Sales Director

Tanya Bonakdar Gallery


Tanya Bonakdar Gallery seeks a full time Sales Director to manage and run the gallery. Candidate should have at least 5 years of experience working in sales at a commercial Contemporary Art gallery or auction house, with at least two years experience working in Los Angeles.


Main responsibilities include:

  • Build and grow relationships with museum curators, collectors, critics, and writers

  • Cultivate new collectors

  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of gallery artists’ practices and biographies

  • Work independently on sales in LA area

  • Communicate regularly with other gallery locations to share sales updates and strategies

  • Manage the gallery and oversee day to day operations

  • Attend gallery openings, dinners, and other events

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment

  • Contribute to LA based press outreach and strategies



  • In depth knowledge and contacts in the LA art market

  • A strong ability to communicate professionally with collectors, curators, and artists

  • Familiarity with operating a commercial art gallery

  • Sales experience

  • Work independently on a day to day basis

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

The position is full-time, Tuesday - Saturday, with additional hours based on events and the needs of the gallery. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Please note LA Gallery Director in subject heading.

Please do not contact the gallery by phone.

Posted on May 15