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Sales & Artist Liaison Director, Established Gallery

Posted: 20.07.2022
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on experience
Location: Berlin, Germany
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

Our client, an established gallery with a distinct programme and ambitious projects, is looking for a Sales & Artist Liaison Director. The gallery works with internationally established artists, artist estates as well as with younger makers and participates at international art fairs. In recent years the programme has focused on Afro, Afro-American and diaspora artists. Candidates with an expertise in this area are desired.

Fluency in German is required for this role.

Tasks:

  • Active sales, looking after existing clients and expanding the client base
  • Prepare, manage and attend art fairs
  • Acting as a primary point of contact for artists and artist estates on all matters
  • Develop career strategies, studio liaison and manage exhibitions

Requirements:

  • Several years’ experience in a similar position in a gallery or in the art trade with an international background
  • Deep knowledge of the art market
  • Strong communication skills in German and English
  • Great sensibility for the expectations of clients as well as renowned estates, foundations and museums
  • Structured work ethic
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Well-mannered and a positive charisma
  • Ability to work in team

A little bit about the company:

  • A small office structure without hierarchical division
  • Close cooperation within the team
  • Working with originals
  • A salary commensurate with your qualifications and experience (basic salary and success commission)
  • An international environment with long-term development prospects