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Gallery Director - Contemporary Art
- Aggressive Expansion Plan in Hong Kong
- Strong Portfolio of International Artists
About Our Client
Our client specialises in artist management with a strong portfolio of radical, vibrant and influential contemporary international artists.
The Gallery Director represents all the artists under the management company with the key role of presenting, promoting and selling their masterpieces to the general public . You will communicate regularly with the individual artists and have an in-depth understanding of their background, style, character , strengths and requirements in order to find the best way to highlight and promote their pieces. You will provide bespoke service to the clientele with the ultimate goal of building a loyal client base for long term business development whilst constantly updating your knowledge on market trends and customer needs. As the Director of the gallery, you will have P&L responsibilities and will work towards challenging but realistic sales targets. At the same time, other than delivering sales, the successful candidate will have an overall responsibility for the business, including stock, curating, hanging and preparing for art events.
The Successful Applicant
The successful applicant will have a strong passion, understanding and appreciation of art, combined with the business and marketing skills to manage a team and run a profitable operation. You will be a Degree Holder of a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Arts or other related subjects such as Art Management or History of Art. You should also have significant experience in art sales or a management role in an art gallery, ideally with proven sales track record. You will be able to form strong relationships with both the artists and clients, and ensure that customer service expectations are always met or exceeded. In addition to professionalism, you are willing to go the extra mile to source new artists and clients to generate business on a daily basis. Good understanding and acceptance of different cultures and diversification will be very important for you to excel in this role.
What's on Offer
You will be working closely with the Managing Director in developing the business to another level. Attractive package with the composition of both basic salary and incentive will be offered on top of great exposure to the contemporary art world.