Róisín O’Farrell Art is looking for an experienced sales development assistant to work with her in supporting our expansion efforts into new retail sales markets for our fine art prints.
This is a contracted, part-time role that reports directly to Róisín; a remote working position with payment paid on a per hour rate.
The position will also require flexibility including some eventual travel to trade fairs and potential vendors, in the UK.
Who We Are
Róisín is an Irish, creative, solo entrepreneur supporting an enthusiastic, dedicated and longstanding team of contracted project managers, administrators, designers, printers, framers, and others. Working well together, with great working relationships, the team helps to achieve her business goals. Róisín O’Farrell is an Artist and Teacher that is recognized to be successful both artistically and commercially. Her paintings and prints are highly regarded and in high demand.
What We Do
Róisín O’Farrell is a successful Irish artist, passionate about two things: painting and teaching!
She exhibits her original oil paintings widely in established galleries in the UK, Ireland and abroad.
She sells fine art print reproductions of her work in over 15 retail stores in Ireland and is looking to expand abroad.
And she teaches both online courses and in-person workshops and retreats, specialising in teaching anyone who loves to paint, how to paint better and helping Artists and Creative Entrepreneurs how to sell their work and get their business mojo going.
Róisín’s brand holds the values of creativity and excellence. The art and the personality of the artist are friendly, approachable and aspirational. She and her team are ambitious: always striving for excellence and enthusiastic; always excited about what we are doing. We are creative, purposeful and strategic in our actions.
Responsibilities will include:
Develop/augment retail sales strategy for selling Open Edition Prints
Develop and nurture leads, prospects and new retail customers
Develop sales processes and “buyer personas” for retail customers
Maintain a sales pipeline in our CRM using Active Campaign
Development of sales automation to include email marketing
Negotiate, and close sales contracts
Attend trade fairs and visit potential retail vendors during the sales process.
An ideal candidate is/has:
1-3 years of relevant sales experience preferably B2B
Proven track record of generating leads and closing sales
Experience building and maintaining a sales database CRM
Understanding of how retail buyer relationships are formed and maintained
A strategic B2B thinker with strong planning and organization skills
Achievement-oriented with excellent listening, negotiating and presentation skills
Knowledge of the UK market will be a strong advantage.
Experience in dealing with customs and Brexit processes would also be very desirable
Ability to travel within the UK occasionally for trade fairs/sales meetings
An enthusiastic embrace of the artistic brand that is Roisin O’Farrell Art
Finally, an individual who may not tick every box in the above criteria will go a long way if
they have the confidence to achieve sales success,
have a positive attitude and
have the personality to work well with Róisín and as part of a small team.
Familiarity and experience with various online tools an advantage:
Róisín O’Farrell Art is committed to honouring diversity on our team, in our clientele and within our community. We believe that a diverse workplace makes our business stronger. We especially invite diverse candidates to apply.
If you would like to be considered for this role, we'd love to hear from you.