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Sales Assistant, Contemporary Art Gallery

Posted: 19.07.2021
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on experience
Location: Berlin, Germany
Tenure: Contract
Job description:

An established gallery for contemporary art is looking for a Sales Assistant, to assist the owner in all relevant tasks in sales.

Primary duties include:

  • Assist with correspondence (with collectors, museums, galleries and art fairs)
  • Drafting offers
  • Research and prepare meetings, presentations and travel
  • Create and evaluate strategic contact lists
  • Assist with events, marketing and strategy, such as preparation of dinner invitations, event planning
  • Support Management at art fairs on site, if necessary
  • Working at the Front Desk welcoming and assisting clients

Profile:

  • Art history studies (BA) or business studies (BA) or comparable studies
  • Previous sales experience in the arts (internships, assistance)
  • Very good communication skills in German and English
  • Broad interest in the international art market, art fairs and institutions
  • Proactive, independent and diligent working ethics
  • Friendly, helpful, confident and reliable personality
  • IT literate in Office applications, MacOS and databases (Artlogic desirable)