Mother Art Prize Group Show 2019 at Mimosa House. Painting detail Mitter Vanessa,  Persephone

 

We are excited to be offering the opportunity to join Procreate Project’s team to an Art Sales Consultant

Job Type: Part-time freelance basis

Project Fee: £2500 + commissions 

Location: London, UK 

Tenure: Fix-term role 

This is a unique opportunity to join Procreate Project’s team  at a very crucial yet exciting time. Procreate Project is a pioneering arts organisation driven by an ethos that strives for innovation and sociocultural impact. The main aim is to support the professional development of contemporary artists who are also mothers, working across disciplines.

After seven years from its conception, Procreate Project is at a brick of manifesting its vision and being established in the wider art world. 

The successful candidate will actively engage in planning and delivering a sales strategy, perform sales and develop a client database contributing to Procreate Project’s longer-term sustainability and widen its impact and outreach. 

The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of contemporary art, proven experience in sales, and would be passionate about gender equality and the championing of women artists.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Implement sales strategies and develop new clients by increasing the reach of the organisation
  • Follow up offers and maintain an open dialogue with clients, museums and artists regarding available works 
  • Place key artworks in important collections through working with clients and museums 
  • Business and Client Development 
  • Represent Procreate Project at industry events across museums, art fairs and auctions Research and develop the organisation collector list 
  • Set contact strategy for working with key prospective and existing collectors 

Experience Required 

  • Considerable experience in sales 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the art markets 
  • Have a proven network of collectors including relationships with institutions
  • Have an established base of collectors in London with a focus on contemporary art and women artists
  • Excellent customer service, and established relationships with clients

Person specifications:

It is essential that the Art Sales Consultant

  •  Has a strong interest in Procreate Project’s work and its mission
  •  Has at least two years experience of working in the arts, with artists and
    arts organisations, in ways which align with the responsibilities summarized above 
  • Has an expanded knowledge on online marketing and sales
  • Is well organised and possesses strong administration skills;
  •  Is highly motivated and able to work as part of a team;
  •  Has Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and is confident communicating in writing and in person; 
  •  Has the ability to represent Procreate Project to artists, organisations and the
    general public.
  • A team player, highly motivated, mature, meticulous, independent, 
  • Possesses determination and drive to achieve targets

In line with the Procreate Project’s ethos, we will give priority to applicants who self-identify as women and mothers, offering flexible hours and the possibility to work remotely. 

This role is offered on a freelance basis with heightened activity from September 2020.

The application information required includes your:

  •  Name
  •  Contact details: postal, telephone, and email.
  •  The names and contact details of two referees. Referees may be
    contacted, but only after the interview
  • Reply to the Equal Opportunity questions below 

You should also include two attachments:

– A statement of no more than two A4 pages, including:

  • Why you feel that you are suitable for the post;
  • How you match the person specifications noted above, using examples of your past experience;

– Your current CV of no more than two A4 pages.

To apply please email community@procreateproject.com with “Art sales consultant and your name” in the subject header.

Application Deadline:  1st of June 2020 

Appointment will ideally commence: Mid June 2020.

This opportunity was made possible thanks to the National Lottery through Arts Council England Emergency Response Funds. 

Monitoring

Procreate Project  places a strong emphasis on equality of opportunity and access. In order to help us monitor this commitment, please complete the following questions and send them via email with your application. You must return this information as part of your application, which will not be eligible without it.

The questionnaire asks for statistical information only. We will not use the information you provide here in making our decision, and your information will remain confidential.

Cultural diversity: Please state what you consider to be or how you chose to define your ethnic origin (for example, Asian, British Asian, White European, Black Caribbean, British Chinese, etc) 

Disability: The Disability Discrimination Act defines disability as a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long term adverse effect on a person’s ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.

Do you consider yourself to be a disabled person?

Age: To which age group do you belong?

Below 20 

20 – 29 

30 – 39

40 – 49 

50 – 59 

Above 60 

Gender: How do you describe your gender?

Visibility: How did you hear about the post of Sales Consultant with Procreate Project

Do you have children?