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Sales Associate

Job Details

  • Posted:6th June, 2024
  • Sector:Fine Art & Gallery
  • Location:New York , United States
  • Job Ref:17501
  • Salary:Negotiable Base + Commission

Our client, an established New York based gallery are looking to bring on an enthusiastic Sales Associate to their dynamic team. 

The main responsibilities include:
  • Assist the Director and sales staff with sales queries, offers, and client outreach.
  • Organize and assist with viewings and previews.
  • Research artists and market prices.
  • Identify major collectors, galleries, and museums for marketing.
  • Prepare agendas and coordinate Sales staff meetings.
  • Maintain accurate records in ArtLogic, including object details, owners, prices, and notes.
  • Update and manage Reserves in ArtLogic and inform Sales staff of changes.
  • Track consignments and update the team at weekly meetings.
  • Monitor auctions for client and artwork information.
  • Communicate with artists, museum directors, and curators as needed.
  • Assist with logistics for exhibitions and art fairs.
  • Coordinate the Director’s itinerary for art fairs and trips.
The key skills required include:

  • Previous experience within a similar role, with a proven track record in art sales is essential.
  • Excellent business development skills with the ability to successfully build up a portfolio of clients.
  • Highly motivated and confident liaising with high-net industry professionals.
  • A passion for and knowledge of Japanese art and design is preferred but not essential. 
  • A pre-existing client-base is beneficial.
  • Japanese language is beneficial. 

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