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Manchester is a major city in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of more than two million in 2018, it is the second largest city by urban area in the United Kingdom. It is fringed by the Cheshire Plain to the south, the Pennines to the north and east and the neighbouring city of Salford to the west. The two cities and the surrounding towns form a large continuous conurbation. Due to Manchester’s size and global influence, it is considered the second city of the United Kingdom.
The history of Manchester began with the civilian settlement associated with the Roman fort (castra) of Mamucium or Mancunium, established in about AD 79 on a sandstone bluff near the confluence of the rivers Medlock and Irwell. Historically part of Lancashire, areas of Cheshire south of the River Mersey were incorporated into Manchester in the 20th century, including Wythenshawe in 1931. Throughout the Middle Ages Manchester remained a manorial township, but began to expand “at an astonishing rate” around the turn of the 19th century. Manchester’s unplanned urbanisation was brought on by a boom in textile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution, and resulted in it becoming the world’s first industrialised city. Manchester achieved city status in 1853. The Manchester Ship Canal opened in 1894, creating the Port of Manchester and linking the city to the Irish Sea, 36 miles (58 km) to the west. Its fortune declined after the Second World War, owing to deindustrialisation, but the IRA bombing in 1996 led to extensive investment and regeneration. Following successful redevelopment after the IRA bombing, Manchester was the host city for the 2002 Commonwealth Games.
The city is notable for its architecture, culture, musical exports, media links, scientific and engineering output, social impact, sports clubs and transport connections. Manchester Liverpool Road railway station was the world’s first inter-city passenger railway station. At the University of Manchester, Ernest Rutherford first split the atom in 1917, Frederic C. Williams, Tom Kilburn and Geoff Tootill developed the world’s first stored-program computer in 1948, and Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov isolated the first graphene in 2004.
Whitewall Galleries represents a new concept in art retailing. As a rapidly expanding nationwide group, we are committed to showcasing top quality artwork from international award winners, household names and the freshest new talent within a warm and sociable environment. The company prides itself on ensuring that every individual customer has a rewarding personal experience that they will want to repeat, whether they are a serious art collector, or are walking through the door of a gallery for the first time. We are leading the way in art collecting as we continue to demystify the ‘old school’ art buying experience by making artwork accessible, affordable and collectable.
Founded by our CEO Helen Swaby in 2006 Whitewall Galleries started as one gallery in the heart of Notting Hill, London. Over the past 10 years the company has expanded to 50+ galleries nationwide with over 350 employees. We are passionate about our product and our growth is down to the fantastic people we have working for us and the ongoing dedication and enthusiasm they have for our brand.
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Are you looking to travel the world seeing the most amazing sights & scenery whilst also growing and establishing your sales career? Do you have flare for presenting? Would you like to be surrounded by beautiful Artwork everyday? Are you self-motivated, hungry and passionate about delivering a premium service?
We are recruiting for an Art Consultant at Sea!
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a sales driven, customer focused candidate to join one of our prestigious Galleries on board cruise ships.
So as well as travelling, what are the perks?
- Tax free salary (after 6 months at sea)
- Uncapped commission structure (HUGE earning potential)
- Living expenses included (food and accommodation)
- Free access to the Gym and Pool
- A social, fun and ever-changing environment
- Gain extra holiday entitlement
This is a consultative sales role, we pride ourselves on providing a first class service to our clientele. You will be expected to work towards realistic yet challenging individual targets and build a loyal client base. As well as delivering sales the successful candidate will be working directly for the Luxury Sales Manager providing support with curating & hanging artwork, preparing & delivering bespoke events as well as setting up delivering artist seminars.
So what personality traits are we looking for?
- Target driven
- Highly motivated
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If this sounds like you and you’re looking to kick start your career whilst travelling the world please apply today!
We welcome all!We are committed to a diverse and inclusive working culture, and we see this as key to our success and our working culture. Here at Whitewall Galleries and Clarendon Fine Art, everyone is welcome – irrespective of race, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, age or disability, we stand by equal opportunities for all. We are diverse, we are inclusive, we are you.
Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to reply to unsuccessful candidates at this stage.
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