Sales Assistant / Retail Assistant / Art Sales Consultant

Bennett & Game Recruitment Limited
£17k - £20k pa + Bonus, Pension
27 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Cloud Gallery are one of the UK's most popular contemporary galleries and currently looking to appoint Sales Assistant / Retail Assistant / Art Sales Consultant for their new Guildford branch. Since their launch in 2011 Cloud Gallery have built up an enviable reputation within the industry and represent some of the most sought after artists in the UK. They currently have 4 art galleries throughout the South; Chichester, Brighton, Worthing and Horsham with Guildford to be the fifth gallery to join the group, opening in November. The turnover for 2017 is expected to exceed £1.5M. As an Art Sales Consultant / Sales Assistant you will be responsible for achieving both your personal monthly sales target and assisting the team to achieve the gallery target, by personable sales techniques with a consultative approach. The artwork within the gallery ranges from £200 - £20,000 so as an Art Consultant / Retail Assistant you must be able to communicate with a range of people with varying budgets. Training and development is essential as well as increasing personal knowledge of pieces and the artists. Art Consultants will report directly to the Gallery Manager who in turn will be reporting to and supported by the Area Manager. This position would suit someone that has proven sales / retail experience and previously worked in a target based role. The position could also suit an Art Consultants / Gallery Assistant that is looking for their next challenge. The Gallery is open 7 days per week so the position will involve working on a rota, 5 days in 7, which will include some weekend work. Art Consultant Requirements - Based within a commutable distance of Guildford. - Previously worked in a retail/target based role. - Have an interest in the art industry - Proven record hitting store sales targets Art Consultant Remuneration - Basic Salary of £17-20K DOE - Uncapped Sales Bonus & Commission to give £21-24K OTE - 28 Days Holiday PLUS Bank Holiday's - Pension (Auto Enrolment) Join us on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn - Search Bennett and Game Recruitment. Bennett and Game Recruitment are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy
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