Sales and Auctioneer Apprentice

Park West Gallery
Published:
September 15, 2019
Recruiter:
Park West Gallery
Category:
Retail Jobs
Position:
Art Auctioneer
Salary:
2000

Park West Gallery is seeking friendly and energetic people to work as sales consultants onboard 90+ of the world’s largest cruise ships. Unlike many jobs, this position allows you to work your way up to running your own department

We will train all qualified candidates: no prior sales, art, or cruise ship experience required!

ABOUT:

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 around the world. We believe Art is for Everyone and love making art fun and approachable for anyone.

We offer a unique job opportunity, with a world-class Training to teach you sales, public speaking, and auctioneering skills and ongoing career development, allowing you to progress in your career and the ability to manage your own program as a department head on a cruise ship.

THE JOB:

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.

Guaranteed $1400/month with new hires averaging $2000/month, with pay increases after three and six months.

Specific Job Duties:

  • Consultative sales conversations with cruise ship guests
  • Delivering presentations, seminars, live art auctions
  • Holding audience attention, encourage audience participation
  • Creating and designing marketing collateral
  • Setting up art displays

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be 21 years or older and able to live and work on a cruise ship for 6 months
  • Preferred: public speaking or entertainment experience

If you’re looking for a chance to hone your public speaking, sales, and auctioneering skills while seeing the world, we would love to hear from you!

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Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

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