Sales and Artist Relationship Assistant

Hales Gallery

Hales Gallery seeks a Sales and Artist Relationship Assistant who is organized, motivated and self-driven to join the New York office on a full time basis. The role will support the New York director in sales, artist liaison and general gallery tasks.

Duration/hours: Full-time (Tuesday through Saturday), 10am-6pm.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Benefits: Healthcare, Dental/Eye. Retirement after 1 year.

Responsibilities

Duties:

  • Prepare and send exhibition and art fair sales outreach (email and print)

  • Respond to sales enquiries on behalf of the Director.

  • Respond to front desk enquiries and talk visitors through exhibition when required to do so.

  • Generate outreach lists for each exhibition from contact database.

  • Maintain up to date and detailed contact entries in database.

  • Maintain and manage ongoing sales conversations in shared spreadsheet.

  • Maintain and manage Artsy and SeeSaw presence.

  • Art fair duties.

  • Research of private and public collection for focused outreach.

  • Support director in effectively supporting gallery artists with their day to day needs.

  • Organize and monitor artist travel plans and itineraries.

  • Maintain up to date artist schedules for internal and external use.

  • Maintain daily schedule of general office duties, including opening/closing office.

  • General front desk duties.

  • Work opening nights and support in event preparations.

  • To promote and maintain productive relations as an ambassador for the gallery.

Requirements

Skills:

  • Thorough, organized, team-minded, resourceful, detail-orientated, and professional effective communication with colleagues, artists, clients, and vendors.

  • Candidates must possess strong written and communication skills. An acute attention to detail is key, as is multi-tasking, prioritization, and efficiency with assigned tasks. Superior professionalism when communicating via email, phone, and in-person is essential. Experience with ‘Art Logic’ database systems is preferable though not essential.

Hales Gallery is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religions, marital status, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, or any other status protected under federal, state or local law.

How to Apply

Apply with cover letter and resume

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Posted on July 1