CV – Formation & Internship – diploma missions

WORK EXPERIENCE during BA & MASTER degrees

  • Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche
    • Art projects assistant & design collection manager
    • March – September 2013

The Bon Marché Rive Gauche is a famous concept store for luxury brand in Paris.

– Developing aspects of arts programming including exhibitions, events and the art contemporary & design collection.
Contributing towards creative briefs for searching contemporary artists. This included collating and composing curatorial ideas.
Researching ideas, objects and contributors for exhibitions and projects annual program.
Assigning responsibility for the handing and movement of artworks from the collection for their storage, conservation and installation.

– Managing efficient administrative systems for all arts programmes :
Liaising with and assisting artists and contributors for exhibitions and events.
Organising and managing project schedule.
Negotiating daily timetables according to project development.
Organising accommodation and transport for artists.

  • Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain
    • Front of House Manager
    • May – July 2012

The Fondation Cartier is private contemporary art foundation sponsored by the luxury brand Cartier in Paris.

Tour guide team manager:
Training and managing tour guide team for exhibition visits
Controlling quality of the visit proving by tour guides
General administration duties (payroll and rotation)

Front of house assistant:
Providing exhibition visits to Cartier VIP and talks to groups or school parties.
Dealing with any enquiries from staff, head office and visitors.
Providing security for building and public visits in accordance with recognized standards of the museum.
Meet and greet visitors.
Monitoring artworks.

  • Galerie Perrotin
    • PR Assistant
    • November 2011 – April 2012

The Galerie Perrotin is one of the most well-known contemporary art gallery in Paris.

Takashi Murakami, Maurizio Cattelan or Sophie Calle are regularly exhibited there.

Missions during the exhibitions “JR, Encrage”, “Takashi Murakami, Hommage to Yves Klein” & “Gelitin, The voulez-vous show” :

Maintaining good contacts and relationships with editors and journalists
Liaising with and answering enquiries from media, individuals and other organizations via telephone and email
Collecting and analyzing media coverage and drawing conclusions from it.
Managing picture requests.
Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media
Drafting, editing and writing press release, flyers and leaflet.
Maintaining and updating information on the organization’s website

  • Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain
    • September 2011 – 2012
    • Assistant Event Coordinator

The Fondation Cartier is private contemporary art foundation sponsored by the luxury brand Cartier in Paris.

Liaising with artists during night events
Dealing with artist and technical enquiries
Coordinating guide tour team
Providing help and facilities for artists and visitors as needed

Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain

    • October 2010- April 2011
    • PR assistant

The Fondation Cartier is private contemporary art foundation sponsored by the luxury brand Cartier in Paris.

Missions during the exhibitions “Moebius-Transe-Forme” and “Vaudou”

Maintaining good contacts and relationships with editors and journalists
Liaising with and answering enquiries from media, individuals and other organizations via telephone and email
Organizing events including press conferences, exhibitions, open days and press tours.
Attending networking and media events.
Sourcing sponsorship opportunities.
Collecting and analyzing media coverage, then drawing conclusions from it.
Organizing photo opportunities.
Managing picture requests.
Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media
Maintaining and updating information on the organisation’s website

  • Centre Pompidou, Paris
    • January – April 2010 (BA, 2nd year)
    • Assistant private event Coordinator

The Centre Pompidou is the national contemporary and modern art museum in Paris.

Private events and Hire venues department

Proof read contracts, loan agreements, briefs reports.
Communicating, maintaining and developing client relationships
Ensuring excellent customer service
Creating feedback documents and booklets for team and meetings
Assuring client visits of the spaces and exhibitions
Assisting the events production and coordination

  • Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
  • Association des Amis du Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
    • August – December 2009 (BA, 2nd year)
    • Membership assistant

The Museum of Modern art in Paris is one of the 14 city of Paris museums.

Friends of the Museum of Modern Art in Paris

Programming and drafting museums visits and travels programmes.
Organizing and coordinating museums visits and travels (including booking transports, accommodations and museums guides).
Preparing and launching member e-communications
Administrating all membership events and activities (including booking spaces, sending invitations, tracking attendance and staffing events)
Dealing with all membership requests (in-house via telephone, mail and email)
Administrating memberships data entry into internal systems.

  • Galerie Nathalie Gaillard, Paris
    • January – April 2009 (BA, 1er year)
    • Art dealer assistant

The Galerie Nathalie Gaillard is a contemporary art gallery in Paris.

Lot of french artists (Robert Combas, Hervé Di Rosa, François Boisrond) belonging to the new figurative (nouvelle figuration narrative) period are exhibited there.

Drafting fundraising applications / Coordinating and assisting exhibition hangings
Dealing with artists and art collectors requests / Compiling and organizing artists packages for press, clients and galleries / Creating and sending invitations to the mailing list / Providing information to visitors about exhibitions / Monitoring and keeping artwork safe.

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