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Account Manager

Sales | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Company Info

LiveAuctioneers is the leading marketplace for fine art, collectibles, furniture, and jewelry. Our catalogs include everything from Picasso paintings to Michael Jackson’s moonwalking shoes. LiveAuctioneers has facilitated over $29 billion of bids by connecting over one million of the world’s most knowledgeable collectors with 4,000 passionate sellers of one-of-a-kind items.

The LiveAuctioneers management team has started and/or grown market-leading companies like Amazon, Seamless / Grubhub, 1stdibs, SinglePlatform and IBM.  The company’s most recent investment was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, early investors in hugely innovative companies like LinkedIn, Yelp, Skype, and Pinterest.

Founded in 2002, LiveAuctioneers was the first in the industry to introduce mobile bidding, video streamed auctions, and more.  The company continues to be a pioneer in the sale of exceptional items.

Job Description

We are seeking an entrepreneurial, self-driven Account Manager to join our team. The role will entail dealing with our dealer and gallery clients who send inventory for auction on a regular basis. You will be interacting with dozens of clients over the phone and email. You will be responsible to build long-lasting relationships with our current sellers, as well as train them to be successful in our innovative program. Organization and a friendly client demeanor will be critical to the success of this role.

Who We Want:

+ You have a track-record of dealing with clients of all kinds, are well-articulated, and can coach them to become successful

+ You can adapt to dynamic and fast-paced environments

+ You have a passion for the arts and are fascinated by the art market

+ You love working on a team that gets motivated around a passionate cause and executes on their goals

+ You love challenges and you find ways to work around them in creative ways

+ Hustle is your middle name: you're a self-starter, you hustle to meet goals, and exude confidence everywhere you go

Job Requirements:

+ BA/BS Degree

+ Experience in sales, account management, or client services

+ Knowledge of valuation methods for art and antiques and/or experience cataloging art and antiques for sale

+ Experience working with Salesforce CRM is a plus