NYC Gallery Assistant
Company: Artemest USA Inc.
Duration: Full-time
Date Posted: 05/17/24
Category: Sales & Marketing
Location: New York
Salary: 25-50k
Job Description

To enhance its team, Artemest is looking for an efficient Gallery Assistant to support the VP and Trade Sales team in achieving all Gallery & Trade sales and service goals while providing an outstanding brand experience and business environment for the A&D community and consumer clients. Also to ensure efficient operations of the showroom/gallery while providing excellent client service and best in class luxury experience to support the brand positioning. The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills and a strong passion for Interior Design.

What will be your key responsibilities?

Maintenance & Operations:
- Perform operational, maintenance, and administrative functions as needed to ensure smooth and efficient gallery operations to the highest brand standards
- Provide best in class luxury experience and outstanding level of client service for gallery visitors
- Maintain & catalogue an organized and well displayed sample room

Exhibitions & Events:
- Work on Gallery exhibitions preparation and installation, as needed
- Ensure that the products display and visual merchandising in the gallery is in line with the brand image and to the highest standard
- Assist with galleria events

Marketing & Sales Support:
- Execute gallery marketing initiatives to increase gallery traffic and team sales
- Enrich the company database through client data registration and profiling
- Nurture positive relationships with new and existing clients, architects, and interior designers in support of the Gallery Manager and Trade Team sales
- Use the company CRM and Excel reporting tools, as needed to assist with and report team sales

Job Requirements

What are we looking for?

- At least 2 years of experience at a luxury design retailer, gallery or high-end furniture sales
- Bachelor’s degree (Design, Architecture, Interior Design preferred)
- Good knowledge of the sector and strong ability to communicate clearly with the design community & consumers
- Great interpersonal skills to coordinate working relationships with potential clients
- Result-driven with a proactive approach to achieving goals
- Highly organized with the ability to plan and prioritize
- Aesthetic sensibility and passion for luxury products
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
- Availability to work on Saturdays

About our Company

Artemest is a digital destination that offers unrivalled access to the world of Italian craftsmanship and design. Serving an audience of design professionals and enthusiasts, our sophisticated platform showcases over 60,000 products designed and handmade in Italy by 1,500 of the country’s most talented artisans. Our tightly curated collection spans furniture, lighting, décor, tabletop, art and lifestyle objects handpicked by our discerning team. Each storied piece has a unique beauty and incomparable quality that reveals the skill and knowledge of its maker.

CEO Marco Credendino and Creative Director Ippolita Rostagno launched Artemest in 2015 with a shared vision to bring the work of Italian artisans to the world stage. Headquartered in Milan, Italy, with a physical gallery, Artemest Galleria, in West Chelsea, New York, Artemest continues to grow its community while preserving Italian craft traditions.


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