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Webber London

Webber London
18 Newman Street,
London W1T 1PE

+44 (0)20 7439 0678
london@webberrepresents.com

Webber Gallery
18 Newman Street,
London W1T 1PE
info@webber.gallery

Webber New York

Webber New York
401 Broadway, Suite 410,
New York, NY 10013

+1 212 343 7491
newyork@webberrepresents.com

Careers

Senior Agent (London Office)

Salary: Upon Application

Start Date: TBD

Contact: sian@webberrepresents.com

This position requires a proactive, professional and talented individual with senior level experience in management. Artist relations and development are central to this role, applicants must have proven and positive industry relations with artists and client alike. This individual must hold exceptional knowledge of photography, a thorough understanding of the industry and will be expected to create new business strategies to initiate business growth from the outset. The ideal candidate is someone who maintains a calm, effective and energetic manner with the ability to maximise profit and company growth.

 Webber is a busy, evolving creative agency looking to expand and develop further with the right candidate.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Working closely with company Directors to maintain exceptional career management for all artists.
  • Generating new business through new and established contacts.
  • Managing artist and client relations respectfully and positively day-to-day.
  • Ability to strategise and execute artist career management.
  • Seeking new and established talent that mirror the high standard of our roster.
  • Creating engaging and exciting marketing strategies.
  • Budget management.
  • Overseeing and approving European marketing strategy and targets inc PDF’s, Treatments etc.
  • Staff management with the focus on development and performance.
  • At least 5-10 years industry experience.
  • Experienced and confident at creating new leads, negotiation and closing deals.
  • Proven track record on how to market artist’s delivering global reputation and revenue growth.
  • Positive team management (minimum 3-5 years experience).
  • Strong industry global contacts.
  • Knowledge and understanding of shoot production.
  • Familiarity of standard rates and usages.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Keen interest photography, media and the arts.
  • Personable and approachable with natural ability to develop strong relations with artists and clients.
  • Able to prioritise effectively.
  • Extremely organised and detail oriented.
  • Enthusiastic and upbeat.

 

Qualifications/Skills:

  • At least 5-10 years industry experience.
  • Experienced and confident at creating new leads, negotiation and closing deals.
  • Proven track record on how to market artist’s delivering global reputation and revenue growth.
  • Positive team management (minimum 3-5 years experience).
  • Strong industry global contacts.
  • Knowledge and understanding of shoot production.
  • Familiarity of standard rates and usages.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Keen interest photography, media and the arts.
  • Personable and approachable with natural ability to develop strong relations with artists and clients.
  • Able to prioritise effectively.
  • Extremely organised and detail oriented.
  • Enthusiastic and upbeat.


Agency Intern (NYC)

Start Date: Immediate / Flexible

NYC: kris@webberrepresents.com

The successful applicant should have a passionate interest in photography/art. They should be highly organized, able to multi-task, and eager to learn the inner workings of a creative agency. The intern will work closely with both the office manager and the agents and should be prepared to assist with a variety of tasks: both creative and administration based.

Interns can expect to obtain skills in digital archive management, marketing research, and office administration. Interns will be provided with a small stipend and should be available 2–3 days per week for at least 3 months.

Candidates should supply a resume including relevant work experience, education, and skill sets. Candidates may include a cover letter detailing their interest in Webber Represents specifically, and what they hope to learn from working at Webber Represents. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Update and manage the archive server and CMS
  • Research new markets, update and research client contacts
  • General office administration assistance
  • Update and manage agent iPads
  • Assist in the creation of PDFs and treatments
  • Assist with the maintenance and production of artist portfolio books

 

IT Skills (Essential):

  • Proficient in Mac operating systems
  • Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and Word
  • Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign, Photoshop, and Bridge


Webber

Thomas Albdorf Room With a View 15.06–09.09.18

Thomas Albdorf, Room With a View
15.06–09.09.18

Information

Thomas Albdorf
Room With a View 

Foam Museum, Amsterdam
15 June - 9 September 2018

Foam presents the first solo museum exhibition of Thomas Albdorf (1982, Austria). The artist created a new body of work especially for this exhibition, which is displayed for the very first time in Foam. The works present a surreal account of what looks like a most peculiar Mediterranean holiday. We recognise volcanic landscapes that could have been snapped during a hike, marble sculptures and pottery typically found at the museum or in the souvenir shop, and a pizza dinner that could have been posted on Instagram. Whether the artist ever left his studio to document this place remains unresolved: his initial footage was sourced from google maps, google image search, social media and commercial image banks. The work is shown alongside other recent series General View (2017) and I Know I Will See What I Have Seen Before (2015), that are loosely inspired by a trip to Yosemite National Park and his native Austria, respectively. 

Albdorf combines classic photographic genres with contemporary visual techniques. His landscapes and still-lifes are boldly aesthetic, but his use of the photographic medium is highly conceptual. Using both analogue and digital techniques, Albdorf constructs fictional realities from photographs of persistent visual clichés found online. His images of a mountainous landscape, a beach holiday or a flower arrangement look familiar at first glance, but are effectively impossible. Albdorf typically submits his constructions to image recognition software to see if the program could be tricked into identifying his fictions as ‘real’. 

By subtly tweaking the most prolific online stereotypes through manual interventions and imaging software, Albdorf deliberately picks apart universally recognisable visual clichés. Despite the aesthetics and humour of Albdorf’s work, decorum and digital trickery are not the end game here. They are but tools with which Albdorf addresses a more fundamental issue: the inherently flawed and self-referential imaging technologies we increasingly rely on as our window onto the world.

Text by Hinde Haest