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Art Sales, Gallery Director and Presenter
Do you enjoy the thrill of being on stage, the challenge of sales, and the adventure in travel?
If you said yes to all three, this is the job for you!
Park West Gallery has brought the experience of collecting fine art to more than 2 million collectors around the world since 1969, through art auctions and art sales on over 85 cruise ships and in major cities around the world. Our mission is to create an entertaining, educational and welcoming environment that ignites a passion for the arts and offers an incomparable collecting experience.
We offer a job opportunity unlike any other. With a world-class Training Academy where you will learn sales, public speaking, and auctioneering skills, ongoing career development, and the ability to progress in your career and run your own program, we have proudly developed the careers of thousands of Independent Contractors throughout the years, enabling their success as Art Auctioneers and beyond.
You begin as an Art Sales Associate, assisting your art team onboard through sales, marketing, and promotions while living and working onboard a cruise ship. You will receive on-the-job training while learning the necessary skills to become a Gallery Director or Auctioneer. Through our Auctioneer Development Program, you receive guided mentorship with the goal of eventually leading your own program as Art Auctioneer. Through auctions, seminars, and other events, you will engage audiences in the world of art, helping them to gain appreciation, understanding, and the joy of collecting art.
After a career onboard, some of our auctioneers go in our land auction, VIP Sales, and shoreside management departments.
Specific Job Duties:
- Consultative sales conversations with cruise ship guests
- Promotion of the art program through interacting with passengers and announcements
- Delivering presentations, seminars, live art auctions
- Holding audience attention, encourage audience participation
- Creating and distributing marketing collateral
- Setting up art displays
- 6+ months public speaking, entertainment, or teaching experience
- The ability to travel and work abroad on a cruise ship for 5 months at a time
- A desire to learn on the job, training to become an Auctioneer
If you’re looking for a chance to express or develop your public speaking, sales, and entrepreneurial skills while seeing the world, we would love to hear from you!
To learn more about becoming an Art Auctioneer, click here: https://youtu.be/uz40C7Y-QxI
And visit our site: http://artauctionsabroad.com/