Sotheby's Brussels

Welcome to Sotheby's! As an assistant in our Modern, and Contemporary Art Department, you will play a pivotal role in our operational activities. You will provide administrative support, manage client interactions, and coordinate logistics, ensuring smooth auctions and excellent customer service.


  • Administrative and logistical responsible across various multiple departments, mainly in Impressionist, Modern, Contemporary and Tribal Art department.

-Monitor negotiations and manage contracts, utilizing CRM, client system management tools and SAP input.

-Coordinate the entire shipping process from start to finish, including requesting quotes, conducting condition checks, and managing client communication and follow-up. (Outgoing and incoming lots)

-Communication with suppliers, transport companies, and sale location abroad.

-Assume responsibility for inventory management and conduct regular stock checks in line with global company policies.

-Arrange photography sessions and coordinate the restoration of artworks as needed.

-Serve as a liaison with authentication committees.

  • Manage private sales and selling exhibitions, including compliance checks, contract management, and collaboration with colleagues abroad on revenue structures and calculations.
  • Co-organize exhibitions, events, and social media promotion initiatives to enhance visibility and engagement.
  • Wine and Spirits Liaison: Act as the primary point of contact for wine clients, handling estimate inquiries, coordinating shipments, proactively reaching out to clients to increase revenue opportunities.


• Minimum bachelor's degree.

• Discretion and good communication skills.

• Fluent in French, Dutch, and English.

• Knowledge of the art world is a plus.

• Team spirit, organizational skills, and proficiency in software (Outlook, Word, ...).

• Proactive and positive attitude.

• Autonomy and initiative.


• A versatile position with one of the market leaders in the auction industry.

• Full-time permanent contract.

• Integration into a young and dynamic team, operating in an international environment.

• Opportunities for professional development.


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Reageren voor: 31/05/2024

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Reageren voor: 31/05/2024
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