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Director of Business Development

Job Description

A new and exciting opportunity is available for an experienced Business Development Director within an Art Logistics Company in New York!

This individual would head up a new Business Development Department within a niche sector. They are looking for an experienced individual to be part of their major expansion.

The right candidate will be able to drive growth for the company through their own initiative, as well as taking on a team long-term. In addition, a proven track record of sales, client development and experience implementing growth is vital for this role.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for managing the sale of specialist fine art services and storage with the focus on new business.
  • Maximise sales success and the company’s presence within the art logistic industry.
  • Secure accounts and produce successful results by developing business with art galleries, auction houses, museums, and private collectors.
  • Meet or exceed agreed revenue targets and cultivate strategies to improve and streamline business.
  • Represent the company at art fairs, exhibitions, and business conferences.
  • Communicate effectively with team members, providing support and training to staff to achieve company targets.

Skills required:

  • Previous experience working within a Sales/ Business Development role within a Gallery, Auction House, or similar art organisation.
  • Managerial experience and experience driving a sales team is beneficial.
  • A pre-existing client base and key presence within the fine art industry.
  • Previous experience developing and maintaining key client relationships.
  • Ability to set and exceed sales targets.

If this sounds like the position for you, please get in touch with us!