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industry standard, to be discussed at an interview
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15 October

London W1 Narrative Projects is a contemporary art gallery presenting an international, cross-disciplinary programme with particular focus on conceptual work. Since opening its permanent Fitzrovia space in 2015, the gallery shows and represents an important array of established and emerging artists and has assisted in the organisation of international projects.

Due to growth in the business a new team member is required to work closely with the Director to help drive sales and develop the gallery through its next phase.

Main Tasks

Leading on sales, aiming to meet or exceed agreed sales targets

Following up and developing new sales leads with Private Clients and Institutions

Manage deals through from start to finish, including all pre and post-sale administration

Working with the Gallery Director to identify new artists for the gallery programme

Attending Art Fairs and Exhibitions as part of the gallery team as required

Maintaining the sales database

Acting as an advocate for the gallery at industry networking events

About You

Good knowledge of the contemporary art market

A number of years of sales experience, in particular dealing with emerging artists

Experience in managing private and institutional sales

Independent and able to work autonomously in a small business environment

Enjoys working with artists and a good eye for emerging talent that may sit well within the gallery programme

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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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