CAREERS AT SAFFRONART


If you would like to build a career at Saffronart, please email us at careers@saffronart.com with a cover letter and your curriculum vitae.

Role: Editorial Manager
Company: Saffronart/StoryLTD
Work experience: 5-7 years
Location: Mumbai
Salary: Commensurate with experience

We are looking for an Editorial Manager to join the Editorial team in our Mumbai office. The Editorial Manager will be responsible for well-researched and substantive writing on Indian art and artists, classical Indian art and antiquities, jewellery, design, collectibles and other related fields for the Saffronart catalogues. They will also write and edit content for all print and digital platforms. They should have excellent command over grammar and writing, good organisational skills, and the ability to adhere to tight deadlines. A background in art is highly desirable. Compensation offered is commensurate with experience.

Key Responsibilities:
• Researching and producing high quality, well-written content for auction catalogues
• Editing and/or writing content for the Saffronart website, blog, newsletter, proposals etc.
• Coordinating press and PR materials including press releases, interviews, statements and media requests
• Working closely with the marketing team to strategise and create content for email marketing and social media channels
• Proofreading, editing, and ensuring tonal consistency across communication channels
• Checking accuracy of sources and research material
• Sourcing archival material and securing permissions when required
• Reviewing legal clauses governing sales and amending as required

Skills and Experience:
• A Bachelor’s degree in English/Journalism/Mass Communication/Creative Writing
• Excellent command of the English language, including strong editing and proofreading skills; ability to write concisely while adhering to the company’s style, tone and voice • Previous writing experience in a content, editorial or journalistic role
• Ability to prioritise tasks and work within tight deadlines
• A positive attitude and flexible approach to various requirements
• A background in or knowledge about Indian art is desirable

To apply, send an updated resume, 2-3 writing samples and a cover letter expressing your interest in this role to editorial@saffronart.com and careers@saffronart.com.

Role: Editorial Assistant
Company: Saffronart/StoryLTD
Work experience: 2-3 years
Location: Mumbai
Salary: Commensurate with experience

We are currently looking for a bright, self-motivated, hard-working individual for the position of Editorial Assistant with a minimum 2-3 years of writing experience. This candidate will be primarily responsible for assisting senior Editorial Managers in day-to-day writing and administrative tasks for Saffronart and its sister auction platform StoryLTD. They should have excellent command over English, grammar and writing, good organisational skills, and the ability to adhere to tight deadlines. A background in art is highly desirable. Compensation offered is commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:
• Regularly writing and updating artist profiles for the website and maintaining a database of those
• Providing editorial assistance for catalogue writing, including research and image licensing
• Regularly writing and updating the blog with content to promote upcoming auctions, exhibitions, webinars or events
• Coordinating with various teams to accomplish day-to-day editorial tasks, including but not limited to newsletters and mailers, as well as text or research based • requirements for Saffronart and StoryLTD homepages, cataloguing, etc.
• Assisting with PR and PR related tasks, including writing press releases and occasionally liaising with press
• Creating or editing content for social media/marketing campaigns, while work closely with the marketing team

Requirements:
• A Bachelor’s degree in English/Journalism/Mass Communication/Creative Writing
• Excellent command of the English language, including strong editing and proofreading skills
• Previous writing experience in a content, editorial or journalistic role
• Ability to write concisely while adhering to the company’s style, tone and voice
• Ability to multitask various projects, and work independently once given a project
• A background in or knowledge about Indian art is preferable
• A basic understanding of SEO is always welcome

To apply, send us an updated resume, 2-3 writing samples and a cover letter expressing your interest in this role.

Art Cataloguer
Location: Mumbai and Delhi

As a cataloguer, you will be responsible for cataloguing artworks and other objects. You will identify and enter data in Saffronart’s ERP system in the required format and conduct relevant research. We are looking for University graduates with a background in Art. Prior full or part-time experience working in an art gallery or museum is desirable, though not essential. The job will also require liaising with other Saffronart offices on administrative and inventory matters.

Core Requirements:
• Knowledge of art and art materials. A background in Indian art, either by academic training or by experience.
• Determine appropriate treatments for artworks and highlight issues
• Excellent organisation skills and detail orientation
• Should be a team player and co-ordinate with the auction specialist and the team across all categories to complete tasks within deadlines, and improve the cataloguing process
• The ability to re-organize deadlines according to the highest priority
• A willingness to adjust and adapt to new rules
• Good interpersonal and communication skills (written and spoken English)
• Good computer skills, including MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
• Excellent attitude and willingness to take on any task
• Attending to clients and phone calls, responding to queries, and taking on any additional tasks as and when required.