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director of sales artist liaison resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Customer-oriented, strategic-thinking professional offering over 5 years of experience in cultivating partnerships, retaining top accounts and growing profit channels. Multi-tasking and self-motivated leader with expertise in expanding network connections and persuasively introducing products. Well-versed in implementing pricing models, managing vendor relations and expanding territory.

Skills
  • Social Media
  • Persuasive Negotiations
  • Consultative Sales
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Key Account Development
  • Customer Service
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Outstanding Organizational Skills
  • Great Adaptability to Multi-Task
  • Fast Learner
  • Efficient with Microsoft Office
  • Collaborative
  • Problem Solving Skills
WORK HISTORY
Director of Sales & Artist Liaison, 10/2020 - 12/2020
Torrid Whitestown, IN,

• Provide collectors insightful information about the artworks on exhibit.

• Assist on their buying decision-making by overcoming objections and providing solutions.

• Educate clients with an extensive knowledge on art history and fine art; inform about art movements, the mediums used, the implemented techniques, the inspiration and story behind each work of art along with the artist’s background.

• Implement sales trainings and oversee that the team is meeting sales goals.

• Act as liaison between artists and the gallery by researching, discovering and reaching out to potential, qualifying artists.

• Oversee their art portfolio, choose the works that would be exhibited in the gallery.

• Work on marketing content such as weekly newsletters, social media posts, and oversee Passport Fine Art Gallery's website has updated content for the works currently on exhibit.

• Attend opening receptions and represent the gallery; network and build professional relationships with potential sales leads.

  • Increased business revenue through proactive management of relationships and sales strategies.
  • Direct training improvements to reduce knowledge gaps and eliminate workforce performance inefficiencies.
  • Maintain professional network of potential clients and business opportunities.
Art Gallery Consultant , 03/2019 - 07/2020
Ocean Blue Galleries & Grand Bohemian Gallery City, STATE,

• Apply exceptional skills in communication and conflict-resolution
to improve buying decision-making.
• Apply consultative sales strategy to assess client needs and
propose solutions to align with business objectives.
• Work closely with the gallery director in all areas of gallery
operations.
• Arrange meetings with art collectors, buyers, and investors.
• Provide collectors insightful information about the artworks
on exhibit.
• Collaborate with fellow sales team members to achieve
group targets, frequently exceeding quotas.
• Educate clients with an extensive knowledge on art history
and fine art; inform about art movements, the mediums
used, the implemented
techniques, the inspiration and story behind each work of art
along with the artist’s background.
• Expand network by attending industry events, identifying
and pursuing leads and establishing rapport with new
clients.
• Foster relationships with art collectors to expand customer
base and enhance loyalty and retention.
• Research, document, and critically analyze works on
exhibit in order to build the value during sales presentations.
• Perform inventory maintenance, process daily status
reports and financial transactions.
• Maintain productive relationships with existing clients
through exceptional follow-up after sales through phone
calls, emails, or in-person meetings.
• Make sure daily financial reports/invoice and monthly
sales are up to date.
• Provide advice to collectors and art investors regarding
suitable artwork selection.
• Respond to client concerns with definitive and insightful
answers.
• Exude professional expertise and resourcefulness to gain
trust and confidence of clients.

Docent, 11/2019 - 03/2020
Mennello Museum Of American Art City, STATE,

• Maintain organization of entryway to uphold welcoming
and inviting atmosphere.
• Study museum history and documentation to provide
thorough and accurate information for guests.
• Provide guided visitor tours to over 30 guests throughout
the museum.
• Educate museum visitors about the works of art on exhibit.
• Execute exceptional public speaking skills as you provide
guests an in-depth educational tour about artists and their
art.
• Provide visitors an enjoyable and hospitable learning
environment, where they are welcome to participate in
discussions during tours.
• Keep informed and up to date about art exhibit changes in
the museum.
• Research, study, and learn all about current works on
display.

Sales Associate, 02/2015 - 01/2019
Banana Republic City, STATE,

• Retain product, service and company policy knowledge to serve as resource for both coworkers and customers.

• Keep apprised of emerging trends and provided informative customer service to assist in product selection.

• Answer incoming telephone calls to provide information about products, services, store hours, policies and promotions.

• Arrange new merchandise with signage and appealing displays to encourage customer sales and move overstock items.

• Sell various products by explaining unique features and educating customers on proper application.

• Train all new sales employees on effective sales, service and operational strategies to maximize team performance.

• Build and maintain effective relationships with peers and upper management to drive team success toward common sales, service and operational goals.

• Offer product and service consultations and employed upselling techniques.

• Assist customers by finding needed items and checking inventory for items at other locations.

• Provide customers with an enjoyable shopping experience.

• Assist whenever clients have questions and concerns regarding sales, fit and style, fashion trends, styling, and merchandise.

• Collaborate with the store team; work hand in hand with coworkers on the execution of visual merchandising and projects display.

Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Fashion Design & Merchandising, Expected in 07/2017
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Sanford Brown College - Orlando,
GPA:
Status -

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Sanford Brown College

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Sales & Artist Liaison
  • Art Gallery Consultant
  • Docent
  • Sales Associate

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts

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