural edition of Photo London at Somerset House (21-24 May, 2015) will be both a major international photography fair, featuring many of the world’s leading galleries, and an exciting celebration of the art of photography.  Candlestar is now seeking to supplement the small team responsible for the delivery of the event through the appointment of a Gallery and Artistic Development Manager.

Reporting to the Directors, the successful applicant will be responsible for detailed liaison with the galleries attending the Fair, with the artists and curators taking part in the public programme.

The Gallery Development Manager will also work closely with colleagues responsible for VIP relations and programme and communications.

Candidates will need a thorough understanding of the international photography and art market. Candidates will be  ambitious, enthusiastic,  and diplomatic professionals who have demonstrative track record of project management and delivering to  deadline complex projects on time and on budget.  Minimum 3 years managerial experience gained working in a gallery, auction house or art fair will be particularly important.

Please find the full details of the Job Description and Person Specification by clicking here or visiting the website

The closing date for applications will be Friday 5th December and interviews will take place in the week commencing 15th December.

Please send all CVs and a covering letter to Kathryn Hill at

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