Sales Assistant, Carpenters Workshop Gallery


About the Role:

We are looking for a detail-oriented, hard-working enthusiast sales assistant to assist the Sales Team in London. The ideal candidate will be methodical, well-spoken, and collaborative. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a fast-paced, international gallery and be a part of the CWG London team.

Key Responsibilities:

Your primary responsibilities will be to provide administrative and logistical support to the Sales Team, along with hosting clients on a day-to-day basis at our new London gallery.

  • Serve as a public-facing representative of the gallery, speaking about program with visitors, collectors, interior designers, and artists
  • Generate artwork invoices and track payment
  • Organise client contact database and record activity/interests
  • Assemble sales collateral for client viewing
  • Manage international shipment and installation of artworks
  • Liaise with logistics team on condition of artworks and oversee any needed repairs
  • Organise material sample library and track sample loans
  • Book travel, hotel, and restaurant reservations for Sales Team
  • Attend to general administrative tasks, including answering phones, mailing books, sorting correspondence, etc.

Key Qualifications:

  • Proven work experience in executive assistance and/or project management
  • Excellent communication etiquette in person, on the phone, and over email
  • Quick problem-solving skills in high-pressure, deadline driven environment
  • Passion for contemporary art and design
  • Career interest in sales
  • Degree in Art History or related field preferred
  • Skills in a Mac-based environment and Microsoft Office Suite

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of ArtLogic and Asana preferred
  • Preference for candidates with language capabilities in English, Spanish, Italian &/or French

Terms and Conditions:

Initially, the position will start on the following basis: Monday through Friday from 9.30AM to 6PM with additional hours as needed for events and work-related tasks. However, the role will move on a shift basis to cover weekends once we launch the new gallery in October 2022.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, colour, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristics.

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