D.R.A.W. Recruitment

Project Manager / Business Development, Fine Art Shipping


Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on experience
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

Our client, a global leader in fine art storage and logistics, is looking for a Project Manager / Business Development to lead the growth and development of their newly opened branch in Geneva. The ideal candidate will be driving new sales and revenue from prospective clients within the art world, selling solutions of fine art logistics and fine art storage through prospecting, networking and executing marketing initiatives.

• Identifying and introducing new clients
• Maintain a deep knowledge of clients’ business trends, current macro and micro economic climate and potential new business opportunities
• Identification of customer unique needs and priorities
• Close collaboration with the team in Zurich for executing client needs
• Develop and implement a full running branch in Geneva

• French and English (essential), German (desirable); other languages (additional asset)
• Excellent relational skills
• Passion for people
• Experienced with logistics processes, customs procedures and warehouse management
• Proven ability to translate customer needs into solution requirements through creating powerful value propositions and negotiation skills
• Have the ability to listen, influence and negotiate through proven sales skills
• Problem Solving skills: ability to understand specific market business challenges and can appropriately deliver value propositions that tie to clients’ needs
• Strong interpersonal and business acumen for effective decision making
• Ability to work effectively within a team and communicate at all levels of the company