Artist Agent

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
From $30,000 a year + benefits
Posted
Jan 04, 2017
Closes
Feb 03, 2017
Specialty
Sales
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Job Description: 

We are looking for person to train up as an Artist Representative/ Art Agent for our New

York-Manhattan office, joining a team of 6 in the US and 20 in the UK.

Or you could be experienced in this field so we can fast track your training and salary

expectations!

An Art Rep is the middle person between great artists and great clients; so, you make the link,

grease the wheels and basically make sure everything works out. There is an existing group of

clients that you will eventually look after and there is a degree of new business development.

Sounds like fun? It is!

The trainee Artist Representative starting salary is $30k going to $38k after training and way

beyond when you get traction.

Expect a long and lucrative career at Advocate Art (we have a very high retention rate),

the market in kids and decorative publishing is buoyant and above all the people in it are

great. We offer full training in a casual work environment, expenses paid travel -World Wide,

London, Italy etc. (expect a stint of up to a month in the UK) and a bonus scheme to prove

that we reward success and hard work.

Working hours for this position is Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. with an early leave

on Friday and generous holiday entitlement.

Interviews will be held in NY week commencing February 6th

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

Candidates who meet the following requirements should apply:

-An interest in art and illustration that extends to formal education.

-Creative- a good eye

-Good communicator, able to rebut, sell, empathize and negotiate

-Multi-task individually or as part of a team

-Be comfortable travelling alone and possibly over multiple weekends

-Mac and social media savvy

-Organised to a diagnosable level

-Generally brilliant and making things happen on your own.

-If you have any languages or a super power it is a plus.