Art Sales Director

West Chelsea Contemporary

West Chelsea Contemporary is the premier contemporary art gallery in Austin, TX. We create museum-scale exhibitions and WOW experiences that make incredible art accessible to both seasoned and aspiring collectors. We are passionate about the life enhancing value of art for our collectors, our artists, our team, and our community.

With over 20 years of art world experience, we specialize in post war and contemporary art. We currently have the #1 gallery in the Austin market with substantial plans for growth.

We are recruiting for the position of Sales Director for our downtown Austin, TX location. The ideal candidate will be an ambitious self-starter with proven sales and sales management experience as well as connections in the global art scene and their own client base.

Responsibilities
  • Maintaining a deep understanding of the contemporary art market as a whole and specifically our artists, their works and biography.

  • Effectively manage a network of clients and contacts to promote gallery exhibitions and sales.

  • Oversee our online efforts with immediate response and appropriate follow up.

  • Co-manage the smooth running of the gallery.

  • Available to travel and manage our participation in various art fairs.

  • The ability to lead, manage and hold accountable a team of art consultants

Requirements
  • Previous experience in a similar role in the art market.

  • Ability to self-manage with a strong sense of urgency and attention to details.

  • Strong communication skills, approachable and comfortable interacting with a diverse client base.

  • Effective use of a CRM.

  • Experience hiring, training, inspiring and holding accountable a team of art consultants.

  • Proven performance.

Pay range: Commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Please email cover letter and resume to lisa@wcc.art

Posted on April 14