Arts and Design

The Art Newspaper is looking for an associate editor specialising in the art market (New York)

About The Art Newspaper

For more than 30 years, The Art Newspaper has been covering the world of art—and the world in which art happens. We write about all the latest developments, but also analyse the most significant events and trends, looking at how the international landscape of art and culture shapes—and is shaped—by politics, society, the economy, technology and the environment.

We serve an international audience, offering multi-channel access to breaking news, agenda-setting investigations and stimulating insights and opinion from around the globe.

With correspondents working in more than 30 countries, our expert, independent reporting makes us the most trusted resource for the art industry as well as for collectors, art advisers, policymakers, artists, museum professionals and those who enjoy visiting art fairs and exhibitions. The Art Newspaper benefits from being part of an international network of titles with editorial offices in London, New York, Paris, Turin, Shanghai and elsewhere.

About the job


The Art Newspaper is looking for a skilled, confident and experienced art market writer and editor to join the dedicated team of journalists in its New York office. The ideal candidate is a team player with a track record of producing great content, including breaking news, investigative reporting and features for digital and print media, with accuracy and speed. An ability to work well to deadline and under pressure and a good contact list are essential. Experience with art market reporting, including covering auctions, fairs and legal cases, is especially valuable, as is a background in editing, including developing and commissioning story ideas.

The Associate Editor, Art Market works closely with the Editor, Americas in New York and the Art Market Editor in London to execute editorial coverage in print and online of stories in or about the region of the Americas.

The role comes with benefits (including a healthcare package) and an annual salary in the range of $55,000 to $60,000 depending on experience.

Key accountabilities:

  • Work with the Art Market Editor and Deputy Art Market Editor to ensure that the section’s editorial strategy is in line with the overall editorial strategy for the brand and ensure the most efficient use of resources.
  • Write longform features, shorter reported stories, and news briefs for the monthly print edition of the publication as well as shorter articles analysing items of breaking art market news for online as needed, as well as working with the Editor, Americas on relevant contributions to US news stories.
  • Closely follow online art news, particularly related to the art market in the Americas and work with the Art Market Editor and Deputy Art Market Editor to plan and post stories from the print edition and unique web stories consistently and in line with the digital editorial strategy.
  • Contribute to and help edit special projects including fair dailies, regional focuses and investigative reports.
  • Regularly meet with major dealers, collectors, auction house specialists and press representatives of leading market events and organisations.

How to apply

This is a full-time, New York-based position. Interested candidates should send a CV with a covering email with “Associate Editor, Art Market” in the subject line explaining your suitability for the role to

The Art Newspaper is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building an equitable workforce and promoting qualified persons regardless of race, gender, colour, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status and others who are under-represented in the cultural sector. Our application period will be open until we have a diverse and qualified pool of candidates.


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