tag Sign Up for our Newsletter
Site Logo
Don’t miss out on the art world’s most entertaining newsletter - every Friday. And career news every Tuesday.
Become a members
Sales Associate
Sales Associate
Post Date: 17 Mar 2023


Gallery seeks a Sales Associate to join its London team. The position is based in London. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 to 5 years’ of sales experience in the art sector. The candidate will have good knowledge of the art market.

1. Responsibilities:
•    Be the key point person in the Gallery for the public open days, engaging with customers and guiding them through the exhibitions
•    Focus on selling also through proactive lead generation – identifying prospective clients through networking, sales tools, events, etc
•    Developing innovative sales strategies to achieve targets
•    Ensure smooth running of the gallery from a Sales perspective, working with Gallery Manager for general inventory of works etc.
•    Sourcing art works for the gallery through own connections and contacts

2. Essential Skills:
•    Proven sales experience (2-5 years)
•    Natural ability to engage with people
•    Exceptional customer service and storytelling skills
•    Effective communication skills both with internal team and clients
•    Advanced negotiation skills
•    Proactive business development

3. Qualities:
•    Results and sales driven
•    Good at developing client relationships
•    Professional, polished, organised individual with a high attention to detail
•    Balance of creativity and commerciality
•    Passion for arts

Desirable attributes, skills
•    Excellent written and spoken English
•    Excellent interpersonal and client facing skills
•    Proficiency in MS Office
•    Knowledge of Google Workplace and MS Sharepoint
•    Knowledge of art databases like Artlogic
•    Experience in other systems like Trello (preferable)

Start date: ASAP
Position: Full-time permanent
Location: London, St.James
Salary: Base £30,000 per annum. Commission up to 10% of net profit


London, St.James, UK

Latest Careers Articles

How to decline a job offer with grace
How to decline a job offer with grace
How To Make The Perfect Pre-Interview Playlist
How To Make The Perfect Pre-Interview Playlist
5 Red Flags That Show Your Art World Co-Workers Are Not Trustworthy
5 Red Flags That Show Your Art World Co-Workers Are Not Trustworthy
Ways to Shine at Work #IntrovertEdition
Ways to Shine at Work #IntrovertEdition