Sales Assistant

Geneva

Opera Gallery Geneva is seeking a Sales Assistant for its new exhibition space Opera, spanning 130 square meters over 2 floors. It is situated 19 Place de Longemalle opposite our flagship space, in the heart of the city.

 

Opera presents two distinct exhibitions : Intersect, which brings together art and design and Focus, which presents multiples by a key artist.

 

The Sales Assistant will report directly to the Director of Opera Gallery Geneva, Jordan Lahmi. The position schedule is Tuesday – Saturday, with additional hours for opening and events.

 

Responsibilities :

 

  •  Conduct art and design sales
  •  Promptly and warmly welcome guests to the gallery
  •  Maintain a thorough understanding of our current exhibitions in order to best articulate relevant artistic concepts to visitors
  •  Client development : develop client lists by notifying potential clients of particular works and exhibitions, according to their interests
  •  Assist with gallery exhibitions, openings and events

 

Qualifications and requirements :

 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Art History, Business, Studio Art, Arts Administration + 2 years’ experience minimum in the art sector or 5 years’ experience minimum in an art gallery or art auction house
  • Be fluent in French and have a good level of English (written and verbal)
  • A genuine passion for modern, contemporary art and design
  • A thorough knowledge of Microsoft/Outlook 
  • A friendly and positive demeanor
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Hardworking and motivated by sales targets, whilst also being able to work independently and efficiently
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and additional hours as needed for client viewings, openings and events

 

Application Instructions :

 

Please send resume and cover letter to jordan@operagallery.com with “Sales Assistant” in the subject line.

 

 

Opera Gallery is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants.