The art of the perfect fit

Head of Sales, Contemporary Gallery

Posted: 13.01.2023
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on experience
Location: Berlin, Germany
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

For our client, an established gallery for contemporary art in Berlin, we are looking for a Head of Sales. In close coordination with the gallery owners the Head of Sales is responsible for managing the Sales Team across all levels and actively developing strategies. The right candidate will be focussed on the sales team, putting own sales in second place.

Responsibilities:

  • Management the sales team of up to seven people
  • Liaise with gallery owners and other team leaders
  • Attend selected art fairs and travel to collectors, institutional exhibitions and biennials

Requirements:

  • Must be resident in Berlin or relocate to Berlin
  • Several years’ experience in the art market at a high international level
  • Extensive experience in leading teams and in personnel development
  • Broad and international network
  • Strategic way of thinking and working
  • Alignment with the gallery’s vision
  • Excellent written and spoken German and English; other foreign languages are desirable
  • Regular support of the gallery exhibitions (including Saturdays)