Art Consultant : Gallery Sales

Sell art works. Greenwich Art Gallery.

Sales Consultant. Art Gallery.

  • Our client is a leading Contemporary Art Gallery located in the busy and creative area of Greenwich, London (SE10).
  • You will consult with gallery visitors & collectors so as to sell original works of art -from Surrealists to Figurative Artists.
  • Values of the work range from £300 to £30,000 which means you’ll benefit from engaging with a wide range of buyers.
  • The artists represented by the gallery produce work in a variety of mediums such as watercolours, oils, screen prints, digital arts. photography and sculpture. This means you will enjoy regularly changing exhibitions and have a wide variety of works to present to buyers.
  • As Sales Consultant in a commercial art gallery you will earn excellent sales commission – in year one you are expected to earn at least £12,000 in commission paid on top of your salary – so you’ll take home at least £30,000 in your first year as Art Consultant.
  • Most artists are UK based meaning you have an opportunity to meet the artists so that you can understand the art work and the artists inspiration.
  • The Gallery Directors provide you with excellent support & sales training.

Gallery Sales – Key Tasks :

  • Meeting & greeting visitors to the gallery ensuring that they feel welcome to browse the art for sale
  • Qualify the visitor  – is the visitor in the market to buy art ? what type of work is of interest to the visitor ?
  • Show potential buyers works that may be of interest to them explaining the artists inspirations and techniques
  • At all times be aiming to close the sale
  • Capture contact data so that you can email the visitor with information about works of interest and upcoming artists exhibitions
  • Maintain marketing communications with buyers and potential buyers by telephone calls, email, printed communications, private view & events invites.
  • Attend private views to meet existing & potential buyers
  • Negotiate sales prices (with the guidance of Gallery Directors)
  • Take payments
  • Arrange shipping or collection of sold works

Key Candidate Criteria :

  • Experience of working in an art gallery or luxury retail sales.
  • You have a passion for building long term client relationships.
  • You thrive in a target driven sales environment.
  • Money £££ is important to you. You want to earn a lot.
  • You’re self-driven. Always aiming to close the sale.

Terms :

  • Base salary : 18k
  • On target earnings in year one : 30k
  • Hours : The gallery is open 7 days a week until 6pm – you will work a variety of hours based on a rota system
  • Contract : A permanent contract

This art gallery sales consultant position is immediately available. Don’t delay in applying.

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