Job Vacancy | Gallery Sales Assistant

Part Time Role Starting December 2021
November 8, 2021

Employment Type  |  Part time (Monday-Friday, 4 hours per day)

Salary | Hourly rate plus sales commission

Location | Bosham Gallery, 1 High Street, Bosham, West Sussex PO18 8LS




Bosham Gallery is a photography gallery in the desirable West Sussex village of Bosham, which exhibits and sells world class photography. Established in 2013, the Gallery is now in its 8th year and was recently voted Best Boutique Fine Art Gallery in the 2021 Global Business Insight Awards.


About The Role


The Gallery is looking for a bright and capable sales assistant for public exhibitions and private 1-2-1 appointments, to work 4 hours per day Monday-Friday, starting on Monday 6th December 2021. Knowledge and experience of working in an art gallery are not essential, this role is for a candidate with enthusiasm for art and sales, exacting attention to detail, excellent administration skills and a positive attitude.


Desired Qualities


-       Sales experience and an interest in art photography

-       Excellent customer service skills

-       Competent in a range of IT systems

-       Has an organised approach to work and enjoys administration

-       Competent with digital marketing, predominantly website and social media channels




Sales & Customer Service


-       Speak knowledgeably with collectors about each artist and their artwork

-       Sell artworks to clients face to face, over the phone and via email

-       Manage the Gallery inbox and phone, responding to sales enquiries

-       Use the Salesforce database to track and manage customer sales

-       Issue and process invoices for artworks through Xero




-       Work with the Gallery team to promote artists and their limited edition prints on website and social media channels

-       Support other marketing activities and share ideas on marketing strategy


 Event Management


-       Set up and run exhibitions with the Gallery team

-       Support the Gallery Owner Luke Whitaker to liaise with artists


Gallery Operations


-       Run 1-2-1 appointments with clients

-       Open and close the Gallery

-       Keep Gallery clean and tidy

-       Monitor and manage the Gallery petty cash and note spending requirements on an ad hoc basis


How to Apply


Please contact the Gallery Owner Luke Whitaker via email with your CV

About the author

Luke Whitaker

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