Role details

Sales Director

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Contemporary Art Gallery Looking For An Experienced and Poised Sales Director
  • With Ample Industry Experience And Connections

About Our Client

  • Growing Contemporary Art Gallery in Manhattan, featuring photography, paintings, sculptures and video.
  • Exciting, dynamic program
  • Leaders in photography and video/new media
  • Small, close-knit team

Job Description

The multifaceted nature of the Sales Director role requires exceptional multitasking and interpersonal skills, for interfacing both externally with clients, and internally with artists and staff. The candidate should have a history of initiating outreach and experience in closing sales of both primary and secondary market artworks.



Candidates should be poised, dedicated, hardworking, and possess experience working in a high-level position in a gallery or art institution. Candidates should have the ability to be a quick learn, to multi-task various short- and long- lead projects, as well as being diligent and highly organized. A knowledge of post-war and contemporary art, as well as the overall workings of a gallery and art fairs are essential.

The Successful Applicant

  • Poised
  • Dedicated
  • Hardworking
  • Possess experience working in a high-level position in a gallery or art institution.
  • Have the ability to be a quick learner
  • Good multi-tasker, able to handle various short- and long- lead projects
  • Diligent
  • highly organized.
  • ***A knowledge of post-war and contemporary art, as well as the overall workings of a gallery and art fairs are essential.

What's on Offer

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Sales bonus structure
  • Benefits package will be offered
  • Opportunity to join close-knot team
  • Join a great art program
  • Opportunity to travel all over the world (ie to Seattle, Chicago, Miami, Paris and London) for art fairs

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