Internship, Business Development
Sales | New York, NY | Full Time and Contract
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 to NFL Super Bowl rings. In 2015, LiveAuctioneers helped facilitate over $3 billion of sales 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.
We are seeking highly motivated Business Development Intern to help support our flourishing Sales Team. The role will be heavily focused on outbound prospecting efforts to the Art & Antiques industry. During the internship, you will be learning about how to grow and scale a true technology company with the guidance of the LiveAuctioneers Executive Team. This is a unique and once in a lifetime opportunity.
Who We Want:
+ You are someone who wants to jump in head-first into a game-changing, energetic team and learn from the pros
+ You're a self-starter and love the thought of wow-ing clients
+ You know how to deal with difficult client situations and navigate them successfully
+ 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
+ You are no stranger to dynamic sales environments, process changes and structural changes
+ You are to able to think on your feet, adapt to an ever-evolving environment and thrive within it
- Award-winning Paid Internship Program
- Regular catered lunches, happy hours, and events
- Fully-stocked beverage fridge and snack pantry