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Sales Assistant, Commercial Gallery

Posted: 28.03.2024
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on experience
Location: London, UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

An established commercial gallery in London is looking for a Sales Assistant with shipping experience to join their busy team.

Main Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare supporting material for the management of commercial action on clients – dossiers presenting the artist and their works.
  • Uploading and updating the internal information system with info on the works.
  • Sending catalogues to collectors. Manage operational aspects of fairs – application, compilation lists of works and sending previews.
  • Operational and PA support for the Sales Director, in planning trips and transfers connected with the work and management of relations with artists and collectors
  • Support for the operations of exhibitions opening events.
  • Management of relations with the artist’s studio for the administrative aspects of after-sales; support for the artist in the production of works; ability to construct effective relations with the studio managers of the artists.
  • Shipping: assist post sales experience for the collector. Communicate with collector and registrar to supply shipping options and ensure an efficient delivery and experience.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Experience in Sales Assistance and Shipping Management.
  • Strong Excel and Power Point skills, plus confidence with using Microsoft Office and logistics software.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams in the UK and around the world.
  • Excellent attention to detail.