Art Consultant - Whistler Contemporary Gallery (Whistler)
compensation: Base Salary Plus Commissions
employment type: Full-time
Sales associate – Contemporary Art Gallery
The Gallery is one of Canada’s leading fine art galleries. Specializing in the representation of renowned Canadian and International artists with two locations in Whistler, BC. We are now interviewing applicants for the position of Sales Associate for our galleries located in The Four Seasons Hotel & Whistler Village.
About the Job:
We are looking for a Sales professional who is enthusiastic, motivated and interested in joining our team. The environment is dynamic and constantly evolving. With a small team, the available position offers a unique hands-on experience.
The responsibilities include:
Excellent sales abilities
Excellent Negotiating skills
Possess leadership qualities, and are determined to be a winner
Providing excellent customer service to clients and delegate communications effectively that are engaging and creative.
Ability to establish rapport easily and put people “at ease”
Comfortable at generating leads, with the ability to positively engage
Possess an appropriate sense of urgency, and to bring a sales situation to a resolution
Effectively provide solutions for customers’ challenges
Initialization and the ability to focus on opportunities and solutions
Anticipate consequences and evaluate alternatives before acting
Work collaboratively with other employees to provide support on a wide range of administrative tasks and daily operations
Independently coordinating and executing gallery mailings, shipments, custom documentation and transportation logistics
Proactively work with team members to ensure input and assigned tasks are managed on a timely basis
Maintain a positive outlook
Able to work evenings & weekends
Qualifications & Skills:
Experience in a related position or field
Proficiency in the use of Google Apps (Chrome, Drive, Sheets, Docs, Gmail, Calendar), Mac OS X, MS Office (Word & Excel)
Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite; Acrobat, Photoshop
The WHISTLER CONTEMPORARY GALLERY continues its dedication to the promotion of distinctive Canadian and international contemporary art. We represent emerging, mid-career and established artists. Our art encompasses a diversity of styles including figurative, abstract and landscape. The gallery offers an exceptional selection of original paintings, multi-media work, glass and sculpture.
The gallery has two locations in the Hilton Resort and Spa and the Four Seasons Whistler Resort. The resort itself attracts over two million visitors each year and is often rated as #1 ski resort in North America.
With 26 years of experience in the art business, the gallery works with first time and experienced buyers to build their collections.
We are dedicated to serving our clients as well as our artists. We are passionate about art and are committed to bringing quality pieces to our collectors.
Whistler Contemporary Gallery showcasing contemporary fine art since 1992
Formerly known as The Whistler Village Art Gallery.
Job Type: Part-Time
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $18.00-$65.00 per hour
- 8 hour shift
Supplemental pay types:
- Bonus pay
- Commission pay