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1stdibs // online marketplace for beautiful things
Sales, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Friday, January 29, 2021
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Senior Manager, Fine Art Sales - New York, NY

At 1stDibs, its our mission to enrich lives with extraordinary design. As a marketplace for furniture, art, jewelry, & fashion, we are continuously invested in creating beautiful experiences for our users, & are currently seeking an accomplished Sr. Manager, Fine Art Sales to join our Sales & Client Partnerships Team. 

 As 1stDibs' Sr. Manager of Fine Art Sales, you will lead Fine Art sales initiatives & will play a critical role in helping build our Art business. In this position, you will be responsible for proactively bringing qualified Fine Art buyers to 1stDibs, as well as sourcing & consigning top quality art pieces for sale. You will develop deep client relationships & represent 1stDibs in the market.  

What You Will Do: 

  • Proactively generate new Fine Art business opportunities among new & existing client relationships
  • Build client engagement strategies & advise clients on their buying, selling, & collection management efforts
  • Source top caliber Fine Art sales opportunities & support clients through research, condition reporting, & other activities to prepare to sell  
  • Providing guidance & collaborate on sales with other Specialists across Fine Art, Jewelry, & Furniture
  • Support the team in strategic planning for growing the 1stDibs Art business
  • Represent 1stDibs at client-facing events (e.g. fairs) 

What You Will Bring: 

  • 7-10 years of experience in client facing art sales in a directly related business (e.g. an auction house)
  • Excellent research skills & attention to detail
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced environment & with a flexible approach to a wide range of tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Commitment to an exemplary level of client service
  • Experience with Salesforce & other sales tools

1stdibs is the worlds largest online luxury marketplace for rare & desirable objects. It has become the go-to source for the world's leading interior designers & consumers to find antiques, furniture, jewelry, vintage fashion & fine art.

Backed by Benchmark Capital, Insight Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Spark Capital & Alibaba, 1stdibs is a unique blend of expert curators & seasoned Internet executives from companies including eBay, Gilt, Google, FreshDirect,, Shutterfly, & Twitter.

1stdibs is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity & we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

1stDibs is actively hiring and, in response to COVID-19, conducting all interviews & onboarding virtually. Any new or current team members will be temporarily working remotely until our offices reopen, at which point all employees are expected & required to return physically to the New York office.

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the hiring team following submission of your application.

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