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Temporary/Part-Time Exhibition Support, Client Services


Established in 1744, Sotheby’s is the world’s premier destination for art and luxury. Synonymous with innovation, Sotheby’s promotes access, connoisseurship and preservation of fine art and rare objects through auctions, private sales and retail locations. Our trusted global marketplace is supported by a network of specialists spanning 40 countries and 50 categories, which include Contemporary Art, Modern and Impressionist Art, Old Masters, Chinese Works of Art, Jewelry, Watches, Wine and Spirits, and Interiors, among many others.


The Client Services Department is the first and most high visible contributor to the client experience at Sotheby’s worldwide headquarters. As a member of the Client Services department, it is the responsibility of the Client Liaison to support a seamless client experience across Sotheby’s front of house spaces.


  • Serve as Brand Ambassador for the Company, portraying a warm, hospitable feeling for both current and prospective clients – monitoring the physical appearance of public spaces and reporting issues as needed
  • Assist clients with general inquiries through the possession of thorough and current knowledge of the Company’s international sale and exhibition calendars, special events, departments, personnel and their building locations; names and titles of Sotheby’s senior management and executive officers
  • Responsible for exhibition-related activities including: timely opening and closing of galleries; catalogue sales; proper completion of absentee bids; creation of new client accounts; knowledge of department experts, sale highlights and lot locations
  • Accountable to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the Company’s domestic and international auction process to effectively communicate with existing and potential clients
  • Coordinate with Specialist and Non-Specialist departments to ensure that a client’s needs are met
  • Participate in ad hoc projects, as needed
  • Must adhere to required front of house attire during working hours


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a pleasant client service-oriented attitude
  • Previous experience in a client service, luxury or hospitality driven industry
  • Team player with a positive working rapport with colleagues
  • Proven experience employing problem solving skills
  • Calm demeanor with an ability to multi-task in a high traffic environment
  • General knowledge of art history and art market preferred
  • Foreign language(s) a plus
  • Must be available to work weekends and evenings as necessary during the duration of the assignment

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The Company is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to race (including, without limitation, traits historically associated with race, such as natural hair, hair texture, and protective and treated or untreated hairstyles), color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership/union status, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic predisposition, genetic information, reproductive health decision, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, alienage or citizenship status, domestic violence victim status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province or local law. The Company complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it operates.

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