Careers

Umrao Singh Sher-Gil. PHOTOINK's booth at India Art Fair 2018

India Art Fair is hiring for its 2020 edition! As a massive fair with a small team, we always depend on extra hands to make things run as smoothly as possible. We’re looking for qualified graduates with a minimum of 2 years experience to join our New Delhi office in various roles. If you’re passionate about the arts and keen to join our team, please send your CV and covering letter with your chosen role in the subject line to careers@indiaartfair.in.

Open Call for Artists & Designers

Calling all creatives to apply for an exciting commission! We are looking for a new design for the tent facade and are accepting expressions of interest from artists and designers.

This is a rare opportunity to see your work on the largest canvas in New Delhi during India Art Fair 2020, providing immediate exposure to a varied audience from the art sector and beyond. The concept is free to interpretation, but we welcome designs that are minimal while remaining impactful, contemporary and eye-catching. This will be a paid-for, original commission and applications will be shortlisted according to how well they translate into a large-scale format and represent the fair.

To register your interest, please email your resume and a maximum of five high-resolution images of your previous work.

Deadline: 30th June 2019

Forum Curator

We are looking for a curator to deliver a progressive, fully-integrated program of public talks, performances, and films for India Art Fair 2020. You should have appropriate academic achievements or relevant in-depth knowledge, a minimum of 3-years experience in programming and the ability to develop engaging concepts that appeal to people of all ages, abilities, and areas of interest. A strong understanding of art history and critical debates that have shaped the international art world in the past year is essential. A clear grasp of spoken and written English language is also a must as is an understanding of communication with different audiences

Responsibilities:

  • To research, develop and curate the Forum talks, performances and films in consultation with the India Art Fair team
  • Structure the format of the program and identify speakers, contributors or materials – within a fixed budget
  • Produce text for marketing and promotional material
  • Liaise with the speakers or participants on a regular basis and coordinate their individual itineraries and transport
  • Oversee the management of Forum space including AV requirements, schedules, timings, announcements, introductions, etc.
  • Manage a small team including a programming assistant during the busy fair period

Requirements: Full-time, from 15th July 2019 to 10th February 2020

Deadline: 30th June 2019

Head of Production

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Production to join the India Art Fair team. You should have hands-on knowledge and a minimum 7-years experience of delivering high-end exhibitions as well as the ability to handle technical duties while having a keen eye for design. For this senior role, we are looking for methodical, detail-oriented candidates with a working knowledge of Autocad.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage, supervise and coordinate all aspects of the event
  • Develop and oversee the event’s production budget
  • Identify, negotiate and contract suppliers in line with the event’s production budget
  • Perform on-site inspections and test all equipment to ensure that the venue is adequate and up to standard
  • Identify and acquire all necessary permissions

Requirements: Full-time, immediate start until 29th February 2020  

Deadline: 30th May 2019

IT & CRM Manager

We are seeking an organized and efficient IT & CRM Manager to join our growing team. In this role, you would have the amazing chance to work across all departments as well as lead the overall planning and maintenance of existing technical applications in the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, update and administer the company databases
  • Working closely with all departments to ensure the CRM works effectively for all aspects of the company
  • Preserve assets by implementing backup procedures, information security and control structures
  • Liaise with the web developers to implement approved plans  
  • Recommend IT strategies, policies, and procedures

Requirements: Full-time, immediate start until 29th February 2020  

Deadline: 30th of May 2019

Company Secretary

We are looking for an experienced Company Secretary to carry out administrative tasks on behalf of the company and its Board of Directors. A professional qualification and a minimum of 4-years experience in the field, including drafting documents from scratch are a must.  If you are a highly organized individual, able to multitask, have strong drafting skills and excellent written English, this may be a fitting role for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring compliance with all corporate requirements and legislation
  • Filling and maintaining the statutory forms, returns with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and Registrar of Companies as an authorized representative on behalf of the company
  • Ensuring that company policies are up to date and are approved
  • Convening board and general meetings, producing agendas, taking minutes and handling meeting correspondence
  • Communication with shareholders, stakeholders, government, regulators, and authorities
  • Drafting and vetting agreements

Requirements: Part-time, immediate start on a 12-month contract

Deadline: 30th May 2019

VIP Relations Manager

If you’re energetic, super organized, and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, this is your moment to learn just about everything involved in the running of a major art fair. You will report directly to the External Relations Director in managing a broad range of VIP schedules and events. Knowledge of arts, culture, and Delhi is essential — relevant professional experience is preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the External Relations Director on all tasks
  • Assist with managing the official VIP programme
  • Respond to incoming requests for VIP passes
  • Overseeing arrangements for regional and collateral events
  • At fair time, ensuring a superior experience for visiting individuals and groups

Requirements: Full time, from 15th October 2019 until 29 February 2020  

Deadline: 30th August 2019

Watch this space for internships!

Interns help make a successful fair and support us in various roles — as Assistants in the Fair Director’s Office, Social Media and Press Managers, Programming and Gallery Assistants, Art Walk Leaders, Exhibition and Space Designers, and more. Keep an eye out as we advertise for these positions September onwards.