D.R.A.W. Recruitment

Business Partner – Sales, Online Platform


Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Negotiable
Location: USA
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

Our client is an established online arts platform and due to growth in their business they are looking for a highly experienced sales professional to join their team based in New York.

As Business Partner in Sales, your primary responsibility will be to represent the company and organise its presence in the US market. You will maintain active relationships with members in New York and you will help them fully utilise the platform. These members are top-tier galleries, you will therefore be required to demonstrate a unique blend of art world knowledge, humility, empathy, creative insight, self-motivation and attention to details. You will also recruit new  members locally. The role requires an individual who not only excels at fostering external relationships within the arts community, but who is also willing to “roll up their sleeves” to help galleries and provide technical support for using the platform. You will maintain timely communication with colleagues based in New York and Europe and you will be example to follow in your field. You must be self-motivated, thrive on the ability to work autonomously and have managed successful private sales with high end art dealers.

The ideal candidate is a knowledgeable, articulate ambassador who is equally comfortable strolling the aisles at major art fairs as digging into our CRM to meticulously track outreach efforts and improve conversion rates.

Working for this company means working:

  • for an international company which aims to be the first and most powerful art dealers network in the world
  • with people who have already launched extremely successful companies / events in IT world and Art
  • for a start-up which means autonomy, flexibility and creativity

You will:

  • co-manage the network of members in New York
  • boost and follow-up daily Members activity
  • build a strong relationship between the company and each  member, and gain their confidence  by his reliability
  • foster previews and sales and potentially organise them (shipping, insurance, location)
  • organise and manage the  team in US
  • report regularly to the CEO

Skill set:

  • English native level language skills
  • excellent relational skills, existing relation with some of the most prestigious galleries in New York is compulsory
  • passionate about people and art
  • refined, diplomatic, well-educated, with a professional appearance
  • well-organized and efficient.