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Client Concierge (New York)

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$40,000 - $70,000

Company Overview

We are a venture funded tech company looking to expand into fine art. Our team is growing, and we are looking to hire art industry insiders to help expand our business.

Team Overview

Great news – we are hiring! Our sales team is expanding, and we are looking for a Client Concierge to help us scale our business as our customer base is growing. Our sales team is focused on building meaningful and lasting relationships with our customers to add value to their business. Our clients are our first priority, and our Client Concierge insures that we continue to serve them in the best way possible. We are an artsy, inquisitive, innovative, and growing team. We are constantly learning and iterating ourselves and our product – and we are looking for the same from our Client Concierge.

Role Overview

The Client Concierge is the first point of contact with our current and future clients. As a Client Concierge, you are not only bringing in new business but also making sure that existing clients are getting value out of our product. You will be visiting clients, learning about their needs, onboarding them onto the platform, and making sure they are happy. You will have the opportunity to shape the way we sell our product and how our product serves our clients. A client concierge is a great communicator and go-getter who likes to win. Most importantly, the Client Concierge builds full trust with our clients through delivering and sustaining value.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Initiating contact with new clients, scheduling meetings, and owning the full sales-cycle
  • Delivering best in class service
  • Tracking progress against KPIs, and exceeding quota
  • Onboarding and managing current client accounts and questions

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university
  • 3+ years full-time work experience for a major art gallery (Dealer and art advisor experience also considered)
  • Art history major or minor
  • Experience working with online art platforms including sales, inventory management, and/or database management
  • Excellent communicator, comfortable on the phone and in person
  • Professionalism, integrity, and trustworthy
  • Go-getter, likes to win, self-starter

Bonus Points

  • Art-related Masters Degree
  • Undergraduate degree in Business
  • Startup / Tech Experience

Location: New York City. Other major metropolitan areas considered on a case-by-case basis.

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Machine Shop Manager

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Negotiable
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September 5, 2019

The School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD) http://svad.cah.ucf.edu/ at the University of Central Florida (UCF) seeks an ambitious, skilled, and innovative 3-D technician, artist, or designer/fabricator; and invites applications for Machine Shop Manager.

This highly organized leader will engage and assist a growing number of undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in SVAD studio art and design courses and interact regularly with university personnel, industry, and community entities.

While not exhaustive, primary responsibilities for the SVAD Machine Shop Manager include: effectively regulating access to the SVAD wood shop, sculpture, ceramics, and 3-D foundations labs; demonstrating and directly supervising students’ using a broad range of traditional and emerging 3-D fabrication materials, techniques, hand-held tools, and stationary power equipment.

The successful applicant must be also able to:

Assemble, operate, and repair woodworking, metalworking, ceramics, and CAD input/output equipment; conduct correspondence, create and manage inventory, and equipment spread sheets; and be familiar with basic 3-D design principles and theories; and design, deploy, revise, and monitor new and existing student safety training modules using a web-based platform.

Correspondingly, the SVAD Machine Shop Manager will also participate in scheduling and covering flexible shifts that furnish approved students with ample supervised access to the SVAD wood shop and 3-D foundations, sculpture, and ceramics studios during and outside of scheduled classes. They will also possess the fortitude, diplomacy, and even-temperament necessary to ensure that all occupants in the aforementioned SVAD studios/shops are authorized, alert, properly trained, and comply with UCF safety standards. Affiliated duties include participating in pertinent meetings; maintaining safe and uncluttered indoor/outdoor work spaces; and performing additional duties as assigned.

The School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD) is a diverse unit at the University of Central Florida, housed in the College of Arts and Humanities. The various tracks, degrees, and opportunities facilitate experimental and groundbreaking research while offering students the essential foundations necessary to be innovative and effective designers and artists.

SVAD serves students majoring in animation, architecture, art history, photography, graphic design and studio art. SVAD’s alumni include Fulbright scholars, resident artists, art historians and curators and are employed by Pixar, Electronic Arts, Scholastic, Universal Creative and others. Our diverse faculty has an array of specializations and are current on the latest industry standards, software and practices, because they remain current in their respective disciplines and can offer students real-world insight into their future careers.

More information about the school and our offerings is available at: www.svad.ucf.edu

 

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School of Visual Arts and Design

Hours of work:

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Flexible work week shift scheduling to incorporate periodic evenings and/or weekend hours and address student access needs.

Work Schedule:

Monday to Friday

Flexible work week shift scheduling to incorporate periodic evenings and/or weekend hours and address student access needs.

Type of Appointment:

Regular

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8+ years of relevant experience or a Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of relevant experience.

The UCF policy requires completion and passing of a physical exam for this position

Preferred Qualifications:

MFA in sculpture or ceramics or related graduate degree in a creative three-dimensional studio art or design fabrication discipline from an accredited institution.

Self-motivated lifelong learner with proven commitment to workplace safety and best practices supervising multiple concurrent users operating power tools and equipment.

Adept technician with mechanical experience assembling, operating, maintaining, and repairing a range of traditional and emerging 3D fabrication input/output equipment.

Creative and collaborative independent thinker with outstanding written and verbal communication skills and the ability to establish priorities, follow directions, and work unsupervised.

Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and fluency in 3D input/output fabrication software (e.g., Auto CAD, Maya, Rhino, SketchUp, Illustrator, etc.) 

Additional Application Materials Requirements:

A current resume, and a cover letter detailing the applicant’s interest in the position along with relevant training, experience, and certifications.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

N/A

Health Assessment Required:

The UCF policy requires completion and passing of a physical exam for this position

Veteran’s Preference:

Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans’ Preference, please visit http://hr.ucf.edu/files/VeteransPreference.pdf

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

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Art Consultant

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£45,000 to £60,000
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30 August 2019
  • Sell high value contemporary artworks n the Primary and Secondary markets.
  • Liaise with HNW collectors in the London market.
  • At least 5 years of high end art sales experience required. 

100k OTE is perfectly achievable.

  • You’ll be experienced at liaising with HNW collectors in the London market. Naturally you’ll demonstrate excellent networking skills including developing relationships with museums and institutions. You’ll represent this blue chip gallery at art fairs, art business events, and auctions. You’ll be supported by a Sales Director, Junior Sales Associate, and Operations Manager. Moreover you’ll support satellite shows in overseas markets such as Shanghai and Hong Kong. As well as strong high value art sales experience you’ll bring energy and a hunger to hit the gallery sales targets. You’ll get excited about your share of the commission pool. 

This is a pro-active strategic sales role.

  • Develop your sales pipeline creating sales strategies to sell art works to existing clients as well generating new clients for the gallery.
  • Create and nurture institution relationships so as to place works in important art collections.
  • Represent the gallery at art fairs, art market business events, and auctions as well a satellite shows in overseas markets such as Shanghai and Hong Kong.

Why join this gallery :

  • It’s an exciting time to join. With a new management & executive team the gallery is embarking on a new commercial direction. The gallery focusses on contemporary artists working in a range of mediums including video. Whilst maintaining a strong commercial focus the gallery has an open and engaging style whereby events are held to develop meaningful value added experiences for existing and potential customers. 

 

 

 

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Gallery Fulfillment & Operations

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50,000

We are seeking a Gallery Operations & Fulfillment Manager to become an integral part of our team! You will coordinate and oversee each gallery's fulfillment.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and manage sales invoices and other accounts receivable, monitor and process incoming payments, etc.
  • Maintain accounting records including invoices, expenses, payments and transactions
  • Serves as the primary point person for daily incoming orders
  • Speaking with photographers on a daily basis
  • Dealing with our framing company
  • Knowing about stock in hand and best selling items
  • Streamline packing materials
  • Updating inventory across all channels in real time
  • Allocate resources and materials to meet project deadlines and budget
  • Track and forecast operational trends and analysis
  • Provide daily operations oversight for outside teams
  • Transferring sales information into the accounting system
  • Keeping customers satisfied and loyal

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience in gallery operations (photography gallery preferred)
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Strong knowledge of CRM Systems & retail management
  • Proficient with MAC, Excel & Quickbooks
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CRATE SHOP WORKER FOR FINE ARTS SERVICES

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High-end Fine Art Service seeks a full-time employee for its crate shop. Experienced crate builder with an extensive hands-on background in the field is preferred. Ideally crater will be familiar with the varying elements involved when packing and crating fine art, but those with advanced woodworking skills will be considered. Those with carpentry, construction, or art fabrication experience will also be considered. Strong work ethic, attention to detail and the ability to work well with others are essential.

 

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Office Worker for Fine Arts Service Company

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High-end art handling company seeks a meticulous and professional candidate to fill the position of Office Worker as an administrative support role within the Billing department.

Daily tasks will include but are not limited to: 

Scanning

Data entry

Printing

Filing

Invoicing

Emailing

Client correspondence 

Supply orders

General office support as needed

The ideal candidate will exhibit a consistent and extremely thorough attention to detail, a strong work ethic, and an analytical mind. As a member of this team operation, you will be expected to shoulder an increasing amount of responsibility as your experience level within the company grows.

The ability to double check and proofread ones own work is a must, as is the ability to build a working knowledge base through committing repeated scenarios to memory. Position requires excellent communication skills, both written and oral.  Accuracy, efficiency, prioritization, and self-organization are necessary attributes.

Arts background (BFA/MFA) is preferred. While this position is entry level and you will be trained in company procedures, prior experience working in a similar administrative support role within an arts-related organization is preferred. Familiarity with Macs, FileMaker Pro, Word, Excel, Photoshop and Illustrator is a plus.  

 

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