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Sales & Artist Liaison, Contemporary Gallery

Posted: 19.08.2022
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on experience
Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

Our client, a contemporary gallery, is looking for an experienced Salesperson and Artist Liaison to join their team.

Tasks:

  • Proactively selling of works of art
  • Providing ongoing collector support in the development and maintenance of long-term customer relationships
  • Participation in national and international art fairs (Art Basel, Art Basel Miami Beach, Art Basel Hong Kong, Frieze London, Art Düsseldorf, Taipei Dangdai etc.)
  • Preparation and follow-up of art fair sales
  • Liaising with gallery artists, ensuring regular exchange, studio visits and coordination of the production of art works
  • Organization and management of gallery exhibitions
  • Cooperation with partner galleries and institutions, overseeing loans and commissions
  • Drafting press releases and other texts

Requirements:

  • Completed degree in art history or a comparable studies
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Available to travel internationally
  • Structured way of working and strategic thinking; well organised with the ability to work in a team
  • Highly motivated and proactive working ethics
  • Enthusiastic and like-able personality
  • Very good communication skills in German and English; other foreign languages are a plus
  • Very good Mac and Office software knowledge; good use of common art databases and Photoshop is an advantage