SPIKE CAREERS

Job opening: Sales Director

Spike Art Magazine is looking for an experienced and highly motivated person to join the team as our Sales Director.

The ideal candidate will have have an in-depth knowledge of the global contemporary art world, with direct contacts to galleries, museums, public institutions, and cultural organizations, as well as auction houses, private art collections, and foundations. Connections to fashion labels and brands are a huge plus.

Those contacts will help to secure advertising sales in both print and digital media, bring in sponsorship deals, and sell artist editions, as well as to confirm paid editorial with labels and brands.

The Sales Director must be highly organized; can work on their own timeline while fulfilling required tasks; and feel confident in leading and elevating a Sales team of four people, on a weekly basis.

Prior sales experience is necessary; applications with no evidence of such a background will not be considered

The position is freelance, flexitime, and worked remotely, with attendance at some in-person meetings required at Spike’s Berlin office. The role will report directly to the Publisher.

Fulfillment of a sales target is required each financial quarter. Payment is based on commission, with an additional fee based on prior experience.

To apply, please send a CV & cover letter to Andrew Cannon (Head of Sales) at andrew.cannon@spikeartmagazine.com with “Application: Sales Director” in the subject line by 31 May 2024.

We look forward to considering your application!