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Creative writer wanted for contemporary art gallery

Island6 is currently seeking a skilled creative writer to join their Shanghai team. Island6 is an artist-founded, artist-run project based in Shanghai’s M50 Arts District with a production site and an adjoining gallery for new media artwork. Island6 is devoted to displaying the cutting-edge, humorous, multimedia artwork of the Liu Dao art collective.

Through fusing new media techniques with traditional Chinese art forms, Liu Dao has exhibited globally in prestigious art fairs, been commissioned by fashion-heavyweights and prominent International brands, and has expanded to 5 galleries across Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Phuket, Thailand.

Being a writer for Island6 is a dynamic position.However, much more than just writing, the correct applicant should expect to assist in the day-to-day running of the gallery space. Ultimately, we want someone who is looking for a new challenge, but has the artistic creativity to write curation texts, art blurbs, blog posts, marketing materials, and handle social media.

In addition, you will receive unique hands-on training and experience in all aspects of gallery management. Your main duties would involve (but are not limited to): creative writing ,implementing social media strategies and facilitating sales.

Position Requirements:

Already living in Shanghai with the right to work

Knowledge and passion for art

Native English speaker with excellent written and verbal communication

Willing to work events and openings

Possess multi-tasking and coordination experience

Confidence in sales, marketing, and research skills

Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator is a plus

Email cover letter and CV to Kati at careers@island6.org

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