Why AstaGuru?

AstaGuru was established by art connoisseurs and collectors Mr Vickram Sethi & Mr Tushar Sethi in the year 2008, we are India's premium online art auction house. We constantly innovate and have been venturing into newer terrains such as antiques & collectibles. Modern & Contemporary Indian art is gaining attention globally, creating jobs for individuals who are inclined towards this dynamic world of colours.

AstaGuru is growing and we are keen on exchanging ideas and working with likeminded individuals. Being a part of our institution gets you well acquainted with this booming industry and provides you with an opportunity to learn about the intangible process of creating art through imagination. Our team comprises of driven individuals and our work culture revolves around having fun while learning and working. So if you see yourself as a person who would enjoy being surrounded by art & antique artifacts, AstaGuru is just the place for you. Be part of this thriving industry and strike a balance between job satisfaction and soul satisfaction. Share your details with us and upload an updated resume.

Current Vacancy

Client Relations

Job Title:
Client Relations
Business Unit:
Astaguru
Job Responsibility:

This position is responsible for achieving profitability as well as end to end client management objectives, typically from new clients or accounts. Explore marketplace opportunities, prospect and engage new clients, develop proposals, and manage the contract process right from initiation to shipping and ensure repeat business from existing clients. This role may involve traveling.

Responsibilities:
  • 1. To maintain relations with the existing clients and generate new leads.
  • 2. To invite the clients for the previews and events.
  • 3. To visit the site.
  • 4. Ensure all the records of the clients related to their likes/updates in term of art work are maintained on timely basis.
  • 5. Responsible to manage end-to-end sales process for the artworks/paintings through private sales & auctions.
  • 6. Pitch artworks to persuade the clients.
  • 7. Ensure timely follow-up done for the payments.
  • 8. Ensure the artwork has reached the client on time.
Functional Skills:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Pleasing personality
  • Good business & negotiation skills
  • Prospecting & client management
  • Presentation skills
Technical Skills:
  • Good knowledge on Excel, word & PowerPoint
  • Internet savvy
Required Qualification:
Graduate in any stream/MBA in any stream
Salary:
OPEN (based on last drawn) +incentives (Note: Salary not a constraint for right fit)
Experience:
(3-5) years

Content & Research Associate

Job Title:
Content & Research Associate
Business Unit:
Astaguru
Job Responsibility:

This position is responsible to collate data in terms of painting & fine art and also be responsible for content writing and content editing.

Responsibilities:
  • 1. Responsible to gather data in terms of painting and fine art.
  • 2. To prepare subjective and objective content.
  • 3. Responsible to do fieldwork (not on a regular basis) in terms of collecting and gathering information which involves cataloging art works.
  • 4. Assist content writer & market analysis in writing newspaper blogs, online blogs & articles.
  • 5. Responsible for collecting, tabulating & cataloging relevant content on artist, art work & the art work.
  • 6. Responsible to do structured research, research on artists, paintings.
Functional Skills:
  • Conceptualizing.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
Technical Skills:
  • Proficient in MS Office suite of Programs
Required Qualification:
Graduate in any stream
Salary:
OPEN (based on last drawn) (Note: Salary not a constraint for right fit)
Experience:
(0-3) years

Market Analyst

Job Title:
Market Analyst
Business Unit:
Astaguru
Job Responsibility:

This position is responsible to do market analysis and write analytical reports/narrative reports related to the fine art industry & luxury brands.

Responsibilities:
  • 1. In charge of writing, analyzing, tabulating & formulating reports on various fine art & luxury brand subjects.
  • 2. Responsible of writing narrative reports on news paper article, blogs & T.V show segments throughout the year.
  • 3. Broad understanding of the fine art and luxury brand industry, the structure of industry, operations and economic aspects such as markets.
  • 4. Develop Reports and Presentation on Industry trends throughout the year.
Functional Skills:
  • Knowledge of preparing narrative reports.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of Fine Art Industry
Technical Skills:
  • Proficient in MS Office suite of Programs
Required Qualification:
MBA (Specially a MBA from any foreign university is preferred)
Salary:
OPEN (based on last drawn) (Note: Salary not a constraint for right fit)
Experience:
Min 2 years

Executive Assistant

Job Title:
Executive Assistant
Business Unit:
Astaguru
Job Responsibility:

To ensure all the personal and professional responsibilities and tasks allotted by the CEO are completed seamlessly on time

Responsibilities:
  • 1. To ensure travel arrangements for the CEO and his team is done effectively and instructions for the same are followed seamlessly.
  • 2. Responsible for Event Co-ordination and ensure smooth execution of the same
  • 3. Ensure conference rooms booking, follow-ups from all the departments, preparing minutes for all the meetings
  • 4. To be available for personal assistance and ensure smooth flow of all the tasks allocated
Functional Skills:
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Excellent Managerial skills Presentable
Required Qualification:
Min Graduate/MBA in any stream
Salary:
OPEN (based on last drawn) (Note: Salary not a constraint for right fit)
Experience:
Min 2-3 years of experience working as an Executive Assistant

Software Developer

Job Title:
PHP Developer
Business Unit:
Astaguru
Job Responsibility:

Responsible to develop website and app and manage app development.

Responsibilities:
  • 1. Reviewing current systems presenting ideas for system improvements, including costs proposals
  • 2. Working closely with analyst, designers and staff.
  • 3. Responsible for designing, installing, testing and maintenance of software system.
  • 4. Maintaining the systems once they are running up .
  • 5. Ensure smooth functioning of Logistics & Stock management.
  • 6. iOS and Andriod App development
Functional Skills:
  • Experience¬†in PHP, Java and .Net, SQL server, APP development.
Technical Skills:
  • Proficient in PHP, .Net and database
Required Qualification:
Min Graduate in any stream
Salary:
OPEN
Experience:
Min 3- 5 Years experience

Content Writer

Job Title:
Content Writer
Business Unit:
Astaguru
Job Responsibility:

This position will be responsible to develop content, edit, and ensure timely execution of the given tasks .

Responsibilities:
  • 1. Content Development for Catalogues, articles/ Marketing, PR Respectively as mentioned in the Position column.
  • 2. Research, Write, Edit the content.
  • 3. Experience in content writing for min 1 yr .
Functional Skills:
  • Content Development.
  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • Team Management.
Technical Skills:
  • Proficient in MS Office suite of Programs
Required Qualification:
A Graduate/MBA only from a foreign university (Preferred US, UK, Singapore)
Salary:
OPEN (based on last drawn) (Note: Salary not a constraint for right fit)
Experience:
Min 5-6 years of Experience

Restoration

Job Title:
Restoration
Business Unit:
Astaguru
Job Responsibility:

This position is responsible to handle and restore the artworks comingin the gallery.

Responsibilities:
  • 1. Examine artefacts, both visually and using scientific tools such as x-rays, infrared photography and microscopic analysis, to determine the extent and causes of deterioration.
  • 2. Keep full conservation records by writing up notes on the object's condition and any previous restoration work that has been done 3. Produce a visual record of the object for identification purposes and to illustrate its condition.
  • 3. Monitor and record display and storage conditions in order to keep objects in a stable condition.
  • 4. Monitor and record display and storage conditions in order to keep objects in a stable condition.
  • 5. Propose and estimate the costs of treatments to halt decay and reveal the true nature of objects.
  • 6. Negotiate with colleagues to justify a proposed treatment regime.
  • 7. Organise the logistics of long-term projects and collaborate with other conservators in person and by email.
  • 8. Work out creative solutions to clean, support and repair sensitive objects.
  • 9. Use a range of conservation instruments.
  • 10.Recreate historically-accurate finishes, such as mixing traditional paints from scratch.
  • 11.Develop and maintain appropriate professional standards within your specialist area.
  • 12.Keep up to date with the latest conservation techniques and practices, through research and training and work well with deadlines.
Functional Skills:
  • Team Player.
  • Works well with deadlines.
Technical Skills:
  • Proficient in MS Office suite of Programs
Required Qualification:
Any Graduate who has specialised in Art either in India or any foreign university.
Salary:
OPEN (based on last drawn) (Note: Salary not a constraint for right fit)
Experience:
Min 3-4 years of Experience (worked in an Museum orArt Gallery abroad)

Head- Book Project

Job Title:
Head- Book Project
Business Unit:
Astaguru
Job Responsibility:

This position will head the Book project, Manage content development, edit, and ensure timely execution of the tasks for the book project as required.

Responsibilities:
  • 1. Content Development for Book.
  • 2. Research, Write, Edit the content
  • 3. Manage a team of Content writers and researchers.
  • 4. Experience in content writing for min 5 years and have managed a team.
Functional Skills:
  • Content Development.
  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • Team Management.
Technical Skills:
  • Proficient in MS Office suite of Programs
Required Qualification:
A Graduate/MBA only from a foreign university (Preferred US, UK, Singapore)
Salary:
OPEN (based on last drawn) (Note: Salary not a constraint for right fit)
Experience:
Min 5-6 years of Experience

Marketing Executive

Job Title:
Marketing Executive
Business Unit:
Astaguru
Job Responsibility:

This position will be responsible for Data Management and Client Interaction.

Responsibilities:
  • 1. Responsible to sort client data and ensure data management.
  • 2. Calling clients during auction.
Functional Skills:
  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • Data Management skills.
Technical Skills:
  • Proficient in MS Office suite of Programs
Required Qualification:
Graduate in any stream
Salary:
OPEN (based on last drawn) (Note: Salary not a constraint for right fit)
Experience:
Min 2-3 years of Experience working in a BPO

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