Jack Quick

New Business Consultant

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

Creative professional with experience and continual success in sales, production, management and marketing; Experienced working with photographers, artists, curators, galleries and museums. With a large network of contacts throughout the UK Photographic and Photographic education industry.

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Photography
  • Fine Art
  • Presenting
  • Account Management
  • Business Development
  • Client Services
  • Customer Services
  • Direct Sales
  • Problem Solving
  • Production Management
  • Project Management
  • Sales Support
  • New Business Development

Work history

Currently

New Business Consultant

Metro Imaging

Jan 2014
  • My main responsibility is to present our services to establish and enhance relationships with potential or existing clients. Key duties include: ? Working as point of contact for internationally renowned artists, museums & galleries, curators, dealers, event planners and institutions. ? Providing support from initial one to one consultation through to promotion of the exhibition or event. ? Advising on aesthetics, practicalities and budgets, negotiating deals and providing formal quotations. ? Liaising with clients to organise File delivery, Printing requirements, Bespoke framing, logistics and edition structure. ? Providing market research reports and customer feedback, reporting to directors on market trends and competitors. Using of CRM software for reporting of B2B & B2C sales and working alongside the marketing department on campaigns and strategy. ? Maintaining confidentiality with regards to intellectual property and sensitive artworks ? Networking and attending events including international Art fairs and Symposiums, fostering collaborations, partnerships and sponsorship opportunities with new or existing clients. Since 2014 I have managed our successful education outreach programme. Meeting photography course leaders to develop and implement my ideas. I have written and delivered presentations about our printing and exhibition services to students at 30 different universities around the UK and organised guided tours of our facilities. I have also developed and managed a ’Student Ambassador’ work experience scheme and attended educational conferences to promote the programme.

2014

Lab Manager UK

Lomographic Society International

Jan 2011 - Jan 2014
  • As Lab manager for Lomography I supervised the introduction of our premium in-house imaging services. This included negotiating with suppliers and outside contractors to obtain off-site professional photographic services. Initially working alone I learned all aspects of print production and associated maintenance, assuring the best quality before going on to train a team to deliver the same standards.

2011

Team Leader

Jessops

May 2009 - Jan 2011
  • I proved myself as a confident and successful salesperson especially with the professional photographic products. I enjoyed the opportunity to share my knowledge with customers and to gain their trust via a thorough understanding of the technology and processes.

Education

2009

Photography Media Arts

University for the Creative Arts

Aug 2006 - May 2009

    2006

    Foundation Art Design

    Kent Institute of Art and Design

    Aug 2005 - May 2006