Hindman Auctions
  • 19-Nov-2020 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Detroit, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K, Holidays, Paid Time Off

Hindman Auctions, one of the nation's leading fine art auction houses, is looking to add a full-time Business Development Director in the Detroit metropolitan area to build out Hindman's presence in the region. The Business Development Director generates consignments for auctions by developing new and expanding existing relationships with private clients, trust and estate attorneys, wealth management professionals and museum professionals. 

Key responsibilities: 

  • Grow Hindman's brand and presence in the Detroit market and surrounding areas by developing a strategic plan to achieve revenue targets 
  • Call on new prospects in the region and nationally to introduce them to Hindman 
  • Develop the reputation of Hindman with trust and estate attorneys, wealth management professionals, private clients and museum professionals through proactive outreach 
  • Develop productive business relationships with appraisal firms, art advisory groups and key museums to generate referrals 
  • Partner with internal department heads to facilitate business development efforts and leverage Specialists to showcase Hindman's knowledge and skill 

Successful candidate will possess:  

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Arts Management, or a related field 
  • 7+ years of experience in a business getting role within the arts; experience within the auction industry highly desirable 
  • Successful track record of creating sales growth 
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic professional 
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in a new territory 
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills 


Hindman is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on identity- race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. 

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