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Raptis Rare Books is seeking an experienced and results-driven Lead Salesperson, with the position located at its gallery on Worth Avenue, Palm Beach, Florida.

Job requirements:

  • in-depth knowledge of rare and antiquarian books
  • proven history of sales successes
  • ability to nurture relationships with existing clients
  • ability to conduct ongoing prospecting for new clients in the U.S and internationally
  • strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • excellent oral and written communication skills
  • strong attention to detail
  • pertinent computer skills (Word, Excel, CRM database)
  • ability to work independently, as well as cooperatively with owners and co-workers
  • graphic design, photography, and social media experience helpful, but not required

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree desired in the fields of English literature, history, art history, Renaissance studies or the like.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • researching, purchasing and cataloging of rare books
  • serving as lead salesperson at the Palm Beach gallery, and via phone and email
  • participating in assigned book fairs
  • assisting with business operation functions

Compensation package based on experience. Please email your resume, with cover letter to mail@raptisrarebooks.com.

Job Type: Full-time