Job Summary

Our client, an expanding Fine Art Shipping company are seeking to hire a Business Development Manager to join their team.

The key responsibilities include:

  • The sale of specialist fine art shipping services with the focus on new business.
  • Carry out the structuring of the department in order to maximise sales success and the company's presence within the art logistic industry.
  • Secure accounts and produce successful results by developing business with art galleries, auction houses, museums, exhibitions, private collectors, and stately homes.
  • Research, identify and follow up leads to increase customer base.
  • Create new revenue and have a sound working knowledge of the fine art industry.
  • Be a subject matter expert and deliver consultative advice, best practice and industry updates to your clients.
  • Visit prospective Clients and provide effective sales presentations.
  • Meet / exceed agreed revenue targets and report to the Director on a weekly basis.
  • Represent the Company at art fairs, exhibitions and business forums.
  • Communicate effectively with team members / fine art department, providing support and training to staff to achieve company targets.

Skills required:

  • Previous experience working within a Business Development role within a Fine Art Shipper, Gallery or Auction House.
  • Strong organisational skills and the confidence and ability to build a sales team.
  • A pre-existing client base within the fine art industry is beneficial.
  • Previous experience developing and maintaining key client relationships.
  • Ability to set and exceed sales targets.

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Job Summary

Reference: 9714

Sector: Logistics, Procurement, Distribution and Supply Chain

Location: London, Greater London, England

Salary: Market related

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 04 Jul 2019