Claudia Dilley

Project & Business Manager

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

I am a dedicated and dynamic senior art market professional with over 11 years experience in the global auction world and digital space. I have a broad experience in a variety of different domestic and international collecting fields in live and online sales. A strong programme manager, business manager, strategy developer and team leader with incisive commercial and financial acumen, I enjoy fast paced environments in arts and heritage, digital, media and film.

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Events
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Business Developement and Sales
  • Business Management
  • Financial Analysis
  • Project Budget Management
  • Ecommerce Marketing
  • Ecommerce Business
  • Auctioneering
  • Business Analysis Skills
  • Ecommerce Website Management
  • Ecommerce Work

Work history

Currently

Office & Recruitment Manager

Bow & Arrow

Jul 2015
  • Freelance role managing a busy office for this dynamic Strategy Consultancy. Duties include office management, supporting the Managing Director and co-ordinating the recruitment.

Currently

Visual Arts & Digital Project Manager

Looking for Work

Jun 2015

2015

Ecommerce Project Manager & Associate Director

Christie's

Aug 2013 - Feb 2015
  • Planned, implemented and delivered the eCommerce strategy for the 20th & 21st Century Art Cluster (Luxury Handbags, Prints, Photographs, Vintage Posters, Pop Culture and 20th Century Decorative Arts) totalling £2m in sales.

2013

Project Manager

Christie's

Jan 2013 - Aug 2013
  • Responsible for developing growth strategy for £12m sales cluster and its long term business development to include auction, eCommerce and Private sales. Identified and maintained relationships with collectors, dealers, corporations, institutions to foster potential business and long term and new client business development.

2012

Business Manager

Christie's

Jun 2010 - Dec 2012
  • Responsible for managing a broad portfolio of auction departments including: Interiors; Wine; Luxury Handbags; Pop Culture; Vintage Couture; Vintage Posters; Travel, Science & Natural History and Arms & Armour. Created and implemented immediate selling strategies and long term business getting activities for 48 sales annually totalling £45m. Managed department teams ranging from 2 to 26 people, liaising with Senior Mgmt, including conducting all performance reviews and talent development.

Education

2003

History of Art

Courtauld Institute

Aug 2000 - Jun 2003
  • History of Art BA (Hons)