Julie Smith

Christie's Business Analyst

  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom



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Work history


Christie’s Business Analyst

Christie’s Auction House

Mar 2014
  • Market Intelligence Analyst, Corporate Development ? Produced Quarterly Market Share reports for senior management and heads of departments to inform business planning ? Market/Competitor Analysis for departments such as Jewellery Private Sale’s analysis, Latin American Pictures, PWCA index and artist reporting ? Provided Competitor Profiles (for clusters or for salerooms) giving insight into the strategic direction of each player and how they benchmark to Christie’s. Such players include: Sotheby’s. Bonham’s & Phillip’s ? Market Intelligence analysis for saleroom location e.g. a market study on the Amsterdam salesroom ? Corporate development partnership strategy: setting up and researching a Collector Car partnership with a notable vintage car auctioneer


Business Devlopement Intern

Guggenheim New York

Mar 2009 - Aug 2015
  • Involved with Product Development in the retail department and presented cost/benefit analysis for numerous licensing projects ? Licensing agreements: included all aspects of intellectual property usage for commercial and scholarly purposes including the use of the Guggenheim Name, trademark Building Image, and images of the collection. The commercial applications of the IP encompassed new product development for co-branded lines, use of still images and film footage for commercial and educational use and on site film shoots for motion pictures. ? Organized & budgeted for traveling (lending) exhibitions of Kandinsky works (Permanent Collection: 20 signature pieces) to leading Museums in Tokyo and Sydney. Valued and insured the collection, organized transportation and storage facilities. Worked with curators on researching property for bibliography, provenance and exhibition history. ? Vetted Lending agreements, analyzed potential revenue streams for host-museum.


Art & Finance Consultant

Deloitte Luxembourg

Jan 2012 - Jan 2014
  • Analyst/ Business Consultant ? Financial Consulting projects: Art as collateral service line for private banks: Structure the underwriting processes for using art as collateral. Forensic and anti-money laundering services for art market professionals ? Digital consulting projects in Deloitte Digital: App development, e-commerce strategy, social media strategy: researched ecommerce developments in the art market, tax considerations for e commerce developments, reviewed websites, etc. ? Museum Strategy: reviewed cost base and marketing strategy ? Event management of seminars and conferences: Art and Finance in Art Basel and March 2013 in TEFAF ? Assisted in the Capital raising project for a new media venture centered around art and design


Marketing Intern


Aug 2011 - Dec 2011
  • Marketing/ Sotheby’s Preferred Intern ? Market Research: analyzed Sotheby’s preferred user, museum contracts and benefits, competitor analysis ? Event organization; Jewelry Preview Event, Leonardo da Vinci, Lucien Freud opening for Preferred Clients ? Client Management: Worked closely with KCMs, Design and Print to deliver client mail outs and end of year gifts, promotional sale letters, specialized events and buyer previews.