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Contemporary Art Specialist

Job Description

Alchemy is pleased to be partnering with a world-renowned international auction house in their search for a Contemporary Art Specialist, based in Los Angeles.

As an expert in Contemporary Art, you will serve as a key partner to grow and expand sales.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Upholding continuous communication with pre-existing clients whilst also encouraging new business development.

  • Assisting and co-ordinating research and authentication, both internally and with external experts.

  • Aid in building and expanding the Contemporary Art client base

  • Complete the cataloguing and documenting of all pieces efficiently and coordinate with other staff members to meet deadlines.

  • Complete valuations for clients and ensure the highest level of service is always provided

  • Carry out continuous research to ensure all industry knowledge and client profiles are kept up to date

  • Attend business trips and networking events to continuously increase the company’s profile and business connections.

Skills required:

  • In-depth art market knowledge and awareness, with a focus on Contemporary Art.

  • Previous experience working in a similar role from a Contemporary Art background

  • Excellent communication and client-facing skills are essential.

  • Good organisational and management skills with proven ability to work to deadlines.

  • Ability to work autonomously as well as within a team is required.

  • Degree holder or equivalent