Sales Associate

The Lapis Press

Culver City, CA

The Lapis Press is committed to collaborating with contemporary artists throughout the world who possess a unique and uncompromising vision. Lapis is dedicated to achieving the level of trust necessary to realize successful editions. The quality and relevance of the work produced is a direct result of the enduring relationships Lapis cultivates with its artists and collectors.

Job Title: Sales Associate

Sales and Client Relations:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the contemporary art world and Lapis editions, oversee the successful completion of deals and achieve quarterly sales targets.
  • Review sales results for new areas of opportunity to grow the business.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with artists, clients and collectors.
  • Continually build an understanding of the current market and key players; track artist activities, exhibitions and sales.
  • Maintain active, accurate and organized client records, contacting clients regularly and providing appropriate follow-up on all sales or client requests in order to continually build productive long-term relationships.
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies to launch new Lapis editions, exhibits and events. Create/coordinate the associated support materials.
  • Maintain and develop press contacts; create press releases; manage online listings for artworks.
  • Maintain active and relevant presence on social media sites to bring further awareness to the program.
  • Create and distribute promotional materials, host art fairs and pop-up installations and other venues.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong understanding of the contemporary art and photography markets.
  • Self-motivated, organized and creative problem solving.
  • Strong communication and administrative skills.
  • Attention to detail and follow through.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Contact: studio@lapispress.com

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