Recruitment

An opportunity has arisen for an Art Sales Consultant to join our team in our spacious and stunning, contemporary Gallery in Salisbury.

Job Description

This is primarily a sales role and the Art Consultant will have the opportunity to develop and drive the business forward.

You will make sales by both reacting to the gallery footfall and proactively using the gallery database to contact customers via the phone and email. In delivering the highest standard of customer service, you will build client relationships, resulting in customer loyalty and repeat business. You will also identify new sales and marketing opportunities.

You will support and work at Artist Exhibitions, appearances and Events at the gallery and occasionally elsewhere, with many successful, national and international Artists.

In addition to sales, the Art Consultant’s role will include: supporting the gallery manager, daily administration, visual merchandising, marketing tasks including website maintenance, cleaning and general gallery maintenance.

Being target-driven, there is fantastic earning potential when targets are exceeded and there is the opportunity to carve a career for yourself and progress within the Gallery / Art Business.

Essential qualities for the role:

  • Self-motivated
  • Target-driven
  • Enthusiastic
  • Personable, sociable and at ease dealing with a variety of people
  • Experience in sales
  • A willingness to learn and improve
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • A desire to develop a growing business
  • Willingness to work weekends on a rota-basis
  • A level of physical strength for hanging the artwork

Desirable (though not essential) qualities for the role:

  • A full driving licence (for home approvals, all expenses paid)
  • Experience in sales of art or luxury products
  • Proficient in Photoshop, Excel, WordPress, Mailchimp and Word
  • Marketing experience
  • Experience in Social Media for a business

The Gallery:

The commercial Art Gallery showcases a variety of both emerging and highly established, collectable artists’ work. In the expansive gallery, you will be selling a multitude of original paintings, limited edition prints and sculpture ranging in subject matter, style and value. There is scope to make a difference and have a real impact on the future of both the gallery and your career opportunities within the business and Art Industry.

Product training will be provided.

Job Type: Full Time on a rota basis (5 days per week including weekends and bank holidays)

Salary: £8.00-£10.00/hour dependent on experience plus commission.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £8.00 to £10.00 /hour

Please send CVs to Rose at salisbury@gallery21.co.uk