The art of the perfect fit

Specialist Broker, Art Sales

Posted: 05.01.2023
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: £35,000-£65,000
Location: London, UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

Our client, an art dealer, is seeking an experienced Sales Manager/Director to join and lead the Sales Team. The client aims to provide best-in-class access to the Blue Chip Prints & Multiples Market by connecting collectors to the works they most want.

Responsibilities:

  • Full ownership of the team hitting/exceeding their monthly & annual team sales targets
  • Manage the sales team day to day success, nurturing talent and performance
  • Develop and execute strategic plans to achieve sales targets and deepen the opportunity in every lead
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting client relationships
  • Effectively communicate the value proposition through 121 relationships with our clients.
  • Understand our category-specific landscape and trends within the market
  • Report on forces that shift tactical budgets and strategic direction of the sales team

You will need:

  • Proven sales executive experience, meeting or exceeding targets in the fine art or luxury market
  • Previous experience as a sales executive, sales manager or sales and marketing director in a team.
  • Previous experience of managing sales teams/people.
  • Ability to communicate, present and influence all levels of the organization, including leadership & director level.
  • Proven ability to drive the sales process from plan to close via the phone.
  • Proven ability to articulate the distinct aspects of a brand or company via the phone alone.
  • Proven ability to position advantages against competitors to decision makers.
  • Demonstrable experience as head of sales, developing client-focused, differentiated and achievable solutions
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Excellent management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

This role comes with an excellent OTE commission structure. Salary is dependant upon experience (£35,000-£65,000)