D.R.A.W. Recruitment

Business Director, Contemporary Art Gallery


Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Competitive
Location: Central London UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

Our client, an expanding Contemporary Art gallery based in Mayfair, is looking to appoint a Business Director to champion the brand and allow the gallery to establish its position as an influential player in the market by building and implementing a long-term sales strategy for the business and helping to establish a healthy sales culture within the company.

With at least 5 years’ of sales experience, you will play a crucial role in maximising revenue by increasing both volume and value of artwork sales, whilst ensuring the long-term growth of the gallery’s artists. By nurturing long-term relationships with influential industry members and high net worth clients to create new business opportunities for the company, you will ultimately facilitate areas of growth and expansion within the business and expand the gallery’s involvement in the secondary market as well as projects internationally.

Experience & required skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years senior sales experience
  • Excellent organisational, communication and management skills
  • Extensive knowledge and interest the current contemporary art market is essential
  • Natural leader with an infectious drive to succeed
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Driven, ambitious and go-getting attitude
  • Naturally skilled networker with exceptional customer service skills
  • Exceptional team player
  • Understanding and interest in social media in art (Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, LinkedIn)
  • IT savvy