Secondary Markets, Account Executive

Artsy’s mission is to expand the art market to support more artists and art in the world. Artsy has created the world’s largest two-sided art marketplace, with more than 1,000,000 works by 100,000 artists from 4,000 of the world’s leading galleries, auction houses, art fairs, and institutions across 190 countries.

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Aug 30, 2021 8:00am
Artsy is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated account executive to join one of the most exciting companies in the art world at the intersection of fine art and technology.
The Sales Account Executive reports to our “Secondary Market Dealers” (SMD) team and will manage and upsell a portfolio of art galleries across North and South America, as well as sign on new galleries. As an Account Executive, you will be responsible for growing your book of business through subscription revenue upsells, new business development and managing client best practices to drive artwork sales and grow Artsy’s marketplace.
This is a target-oriented team where your contributions have a direct impact on Artsy’s bottom line. All account executives have individual targets and KPIs to achieve quarterly. The role requires an individual who is able to work with a discerning clientele, drive high level strategic conversations and deliver sales at scale. You will use internal data to make smart decisions and identify areas of opportunity for your gallery partners to ensure a successful partnership and their ongoing engagement with the platform. You will be an ambassador for Artsy with new and existing galleries and pitch our value proposition and mission of expanding the art market to support more artists and art in the world. Salary will be base plus commission.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain active relationships with Artsy's gallery partners, directly managing a portfolio of 90+ accounts
  • Identify opportunities to upsell partners and renew annual subscriptions to meet and exceed revenue growth goals
  • Maintain a full pipeline of opportunities and support high velocity through the sales funnel using Artsy’s core sales operating systems (i.e. Salesforce).
  • Working cross-functionally with New Business, Partner Support, Operations, and Marketing among other functions to drive initiatives that support our partners
  • Provide strategic support for managing galleries’ online profiles and inventory on Artsy; identifying opportunities to maximise on-platform transactions
  • Contribute to developing and executing regional strategies

Candidate Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of work experience in a sales role—specifically in B2B sales and/or account management, with a proven track record in new business acquisition, client retention, upsells, and/or customer acquisition.
  • Extremely self motivated and solutions-oriented with a drive to succeed and can work independently.
  • Metrics-driven and results-oriented
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communications skills, and has practiced this in a customer or client facing role
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure – can excel under time-sensitive deadlines and think strategically to problem solve when necessary, maintains a positive outlook in difficult situations, demonstrates emotional resilience

Preferred, not required:

  • Professional fluency in French, German, Spanish or Italian is a plus
  • Experience with CRM sales tools (e.g. Salesforce)

To Apply


To apply, please submit your resumé and a cover letter here. When you apply, you will be directed to a third party site.


To apply, please submit your resumé and a cover letter here. When you apply, you will be directed to a third party sit


To apply, please submit your resumé and a cover letter here. When you apply, you will be directed to a third party site

Artsy Values

Artsy has five core values that will inform your experience at Artsy.
For the Love of Art: We have relentless curiosity, empathy, and passion for collectors, artists, and the art market. We are here to make the art world more fair and welcoming.
Own Our Outcomes: We are all individual owners of Artsy’s shared success. We are resourceful and resilient, and to get the job done, we each take responsibility for our outcomes.
Lead with Openness: We trust in our teammates. We seek diverse perspectives, communicate authentically, and act with integrity. A more open art world starts with us.
Transform Together: Our mission asks us to challenge the status quo. We embrace feedback, learning, and change so that we can transform our industry, our company, and ourselves.
Impact Over Perfection: Using both art and science, we debate and decide swiftly and iterate on our plans as we learn. To make the biggest impact, we prioritize speed and clarity of action over perfection.
Artsy is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, disability, and veteran status.