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The average salary for:

Art Gallery Director
for a Temporary role in
South East is

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Commercial art gallery managers manage the commercial and artistic success of the gallery.


Entry requirements vary according to the specific sector. Most post holders will have relevant experience and while some fields do not require candidates to have academic qualifications others require a degree or equivalent qualification. Off and on-the-job training may be provided, and vocational qualifications are available in many of these sectors.


  • Plans, organises, directs and co-ordinates the activities and resources of organisations in the creative industries, such as publishing firms, art galleries and television companies.
  • Liaises with clients, generates new business and promotes their organisation by attending and organising conferences, exhibits and other events.
  • Helps set the creative direction of their organisation and finds new talent, such as artists, writers and musicians, as well as pieces such as artworks, scripts and music.
  • Keeps up to date with new releases, publications and trends in relevant fields.
  • Establishes client's requirements and oversees the conception and development of multiple projects.
  • Reviews and revises creative teams' work across multiple projects.
  • Determines staffing, material, financial, and other short- and long-term needs.

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