Full-Time

VP – Head of Restitution Research

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Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s

1,001-5,000 employees

Luxury marketplace and online auction services

Consumer Goods

Senior

London, UK

Required Skills
Sales
Requirements
  • 8+ years of relevant experience in restitution and provenance research and business development
  • Language skills (fluency in German and/or French)
  • Legal and/or Art History qualification
  • Ability to travel internationally frequently
Responsibilities
  • Review every unique artwork offered for sale at Sotheby’s worldwide created prior to 1945
  • Lead Restitution research globally
  • Represent Sotheby’s at events and conferences
  • Organize Restitution events and seminars
  • Develop and maintain relationships in the restitution field
  • Generate business through restitution research
  • Minimize the risk of offering looted artworks for sale
  • Source business opportunities
  • Lead negotiations with governmental bodies
  • Lead research function of the Restitution department
  • Provide research and support on WWII era provenance issues
  • Facilitate training program on company policies
  • Collaborate with business getters and cataloguers
  • Work with clients on sales, appraisals, and gifts

Sotheby's is a luxury marketplace and auction house that leverages advanced digital platforms for online auctions and sales, providing a trusted and dynamic secondary market for collecting, buying, and selling remarkable digital works. The company's main technologies include advanced digital platforms for online auctions and sales.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$4M

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

1744

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

8%

2 year growth

15%