Gallery Associate, Taglialatella Galleries

Gallery Associate
Taglialatella Galleries – Toronto

Application Deadline: March 31, 2023

Taglialatella Galleries is an international brand with locations in New York, Paris, Palm Beach and, most recently, Toronto. Operating at the intersection of pop and street art, Taglialatella showcases work by leading names on both the primary and secondary market. As the brand’s youngest location, TagTO has positioned itself as a tastemaker, introducing cultural initiatives and brand activations to the neighbourhood of Yorkville and exciting the city’s arts community. Since its inauguration, TagTO has solidified its standing as Canada’s leading purveyor of contemporary pop art, as well as international blue-chip.

Following the gallery’s recent unprecedented success and growth, TagTO is looking to expand its sales department with the addition of a strong and experienced associate to round out an intimate and well-oiled team. This position will be heavily focused on sales and customer relations and will be evaluated through sales goals and client retention. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of industry experience, a familiarity with the primary and secondary art market, and an arts-based post-secondary education. This full-time position will be remunerated with a competitive base salary of CAD $50,000 supplemented with a strongly incentivised sales commission. Throughout a three-month trial period, the candidate will be assessed on their abilities to perform the required responsibilities, exhibit a dedication to their craft, and engage positively with the gallery team and clientele.

Job Description

  • The position is a full-time, non-remote position with a required 40hr work week during the gallery’s hours of operation. Weekend availability is required.
  • Must be available for the occasional events outside of business hours (gallery openings, art fairs)
  • Handling client care from start to finish to achieve a high sales conversion be it with new walk-in clients, existing gallery clients, or off-site inquiries.
  • Charismatically and enthusiastically engage with clients, share the gallery mandate, and invite discussion of the artist and their work.
  • Astutely address customer inquiries and concerns, identify needs, and perform thorough follow ups.
  • Navigate, update, and manage client and inventory databases.
  • Keep detailed notes on client tastes and preferences to be able to match client needs with gallery offerings.
  • Assist in the installation of works in both the gallery and client homes – for which, a degree of physical ability will be required

The Ideal Candidate

  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant industry experience is mandatory to be considered for the role
  • A minimum of 2 years of luxury sales experience is preferred.
  • A familiarity with the art market; able to distinguish between primary and secondary market, identify market trends, and discuss the trajectories of the artists represented by the gallery
  • A strong knowledge of contemporary internationally acclaimed artists and leading local figures, with emphasis on those practicing at the intersection of pop and street art.
  • Presents in a professional and polished manner
  • Able to work at a high degree of excellency in a fast-paced environment where multitasking and time management will be strongly required
  • Integration within local arts community, and a familiarity with local collectors and a strong and loyal clientele base, is preferred.
  • Experience with ArtSystems or comparable art database programs is a valuable asset
  • Experience with Adobe Suites, Google Suites, and Microsoft Suites are valuable assets

To be considered, please send CV and cover letter to with the subject line: Application – Taglialatella Gallery Associate

All potential candidates will be contact for interview on or before the application deadline of March 31, 2023. If you have not been contacted by this date, no follow up is necessary.

Contact Information
Jordan Claire – Gallery Manager

Taglialatella Galleries
99 Yorkville Ave
Toronto, ON M5R 1C1