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Fine Art Gallery Associate in Houston, TX

COMPANY

Park West Gallery

Base Salary: Yes (amount not posted)
Total Comp: Not Listed
Location:
Industry: Travel
Benefits: No
Customers: All
Car Allowance: No
Sales Cycle: salesCycle
Travel: Overnight/Large Territory

JOB DESCRIPTION

Jul 24, 2017
Travel the World and train to be a Fine Art Auctioneer with Park West. For over 45 years Park West Gallery has been an international leader in the Art Industry. We are one of the largest privately-owned art galleries in the world, currently operating 100+ Art Galleries onboard Luxury Cruise Ships around the world, with 8 leading cruise lines including: Azamara, Carnival, Celebrity, Holland America, Norwegian Cruise Line, Princess, P&O, and Royal Caribbean. Park West represents internationally renowned artists who have been exhibited in and collected by world class museums and galleries and featured as official artists countless for events such as the Grammys, the Olympics, the Super Bowl, and the World Cup.
Park West is seeking an Fine Art Gallery Associate to work and train to become an Art Auctioneer onboard Luxury Cruise Ships sailing to exciting international ports in Australia, the Mediterranean, Asia, and the Caribbean, amongst many other exotic locations. This opportunity offers the chance to travel the world while establishing oneself as a professional in the art industry. While candidates with diverse work experiences will be seriously considered, the ideal candidate would have previous experience working with art, sales and/or public speaking. Extensive training is provided for all qualified applicants.


Job Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of an Art Gallery Associate is to engage clients cruising onboard Luxury Cruise ships and instill a strong passion for fine art and collecting while on vacation. Working as a part of a shipboard team the Art Gallery Associate will contribute to developing and maintaining an art program that consistently achieves sales targets.
Unlike many corporate jobs, the Art Gallery Associate has the opportunity to develop a myriad of different skills sets while training to become an Art Auctioneer.
Other responsibilities will include:

Event planning
Arranging cohesive and professional art displays
Organizing and executing marketing strategies
Developing and maintaining a promotional mindset
Engaging in consultative conversations with collectors and generating interest
Educating clients about artwork, determining level of interest, and developing leads
Making payment and shipping arrangements
Maintaining professional demeanor and appearance at all times


Job Requirements

As an Art Gallery Associate, you must be highly motivated, personable, and eager to learn and grow professionally. Qualified candidates enjoy traveling, experiencing other cultures, and taking on increased levels of responsibility. You must be able to interact effectively and develop rapport with a diverse variety of people.
Other requirements of the role include:

An entrepreneurial spirit and mindset
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Flexibility to work six months consecutively on a luxury cruise ship
Adaptability in a constantly changing work environment
Ability to establish trust and credibility with guests
Capacity to work effectively in a fast-paced and exciting environment
Marketing, sales, public relations, or related experience, a plus
Art history background, a plus
Strong public speaking skills, a plus


See how our Associates describe the Park West experience: [please apply online]

Establish yourself as a professional in the fine art industry while embarking on an incredible adventure, apply today!