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General Manager, Fine Art

Job Description

Our client, an expanding Fine Art Shipping and Logistics company, is looking for a General Manager, Fine Art to join their team in New York.

The General Manager, Fine Art will be responsible for supporting worldwide offices in London, Dubai and Hong Kong and will oversee warehouse and logistical operations, servicing internationally recognised Museums, Art Fairs, Art Galleries and Auction Houses

General Manager, Fine Art Key Duties:
  • Develop annual budgets for the Asia Fine Art Sector
  • Pay close attention to Fine Art trends and identify new and diverse opportunities 
  • Build client relationships with influential figures within the Fine Art sector
  • Work closely with other members of the Operations Team and Finance Team to manage Profit and Loss 
  • Extend and adapt the companies Fine Art services, including location expansions into other states 
  • Undertake strategic business development
  • Lead all existing Fine Art teams to ensure all operationally requirements are met 
  • Build rapport with Fine Art vendor decision makers
  • Manage Service Provider and Vendor functions 
  • Successfully manage the warehouses, fleet and Fine Art handling teams across the business, paying close attention to the training and supervision requirements of individual teams 
  • Ensure the New York department sufficiently provides support to the global Fine Art network 
Skills and Experience: 
  • Educated to a degree level
  • Relevant Managerial experience from a commercially driven environment 
  • Knowledge and experience of Budgeting/Forecasting procedures and policies 
  • Ability to Provide Market Analysis and Trading Reports 
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, not limited to change delivery, people motivation and management and strategic direction. 
  • Understanding of the Local, Regional, and Global Fine Art market 
  • Technical proficiency with Microsoft Office programs 
  • Comfortable with traveling, as required 
  • Ability to build and maintain good client relationships 
  • Excellent client relationship and decision making skills 
  • Ability to build and maintain valuable relationships with clients
  • Flexible and adaptable attitude