Gallery Sales Consultant, The Biscuit Factory

Description

JOB OPPORTUNITY: GALLERY SALES CONSULTANT (two roles available - part time)

Min 16 hours p/wk Sat & Sunday

Min 24 hours p/wk (including Saturday & Sunday) on a rota system

We are seeking two individuals to join our team which thrives on achieving sales. We are an independent commercial art gallery providing a buoyant marketplace to support the careers of emergent to mid career artists and makers. With over 50,000 visitors to the gallery each year we are seeking two individuals who have a passion for customer service, demonstrable experience in art sales (or equivalent) and knowledge in art techniques. 

Selling art is a nuanced skill and at The Biscuit Factory we pride ourselves on providing a bespoke high standard of service to a varied audience facilitating sales from the affordable to the luxury end of the market. This role will appeal to someone who enjoys art retail and front facing roles. 

Essential:

This individual should be:

- proactive and motivated  

- thorough and professional

- friendly and personable

Desirable:

- arts experience

- drivers license/access to car

Please apply with an up to date CV and covering letter stating why you are suited to this role, to rachel@thebiscuitfactory.com by 17 August 2018 

DETAILS: The Biscuit Factory is an independent commercial art, craft & design gallery, founded in 2002 and located in the cultural quarter of Newcastle, Ouseburn. 

The ethos of the gallery has always been to provide a platform for local and national artists, to support emergent makers, to showcase established artists and to add to the cultural landscape of the region. The huge scale of the gallery means that we are able to display the work of over 250 artists at any time. We exhibit and sell original paintings, handmade prints, glass, ceramics, textiles, photography, furniture, design led homewares and jewellery. Our focus is on making art accessible and creating a genuine marketplace for artists and makers. We represent the work of emerging and mid career artists and feature collaborative exhibitions with national agencies, arts organisations and initiatives.

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