Sales Consultant - Art

Job Title: Sales Consultant - Art
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH54962
Contact Name: Catriona Lundie-Loggie
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 26, 2016 13:23

Job Description

Sales Consultant - Art

Salary Competitive

Handle Recruitment is working with a contemporary Art Gallery to find a Sales Consultant to join the team in their Gallery shop.

Reporting to the Shop Manager, key responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the manager with significant trade orders, following up of sales leads.
  • Managing VIP client list, developing new client relations whilst maintaining mature and established client relations.
  • Ensuring that sales procedures are followed at all times.
  • Invoicing and related administrative tasks surrounding sales procedures.
  • Development of art fair proposals and submissions and logistical preparation for national and international art fairs.
  • Attending national and international art fairs; overseeing installation and break down of booth and securing sales in a highly pressurised, time sensitive environment.
  • Managing stock levels in all stores in London and liaising with the warehouse on stock and inventory levels.
  • Assistance with exhibition preparation, liaising with warehouse team and technicians where appropriate.

Key attributes:

  • Proven experience of establishing sales strategies, developing and meeting rigorous sales targets.
  • Passion for researching, winning and exploring new business.
  • Hands on attitude with strong problem solving and administrative skills.
  • You must be available to work on a rolling rota, this may include weekends, occasional evenings, bank holidays and the Christmas period.
  • Knowledge of selling art publications and limited edition prints as well as an understanding of high end product / fine Art.
  • Art Fairs experience is advantageous but not essential.

This is a very exciting opportunity for a sales consultant with strong knowledge of the Art world and a proven track record in fine art sales to take the next step in their career in a very well respected organisation.

Immediate interview for suitable candidates, please email

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.