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31 Jul 2019

Full-Time Art Dealer

Madison Gallery  Solana Beach, California, United States

Job Description

Position Level : High- End Top Producer with proven track record.
Education : College Education and extensive knowledge of the Contemporary Art World.
Position: Full Time Permanent Job.

Top Contemporary gallery based in La Jolla is looking to recruit a seasoned top-producing experienced art dealer to join their team.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
• Proactive input related to sales offers at the gallery, art fairs and internal and external exhibitions.
• Observation of the primary and secondary markets.
• Participation and representation of the gallery at art fairs.
• Representing the gallery at the reception desk to all visitors to the gallery
• Providing information and sales assistance to collectors, museum professionals, media contacts and the general public
• Working closely with the Owner and Directors to conduct sales
• Assisting with correspondence to artists, institutions, collectors and the press
• Editing all written materials distributed by the gallery, including press releases and invoices
• Accurately maintaining records of artist’s editions, biographical and bibliographic information
• Assisting with preparations and applications for art fairs
• Excellent computer skills: online posting, Photoshop (i.e.: Mac and PC efficiency )

Required knowledge, skills and qualifications:
• Proven track record of art sales
• Proven knowledge of art history/contemporary art.
• At least 3 years relevant sales experience in comparable commercial galleries or auction houses.
• Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills are essential
• High-level proficiency with computers, including database programs and Photoshop
• Must work productively in a fast-paced environment and multi-task with ease
• Meticulous proofreading and editing skills
• Punctuality
• Proactive and motivated attitude

Candidate must be detail-oriented, hard-working, organized and reliable.

How to Apply  

Please submit your cover letter, CV, references and availability by email to Lorna York


Job Categories: Museum and Gallery. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts, gallery, and sales. States: California.

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